Today Students at the
University of Cape Town protested at the Upper Campus against the proposed
A group consisting of mostly
black students sang struggle songs and held up placards.
We adjudicate the fees must
end. When we say fees must end it speak directly with the nation agenda of
African [National] Congress as the ruling party. It speaks to this question of
free education.” Spokesperson for Fees Must Fall Chumani Maxwele said.
“The possibility of free
education and now the question now is how do we do that? And I think what we
are doing here and what wits did and what other universities are going to
follow up, is push the government to implement free education.” Maxwele added.
“It’s not acceptable that fees
are increasing and students are being excluded on account of fees. Everyone
should have the right to education and the right to an attend university such
as UCT and the others across the country.” Megan a first-year B.tech Social Science
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