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South Africa Universities Close Amid Violent Tuition Protests

Like many South African university students, Nontsikelelo Selleo is angry. And, like many young black South Africans, she says she struggles financially, but has yet to see the equality and prosperity promised with the end of apartheid two decades ago. The effects of that anger have been seen across South Africa this week, as student protests for free university education have escalated, prompting several institutions to temporarily close, just as students are preparing for end-of-term...

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