Public Order Police deployed to Tuks
Public Order Police have been deployed to several entrances around the campus to prevent disruptions.
PRETORIA - Public Order Police have been deployed to the University of Pretoria to ensure no further disruptions to the academic programme.
Activities are scheduled resume today after being suspended last week because of demonstrations calling for Afrikaans to be scrapped as a medium of instruction.
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Alliance partners AfriForum and their respective youth formations have agreed to peaceful negotiations and an end to disruptions.
It's further understood that a police control centre had been established on the grounds in the event a group forms and tries to disrupt academic activities.
Eyewitness News saw three police armored vehicles parked at the nearby Brooklyn Police Station.
Security guards are checking every student's access card before allowing them to enter through turnstiles.
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While this has caused long queues, everything does appear to be running smoothly.