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The Times & The Sunday Times
Varsities grind to a halt across countryhad not returned to classes "with the exception of a few in East London, who we
Varsities grind to a halt across country
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
had not returned to classes "with the exception of a few in East London, who were intimidated by the disruptive students". UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN Vice-chancellor Max Price said that if the protests continued for much longer the academic programme... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Entire year could be lostThis warning came from University of Cape Town vice-chancellor Max Price, who s
Entire year could be lost
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 minutes ago
This warning came from University of Cape Town vice-chancellor Max Price, who said students who would have graduated this year would have to do so next year. "What happens for the country if we do that? Well, for example, there would be about 2400... Read more
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Rappler
Student protests spread in South Africafrom behind a wall, shouting at students to disperse and dragging protesters in
Student protests spread in South Africa
Rappler / Posted 4 hours ago
from behind a wall, shouting at students to disperse and dragging protesters into police vans. Campuses including the University of Cape Town, Wits University in Johannesburg and the Durban University of Technology have been temporarily closed... Read more
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Daily Maverick
MediaHlaudi’s new appointment is invalid and will prove costly to the SABC Pierre D
Media
Daily Maverick / Posted 7 hours ago
Hlaudi’s new appointment is invalid and will prove costly to the SABC Pierre De Vos teaches Constitutional law at the University of Cape Town Law Faculty, where he serves as deputy dean and as the Claude Leon Foundation Chair in Constitutional... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#FeesMustFall protests gain momentum as more campuses shut doorsUniversity, Durban University of Technology, the University of Johannesburg, th
#FeesMustFall protests gain momentum as more campuses shut doors
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 hours ago
University, Durban University of Technology, the University of Johannesburg, the University of KwaZulu-Natal and the University of Cape Town are also among the list of institutions that have seen disruptions to academic activity. The... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Don't destroy your futures, Max Price tells protesting students2016-09-28 19:18 Max Price (Netwerk24) Cape Town - University of Cape Town Vi
Don't destroy your futures, Max Price tells protesting students
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 hours ago
2016-09-28 19:18 Max Price (Netwerk24) Cape Town - University of Cape Town Vice Chancellor Max Price has urged protesting Fees Must Fall students not to jeopardise their futures. Price... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UCT lectures to resume on Mondayon Monday. Students protest at Parliament in Cape Town for free education on 2
UCT lectures to resume on Monday
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 hours ago
on Monday. Students protest at Parliament in Cape Town for free education on 22 September 2016. Picture: EWN. CAPE TOWN – University of Cape Town (UCT) vice-chancellor Max Price says the implications will be disastrous if they cannot continue with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UCT Closes Campus After Staff 'Traumatised'The University of Cape Town closed its campuses on Wednesday after a group of p
UCT Closes Campus After Staff 'Traumatised'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 hours ago
The University of Cape Town closed its campuses on Wednesday after a group of protesters allegedly "intimidated and traumatised" university staff. Groups of protesters forced staff out of their offices, spokesperson Gerda Kruger said. "Yesterday... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Universities On Knife-Edge As Protests Continuefrom student leaders were unsuccessful. Classes were also stopped at the Unive
Universities On Knife-Edge As Protests Continue
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
from student leaders were unsuccessful. Classes were also stopped at the University of the Witswatersrand and at the University of Cape Town. Wits Vice-Chancellor Adam Habib warned in an interview with GroundUp that the university would soon... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Who is Paul Ngobeni - the 'private citizen' in Hlaudi's corner?as COO. Ngobeni has been in the public spotlight since he came back from the U
Who is Paul Ngobeni - the 'private citizen' in Hlaudi's corner?
