UCT Protesters sceptical of management resolving their grievances


CAPE TOWN – Protesting University of Cape Town (UCT) students says they are sceptical about whether university management really wants to commit to resolving their grievances.

UCT yesterday announced it will shut down for the rest of the weekafter students intensified their protest over the past few days.

Protesting students have marched on the upper, middle and lower campuses this week, going to various faculties to disrupt academic activity.

Demonstration leader Athabile Nonxuba has warned they cannot guarantee further demonstrations will remain peaceful, urging the university to resolve their grievances.

Nonxuba says in order for negotiations to proceed, arrested protestors must be released.

The group will hold a mass meeting later today to plan the way forward.

(Edited by Leeto M Khoza)


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