#Fees2017: UCT determined to complete academic year
Student protests flared up after an announcement that tuition fees would increase for 2017.
UCT warns 2016 academic year could be lost if operations don’t resume
Campus protests flared up today after management announced plans to resume operations this week.
Protesting students vow to shut down UCT if Masixole Mlandu isn’t released
He was arrested in Observatory last week during Fees Must Fall protests.
Stun grenades fired as UCT protesters disrupt operations
The academic programme resumed today, but protesters have tried to disrupt operations yet again.
UWC and CPUT to remain closed next week
UWC and CPUT will remain closed next week due to student protests.
Alleged UCT serial rapist in court today
Patrick Hlomane is alleged to be behind attacks on at least three women in the vicinity of Rhodes Memorial.
CT grandfather charged with two counts of rape after 46 years
A 76-year-old Kraaifontein man has been charged with two counts of rape for crimes committed in 1970.
Nzimande: Multiplicity of interests around #FeesMustFall campaign
Nzimande warned that the situation should not be exaggerated so that it becomes unresolvable.
MPs call for special sitting to help resolve university crisis
MPs are calling for a more assertive stance from political leaders on what they say is a national crisis.
Wits to open doors for learning, to engage protesting students
Spokesperson Shirona Patel says the institution is still open to talks with protesting students.
Calls for govt to ‘show sense of urgency’ amid crises at universities
Two groups are calling for the support of the private sector as well as effective political leadership.
Gordhan: Opposition parties question motive for summons
The Finance Minister, Oupa Magashula and Ivan Pillay face several charges, including fraud.
Opposition parties question timing of Gordhan’s summons
Opposition parties described the move as an attack on the Treasury that will have dire effects on the economy.
Iziko museum awarded R7m grant for maritime history project
The funding programme relates to research conducted on the Portuguese slave ship 'São José'.
Stellenbosch University to remain open despite disruptions, clashes
The university remains open this week despite disruptions and clashes between students, police & security.
Suspended Maties students embark on hunger strike
The students were barred from campus for participating in demonstrations last year.
Stun grenades, tear gas used to disperse protesting Maties students
Police & private security have fired stun grenades and tear gas on protesting students at Stellies.
Father, son arrested for allegedly stabbing prison warden to death
The pair allegedly stabbed the off-duty official during an argument outside a popular nightspot.