Bus burns, students protest S. Africa tuition fees

STORY: Students demanding free education clashed with police on Monday (October 10) at the University of the Witwatersand (Wits), which had reopened after demonstrations forced its closure last week, before the protesters set a Wits University bus alight in the Braamfontein district of Johannesburg.
Demonstrators had hurled rocks at shield-wielding private security guards while police fired rubber bullets and tear gas to disperse the crowd at the Wits Johannesburg campus.
Protesting students took to the streets of Braamfontein district, where the university is located, police said. Television footage showed several people trying to topple a bus in downtown Johannesburg and later set it on fire
Weeks of countrywide protests over the cost of university education, which…

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