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Watch the latest footage of the #NationalShutDown for the #FeesMustFall campaign

Students across South Africa have called for a national shutdown of the country’s tertiary institutions.

Several South African universities have been brought to a standstill over student protests on rising tuition fees.

On Wednesday, the #FeesMustFall movement embarked on a #NationalShutdown, documenting various campus protests on Twitter.

Protesting students at the University of the Witwatersrand have gathered in front of the Constitutional Court.

Meanwhile, students from the University of Cape Town (UCT) and Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) have converged outside of Parliament.

Several members of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) were ejected from national assembly for chanting "fees must fall" ahead of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's second mid-term budget speech.

Below is a collection of the latest video coverage of the demonstrations sweeping the country.

Note: This footage is crowd-sourced and may contain strong language.

Universities affected:

According to EWN, the following universities have been affected by the #NationalShutDown:

Listen to the various on-air conversations surrounding the #FeesMustFall protests below:


This article first appeared on 702 : Watch the latest footage of the #NationalShutDown for the #FeesMustFall campaign


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