A group of students raise their hands in the air to signal that they have come in peace.
|Date||12 October 2015 – October 2016|
|Caused by||An increase in fees by South African universities|
Fees Must Fall was a student protest to ask universities to drop fee hikes in South Africa and Namibia between 2015 and 2017. It was led student activists mainly from political parties, youth movements and student organisations .
Notable Activists[change | change source]
|Mcebo Dlamini||African National Congress|
|Chumani Maxwelle||African National Congress|
|Bonginkosi Khanyile||The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)|
|Shaeera Kalla||African National Congress|
|Busisiwe C Seabe||The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)|
References[change | change source]
- Wesi, Tsholofelo (22 October 2015). "London to join 'Fees Must Fall' campaign". The Citizen. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
- Dentlinger, Lindsay. "#FeesMustFall damage costs soar to nearly R800m". Retrieved 2018-08-09.
- Sesant, Siyabonga; Eliseev, Alex; Grootes, Stephen; Koyana, Xolani (22 October 2015). "30 STUDENTS ARRESTED DURING #FEESMUSTFALL PROTESTS". Eyewitness News. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
- Dludla, Nqobile (20 October 2015). "Police arrest 23 as students protest tuition fee-hike plan". Times Live. Retrieved 15 December 2015.
- Herman, Paul (17 October 2016). "567 Fees Must Fall protesters arrested since February". News24. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
- Fees Must Fall Protests Believed to Have Led to Professor Bongani Mayosi's Depression and Suicide | The Public News Hub
- | Namibia students fight demand to pay their fees | IOL News
- | NUST fees fall - The Namibian
- | South African police clash with students over fees - BBC News
- | ‘Fees Must Fall’: Anatomy of the Student Protests in South Africa The New York Times