Under 30s are poised to dominate parliamentary discourse


- citizen.co.za | 7 months ago

Youth under the age of 30 are poised to dominate parliamentary discourse over the next five years after an unprecedented number of them were sworn in to parliament yesterday.

Key members of the #MustFall generation, behind the revolt which led to free higher education for the poor, were sworn into parliament yesterday, while others were headed for provincial legislatures. Former student activists who once marched in solidarity in the 2016 #FeesMustFall will now be debating in parliament.

These include former Wits student representative council president Nompendulo Mkhatshwa, 25, EFF Student Command leader Vuyani Pambo, 30 and fellow EFF “Fallists” Naledi Chirwa and Peter Keetse.

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