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    Posted October 21, 2015 by
    Selwyn1599
    Location
    Port Elizabeth, South Africa
    Assignment
    Assignment
    This iReport is part of an assignment:
    Protests around the world

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    South African universities under attack for high fees

     

    South Africa - Students from Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in Port Elizabeth has joined the ‪#‎feesmustfall‬ protests currently happening at most ‪#‎universities‬ in South Africa.

     

    The ‪#‎nationalshutdown‬ campaign quickly gained momentum across university campuses nationwide. Students are protesting against the high university fees. They blocked entrances to university campuses with burning tyres and barks from trees.

     

    A group of irate students have stormed the South African Parliament's gates in Cape Town. Police officers tried to restrain the protesting students by using rubber bullets, teargas and stun grenades.

     

    ‪#‎Media‬ ‪#‎SouthAfrica‬ ‪#‎PortElizabeth #universities‬ ‪#‎students‬ ‪#‎protests‬ @cnnireport

     

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