Heated #WitsFeesMustFall debate on #TalkAtNine

Wits University students yesterday shut down campus during a protest about the proposed increase in tuition fees for next year.

Students are angry over the proposed increase of 10.5 percent, and in an effort to give their cause a platform and understand the issues at play, 702 and Cape Talk's #TalkAtNine hosted a "Wits Fees Must Fall" debate with two Wits University students.

Pearl Pillay and Thabiso Bhengu joined Gugs Mhlungu and Sizwe Dhlomo in studio.

Listen to the discussion below:


This article first appeared on 702 : Heated #WitsFeesMustFall debate on #TalkAtNine


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