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 13 hours ago
as COO. Ngobeni has been in the public spotlight since he came back from the United States in 2007 and was appointed University of Cape Town deputy registrar of legal services. He was in the forefront of lobbying for charges against the then... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
UCT could close for the year if protests continue - Max Pricecould close for the year if protests continue - Max Price2016-09-28 16:09 Max
UCT could close for the year if protests continue - Max Price
News 24 South Africa / Posted 14 hours ago
could close for the year if protests continue - Max Price2016-09-28 16:09 Max Price (Paul Herman, News24) Cape Town – The University of Cape Town may have to close for the year if ongoing Fees Must Fall protests last longer than three weeks, Vice... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
UCT closes campus after staff 'traumatised'for #feesmustfall related protests be allowed to return immediately. (Jenna Eth
UCT closes campus after staff 'traumatised'
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 hours ago
for #feesmustfall related protests be allowed to return immediately. (Jenna Etheridge, News24, file) Cape Town - The University of Cape Town closed its campuses on Wednesday after a group of protesters allegedly "intimidated and traumatised"... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Your guide to the literature inspiring SA’s student 'revolution'33‚ a University of the Western Cape student in sociology and psychology‚ who s
Your guide to the literature inspiring SA’s student 'revolution'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 16 hours ago
33‚ a University of the Western Cape student in sociology and psychology‚ who spoke to TMG Digital during protests at the University of Cape Town‚ said he had found inspiration in Fanon’s Wretched of the Earth and Biko’s I Write What I... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UCT could shut down until 2017 if protests continue, warns Max Priceprotests continue, warns Max Price The vice-chancellor has discussed the impli
UCT could shut down until 2017 if protests continue, warns Max Price
Eye Witness News / Posted 16 hours ago
protests continue, warns Max Price The vice-chancellor has discussed the implications of continued disruptions on campus. University of Cape Town vice-chancellor Max Price briefs media about the implications of continued disruptions on campus.... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
The literature inspiring SA’s student 'revolution'33‚ a University of the Western Cape student in sociology and psychology‚ who s
The literature inspiring SA’s student 'revolution'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 17 hours ago
33‚ a University of the Western Cape student in sociology and psychology‚ who spoke to TMG Digital during protests at the University of Cape Town‚ said he had found inspiration in Fanon’s Wretched of the Earth and Biko’s I Write What I... Read more
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BBC News
South African police clash with students over feesMetropolitan University in the coastal city of Port Elizabeth said they had clo
South African police clash with students over fees
BBC News / Posted 17 hours ago
Metropolitan University in the coastal city of Port Elizabeth said they had closed campuses because of the protests. The University of Cape Town announced the suspension of classes as students sang revolutionary songs barricaded entrances with... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Varsity rage must fallMahikeng campus. They have been charged with malicious damage to property and p
Varsity rage must fall
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
Mahikeng campus. They have been charged with malicious damage to property and public violence. Earlier this year the University of Cape Town was granted an interim interdict by the High Court against five people, including three students, as... Read more
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Boston Herald
South African official blames students for worker's deathother vandalism on campuses, and some warned they might not be able to complete
South African official blames students for worker's death
Boston Herald / Posted yesterday
other vandalism on campuses, and some warned they might not be able to complete the academic year if unrest persists. The University of Cape Town said it can't hold graduation ceremonies this year and that there could be "severe consequences"... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Fees protest ripples reach beyond varsitiesof the campuses and has negatively impacted the arts‚ sporting events as well a
Fees protest ripples reach beyond varsities
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
of the campuses and has negatively impacted the arts‚ sporting events as well as blood donation. Protest action at the University of Cape Town (UCT) led to the forced postponement of the opening of The Magic Flute‚ hosted by the Cape Town Opera... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
There Is No United Student Movement Sweeping Across the Country2016 Running counter to this is the #Back2Class movement which wants academic
There Is No United Student Movement Sweeping Across the Country
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
2016 Running counter to this is the #Back2Class movement which wants academic activities to be resumed at the university. University of Cape Town (UCT) As with Wits, the student movement at UCT also presents a united front. However, there are... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
When the Drugs Don't Workon combatting TB, the battle against AMR will be lost, he said. Marc Mendelson
When the Drugs Don't Work
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
on combatting TB, the battle against AMR will be lost, he said. Marc Mendelson, head of infectious diseases and HIV at the University of Cape Town, argued the merits of an infection prevention approach to AMR rather than prioritising the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
#FeesMustFall and More - the Latest On Student Protests This Weekwas a large police presence on the Howard campus on Thursday, but mass student
#FeesMustFall and More - the Latest On Student Protests This Week
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
was a large police presence on the Howard campus on Thursday, but mass student meetings continued without incident. University of Cape Town On Thursday, UCT Vice Chancellor Max Price invited all stakeholders to take part in a picket at... Read more
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Salon.com
