ARTICLES RELATING TO UNIVERSITY PROTESTS

National protest looming over NSFAS non-payments, student leader warns

2018-08-16 15:16

There is a "looming national protest" by students due to NSFAS's non-payment of allowances, says South African Unions of Students president Misheck Mugabe.

Situation calm at UKZN's Westville campus following violent protests over WiFi and NSFAS administration

2018-08-15 15:21

Academic activities at the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Westville campus will only resume on Friday following violent protests at the campus this week.

Police fire rubber bullets at University of Venda protesters

2018-08-03 16:16

Videos show police Nyalas and police on foot firing rubber bullets at fleeing students who are protesting over delayed NSFAS payments.

KZN fees protest leader's trial resumes

2018-07-18 07:42

The trial of Bonginkosi Khanyile, the controversial leading figure in KwaZulu-Natal's Fees Must Fall movement, is expected to resume in the Durban Regional Court.

Farewell to Max Price from a political adversary

2018-07-15 12:02

How do I say farewell to Max Price, a leader I fundamentally disagreed with politically – on how best to decolonise and transform our university – for all of his tenure, asks Chumani Maxwele.

Exams postponed at Fort Hare university due to strike action

2018-06-12 22:58

Students at the University of Fort Hare will have to wait until next semester to complete their exams after lecturers and other staff members have embarked on strike action.

Sasco threatens to shut down Nelson Mandela University

2018-05-02 11:05

Nelson Mandela University students have threatened to embark on mass protests and are demanding that the institution speeds up the process of implementing free education.

13 UniZulu students out on bail following violent protests

2018-03-05 12:52

Thirteen students arrested during violent protests at the University of Zululand have been released on bail, an SRC leader says.

Trial date set for Fees Must Fall activist Mcebo Dlamini

2018-03-02 14:18

Former University of Witwatersrand SRC president and Fees Must Fall activist Mcebo Dlamini has been given a trial date.

Mcebo Dlamini expected back in court again for Fees Must Fall protests

2018-03-02 07:00

Former Wits SRC president and Fees Must Fall activist Mcebo Dlamini is expected to appear in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court in connection with the 2016 Fees Must Fall student protests.

 

UCT #FeesMustFall activist to do community service, attend counselling

2018-08-15 16:20

University of Cape Town #FeesMustFall activist Masixole Mlandu must do 150 hours of community service and attend counselling as part of a diversion programme.

UKZN Westville suspends lectures amid protests

2018-08-08 21:11

Lectures at the campus have been suspended after a security staff member was injured and a change room and toilet were set alight during student protests, says the university.

He was called names 'like coconut or sell-out' - UCT VC on Professor Mayosi and #FeesMustFall

2018-07-31 10:29

The University of Cape Town's vice-chancellor, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, in her own words addresses the suicide of Professor Bongani Mayosi and the post trauma of the #FeesMustFall protests.

KZN Fees Must Fall leader's trial starts almost 3 years after arrest

2018-07-17 16:09

The trial against Bonginkosi Khanyile, the controversial leading figure in KwaZulu-Natal's Fees Must Fall movement, has officially commenced, nearly three years after his arrest.

#FeesMustFall protesters facing charges to be diverted to community service in schools

2018-07-06 14:36

It is expected that charges will be dropped once they return to court and show proof that they have completed their community service.

Nelson Mandela University disrupted as NSFAS fails to pay fees

2018-05-08 13:15

Nelson Mandela University students disrupted classes for several days last week, protesting against conditions at off-campus residences and demanding the speedy payment of fees by NSFAS.

New UCT vice-chancellor on black pain, #RhodesMustFall and everything in between

2018-04-18 07:18

Incoming UCT vice-chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng says universities should have had a conversation about historic symbols on campuses long before the Rhodes Must Fall movement in 2015.

University of Zululand staff told to return to work following protests

2018-03-02 20:23

The University of Zululand staff have been instructed to return to work, following recent violent student protest action.

More than 30 students in court after building, cop cars torched in UniZulu protest

2018-03-02 13:25

Thirty-two students are expected to appear in court after a protest turned violent at the University of Zululand.

#FeesMustFall activists still on trial

2018-02-18 06:01

Khanya Cekeshe, a FootPrint Media Academy student who is serving a five-year jail term in Leeuwkop prison for burning a police van in Braamfontein at the height of the #FeesMustFall protests in 2016, was denied leave to appeal his sentence.

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