Our debt-to-GDP ratio is growing, we're running a problematic current account deficit, state-owned companies are a drag on the economy and our bloated public service wage bill needs to be trimmed. We're running out of money, and fast.
Four University of Fort Hare students were injured and two cows killed during protests this week.
The University of Fort Hare has decided to send students from the Alice campus on early recess, following violent protests there.
I want to give back to my home and I thank Mr Ramaphosa for letting me know that I have a future in South Africa. Although my future may return back here, I currently feel unwanted.
The symbolism of burning books at a university was lost on these protesters for free education, as it was on some of their defenders.
The University of Witwatersrand's student representative council claims it has shut down the institution, but the university's management says activities will continue despite disruptions.
While the student representative council at the University of the Witwatersrand vows to continue protesting until their demands are met, vice-principal Professor Andrew Crouch says their demands will put the institution at risk.
Students have held a silent march at the University of Pretoria's main campus, following reports of 23 attempted suicides in 2018.
This fight for free education was not without casualties. Bonginkosi Khanyile was recently convicted on charges of public violence‚ failing to comply with a police instruction and possession of a dangerous weapon, writes Mcebo Dlamini.
Lectures at the University of KwaZulu-Natal have been suspended until next week after violent student protests.
Fire alarms have been set off, lectures interrupted and a library evacuated, as an estimated 1 000 UCT students marched on campus to demand free higher education.
College students in Uitenhage are protesting against an 80% attendance policy to qualify for NSFAS allowances, GroundUp reports.
Students were at pains to point out that protests across several campuses in the country were the scene of protest action at the start of the year, but they say said demands have not been addressed.
Frequently, young people referred to involvement in public protests as a preferable way to obtain a response from those in authority. Formal democratic processes such as voting were generally not seen as effective.
Salim Vally, Enver Motala, Mondli Hlatshwayo and Siphelo Ngcwangu
The student killed at the Durban University of Technology lost his life because of arrogant security and police, the EFF-led SRC says.
About 40 security guards are monitoring a number of students taking part in a hunger strike at the University of Witwatersrand.
The basic ideology of #MustFall created a blueprint for how a change could take place under a generation temporally detached from our apartheid history, writes Rekgotsofetse Chikane.
Bangladesh authorities have shut down mobile internet across swathes of the country, officials and local media said Sunday, as the authorities try to quell massive student protests that have spiralled into violence.
By cancelling classes and pushing deadlines because of ongoing protests, we might be doing more harm than good.
To be in matric presents you with the opportunity to inspire and change the communities that you come from, writes Mcebo Dlamini.
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