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Lectures resume at Tuks, police presence remains strong

Public Order Police have been deployed to the University of Pretoria to ensure no further disruptions to the academic programme.

EWN's Barry Bateman on Monday reported that there had been no violent disruptions on campus, despite the EFF Student Command (EFFSC) vowing to continue the fight over the language policy.

Classes were suspended last week over protests calling for Afrikaans to be scrapped as a medium of instruction.

Listen to the full conversation from The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes:

Everything is calm, it appears that the academic programme has resumed.

Barry Bateman, EWN Reporter

There is a significant police presence at just about every one of the entrances.

Barry Bateman, EWN Reporter

Meanwhile, EFFSC chairperson Kabelo Mahlobogwane said that the party has never instigated violence, but only defended themselves in the absence of protection from campus security.

Listen to the full conversation from The Midday Report with Stephen Grootes:

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