South African Student Protests Rattle Zuma's Ruling ANC Party

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Students march towards Prime Ministry building as they shout slogans and hold banners during a protest against the increase of tuition fees in Pretoria, South Africa.

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South African university students accomplished in 10 days what opposition parties failed to do since the first all-race elections in 1994: successfully challenge the might of the ruling African National Congress.

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