Members of the Wits University student representative council are on the second day of a hunger strike. This is part of their protest over student accommodation and registrations.
Wits University management says an internal investigation will be conducted into a scuffle that occurred between a student and a member of the private security company deployed on campus.
A Togolese opposition leader who had been on hunger strike was evacuated to a hospital in Ghana after his health deteriorated, his relatives said Wednesday.
The South African Council of Churches has urged national leaders to meet members of the Khoisan Mass Movement who are on hunger strike.