Student nurses march to Bhisho to demand paid posts

Avuyile Mngxitama, Dispatch, April 21, 2008 Nursing science students at Fort Hare University in East London marched to Eastern Cape Premier Nosimo Balindlela’s office in Bhisho on Thursday to demand paid student posts. It’s the second time this year the 70 students have protested over the lack of posts following a boycott of classes a few months ago. The Student Nurses’ Organisation (SNO) said they needed the posts to pay their fees and support their families. SNO academic officer Zinziswa Rabe said this week that marching to the premier’s office was their last resort. ... Student