Caught in fee trap, South African university students rebel
A protest against prohibitive fees threatens to derail South Africa's university calendar but impoverished students like Mmakatleho Sefatsa, who already face expulsion over unpaid bills, say they have nothing to lose.
The African National Congress (ANC) came to power in 1994 with promises to provide better housing, health and education for millions of blacks shut out during decades of repressive white minority rule.
But two decades later, 19-year-old Sefatsa's dream of becoming her family's first graduate hangs in the balance due to overdue payments, prompting her to take part in sometimes... read more
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