Students roasted for torching UKZN library

07 September 2016 - 12:24 By Julia Madibogo


The torching of a law library at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) has sparked outrage on social media. The 85-year-old Howard College's law library was set alight after students staged protests at the institution on Tuesday evening.Users took to Twitter to their express anger and frustration towards the students‚ saying the torching of the library was unnecessary.Nkenke Kekane wrote:There is nothing revolutionary in burning a school, library or any government building whatsoever! Nothing! — Nkenke Kekana (@NkenkeKekana) 07 September 2016 Radio host Gugulethu Mhlungu said:"They burn a library then they'll protest abt not having one" cos you know the arsonists & the people who need a law library are the same. — Gugulethu Mhlungu (@GugsM) 07 September 2016 TV presenter and actress Jessica Nkosi wrote in response to Chauke’s tweet:@sylvesterchauke@UKZN and it's the law library... Where the hell will they get back ALL those books with cases!!!!! Smh!!! — Jessica Nkosi (@JessicaNkosi) 07 September 2016 Writer Palesa Morudu posted:Students burning their library. This cannot be correct under any circumstances. https://t.co/zfIdKRpJIv — Palesa Morudu (@palesamorudu) 07 September 2016 Sure Kamhunga said:Law library burnt by #UKZN students yesterday. Law books expensive to replace. What kind of a mind does this? ? pic.twitter.com/8OoFUDuWbO — Sure Kamhunga (@SureKamhunga) 07 September 2016 The university has suspended activities at all five of its campuses until Spetember 19 in response to the protests.– TMG Digital

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