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Eye Witness News
Sanef outraged by attacks on journalistswas punched repeatedly in the head and pepper sprayed at close range a UJ. Pri
Sanef outraged by attacks on journalists
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 minutes ago
was punched repeatedly in the head and pepper sprayed at close range a UJ. Private security agents working for the University of Johannesburg take position as they shut the gates of the campus during clashes with rioting students, on... Read more
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Eye Witness News
SRC slams presence of 'bouncers' on UJ campuses'bouncers' on UJ campuses UJ’s SRC has described security officials as bouncer
SRC slams presence of 'bouncers' on UJ campuses
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 hours ago
'bouncers' on UJ campuses UJ’s SRC has described security officials as bouncers after clashes at the Doornfontein campus. University of Johannesburg SRC president and lecturers briefing media on violence and intimidation by 'bouncers' on campus.... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Presidency confirms special meeting to discuss fees protestsmeeting to discuss fees protests Minister Jeff Radebe says President Zuma has
Presidency confirms special meeting to discuss fees protests
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 hours ago
meeting to discuss fees protests Minister Jeff Radebe says President Zuma has called a meeting with the justice cluster. University of Johannesburg students raise their hands in front of a riot police line while blocking a motorway during clashes... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Investigations into UJ lecture hall fire launchedinto UJ lecture hall fire launched A lecture hall was set alight this afternoo
Investigations into UJ lecture hall fire launched
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 hours ago
into UJ lecture hall fire launched A lecture hall was set alight this afternoon, forcing students to leave their classes. University of Johannesburg Bunting Road campus. Picture: Kgothatso Mogale/EWN Fees2017,The University of... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Ndlozi slams Wits pollover the country during protests, in the form of police and private security.
Ndlozi slams Wits poll
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 5 hours ago
over the country during protests, in the form of police and private security. On Wednesday evening, private security at a University of Johannesburg campus were caught detaining and pepper-spraying journalists, just one such incident of violence... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fire At UJ Lecture HallA lecture hall caught fire at the University of Johannesburg on Thursday aftern
Fire At UJ Lecture Hall
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
A lecture hall caught fire at the University of Johannesburg on Thursday afternoon, management said. A student lecturer alerted management that smoke was coming from the B3 lecture venue. It was locked at the time, UJ spokesperson Kaamini Reddy told... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Sanef Condemns Attacks On Journalists Covering #FeesMustFallThe South African National Editors' Forum has expressed its outrage against att
Sanef Condemns Attacks On Journalists Covering #FeesMustFall
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
The South African National Editors' Forum has expressed its outrage against attacks on journalists at the University of Johannesburg on Thursday evening. "Private security officials hired by the university attacked journalists and students at the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
African Press Review 29 September 2016papers take up the worsening students' protests over higher education fees. Ma
African Press Review 29 September 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
papers take up the worsening students' protests over higher education fees. Mail and Guardian reports that Students at the University of Johannesburg were on Wednesday interrupted, pelted with stones and sprayed with pepper by private security... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Fire at UJ lecture hallthe Emergency Services at the lecture hall at UJ. (Iavan Pijoos, News24) Johan
Fire at UJ lecture hall
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 hours ago
the Emergency Services at the lecture hall at UJ. (Iavan Pijoos, News24) Johannesburg - A lecture hall caught fire at the University of Johannesburg on Thursday afternoon, management said. A student lecturer alerted management that smoke was... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UJ lecture hall on fireIt’s being reported that two lecture auditoriums are on fire at the University
UJ lecture hall on fire
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 hours ago
It’s being reported that two lecture auditoriums are on fire at the University of Johannesburg. Firefighters seen at the University of Johannesburg’s Bunting Road campus where lecture halls have been set alight. Picture: Dineo... Read more
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iafrica.com
Ndlozi slams Wits pollover the country during protests, in the form of police and private security.
