Countrywide protests by education activists over delayed government plans

Equal Education members protest outside Parliament after spending the night outside in protest for the release of the plans for Norms and Standards for School Infrastructure. Photo by Masixole Feni.

Big red banners could be seen hanging on the Plein Street railings of Parliament, with the words “We want school infrastructure now!!!”. Mattresses were laid in rows, close together on the first night of the two day protest. Students slept in their in school uniforms.