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Universities in South Africa close amid tuition protests

2 years ago / 0 comments

Protests for free university education in South Africa escalated this week, prompting at least four institutions to close temporarily just before the exam period is due to begin. The protests follow a government proposal to raise tuition fees by up to eight per cent. With many young black South Africans, … Read More

Sesame to close

6 years ago / 0 comments

Sesame, the Japanese food shop in the Union, is to close down. Students have expressed their dismay at the shop’s closure, with one condemning it as “an absolute travesty.” Second year student Hasell McCosh said, “It’s a huge shame; whenever I buy lunch, I always have something from there!” Union … Read More