[LISTEN] Protest action erupts at Unisa Sunnyside Campus

During registration proceedings at Unisa Sunnyside Campus early Friday morning, it’s reported that there were clashes between members of the ANC youth league and the EFF student command.

Workers at the University were told to stop working and registration has now been postponed.

President of the EFF Student Command Team, Peter Keetse joined Gugu to chat about how the protest unfolded and management's response to the call for free education.

It is indeed true that there was a protest action at Unisa Sunnyside Campus says Keetse.

He adds that it occurred mainly due to management's refusal to open the late application process, Unisa’s lack of clarity on its stance on free fee education, and the online process which he says is frustrating.

Keetse says that the student command has made a call for all universities to allow walk-ins for the sake of accommodating late applicants. He adds that Unisa was one of the institutions that remained adamant in refusing the walk-ins.

The ultimate rupture of protests on campus was a result of a negative response from the institution, says Keetse.

We regretted NSFAS on the basis that they lack administrative skills.

Peter Keetse, President of the EFF Student Command Team

It’s very embarrassing to witness what is really happening.

Peter Keetse, President of the EFF Student Command Team

Click on the link below to hear more...


This article first appeared on 702 : [LISTEN] Protest action erupts at Unisa Sunnyside Campus


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Read More
Former ANC MP 'happy' to testify in Zuma trial

Former ANC MP 'happy' to testify in Zuma trial

The state has listed 207 witnesses who will testify in the trial which includes former ANC MP Andrew Feinstein.

702 and Eyewitness News bid farewell to Stephen Grootes after 15 years

702 and Eyewitness News bid farewell to Stephen Grootes after 15 years

Grootes aired his final show with the Radio 702 on Thursday.

Safa pledges its support for Danny Jordaan amid rape allegations

Safa pledges its support for Danny Jordaan amid rape allegations

Safa has raised concern over what it says is a "worrying tendency of a trial by the media".

[LISTEN] PA will vote to keep Trollip as mayor after being offered top position

[LISTEN] PA will vote to keep Trollip as mayor after being offered top position

Leanne Williams, Deputy President of Patriotic Alliance has been offered position of deputy mayor.

EFF encourages university walk-ins for those who qualify for free education

EFF encourages university walk-ins for those who qualify for free education

EFF Student Council spokesperson Mangaliso Sambo says students who qualify will be peaceful and orderly and EFF will assist them.

'Disingenuous for free education announcement to be made this morning'

'Disingenuous for free education announcement to be made this morning'

Political writer Ranjeni Munusamy says when Fees Commission report came out months ago, free ed was considered unsustainable.

Popular articles
Gigaba implicated in Transnet impropriety

Gigaba implicated in Transnet impropriety

Gigaba has been fingered in a forensic investigation related to the procurement process for locomotives from China South Rail.

[LISTEN] Cervical cancer is the only cancer that is caused by sex - Dr Eve

[LISTEN] Cervical cancer is the only cancer that is caused by sex - Dr Eve

Dr Eve discusses cervical cancer and how it can be prevented.

Angry customer stops at nothing to expose bad service at upmarket hotel

Angry customer stops at nothing to expose bad service at upmarket hotel

Khabazela shares some of the most popular tweets, posts, and videos on 'What's gone Viral'.

Motorist who killed two goslings has been identified

Motorist who killed two goslings has been identified

According to the SPCA, he will be charged with contravention of the Animal Protection Act.

Gift of the Givers' Dr Imtiaz Sooliman – angel amongst men – talks about money

Gift of the Givers' Dr Imtiaz Sooliman – angel amongst men – talks about money

"I have no desire for clothes. I have no desire for holidays. I have no desire for outings. All I see is the suffering of people…"

Group distances itself from N2 car spinners caught on film

Group distances itself from N2 car spinners caught on film

It turns out that the petrol heads who span cars on the N2 were part of the SA Torque Cape Town Breakfast Run.

Uber customer threatened with hockey stick by driver

Uber customer threatened with hockey stick by driver

An Uber customer shares how she was threatened by an Uber driver with a hockey stick after a disagreement.