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Suspect arrested for murder of Maties student

A suspect has been arrested in connection with the murder of Stellenbosch student Robyn Pearce, the family’s lawyer William Booth said on Wednesday. He said the man, believed to be a labourer who worked at the apartment building where Pearce’s body was found, was arrested shortly after 20:00. The man[…]

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#FeesMustFall leaders present list of demands

We will not stop until the ANC delivers on the promises it made 21 years ago. This was the warning from some of the leaders of the #FeesMustFall campaign on Wednesday during a media briefing. A small group of students gathered in the park opposite the entrance of the University[…]

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Wits has until noon to meet student demands

Wits University management has until noon on Tuesday to meet the demands of its SRC, following the suspension of student registration because of protests. The university said on Monday that “face-to-face” registration would continue on Wednesday. It said most students would still be able to register online. Wits student representative[…]

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CT student falls out of window

An 18-year-old student was seriously injured when he fell out the window on the third floor of a student residence in Cape Town early on Saturday morning, paramedics said. The student fell two storeys and landed on a balcony on the first floor of the same building, ER24 spokesperson Pieter[…]

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Interdict shows Habib has lost control: EFF student

Wits University vice-chancellor Adam Habib has lost control of his house, Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) student leader Vuyani Pambo said. Pambo was reacting to the urgent high court interdict the university obtained on Thursday evening. The interdict allows the police to step in if there are violent protests; if students[…]

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Why Muslims should stand in solidarity with students

The following jumuah khutbah was delivered by Imam Dr. Rashied Omar at the Jordan Street Masjid in Manenberg on Friday 30 October.  The month of October 2015 will forever be remembered in the history of our country for the courageous protests by our university students for free quality education for[…]

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Lawyers want charges against students dropped

Lawyers are working tirelessly to ensure charges are dropped against 23 students arrested outside the gates of parliament on Wednesday as part of the week-long #FeesMustFall protest. As a result of an interdict obtained by the University of Cape Town (UCT), close to 100 students were arrested in Cape Town[…]

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