Top 5 Things: 12 January

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- iafrica.com | 7 months ago

You give us 5 minutes and we’ll brief you on the five stories making headlines this week.

Unisa Granted An Interdict Against Striking StudentsThe Gauteng Division of the High Court of South Africa has granted an interdict to The University of South Africa (Unisa) against students who have started striking from January 7. “The university decided to approach the court to obtain this interdict in order to ensure that it brings to an end the disruptive effect of the student strike to its operations, including denying staff and students access to the premises of the university for purpose of work and/or receiving services on registration and related matters,” said Unisa in a statement.

On Thursday, the disgruntled Students’ Representative Council (SRC) at Unisa threatened to shut down the main campus in Pretoria after an unsuccessful meeting with management.

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