Fees Must Fall

 
Hope for citizen voice, despite ‘narrowed’ civic space
Hope for citizen voice, despite ‘narrowed’ civic space
President Jacob Zuma heads to China this week to meet with the leaders of Brazil, Russia, India and China at the the 9th Brics Summit.
Wanelisa Xaba on using crowdfunding to pay fees: 'I got a lot of shaming from people'
Wanelisa Xaba on using crowdfunding to pay fees: 'I got a lot of shaming from people'
While the #FeesMustFall movement pushes for free, decolonised education, students who are unable to afford university are still left to...
UP fallist student to attend graduation ceremony despite suspension
UP fallist student to attend graduation ceremony despite suspension
Mosibudi Rasethaba will be allowed to attend his graduation ceremony on conditions negotiated with the University of Pretoria (UP) after the...
Bonginkosi Khanyile determined to carry on with struggle for free education
Bonginkosi Khanyile determined to carry on with struggle for free education
After spending five months in jail, Bonginkosi Khanyile (26) returned to the Durban University of Technology (DUT) to tell students that he is...
​ICC case shows executive can’t act unilaterally
​ICC case shows executive can’t act unilaterally
Identity politics continues to engulf South Africa in ever-increasingly virulent ways. Last year it was the universities that bore the brunt of a...
Blade Nzimande: EFF, academics are using #FeesMustFall protests for their own ends
Blade Nzimande: EFF, academics are using #FeesMustFall protests for their own ends
The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) and individuals from Rustenburg's platinum belt are using the Fees Must Fall student protests to push...
South Africa has work to do to make government more accountable
South Africa has work to do to make government more accountable
The South African government completed its term as lead-chair of the Open Government Partnership (OGP) in December 2016. The partnership is an...
Students contest the status quo
Students contest the status quo
COMMENTOver the past two years, universities have become increasingly contested spaces. Student movements have rejected the status quo and...
Political turmoil in 2016 can be traced back to the 2008 financial crisis
Political turmoil in 2016 can be traced back to the 2008 financial crisis
2016 was full of dramatic political and economic developments across the globe. The Conversation Africa business and economy editor Sibonelo...
To survive, South Africa's universities must learn to engage with chaos
To survive, South Africa's universities must learn to engage with chaos
The recent 2016 meeting of the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) Convocation – the annual gathering of its alumni – has
Can South Africans be friends across 'racial' boundaries? Yes and no.
Can South Africans be friends across 'racial' boundaries? Yes and no.
Now that the season of realpolitik is upon us in South Africa and the rainbow nation ...

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