There's a heavy police presence outside DUT's Steve Biko campus, where earlier today protesting students threw stones and burned tyres near the main entrance. A pregnant student was also reportedly pushed by police.
In the past few weeks, students across the country have voiced their concern and anger over fee hikes in 2017. Higher education minister Blade Nzimande has announced that fee increases will be at the discretion of universities, and capped at 8 percent. But protests have intensified, as we await government's final decision on the fees debacle that will be announced by the Finance Minister in October.