Ndlozi slams Wits poll
iafrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
over the country during protests, in the form of police and private security. On Wednesday evening, private security at a University of Johannesburg campus were caught detaining and pepper-spraying journalists, just one such incident of violence... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Sanef condemns attacks on journalists covering #FeesMustFall- The South African National Editors' Forum has expressed its outrage against a
Sanef condemns attacks on journalists covering #FeesMustFall
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 hours ago
- The South African National Editors' Forum has expressed its outrage against attacks on journalists at the University of Johannesburg on Thursday evening. "Private security officials hired by the university attacked journalists and... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
'It's still dark and there's a lot of smoke' - protesters set buildings ablaze at UJAccording to reports coming in from the campus two buildings were torched by pr
'It's still dark and there's a lot of smoke' - protesters set buildings ablaze at UJ
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 hours ago
According to reports coming in from the campus two buildings were torched by protesters on Thursday afternoon. "University of Johannesburg Bunting road campus on fire.. 3 lecture halls are burning.. Kubi #UJOnFire #UJ‚" posted Twitter user Majavu... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Divisions Weaken Teachers' Lobbyappears to be more about selfishness and egos on the part of union leaders," so
Divisions Weaken Teachers' Lobby
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 hours ago
appears to be more about selfishness and egos on the part of union leaders," social commentator, Rashweat Mukundu, said. University of Johannesburg research associate, Admire Mare, suggested that teachers should have unity of purpose because... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Contemplating the intricacies of Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela-Mandelaa story. It is, in all likelihood, a story at the heart of modern South Africa
Contemplating the intricacies of Nomzamo Winifred Madikizela-Mandela
Mail & Guardian / Posted 8 hours ago
a story. It is, in all likelihood, a story at the heart of modern South Africa. Njabulo Ndebele is the chancellor of the University of Johannesburg. This is an extract from the new introduction to the 10th-anniversary reissue of The Cry of Winnie... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UJ to address alleged brutality by private security guardsUniversity student after firing rubber bullets at #FeesMustFall protestors on 2
UJ to address alleged brutality by private security guards
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 hours ago
University student after firing rubber bullets at #FeesMustFall protestors on 28 September 2016. Fees must fall,Fees2017,University of Johannesburg JOHANNESBURG - The University of Johannesburg (UJ)’s Progressive Staff and Academics Forum will... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mittal diluted in SA as elites get steel stakeSouth Africa to level the playing field, but the policy design is defective,” M
Mittal diluted in SA as elites get steel stake
iol.co.za / Posted 11 hours ago
South Africa to level the playing field, but the policy design is defective,” Mzukisi Qobo, an associate professor at the University of Johannesburg, said in an interview. “It encourages a gulf between the politically connected elites who benefit... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UJ management to meet with security over brutality claimsviolent when students and journalists were allegedly attacked by security guard
UJ management to meet with security over brutality claims
Eye Witness News / Posted 12 hours ago
violent when students and journalists were allegedly attacked by security guards. Private security agents working for the University of Johannesburg take position as they shut the gates of the campus during clashes with rioting students, on... Read more
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iol.co.za
#FeesMustFall mayhem escalatesVusi Mahlangu. He was speaking during a joint media briefing by the movements
#FeesMustFall mayhem escalates
iol.co.za / Posted 13 hours ago
Vusi Mahlangu. He was speaking during a joint media briefing by the movements at Church Square in Pretoria. At the University of Johannesburg, protesting students and security guards clashed on the campus. Media was barred from entering the... Read more
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iafrica.com
Security at UJ attacks media, studentsThe University of Johannesburg (UJ) has condemned attacks on students and the m
Security at UJ attacks media, students
iafrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
The University of Johannesburg (UJ) has condemned attacks on students and the media by private security following protests near the Doornfontein Campus. Late last night, the #FeesMustFall protest turned violent with clashes between students and... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
#FeesMustFall cost 18 varsities more than R460m in damage to property aloneare upset by the loss of valuable and rare books that were destroyed during a f
#FeesMustFall cost 18 varsities more than R460m in damage to property alone
Mail & Guardian / Posted 14 hours ago
are upset by the loss of valuable and rare books that were destroyed during a fire at the law library. The University of Johannesburg said it was not sure whether the burning of its main auditorium in May, which resulted in damage... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Security at UJ attacks media, studentsThe University of Johannesburg (UJ) has condemned attacks on students and the m
Security at UJ attacks media, students
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 14 hours ago
The University of Johannesburg (UJ) has condemned attacks on students and the media by private security following protests near the Doornfontein Campus. Late last night, the #FeesMustFall protest turned violent with clashes between students and... Read more
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iol.co.za
UJ beefs up security as mayhem grips universitiesVusi Mahlangu. He was speaking during a joint media briefing by the movements
UJ beefs up security as mayhem grips universities
iol.co.za / Posted 14 hours ago
Vusi Mahlangu. He was speaking during a joint media briefing by the movements at Church Square in Pretoria. At the University of Johannesburg, protesting students and security guards clashed on the campus. Media was barred from entering the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UJ condemns attacks on students & media by private securitysecurity Late last night, the Fees Must Fall protest turned violent with clash
UJ condemns attacks on students & media by private security
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 hours ago
security Late last night, the Fees Must Fall protest turned violent with clashes between students and security guards. University of Johannesburg students raise their hands in front of a riot police line while blocking a motorway during clashes... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Varsities grind to a halt across countryhigher education. So, we have targeted the Chamber of Mines for starters and we
Varsities grind to a halt across country
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 15 hours ago
higher education. So, we have targeted the Chamber of Mines for starters and we plan on marching to Treasury," she said. UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG A graduation ceremony at the University of Johannesburg continued despite clashes between private... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Entire year could be lostsaid the cost of damage had reached R600-million as a result of the more recent
Entire year could be lost
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 15 hours ago
said the cost of damage had reached R600-million as a result of the more recent protests. The University of KwaZulu-Natal, University of Johannesburg, North West University, Tshwane University of Technology and the University of the Western Cape... Read more
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Rappler
Student protests spread in South AfricaUniversity of Johannesburg students block a motorway during clashes on Septembe
Student protests spread in South Africa
Rappler / Posted 19 hours ago
University of Johannesburg students block a motorway during clashes on September 28, 2016 outside the University of Johannesburg campus. Marco Longari/AFP JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Student protests in South Africa spread Wednesday, September 28,... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Clashes at the University of JohannesburgGroundUp: The media was blocked from entering the University of Johannesburg
Clashes at the University of Johannesburg
Daily Maverick / Posted 20 hours ago
GroundUp: The media was blocked from entering the University of Johannesburg campus on Wednesday, as students and security threw stones at each other. By Ihsaan Haffejee for GROUNDUP. Get overnight news and... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Should the Chamber of Mines pay?he said. The Wits SRC plans to march to the offices of the Treasury this week.
