Classes set to resume at NMU

PORT ELIZABETH – Authorities at the Nelson Mandela University have confirmed that classes are set to resume as normal on Thursday.

This comes after the university was temporarily shutdown following two-day protests by angry students after one student was raped and the other stabbed whilst studying at a computer lab on Monday evening.

The incident which happened at the Second Avenue Campus brought uproar within students who demonstrated against the authorities for failing to follow basic security measures.

In a statement on Wednesday, Zandile Mbabela who is the spokesperson of the institution said an agreement between management and students had been reached.

She expressed her sadness about the horrific incident and said the management has managed to calm down angry students and classes are set to resume as usual.

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