Rorisang Kgosana
Premium Journalist
3 minute read
18 Mar 2021
2:48 pm

‘Zuma is proud of protesting students’

Rorisang Kgosana

'I never imagined that in 2021, we are fighting the same thing we fought for in 2015,' says #FeesMustFall activist.

Fees Must Fall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile says he is shocked to see their sacrifice having come to naught. Picture: Jacques Nelles

While some Fees Must Fall movement activists are still dealing with the consequences of criminal records attained during their fight for free higher education, one of their formerly imprisoned comrades says he is shocked to see their sacrifice having come to naught. Bonginkosi Khanyile, who was convicted for his involvement in the strikes between 2015 and 2016, says he never imagined students would be fighting for the same cause in 2021. Protests sparked up at institutions of higher learning in recent weeks, with the same demands of free education and an end to financial exclusion. Students are also calling for...