Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Justice Minister Ronald Lamola has stood firm on his offer to help Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe with an application for a presidential pardon, despite criticism from the DA.
Students have to behave responsibly and expect consequences if they try to set alight a police vehicle with people in it, National Director of Public Prosecutions Shamila Batohi has said.
The Durban University of Technology (DUT) said its full academic programme will resume on Wednesday following student protests over safety at the university.
Unisa Sunnyside students have joined in on protests across the country, voicing their dissatisfaction on student financial aid scheme NSFAS's delay in paying student's allowances.
Police are monitoring a picket at the Nelson Mandela University after the institution invoked an interdict over how students can raise concerns over funding and accommodation.
Classes have been disrupted at the Tshwane University of Technology's Soshanguve campuses.
The Bellville campus student centre and parts of the administration building at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology have been closed after they were flooded.
Students from various institutions in Durban are planning a mass march to Durban City Hall, metro police have said.
The University of KwaZulu-Natal's Howard College campus is to remain closed as negotiations between management and students continue.
Students at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology have put up shacks on the Bellville campus to highlight problems with accommodation.
Fees Must Fall student activist Kanya Cekeshe has turned to the Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg on an urgent basis in his bid to challenge his conviction.
Nine students at the Durban University of Technology have been arrested after trying to set a security guard on fire, KwaZulu-Natal police say.
Students at Eastcape Midlands College TVET are accusing the college of failing to use NSFAS and government funding appropriately by withholding students' allowances and failing to supply new textbooks.
The protests that shut down Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth on Wednesday have been called off.
The Tshwane University of Technology has closed all academic programmes and has instructed students at all nine campuses to clear their residences as soon as possible, "for their own safety".
The Tshwane University of Technology has suspended all academic activities at its campuses in Pretoria, Arts, Arcadia, Ga-Rankuwa, eMalahleni and Mbombela due to ongoing student protests.
Five people have been arrested following protest action at the Mangosuthu University of Technology in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal police say.
Vandals have destroyed two buses and damaged buildings at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology's Bellville campus. Watch.
Two bus shuttles have been torched and the administrative building stoned during overnight protests at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology.
Academic activities at Tshwane University of Technology campuses in Pretoria, Ga-Rankuwa, eMalahleni and Mbombela are to remain suspended, following student protests.
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