Reflections on the Higher Education National Convention

By Lindsay Maasdorp The Higher Education National Convention had barely started when mass disruptions that saw the Progressive Youth Alliance (PYA) beat up the members of the Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command (EFFSC) after they had disrupted Minister Blade Nzimande from speaking. This was the second and final disruption, and one which followed a student …

Gwede, Pravin and Nzimande provoke students against Zuma

By BO Staff Writer Last month President Jacob Zuma instructed both ministers, Dr Blade Nzimande and Pravin Gordhan, not to raise fees. The media reported that the president had told the two to go find the money within the fiscus to ensure no fee increase for this financial year. President Zuma’s instruction makes sense since …

BLACK FIRST LAND FIRST STUDENT MOVEMENT MAINTAINS THE CALL FOR FREE BLACK CENTERED SOCIALIST EDUCATION, AND REJECTS THE FEES COMMISSION!

Since the inception of the Black First Land First Student Movement (BLF-SM), we have maintained the clear call for Free Black Centered Socialist Education. This call is rooted in the liberation of black people and the total crushing of the anti-black system that maintains black oppression. We want decolonised education in a decolonised society, not …