South Africa: #FeesMustFall Movement Marches On

The national student movement continues its demand for free education and an end to outsourcing of services at institutions. Several perspectives on the protest - including the Daily Vox team and Andrea Johnson, program officer at the Carnegie Corporation, plus news coverage chronicling the agreement reached earlier this month to temporarily freeze planned tuition fee raises.

From the gates of Wits to the streets of Braamfontein, from Park Town to Luthuli house, from Solomon Mahlangu House (Senate House) to the Union Buildings. In 10 incredible days, tertiary students across the country launched a dynamic campaign reminiscent of the mass struggles against apartheid. This time their cause was the issue of access to university education (file photo).

University of Western Cape called in private security to protect campus after acts of vandalism and arson. Access was strictly controlled (file photo).

Police stand ready with riot shields in front of protesting University of Cape Town students in the Parliamentary precinct in Cape Town (file photo).

Protesting University of Johannesburg students empty bins during their demonstration (file photo).

University of Cape Town Students watch as protesters march to different parts of the campus during a university shut down (file photo).

Rhodes University students use police tape to mark off the boundary between campus and town during the #RhodesMIPMustFall (file photo).


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