27 Sep

#FeesHaveFallen trends in South Africa’s after President ruled out fee increase

first_imghttps://twitter.com/Reesiebabygirl/status/657544034127364096I’d like to congratulate the youth of SA for standing up to the government for what you believe in in a unified manner. #FeesHaveFallen— Stefan Reinmuth (@Stefan_Reinmuth) October 23, 2015 South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma ruled out fee increases for universities next year following a week of nationwide protests by students that culminated in a mass gathering outside the main government offices on Friday. Universities had proposed fee hikes of up to 11.5 percent next year, arguing they need higher fees to keep up standards.University students protested using the hashtag #FeesMustFall which prompted the President’s address on the situation.After the President’s address, #‎FeesHaveFallen‬ hashtag has now replaced ‪#‎FeesMustFall‬ in South Africa after President Jacob Zuma announced that there would be no tuition fee increase for next academic year. https://twitter.com/SimzDzz/status/657559704693047296https://twitter.com/Reesiebabygirl/status/657544034127364096last_img read more