Should the Chamber of Mines pay?
Daily Maverick / Posted 21 hours ago
he said. The Wits SRC plans to march to the offices of the Treasury this week. In Johannesburg, protesting Wits and University of Johannesburg (UJ) students met in the afternoon and marched together. Wits remained closed ahead of an... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#FeesMustFall protests gain momentum as more campuses shut doorsthe private sector to assist in providing free higher education. Rhodes Univer
#FeesMustFall protests gain momentum as more campuses shut doors
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
the private sector to assist in providing free higher education. Rhodes 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... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
#Fees2017: Private security guards throw rocks at students at UJ Doornfontein campusStudents at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) marched to the UJ Doornfontein
#Fees2017: Private security guards throw rocks at students at UJ Doornfontein campus
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
Students at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) marched to the UJ Doornfontein campus from the main campus on Kingsway Road. The students were peaceful but once they arrived to enter the Doornfontein campus, private security threw rocks at the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#Fees2017: 'ANC failed to prioritise education'several universities have closed their doors for a few days due to disruptions.
#Fees2017: 'ANC failed to prioritise education'
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
several universities have closed their doors for a few days due to disruptions. Earlier, protesting students at the University of Johannesburg clashed with private security guards on Kingsway Road. Former Wits SRC President Mcebo Dlamini... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
UJ to proceed with studies as scheduledLizeka Tandwa, News24 UJ students marching at Kingway road. (News24) Johannes
UJ to proceed with studies as scheduled
News 24 South Africa / Posted yesterday
Lizeka Tandwa, News24 UJ students marching at Kingway road. (News24) Johannesburg - All academic activities at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) will proceed as scheduled despite student protests, the institution's vice chancellor Professor Ihron... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Police deployed to quell clash between UJ students, securitywere fired earlier, with reports of several students being injured. FILE: The
Police deployed to quell clash between UJ students, security
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
were fired earlier, with reports of several students being injured. FILE: The outside of the Sanlam Auditorium at the University of Johannesburg. Picture: EWN. Fees must fall,Fees2017,University of Johannesburg JOHANNESBURG – Protesting... Read more
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iol.co.za
#SxRTD2016: Yanga’s career in full blooma rapper when he was growing up in the Eastern Cape. But when he arrived in Joz
#SxRTD2016: Yanga’s career in full bloom
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a rapper when he was growing up in the Eastern Cape. But when he arrived in Jozi – to study audiovisual management at the University of Johannesburg – he realised the competition was way too tough. He pressed pause on his dreams, hustled to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UJ Students Disrupt ClassroomUniversity of Johannesburg (UJ) protesters appear to have lost focus over what
UJ Students Disrupt Classroom
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
University of Johannesburg (UJ) protesters appear to have lost focus over what they are protesting about, three of the institution's students said on Tuesday. They were worried that the protesters were taking their fight to places that had nothing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Destruction of University Property Runs Into Millionslives, saying that if the situation at universities gets out of control, univer
Destruction of University Property Runs Into Millions
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
lives, saying that if the situation at universities gets out of control, universities should close. The President of University of Johannesburg Convocation President and interim board member, Mbali Mkhonto, said the board will play a... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UJ students want learning to ‘continue as normal’of an 8% increase in fees by Min of Higher Education Nzimande. Picture: Nina Le
UJ students want learning to ‘continue as normal’
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
of an 8% increase in fees by Min of Higher Education Nzimande. Picture: Nina Leslie/iWitness Fees must fall,Fees2017,University of Johannesburg JOHANNESBURG – Amid calls for free education from protesting students nationwide, some students... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
There Is No United Student Movement Sweeping Across the CountryWe haven't even mentioned the University of Limpopo, North West University, the
There Is No United Student Movement Sweeping Across the Country
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
We haven't even mentioned the University of Limpopo, North West University, the Tshwane University of Technology, the University of Johannesburg, or the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal, which has different politics on its five different... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
UJ students disrupt classroomWim Pretorius, News24 UJ students. (Lizeka Tandwa, News24, file) Johannesburg
