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UniZulu’s plans to build residences hampered because it does not own land

The university’s council says it does not have the deed to the land it is built on

#FeesMustFall activist elated after his house arrest conditions have been relaxed

Bonginkosi Khanyile says not having police coming to his house everyday is a step forward for him gaining his freedom

‘They got careers, I got a record’

#FeesMustFall sought free education for all, but it cost one of its champions his liberty

Old debts cost universities dearly

​While university students have been calling for historical fees debt to be scrapped, Parliament has heard that the amount owed is R9-billion

Student fatally shot in DUT protests

The student was injured during protests at DUT Steve Biko campus and later died in hospital

Varsity disruptions as students protest financial exclusion, accommodation shortages

Wits student leaders are calling for accommodation for returning students as UKZN protests delayed Nsfas funding

Fees Must Fall activist handed three year suspended sentence

Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile was sentenced on Monday after he was found guilty of public violence in August last year

I will be sentenced next year but I have no regrets

Young people are punished for fighting for a decolonised education and we must not waiver in our mission

EFF gains a foothold in KwaZulu-Natal

Its focus in the province, and elsewhere, is on the youth vote and SRC polls are the starting point

Students demand presidential pardon for #FeesMustFall charges

Students who face years in prison for criminal charges related to #FeesMustFall protests are asking for amnesty

Student activist locked out of Union Buildings

Bonginkosi Khanyile had planned to sleep at the Union Buildings until President Cyril Ramaphosa's responded to his request for a presidential pardon

Bonginkosi Khanyile guilty of public violence, court finds

Khanyile, a #FeesMustFall activist, was found guilty of public violence, failing to comply with police orders and possession of a dangerous weapon

United we stand — and stumble on

The ANC’s KwaZulu-Natal conference was finally held. Ace held up his slate. It didn’t go his way. Cyril’s happy

Payment delays anger students

Nearly half of those who qualify for funding are affected but the financial aid scheme blames institutions for being tardy

DUT students’ dreams in limbo

Students are being forced to beg as they wait for classes to start and funds to be released

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Fake trafficking news targets migrants

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Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

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