In South Africa, whites still earn six times as much as blacks, which makes it hard for blacks to afford college. Now the government has announced an increase in university fees, and students are demanding free tuition. DW reports from Johannesburg.
President Cyril Ramaphosa returned to South Africa early to manage provincial protests over living standards and corruption. Ramaphosa has vowed to crack down on mismanagement.
Thousands of students across the US staged a walkout to demand gun reform on the anniversary of the 1999 Columbine High School shooting. The walkouts were spearheaded by the survivors of the February Florida shootings.
Berliners are calling on the city government to address skyrocketing housing costs. Lawmakers have disputed recent reports that the German capital has had the biggest price hikes in the world.
Citizens from Durban, South Africa, to Sydney, Australia, and from Berlin to Washington turned out for the second March for Science. In Germany, people came together in 14 cities to support science and research.
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