Herman Mashaba promises to act on students' accommodation issues

Herman Mashaba promises to act on students' accommodation issues

- South Africa's students are tired of paying what they consider too high prices for accommodation

- Students recently marched to Joburg Mayor Mashaba's offices to give him a memorandum about their complaints

- The mayor will be meeting with the Wits University Student Representative Council to discuss the matter

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Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba met with students' complaints about accommodation.

On Thursday the students had an academic shutdown and marched to Mashaba's office to give him their demands.

The students made it clear that they're not happy with the proposed 10% increment of student accommodation.

The protesting students want student accommodation prices lowered. They say they cannot afford the high accommodation costs.

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Mayor Mashaba is expected to hold a meeting with the Wits University Student Representative Council on Friday and hear their demands.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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