After massive protests, South Africa freezes tuition hikes
South Africa's parliament was the battleground. As Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene prepared to deliver a mid-term budget statement Wednesday, hundreds of students protesting a hike in tuition fees stormed the parliament compound gates, singing struggle songs and demanding to be heard. "We want Blade!" they chanted, asking for Education Minister Blade Nzimande. Heavily armed police officers responded with...