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Violence Flares in South Africa Over Tuition Increases

Protesters at South Africa's University of the Witwatersrand overturned a police vehicle and threw stones Tuesday as violence at nationwide demonstrations over high tuition fees escalated. Police fired stun grenades, rubber bullets and tear gas at hundreds of students who marched through the university's campus in Johannesburg, dancing the “toyi-toyi” — a common display of protest throughout decades of struggle against white rule. At least two people were arrested when police...

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