UMLAZI - Protesting students clashed with police at the Mangosuthu University of Technology in Umlazi on Thursday.
Students used burning tyres and debris to block the institution's main entrance. It is understood their protest is part of the national shutdown of higher learning institutions campaign.
The students are protesting against financial exclusion and the scrapping of historical debt among other issues.
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MUT students have blockaded roads in and out of Umlazi. It is understood it is part of the national shutdown of high learning campaign calling for the scrapping of historical debt and financial exclusion among other concerns. @DasenThathiah has more details. #DStv403 pic.twitter.com/0oS5KGp5fD— eNCA (@eNCA) April 8, 2021