Tag Archives: Student Protest

How much did damage due to student protests cost SA universities?

How much did damage due to student protests cost SA universities? Protesting for free higher education, South Africa students brought universities to a standstill over the last few months. In many cases, #FeesMustFall protesters caused damage by burning university property, looting and vandalism.

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Are these the acts of students or barbarians?

I supported the #feesmustfall protest, I particularly respected the manner in which it was conducted – encompassing the diversity from varying backgrounds and the negotiations which led to reform. However, I believe that many are now attempting to boycott this type of “protest vehicle” and use it to the furtherance of their political agenda. A specific political party (to which I will refrain from mentioning) is using the students as mere pawns.

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