Wednesday, October 12

South Africa University to reopen today in spite of protests

South Africa's University of Pretoria is set to reopen today after being shut as a result of student protests against an increase in tuition fees. Though, the university authorities have said in a statement, that, it will be arranging "alternative to on-campus lectures. All lecture and study materials will be made available by the faculties either online or by other means."

In other words, students will not be allowed on campus en masse. The statement added that the campus will only be open for those who have to be there for studies.

Its reported that, Wits University in Johannesburg has been hit by two days of clashes between police and students after it reopened its campus on Monday.

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