Tear gas & stun grenades fired at VUT, academic activity continues
Police have fired tear gas & rubber bullets to disperse a group of students protesting at the institution.
Water dept admits it's been ‘unsuccessful’ in attempts to reduce water usage
The department had instructed municipalities like Johannesburg to reduce water consumption by 15%.
Water dept sets up task team to look into procurement process
Nomvula Mokonyane says the department is taking steps to ensure that the law is followed.
Makhura reiterates support for Gordhan after NPA summons
Gauteng Premier David Makhura says he personally knows that Gordhan is an ethical leader.
ANC urges Gordhan to co-operate with NPA
The ANC says it views recent developments surrounding the Finance Minister in a serious light.
Makhura assures Gordhan he believes in his leadership despite summons
Gordhan delivered the keynote address at the Gauteng governments open tender seminar in Midrand today.
Political parties raise concerns about criminal justice system after Khwezi's passing
Activists, political parties & members of the public have sent messages of condolences to her family.
Protesting UP students call for general assembly
The university was expected to hold discussions with students and faculty staff about free education.
UP students gather outside gates after being denied entry
They came to the university to participate in various engagements, including a meeting with faculty members.
Mpofu maintains free higher education is possible
Advocate Dali Mpofu has questioned some of the budget allocations made by government.
Wits students convey support to jailed UKZN students
Wits student leaders said various legal practitioners will go to KZN to lobby for the release of students.
Wits students share their final thoughts at general assembly
Students took today’s opportunity to articulate what’s on their minds regarding free education.
‘Deterioration of SA’s education system started with Bantu education’
Advocate Dali Mpofu, along with Wits students, say they believe free education is possible now.
Universities, police agree to join security plan
Universities have been criticised for their use of police and private security protection on campuses.
‘Those with ulterior motives may have infiltrated student protests’
Khomotso Phahlane says he believes those with ulterior motives are only there to advance themselves.
Wits to reinforce security to protect staff & students
Wits is willing to reduce security if protesting students give assurances they won’t disrupt classes.
Zuma to attend high-level meeting over university fees
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande called the meeting in a bid to defuse tensions on campuses.
It's back to school for Wits students on Tuesday
As of Monday Wits facilities will be opened to staff who will begin their work to make up for lost time.