Eastcape Midlands College suspends classes at Uitenhage campus.
Students from Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University remonstrated for the removal of the vice-chancellor and executive management members.
“Please lay complaints and send any evidence, including video clips to the Head of Campus Protection Services so that it can be processed,” states the University’s Senior Executive Team in an email to students.
It was a war which was exhausting and seemed to be a war that would be prolonged for hours until police came and intervened to calm the tension which erupted between the students and the bouncers.
The screams of individuals ring in the ears of UJ students as they were forcefully pushed and handled by campus security. Stains of milk can be seen on the floors where students were relieved from pepper spray burns.
Meanwhile the shots continued to be fired, students were angry that they were shot at while they were unarmed.
President Joseph Kabila, 45, came to power in 2001 after the assassination of his father Joseph Laurent Desiré Kabila and as so far “won” two elections setting the limit for any other term as maintained in the Constitution of the DRC.