M & G's Pauli Van Wyk says Youth League leader Collen Maine wants a candidate who focuses on redistribution and free education.
Wits VC Prof. Adam Habib says the university in talks with Higher Education Dept to ensure that qualifying students can register.
Does a fee increase for 2017 mean deserving poor black disadvantaged youths might not be able to secure places?
National Governing Body Foundation says fee increase due to increasing costs, some which governing bodies cannot control.
Fees to be increased by 8% and accommodation by 10% for 2017, students from households that earn less than R600 000 will be exempt
TVET colleges cross-subsidising universities to avail funds for needy students as a result of calls for free education says govt.
From protests for a no fee increase and in-sourcing, to a movement for free decolonised education. How has #FeesMustFall changed?
Yesterday Wits announced fee increase, and starts in-sourcing workers from January which was one of the Fees Must Fall demands.
Young people are playing a leading in country's political issues over recent years, and are challenging hierarchical structures.
Cosatu founding General Secretary Jay Naidoo took over the Lead SA Twitter account engaging South Africans on various issues.
Tshwane University of Technology is ensuring safety of students who are writing exams.
Peter Hain says the fee system, similar to Britain's, is dysfunctional and creates hardship and great unrest in the country.
Bailed Wits student leader has told Vice Chancellor Adam Habib a deferred exam is not enough - students need two opportunities.
Mcebo Dlamini's lawyer Dali Mpofu has argued the charges are politically motivated and meant to silence Fees Must Fall activists.
But the SACP Secretary General says he will only reveal all "inside the organisation".
Several private vehicles, Golden Arrow buses, Metro police vehicles as well as a number of buildings were damaged by protesters.
Mashaba has blamed the ANC for frustration which has built up among City of Joburg residents.
Pravin Gordhan has condemned violence during student protests and urged students to allow the academic programme to be completed.
As Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan delivered medium term budget speech in Parly today, Fees Must Fall protesters gathered outside.
Political analyst Nic Borain says Fees Must Fall, a looming downgrade, and ANC factionalism are pressures on Gordhan's budget.
The #FeesMustFall have taken the protests to parliament, planning to disrupt the mid-term budget speech by Pravin Gordhan.
Government intends reviewing funding formula for universities.
Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande delivered a statement in the National Assembly on the crisis in higher education funding.
President Jacob Zuma answered questions regarding South Africa’s economy in the National Council of Provinces (NCOP).
Former ConCourt judge talks about #feesmustfall and need for SA Constitution to stand strong against attempts to undermine it.
Government, university management and students are yet to reach a consensus on how best to make higher education more accesible.
Jay Naidoo says solutions for free education should not be left in hands of vice chancellors but violence is not the answer.
They say solutions are a long-term process and condemned violent protests and total universities shutdowns.
There are now different groups led by seniour leaders, including Advocate Dali Mpofu and Prof. Pitika Ntuli, supporting students.
Johan Burger tackles claims that police are violent and brutal when dealing with protesters as there isn't proper monitoring.
Habib says he had received letters from students saying they need to finish their studies and that the protests are not fair.
Wits University beefs up security and a meeting is held to find a way forward.
Students at Wits University are demanding free education for all not just the poor.