Sunday Tribune - - SUNDAY MAGAZINE - BREAK­ING A RAIN­BOW, Build­ing A Na­tion – The Pol­i­tics Be­hind #Feesmust­fall Move­ments Rek­got­sofetse Chikane Pic­a­dor Africa

IN THIS in-depth look at the #Feesmust­fall protests that took place in 2015 and 2016, the author gives a first­hand ac­count of what hap­pened prior to the protests, and what led to the events of Oc­to­ber 2015.

Rek­got­sofetse Chikane ex­am­ines what hap­pened on the ground among the stu­dents, first at #Rhodesmust­fall, then moves to univer­sity re­sponses and man­age­ment, and what ul­ti­mately led to #Feesmust­fall be­com­ing a na­tion­wide cam­paign.

The author also looks at how the protests dif­fer from the stu­dent up­ris­ing of 1976.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from South Africa

© PressReader. All rights reserved.