Convicted #FeesMustFall activist appeals 8-year sentence, says previous counsel was 'incompetent'

2019-10-09 18:36

Kanya Cekeshe, a #FeesMustFall student activist, has applied for leave to appeal his conviction in the Johannesburg Central Magistrates Court.

Justice minister offers assistance to Fees Must Fall students facing charges

2018-08-27 16:35

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.

Charges dropped against UWC students after 16 months

2018-03-03 07:00

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.

Court told State ‘using a sledgehammer to kill a rat’ EFF blames ‘political influences’

2016-12-21 10:22

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.

Manuel: I'd rather be a toolmaker than flip burgers with a BA

2016-10-21 15:40

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.

Gordhan: Share your views on funding of free education

2016-10-07 22:28

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is calling on South Africans to share their views on funding free tertiary education as protests continue unabated.

What happens to NSFAS loans if varsities shutdown?

NSFAS spokesperson Tshepiso Mamabolo discusses student funds.

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WATCH: #FeesMustFall protests at DUT and UKZN

Watch as DUT students demonstrate, bringing city traffic to a standstill on Monday morning.

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WATCH: Making sense of the #Fees2017 protests

Protest action at university campuses is running into a fourth consecutive day.

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WATCH: Wits students, security in turbulent hail of stones

Watch as clashes between Wits students and private security guards escalate on the main campus.

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Offer to assist students locked up for #FeesMustFall protests still stands - Lamola

2019-08-27 22:06

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.

Death of UCT's professor Mayosi shows need for black professionals to unite - BMF

2018-08-01 15:13

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.

Chaos after bail ruling

2016-12-23 10:48

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.

Rocktober: 5 stories that rocked South Africa last month

October was rocked by some of the biggest local news headlines of 2016. Watch.

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WATCH: 10 things Madonsela believes should rise

Advocate Thuli Madonsela delivered the annual Ahmed Kathrada Foundation lecture at the Sci-Bono in Newtown under the theme #WhatMustRise

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WATCH: Students march to bar Wits from opening classes

Students marched at the University of Witswatersand on Tuesday morning, when lectures were set to resume.

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Moments before police, security detain News24 reporter

News24 reporter Kaveel Singh and a student were detained at UKZN.

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WATCH: Wits students calling on Cosatu over fees

On Friday Wits University indefinitely suspended its academic programme.

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WATCH: Stick-wielding protester whips at UCT student

A stick-wielding protester knocked a phone out of the hand of a UCT student.

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WATCH: UKZN students march through campus mobilising support

Students at institutions around South Africa demonstrated on Tuesday morning.

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