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


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