Opinion

The same issues, the same protests, nothing resolved

28 March 2021 - 00:00 By Ray McCauley

After more than two weeks of university students protesting against fees and for historical debt to be scrapped, nothing appears to have been resolved. It feels like déjà vu, given that we were in the same position in 2015/2016 when protests started at Wits University led to the #FeesMustFall movement.

Why are we confronted with the same issues year in and year out? Why are we failing to resolve them for the sake of the young people and their future?..

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