Students protest for increased government funding for tertiary education at Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) on 8 April 2021 in Durban, South Africa. According to media reports, the students are demanding the scrapping historical debt and financial exclusion, as well as access to free registration, computers and data. (Photo by Gallo Images/Darren Stewart)
- Students at the Mangosuthu University of Technology in Durban have suspended their protest.
- They engaged in protests this week, citing slow registration processes.
- Workers at the university have also joined the protest with their own set of demands.
Student leaders at the Mangosuthu University of Technology in Durban have suspended protests, pending negotiations this weekend.
“The strike has been suspended because of the negotiations taking place. We are trying to deliberate our issues as students. We are told they [management] will hear us out and address our issues,” said student representative council head Mthokosizi Gumede.