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    Fees Must Fall

    We did not ask for loans, that is not free education...

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    Student Representative Councils (SRCs) from some universities across the country are rejecting the recommendations made by the Fees Commission report on the funding of...

    The Fees Commission’s income contingent loans explained

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

    Why now is the time for #FeesMustFall 2017

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    The Fees Must Fall movement would do itself and the country a great service to derive inspiration, in these unpredictable times, from the Latin...

    UCT SRC demands release of Fees Commission report, may march to...

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    Students at the University of Cape Town (UCT) are calling for the immediate release of the Fees Commission Report and a 0% fee increase...

    Free Education at last? President Zuma announces sweeping changes to higher...

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    A month after the Heher Commission on Free Higher Education released its long awaited report, President Jacob Zuma announced sweeping changes to the higher...

    Beyond FMF: Surviving on Social Grants

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    South Africa’s higher education sector has been rocked over the last two years as the Fees Must Fall protests at universities, colleges and technikons...

    The Fees Commission Report will not ease #FMF

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    : The presidency released the Fees Commission report on 13 November 2017. First will come the outrage. Then the protests. Then more protests. The end to the...

    Political Parties Weigh In On The Fees Must Fall Amnesty Debate

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    Political parties debated the call for blanket amnesty for #FeesMustFall (FMF) activists at a National Assembly plenary sitting. In spite of the announcement of...

    UCT students disrupt classes and join CPUT in a march to...

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    Students at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) Mowbray campus and the University of Cape Town (UCT) marched to Parliament on Wednesday. They...

    #FeesMustFall Enters Parliament

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    The top three political parties competing in the 2019 national elections have all released parliamentary lists, and all three have made important nods to...

    High Court Ruling Forces NSFAS To Inform Students About Applications

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    On Tuesday, the High Court in Grahamstown ordered the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) to communicate a decision to a Rhodes University student...

    The Fees Commission’s work is done, but fallists aren’t holding their...

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    The Fees Commission was due to complete their final report on the feasibility of free education at the end of June. On Thursday, Musa...

    The #FeesMustFall movement needs to change tactics to avoid further isolation

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    Ntando Sindane believes that the student struggle for free education in South Africa is in danger of making the same mistake that many revolutionary...

    The story of #FeesMustFall in placards

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    A picture may say a thousand words and a well-worded placard tells a million woes. FIRDAUS KHAN rounds up some of the most evocative placards of...

    Unisa registration disrupted again as EFFSC and Sasco disagree over way...

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    On Monday, registration for the new academic year at the Sunnyside campus of the University of South Africa (Unisa) was shut down, as Sasco...

    Reflections of the #FeesMustFall movement from TUT grounds 

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    South Africa has been host to many protest and students uprisings - both in the apartheid era and the infamous post-apartheid rainbow nation era....

    5 artists who backed #FeesMustFall through music and poetry

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

    In pictures: #FeesMustFall protestors clash with police outside Parliament

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    Hundreds of protestors from the University of Cape Town (UCT), Cape Peninsula University of Technology and the University of the Western Cape participated in...

    Released fallist Bonginkosi Khanyile on prison, protest and revolution

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    Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile was finally granted bail on 1 March following a five-month stint in prison. Khanyile was arrested in 2016,...

    It’s been 7 years since “Rhodes fell” – here’s how it...

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    April 9, 2022 marked seven years since the removal of the statue of Cecil John Rhodes from its plinth at the University of Cape...