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Memorial service for UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana

Uyinene Mrwetyana

Students and UCT staff are gathering on Wednesday to remember murdered student Uyinene Mrwetyana. A day of mourning has been declared as the university comes together against sexual and gender-based violence.

Students have protesting over security issues and have vowed to shut down the institution if their demands are not met. They have given the university a deadline to respond to their demand.

Uyinene Mrwetyana

Angry Khayelitsha residents torched the house of Mrwetyana’s alleged killer on Tuesday night. The post office employee is accused of raping and killing the UCT student.

In other news – Nigerians respond to #XenophobiaInSouthAfrica, burn MTN Office in Ibadan

Irate youths in Ibadan has set ablaze ab MTN office in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State. The setting ablaze of the MTN office in the ancient city took place Tuesday night, about 9 pm, SaharaReporters gathered. The MTN office is located in Bodija.

MTN Ibadan

The attack appeared to be a reprisal following recent Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa. Read more

Source: eNCA

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