#FeesMustFall protests to occupy Parliament amid mini budget speech

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is due to deliver his medium term budget speech in Parliament on Wednesday.

The #FeesMustFall supporters are planning to disrupt the budget speech and demand a response to their call for free tertiary education. Students from UWC and UCT are gathered outside parliament waiting for the procession to begin.

Xolani Koyana, EWN reporter says leader of the Democratic Alliance, Mmusi Maimane, is currently addressing the students saying government must ensure universities stay open for those students who wish to continue with their studies.

Maimane stated that those continuing with the burning of universities should be arrested.

This would not be the first time students have taken their protests to Parliament demanding to be heard. During Nhlanhla Nene's tenure as finance Minister students also took to parliament to disrupt his budget speech.

Listen below for more information of student protests at Parliament:

Read More
'Formal sector has an interest in keeping this mining activity illegal'

'Formal sector has an interest in keeping this mining activity illegal'

At least 6000 people involved in illegal mining are currently believed to be operating in Gauteng.

Shakespeare may be phased out of SA school curriculum

Shakespeare may be phased out of SA school curriculum

The Department of Basic Education is considering reducing the emphasis on works of William Shakespeare.

SABC interim board confirmed

SABC interim board confirmed

Khanyisile Kweyama has been named as the interim SABC board chairperson.

Whatsapp encryption accused of helping terror groups.

Whatsapp encryption accused of helping terror groups.

British Home Secretary Amber Rudd demands police and intelligence agencies are given access to all encrypted messaging services.

Eskom board hid Dentons report to protect CEO - investigative journo

Eskom board hid Dentons report to protect CEO - investigative journo

Sikhonathi Mantshantsha says Dentons report raised allegations about acting CEO's stepdaughter involvement in Eskom contracts.

Van Breda trial live broadcast on hold for now

Van Breda trial live broadcast on hold for now

Judge Desai's earlier decision to allow cameras in court during the trial of Henri van Breda has been suspended.

Popular articles
Getting to know MP, Dr Makhosi Khoza

Getting to know MP, Dr Makhosi Khoza

Dr Khoza is admired by South Africans for her role in the SABC inquiry as a ANC member of parliament.

Africa Melane reviews 'Get Out'

Africa Melane reviews 'Get Out'

Get Out is a darkly satirical horror film about racism that has become a cultural phenomenon in the United States.

Naked Scientist reveals the real cure for a hangover (and its not hot wings!)

Naked Scientist reveals the real cure for a hangover (and its not hot wings!)

Dr Chris Smith gives insights on what peaks your interest.

Sars sitting on R20 billion in VAT refunds

Sars sitting on R20 billion in VAT refunds

CEO of the Office of the Tax Ombudsman Advocate Eric Mkhawane says payments will be done on a case by case basis.

Afrikaans-speaking student res adamant "not exclusive"

Afrikaans-speaking student res adamant "not exclusive"

De Goede Hoop Koshuis coordinator insists this is not an 'apartheid' hostel and everyone is welcome if they meet the requirements.

No escaping the tax man even if you work outside SA

No escaping the tax man even if you work outside SA

Government is intending to change the way foreign income is taxed by introducing taxes to a large South African diaspora.

Workplace bullying is as real as in school playgrounds

Workplace bullying is as real as in school playgrounds

One in six people fall victim to an office bully.

Is Uber dying? Stuff’s editor explains…

Is Uber dying? Stuff’s editor explains…

High ranking employees are resigning en masse as crisis upon crisis pummel lossmaking Uber.

Spur CEO: Man's pic will be up at restaurants and he is not welcome

Spur CEO: Man's pic will be up at restaurants and he is not welcome

Spur CEO says staff aren't equipped for this kind of customer confrontation and he will consider reviewing their training manual.