University shutdown called off

The Minister of Higher Education, Science, and Technology Dr. Blade Nzimande condemned the violent protests at some universities last week. He promised an open door and willingness to engage but says those engaging in the destruction of facilities should face the full might of the law. He now joins us in the studio. Courtesy #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - The South African Union of Students has called off plans to shutdown all universities.

That’s according to Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande.

The calls started after a breakdown in talks.

READ: SA Union of Students calls for national shutdown

The union accuses the department of failing to assist poor students with debt.


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