Nigeria victims returned, TUT closed, Joburg's informal traders - Today's Big 3

The TshwaneUniversity of Technology (TUT) has closed all of its campuses following a spateof violent protests, which saw 18 cars being torched on Friday.

Speaking onthe John Robbie Show, Vice-Chancellor Professor Nthabiseng Ogude said:"NSFAS is a systemic problem, but we do have other problems that compoundthis matter at TUT, as the largest contact campus in the country. We serve thepoorest of the poor - more than 50% rely on NSFAS loans. It's very difficult tocontrol something like this when it happens at one campus and then to the otherand so on. The university - if the SRC commits to what they did initially tosay they will not use violence - will be open next week.

Listen to thefull conversation below:

Meanwhile, South African survivors ofthe gruesome Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Nigeria are arriving asof this morning at the Swartkop Air Force Base in Pretoria.

The Eyewitness News team are on thescene with more. Click here for details

Thumbnail pic: of SA + Nigeria flags


Recommended

by NEWSROOM AI
Popular articles
Hits from the bong (it’s legal!)… then off to work I go?

Hits from the bong (it’s legal!)… then off to work I go?

The consequences of consuming dagga at home and showing up at the office high. Bruce Whitfield interviews a labour lawyer.

Tax ombud to probe Sars – yet again - after taxpayers complain

Tax ombud to probe Sars – yet again - after taxpayers complain

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Adv. Eric Mkhawane, CEO at the Office of the Tax Ombud.

Medical aid premiums are set to increase in 2019

Medical aid premiums are set to increase in 2019

The submissions are currently with the Council for Medical Schemes for consideration.

'We can barely enforce tobacco legislation, how will we to deal with dagga?'

'We can barely enforce tobacco legislation, how will we to deal with dagga?'

International law enforcement expert and former Drug Unit Commander Lobo das Neves says ruling opens a different can of worms.

[WATCH] Dad stops baby from crying, Emmy acceptance speech turns into proposal

[WATCH] Dad stops baby from crying, Emmy acceptance speech turns into proposal

Khabazela shares some of the most popular tweets, posts, and videos on 'What's gone viral'.