Racial edicts in the form of the current empowerment regime have been presented as a non-negotiable by President Ramaphosa, writes Terence Corrigan.
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Kanya Cekeshe, a #FeesMustFall student activist, has applied for leave to appeal his conviction in the Johannesburg Central Magistrates Court.
The Department of Justice will assist students being prosecuted for their roles in the Fees Must Fall protests in order to pursue avenues other than outright criminal prosecution and guide them in applying for amnesty, Minister Michael Masutha has announced.
After 16 months of delays in court proceedings, charges have been dropped against a group of 23 students from the University of the Western Cape, who had spent a week in jail.
Tensions ran high on Tuesday when the lawyer for Durban University of Technology student and Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile argued his bail appeal.
It is a given that providing free tertiary education means something else will have to be given up - with consequences, cautions former finance minister Trevor Manuel.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is calling on South Africans to share their views on funding free tertiary education as protests continue unabated.
NSFAS spokesperson Tshepiso Mamabolo discusses student funds.
Watch as DUT students demonstrate, bringing city traffic to a standstill on Monday morning.
Protest action at university campuses is running into a fourth consecutive day.
Watch as clashes between Wits students and private security guards escalate on the main campus.
Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola said despite an agreement reached between his predecessor and student leaders in the #FeesMustFall protests, student leaders have failed to bring to the department a collated list of students locked up for their roles in the protests.
The death of the dean of health sciences at UCT shows the need for black professionals to support each other, says a provincial chair of the Black Management Forum.
Ear-splitting explosions rocked the CBD and acrid smoke filled the air as police fired stun grenades in response to an unruly EFF mob angered by a judge’s decision on Thursday to deny bail to student leader Bonginkosi Khanyile.
October was rocked by some of the biggest local news headlines of 2016. Watch.
Advocate Thuli Madonsela delivered the annual Ahmed Kathrada Foundation lecture at the Sci-Bono in Newtown under the theme #WhatMustRise
Students marched at the University of Witswatersand on Tuesday morning, when lectures were set to resume.
News24 reporter Kaveel Singh and a student were detained at UKZN.
On Friday Wits University indefinitely suspended its academic programme.
A stick-wielding protester knocked a phone out of the hand of a UCT student.
Students at institutions around South Africa demonstrated on Tuesday morning.
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