21 October 2015: Fort Hare University in the Eastern Cape burns as protesting students remain steadfast in their demands for a 0% increase in tertiary education fees.
JOHANNESBURG - Protesters at the University of Fort Hare in Alice in the Eastern Cape have destroyed university property and gone on a looting spree.
They&39;re demanding a zero percent fee increase.
Students used mattresses, dustbins, chairs and tables to keep bonfires burning.
They blocked all entrances to the campus.
What&39;s happening at Fort Hare is scary. pic.twitter.com/2d1YocEaM8— IG:LuyandaMafanya (@Luyanda_Maf) October 22, 2015
Security officers fled when their office was vandalised.
There has been no police presence.
Protesters said they feel management has been ignoring them.
Meanwhile fearing they may be targeted, university officials have agreed to meet the SRC off campus.