South African official blames students for worker’s deathother vandalism on campuses, and some warned they might not be able to complete
South African official blames students for worker’s death
Salon.com / Posted yesterday
other vandalism on campuses, and some warned they might not be able to complete the academic year if unrest persists. The University of Cape Town said it can’t hold graduation ceremonies this year and that there could be “severe consequences”... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
South African official blames students for worker's deathother vandalism on campuses, and some warned they might not be able to complete
South African official blames students for worker's death
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
other vandalism on campuses, and some warned they might not be able to complete the academic year if unrest persists. The University of Cape Town said it can't hold graduation ceremonies this year and that there could be "severe consequences"... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
It’s more than just a fight for free education in Soweto, it's also about inclusivity and accessibilitythe uprising of 1976 and, despite the focus placed on institutions such as the
It’s more than just a fight for free education in Soweto, it's also about inclusivity and accessibility
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
the uprising of 1976 and, despite the focus placed on institutions such as the University of the Witwatersrand and the University of Cape Town, they believe that Soweto is where the renewed fight for free education will begin. “It’s a national... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
South African official blames students for worker's deathother vandalism on campuses, and some warned they might not be able to complete
South African official blames students for worker's death
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
other vandalism on campuses, and some warned they might not be able to complete the academic year if unrest persists. The University of Cape Town said it can't hold graduation ceremonies this year and that there could be "severe consequences"... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
UFS says it won’t change exam timetable‚ while others universities are yet to decideManagement is in meetings to discuss a way forward‚” said Rhodes spokesperson V
UFS says it won’t change exam timetable‚ while others universities are yet to decide
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
Management is in meetings to discuss a way forward‚” said Rhodes spokesperson Veliswa Mhlophe. Speaking on behalf of the University of Cape Town‚ Elijah Moholola said the institution was holding “internal ongoing discussions” regarding exams. A... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Cosatu commits to join students march for free educationand compulsory education for all. Student protests against fee hikes have flar
Cosatu commits to join students march for free education
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
and compulsory education for all. Student protests against fee hikes have flared on campuses around the country‚ including at the University of KwaZulu-Natal‚ Tshwane University of Technology‚ University of Pretoria and the University of Cape... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Shuttered South African universities seek end to protestsThe University of Cape Town says it can't hold graduation ceremonies this year
Shuttered South African universities seek end to protests
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
The University of Cape Town says it can't hold graduation ceremonies this year and that there could be "severe consequences" because of lost teaching days if classes do not resume next Monday. In Johannesburg, the University of the Witwatersrand... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Shuttered South African universities seek end to protestsprotests for free education are warning that they might not be able to complete
Shuttered South African universities seek end to protests
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
protests for free education are warning that they might not be able to complete the academic year if unrest persists. The University of Cape Town says it can't hold graduation ceremonies this year and that there could be "severe consequences"... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UJ calm ahead of graduation ceremonieswill go well and that no disruptions will happen.” In Cape Town, protesting st
UJ calm ahead of graduation ceremonies
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
will go well and that no disruptions will happen.” In Cape Town, protesting students are blocking some entrances to the University of Cape Town (UCT). The institution has suspended lectures for a second week because of student protests but... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Protestors block entrances to parts of UCToperations. FILE: Picture: Anthony Molyneaux/EWN CAPE TOWN - Protesting stude
Protestors block entrances to parts of UCT
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
operations. FILE: Picture: Anthony Molyneaux/EWN CAPE TOWN - Protesting students are blocking some entrances to the University of Cape Town (UCT). While the institution has suspended lectures for a second week because of student protests,... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Govt working to find solution to fees crisis - ministerthe country have been shut down as student protests continue. FILE: UCT #Fees2
Govt working to find solution to fees crisis - minister
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
the country have been shut down as student protests continue. FILE: UCT #Fees2017 protesters occupy Upper Campus of the University of Cape Town. Picture: Anthony Molyneaux/EWN Fees must fall,Wits,Fees2017,University of Cape Town,Thulas... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UKZN management condemn arson attackuniversity have vowed to continue demonstrations despite managements warning th
UKZN management condemn arson attack
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
university have vowed to continue demonstrations despite managements warning that their protests are not permitted. At the University of Cape Town, vice-chancellor Dr Max Price says if student protests persist, the rest of the academic year will be... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
What’s so crazy about free tertiary education?getting big bailouts from government. At a humanities faculty board meeting re
What’s so crazy about free tertiary education?
