Tag: Fees Must Fall

Open Letter to Minister of Justice Ronald Lamola

Dear Minister of Justice Ronald Lamola, I felt compelled to write this letter as soon as possible given (late in publication) developments in the cabinet announcement by the incumbent state president Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa. I therefore write to you as the new Head of the Country‚Äôs justice system. The letter speaks to two main issues, […]

Fallism: A Necessary Paradigm Shift #FeesMustFall

Simbarashe Nyatsanza I was not actively involved in the wave of student protests that rocked the country between May 2015 and November 2016. These were the Fallist protest movements triggered by the surreptitiously explicit culture of anti-blackness at the University of Cape Town (UCT), that found resonance with and captured the imagination of students across […]

Students activists who walked from Cape Town have now reached Pretoria #Walk4Access

Cape Town – A group of student activists who walked from Cape Town to Pretoria have now reached the capital city. Organizing under the banner of #WalkAccess, the group of 14 activists braved the1400km route in order to raise R4 million for students in need of financial aid. The initiative was a collaboration between student […]

Masixole Mlandu is a free man #FeesMustFall

  Cape Town – After years of court battles, the charges against #FeesMustFall student leader Masixole Mlandu have been withdrawn. Mlandu made his last appearance at the Wynberg Regional Court on Friday. He had been charged with four counts of public violence following his involvement with the 2016 #FeesMustFall protests. The University of Cape Town […]

Mlandu back in court on Friday #FeesMustFall

  Cape Town – University of Cape Town #FeesMustFall activist Masixole Mlandu is expected to appear at the Wynberg Regional Court on Friday. Mlandu’s last appearance on 01 February was postponed after the prosecutor said that Mlandu needed to attend four counseling sessions before the case is completely withdrawn. This is in addition to Mlandu […]

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