Fees Must Fall

10 unforgettable moments of solidarity from #FeesMustFall

While news reports and timelines are filled with images of burning tyres and overturned police cars, the #FeesMustFall protests brought many South Africans together...

The Support For Mcebo Dlamini’s Youth League Candidacy Is Gendered

Former Fees Must Fall (FMF) activist and student leader Mcebo Dlamini will contest for the position of African National Congress Youth League (ANCYL) presidency...

ANCYL lobbying for free higher education by 2018 at ANC policy...

The ANC Youth League (ANCYL) has called for free higher education by 2018. Despite the outcomes looking unfavourable for those calling for free higher...

Can the University of Pretoria compel students not to protest this...

Students at the University of Pretoria who have criminal cases pending against them regarding the #FeesMustFall protests last year have been blocked from registering for the...

DUT Strike Impasse Reaches 5th Week

After four days of mediation before the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitrary (CCMA), the industrial action at the Durban University of Technology (DUT)...

The Fees Commission’s income contingent loans explained

University students have been protesting for free, decommodified and decolonised education since 2015. In January 2016, President Jacob Zuma in January 2016 commissioned an...

#FeesMustFall & more: The latest on student protests this week

University of Kwa-Zulu Natal On Tuesday night, after students at Howard College UKZN assembled to discuss their protest action, a voice note was shared on...

Changing the names of buildings: Transformation or window dressing?

The Rhodes Must Fall and Fees Must Fall movements have raised important questions about whether we have truly African universities or whether our universities...

When we prioritise books over people, we only create new symbols...

A library went up in flames, and it’s all some of us can think about. For those who attended UKZN, like myself, it's personal. These...

“Nothing less than free education” – Student leaders on leaked fees...

Some Student Representative Councils (SRCs) have decided to wait till the president releases the Fees Commission report rather that relying on the leak. On Sunday,...

Decolonised Education Means Giving Poor Students Fair Use Of Textbooks

We need to update our copyright laws to allow poor students fair use rights of textbooks, which remain prohibitively expensive for most, writes THABISO...

UWC students respond to Prof Xolela Mangcu

Self-indulgent Professor Xolela Mangcu misread our protest, write Nangamso Bomvana, Ncedisa Mpemnyama and Marx Mtoto. On Thursday the 26th of May, the Centre for Humanities...

UCT mass meeting: workers’ strike, interdict and possibility of shutdown

The University of Cape Town (UCT) has interdicted a South African Liberated Public Sector Workers Union (Salipswu) strike that was planned for Thursday morning....

Five times the #WitsFeesMustFall protestors were victims of violence

The protests at Wits last week against the proposed 10.5% fee increase saw the university brought to a complete shutdown. The university Council eventually...

A Luta Continua: Youth Day Is Futile For Young South Africans

The class of 1976 have inspired many uprisings and protests from what many people have termed "born frees". These youngsters have challenged our democracy...

UKZN: Poor Black Students Still Face Harsh Discrimination

"We revolt simply because, for many reasons, we can no longer breathe." - Frantz Fanon Fanon tells us that we revolt simply because we...

5 artists who backed #FeesMustFall through music and poetry

Over the past few weeks, South African musicians and poets showed their support for the #FeesMustFall protests. ZILUNGILE MNISI rounds up five acts that paid tribute...

Fees Must Fall’s Bonginkosi Khanyile Vows To Continue Fighting After Sentencing

On Monday, Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile has been sentenced to three years house arrest under correctional services supervision and ordered to pay...
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