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Fees Must Fall activist Mcebo Dlamini has eye on plea bargain

2017-11-22 18:54

Student activist Mcebo Dlamini's lawyer has until January 9 to send a plea bargaining proposal to the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court has heard.

SRC slams heavy security presence at UCT ahead of exams

2017-11-13 16:59

The University of Cape Town's SRC has slammed what it calls an unhealthy and abnormal environment, as the institution beefs up its security ahead of its year-end exams.

Wits University will not shut down – SRC

2017-11-03 09:48

Students at Wits University should continue with their studies and prepare for examinations as normal, the university's Student Representative Council (SRC) has said.

EXCLUSIVE: Intelligence and IPID probe whether secret service account funded #FeesMustFall

2017-10-31 11:03

The Inspector General of Intelligence and the Independent Police Investigative Directorate are investigating whether Secret Service account money was used to fund certain aspects of the Fees Must Fall movement.

Some of my own comrades fuelled #FeesMustFall protests - Nzimande

2017-10-31 08:43

SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande has hit out at some of his own "comrades", who he says had fuelled some of the #FeesMustFall protests as part of a factionalist agenda.

UCT extends suspension of face-to-face lectures next week

2017-10-28 17:35

The University of Cape Town's executive has decided to extend the suspension of face-to-face learning following disruptions.

Mkhize appeals for exams to go ahead at universities amid fee protests

2017-10-26 10:16

Higher Education Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize has appealed for restraint from all sides to allow for exams to proceed as tensions rise at university campuses over free tuition.

7 UFS students arrested, held in police van for 4 hours

2017-10-25 13:50

Seven University of the Free State students, including two SRC members, have been arrested at the QwaQwa campus.

UCT, CPUT students to descend on Parliament over Fees Commission report

2017-10-25 09:40

University of Cape Town and Cape Peninsula University of Technology students are set to march to Parliament to demand that President Jacob Zuma release the Fees Commission report.

Exams will go ahead, despite protests – UFS

2017-10-22 20:44

Despite protests, the University of the Free State says exams will go ahead on three of its campuses.

 

EXCLUSIVE: Zuma's free education adviser was a spy

2017-11-13 17:22

Morris Masutha, who dated President Jacob Zuma's daughter and is the chief architect of Zuma's blueprint for free higher education, worked for the SSA before moving to Zuma's office.

7 UCT students arrested during fees protests released on bail

2017-11-03 21:39

Seven University of Cape Town students who were arrested during fees-related protests this week have been released on bail in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court.

UCT discloses planned 8% fee increase

2017-11-02 13:27

The University of Cape Town has disclosed that the institution is proposing an 8% fee increase for the 2018 academic year.

UCT granted High Court interdict against unlawful protests

2017-10-31 09:51

The University of Cape Town has been granted an interim interdict that prevents any unlawful protest action at its campuses, the university has said.

No #FeesMustFall protests at Wits until a meeting is held with students - incoming SRC president

2017-10-30 22:42

Wits SRC president-elect Orediretse Masebe says that the EFF-led council will not shut down the institution without having held a mass meeting with students first.

UCT suspends all classes

2017-10-26 13:55

The University of Cape Town has suspended all academic activity on Thursday and Friday, following a week of student protests.

UFS - private security company suspended after live ammunition claims

2017-10-25 20:35

A private security company at the University of the Free State’s (UFS) Qwaqwa campus has been suspended after claims that they used live ammunition to shoot protesting students.

UCT, CPUT march to Parliament cancelled

2017-10-25 13:50

A march to Parliament by UCT and CPUT students has been cancelled over concerns for the safety of the students, says the UCT student representative council.

#News24 ICYMI: All you need know about the crime stats; Fees protests at UCT; and Mugabe 'would have rejected WHO role'

2017-10-24 19:04

Eskom ignored five legal opinions; Energy Minister David Mahlobo met the Senegalese government and not Russian President Vladimir Putin, his deputy says; and Former Gauteng MEC for health Qedani Mahlangu must face Life Esidimeni hearings, protesters at London School of Economics demand.

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WATCH: Fire extinguishers discharged, windows broken during UFS fees protest

Terrified students at the University of the Free State were left gasping for air after protesters discharged a fire extinguisher in their confined classroom during a semester test. Watch.

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