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South Africa almost paralysed by student protests, political and judicial clashes

Clashes in downtown Johannesburg Source: AAP

South Africa is plagued by students protesting against the government's inability to offer free education from primary to university level.Opposition political parties are also massing to shut downtown Pretoria on November 2 when the country's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan appears in court on what many believe are trump-up charges.Our Southern African correspondent Yasheera Rampersadh reports.

Student protests and political mayhem expected to bring South African university campuses and the capital Pretoria to its knees.

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