Protests across various South African universities have raised serious concerns on whether students' continued demands are reasonable.
702's Xolani Gwala spoke to EWN reporters Barry Bateman, Dineo Bendile and Mia Lindeque reporting from various campuses across the country.
Listen to the interview below:
The setting on fire of the University of the North West has to be condemned without any equivocation!— Vusi Pikoli (@VusiPikoli) February 24, 2016
UCT appealing with demonstrators to protest within the confines of the law with specific reference to what happened at North West University.— Barry Bateman, EWN reporter
The president says the burning of university buildings at a time where we [government] are prioritising education of our youth can never be condoned.— Barry Bateman, EWN reporter
Repairs have started on the admin building that was torched and the damage is very significant.— Dineo Bendile, EWN reporter
Many students have been evacuated and removed from their residences. Some parents and relatives are coming to pick students up from outside but there are many others sitting outside as they are stranded.— Dineo Bendile, EWN reporter
One of the top demands of the students is that Jonathan Jansen must resign.— Mia Lindeque, EWN reporter