By: Lulama Nale.
Student from Tshwane university of Technology got a communiqué that serves to inform all TUT students and university staff from soshanguve campus that due to the scheduled EFF national shutdown, that the campus will not operate on the 20th of match 2023. The EFF students Command in campus joined South Africans who registered and highlighted their frustrations and dissatisfaction through a protest at Pretoria CBD. Students were provided with buses that took them to the protest and bring them back safely.
The reason for the match is demanding resignation of President Cyril Ramaphosa, permanent suspension of load shedding, free quality education for all, and victimization of EFFSC activists in the institution of higher learning and TUT in particular.
Students are more affected by loadshedding because in this day and age student’s use internet and it needs electricity.
It was a peaceful protest that took place from Church Square in Pretoria CBD to Union Building, citizens were there singing, holding their boards, wearing their red EFF attires.
“The strike is affecting us as taxi drivers but we understand the cause of the strike and we support it also and we want the president to step down and we are also happy that it was a one day thing.” A taxi driver concluded.