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
getting big bailouts from government. At a humanities faculty board meeting recently, Max Price, vice-chancellor of the University of Cape Town (UCT), pointed out that these bailouts are nonrecurring expenditures and that increasing budget... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UCT vice-chancellor warns rest of academic year at riskyear at risk Vice-chancellor Max Price is hoping that the number of demonstrat
UCT vice-chancellor warns rest of academic year at risk
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
year at risk Vice-chancellor Max Price is hoping that the number of demonstrators will be down by next week. FILE: University of Cape Town students protest on campus grounds. Picture: Lauren Isaacs/EWN. Fees must... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Student protests spread, while Wits marks a worker's deathMonday, police shot rubber bullets at protesting University of Johannesburg stu
Student protests spread, while Wits marks a worker's death
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
Monday, police shot rubber bullets at protesting University of Johannesburg students, who were on a break last week. The University of Cape Town remained closed on Monday after recent protests. Durban University of Technology students protested... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UCT warns massive security operation required to remain openmarch down Spin street in Cape Town on their way to Parliament. Picture: Anthon
UCT warns massive security operation required to remain open
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
march down Spin street in Cape Town on their way to Parliament. Picture: Anthony Molyneaux/EWN. Fees must fall,Fees2017,University of Cape Town CAPE TOWN - The University of Cape Town (UCT) says to remain open right now, a massive amount of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Varsities to Stay Shut Amid Uncertainty Over Protestspetrol bombs were found on the University of the Witwatersrand's Braamfontein c
Varsities to Stay Shut Amid Uncertainty Over Protests
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
petrol bombs were found on the University of the Witwatersrand's Braamfontein campus over the weekend. Wits, the University of Cape Town, and Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, would be shut on Monday. Wits... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Western Cape Campuses Quiet On MondayAll was quiet on the Western Cape's major campuses on Monday, with only the Uni
Western Cape Campuses Quiet On Monday
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
All was quiet on the Western Cape's major campuses on Monday, with only the University of Cape Town suspending academic activities. UCT was on academic shutdown, although the premises remained open, with the exception of the library. Vice... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UCT students continue sit-in at Health Science facultyScience faculty The group has been occupying the office since Friday against f
UCT students continue sit-in at Health Science faculty
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
Science faculty The group has been occupying the office since Friday against fee increases. FILE: Dean’s Suite at the University of Cape Town Health Sciences Faculty. Picture: Shamiela Fisher/EWN CAPE TOWN - A group of University of Cape Town... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Western Cape campuses quietThe University of Cape Town's upper campus. (iStock) Cape Town - All was quiet
Western Cape campuses quiet
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
The University of Cape Town's upper campus. (iStock) Cape Town - All was quiet on the Western Cape's major campuses on Monday, with only the University of Cape Town suspending academic activities. UCT was on academic shutdown, although the premises... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UI Ranks 601 in Latest Global Varsity Rankingonly University which entered the list of top universities in the world, Univer
UI Ranks 601 in Latest Global Varsity Ranking
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
only University which entered the list of top universities in the world, University of Ibadan came behind South African universities with University of Cape Town ranking 148 followed by Stellenbosch University (401), University of KwaZulu Natal (50... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
What would Steve Biko think?These days, Habib and many of his senior managers are not allowed to speak. Ind
What would Steve Biko think?
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
These days, Habib and many of his senior managers are not allowed to speak. Indeed, he won't say it - and Max Price at the University of Cape Town won't say it - but if they find themselves among students they are likely to be kidnapped or,... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UCT to continue negotiations with protesting studentsmust fall,UCT,university fees,Fees2017,fees commission,Nelson Mandela Metropoli
UCT to continue negotiations with protesting students
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
must fall,UCT,university fees,Fees2017,fees commission,Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University CAPE TOWN – The University of Cape Town (UCT) is to continue negotiations with student activists this week. Academic activities at the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Health-E News: Fighting the Superbugsinfections including TB and non-TB,” says Professor Marc Mendelson, head of Inf
Health-E News: Fighting the Superbugs
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
infections including TB and non-TB,” says Professor Marc Mendelson, head of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine at the University of Cape Town. Mendelson co-chairs the South African Antibiotic Stewardship Programme, which includes vets and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UCT: Suspension of classes follows consultations with senior managementsenior management The university has been gripped in Fees Must Fall related st
UCT: Suspension of classes follows consultations with senior management
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
senior management The university has been gripped in Fees Must Fall related student protests over the past week. FILE: University of Cape Town academics and Health Faculty students demonstrate outside Parliament. Picture: Natalie... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Varsities to stay shut amid uncertainty over protestspetrol bombs were found on the University of the Witwatersrand's Braamfontein c
Varsities to stay shut amid uncertainty over protests
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
petrol bombs were found on the University of the Witwatersrand's Braamfontein campus over the weekend. Wits, the University of Cape Town, and Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth, would be shut on Monday. Wits... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UCT suspends classes until next Fridayduring this time but the university’s libraries will be closed. FILE: UCT #Fee
UCT suspends classes until next Friday
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
during this time but the university’s libraries will be closed. FILE: UCT #Fees2017 protesters occupy Upper Campus of the University of Cape Town. Picture: Anthony Molyneaux/EWN. Fees must fall,University of Cape Town All staff will continue... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Protecting UCT medical students vow to continue occupying dean's suiteoccupying dean's suite They have staged a sit-in since yesterday, following a
Protecting UCT medical students vow to continue occupying dean's suite
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
occupying dean's suite They have staged a sit-in since yesterday, following a meeting with the dean and management. University of Cape Town academics and Health Faculty students demonstrate outside Parliament. Picture: Natalie... Read more
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