On Thursday, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande drew the ire of South Africans after jokingly saying his department would start a “students must fall” campaign if students don’t accept his proposed 6% university fee increase cap. This comes a day after the minister was heckled as he tried to address students who had marched to parliament.
Here are some responses from Twitter:
— Jabulani (@papa_action) October 22, 2015
If Our Minister Of Education Was Educated, He Would Come Up With An Intellectual Solution Not A Barbaric One. #StudentsMustFall Is Foolish.
— Layne Jazzey (@Layne_JazzeySA) October 22, 2015
— nathi fani (@nathi_fani) October 22, 2015
How to lose a generation in 10 seconds #StudentsMustFall
— Peet van Aardt (@Peet_van_Aardt) October 22, 2015
Spare a thought today for ANC spin doctors frantically turning “Well done SAPS” & #StudentsMustFall into “Viva young revolutionaries viva!”
— Tom Eaton (@TomEatonSA) October 23, 2015
— The Last Sam (@SamNtlombe) October 22, 2015
He is failing dismally at doing his job yet he has the nerve to say #StudentsMustFall..ignorance is bliss! The layer on his face must fall!
— Je m’appelle Nhla (@Bri_mojakes) October 22, 2015
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