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.
As students protesting around the world demand action in fighting climate change, one German education minister has said she wants students back in classrooms. She said they could be escorted to class or even expelled.
More than a dozen students were also injured after a walkway at a school outside Johannesburg collapsed. The cause of the collapse was not immediately clear.
A Swedish activist who livestreamed her attempt on board a plane to stop the deportation of an Afghan man has been found guilty of breaking aviation laws. But the student did avoid a potential jail term.
University professors have been arrested in Khartoum in the eighth week of deadly protest against Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir. Doctors have also rallied outside state and private hospitals.
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