Student protesters remain defiant as University of Pretoria shuts down

The ANC has called for a halt to student protests while the University of Pretoria closed its doors as a result of the ongoing unrest.

702's Xolani Gwala on Monday spoke to EWN reporter Ziyanda Ngcobo about the issue.

The ANC has acknowledged that the main challenge is the students who remain above the NSFAS threshold but cannot afford university education.

Ziyanda Ngcobo, EWN reporter

Listen to the conversation below:

The ANC said that while having private security on campuses is not desirable, they support the university management in their stance for allowing other students to register.

Ziyanda Ngcobo, EWN reporter

Gwala also spoke to EWN reporter Masa Kekana on latest developments after the official shut down of the University of Pretoria.

Listen to the interview below:

...Management sent an announcement that due to the ongoing protests which began last week Monday, they have been forced to close down.

Masa Kekana, EWN reporter

Demonstrators here say they will not stop until the end of outsourcing happens and workers receive their R10 000 a month salary.

Masa Kekana, EWn reporter

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