UJ students disrupt classroom
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
Wim Pretorius, News24 UJ students. (Lizeka Tandwa, News24, file) Johannesburg - University of Johannesburg (UJ) protesters appear to have lost focus over what they are protesting about, three of the institution’s students said on Tuesday. They... 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 accessibilityAs students sang in a protest circle just outside the main entrance to the Univ
It’s more than just a fight for free education in Soweto, it's also about inclusivity and accessibility
Mail & Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
As students sang in a protest circle just outside the main entrance to the University of Johannesburg (UJ) in Soweto, Vincent Gabarone, 21, wheeled himself into the demonstration to join his peers’ call for free education. Although his main focus is... Read more
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iafrica.com
#FeesMustFall update: UCT on edgepic.twitter.com/jyXknzeH9A — Sure Kamhunga (@SureKamhunga) September 26, 2016
#FeesMustFall update: UCT on edge
iafrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
pic.twitter.com/jyXknzeH9A — Sure Kamhunga (@SureKamhunga) September 26, 2016 Several other universities, including the University of Johannesburg, the Durban University of Technology and the University of the Free State, continue to play host... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
#FeesMustFall update: UCT on edgepic.twitter.com/jyXknzeH9A — Sure Kamhunga (@SureKamhunga) September 26, 2016
#FeesMustFall update: UCT on edge
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 2 days ago
pic.twitter.com/jyXknzeH9A — Sure Kamhunga (@SureKamhunga) September 26, 2016 Several other universities, including the University of Johannesburg, the Durban University of Technology and the University of the Free State, continue to play host... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Asked Academics to Weigh in On the #FeesMustFall Debatewithout some kind of external pressure." Professor Jane Duncan, Department of
We Asked Academics to Weigh in On the #FeesMustFall Debate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
without some kind of external pressure." Professor Jane Duncan, Department of Journalism, Film and Television at the University of Johannesburg: "My understanding of the issue is that it is about demanding that education be delivered as a... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UJ calm ahead of graduation ceremoniesthe situation is calm, security appears to have been stepped up around campus.
UJ calm ahead of graduation ceremonies
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
the situation is calm, security appears to have been stepped up around campus. A police vehicle is stationed at the University of Johannesburg’s Kingsway campus on graduation day. Picture: Thando Kubheka/EWN. Fees must... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Govt working to find solution to fees crisis - ministerUniversity of Cape Town. Picture: Anthony Molyneaux/EWN Fees must fall,Wits,Fe
Govt working to find solution to fees crisis - minister
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
University of Cape Town. Picture: Anthony Molyneaux/EWN Fees must fall,Wits,Fees2017,University of Cape Town,Thulas Nxesi,University of Johannesburg,University of KwaZuluNatal CAPE TOWN - Public Works Minister Thulas Nxesi says solutions to... Read more
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iol.co.za
Solar Challenge teams battle wind and rainthrough the night to repair the damage as best they could. Tokai clocked the se
Solar Challenge teams battle wind and rain
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
through the night to repair the damage as best they could. Tokai clocked the second furthest distance of the day with 583.1km. The University of Johannesburg Solar Team was the South African team which accumulated the most distance, with 3... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UKZN management condemn arson attackstudent protests. COMMUNIQUÉ FROM THE OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR CORPORA
UKZN management condemn arson attack
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
student protests. COMMUNIQUÉ FROM THE OFFICE OF THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR CORPORATE RELATIONS Meanwhile, management at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) says that academic activities at the institution will continue despite ongoing protests for... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
UJ will continue classes despite protestsUniversity of Johannesburg's APK campus in Auckland Park. Credit: University of
UJ will continue classes despite protests
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 2 days ago
University of Johannesburg's APK campus in Auckland Park. Credit: University of Johannesburg Management at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) says that academic activities at the institution will continue despite ongoing protests for free... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UJ classes to continue despite protestsdespite protests Students have vowed to continue demonstrations despite warnin
UJ classes to continue despite protests
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
despite protests Students have vowed to continue demonstrations despite warning that their protests are not permitted. University of Johannesburg's APK campus in Auckland Park. Picture: University of Johannesburg Fees must fall,university... Read more
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