The University of Zimbabwe has order students at the College of Health Sciences to vacate residence halls by 13:15 today, after the students protested over a 30 percent increase in fees.
The university alleges that the protesting students had become violent and were throwing stones. According to a notice from one SM Chevo, the registrar:
The Security Department has reported this morning, that a gathering of Medical Students at the Students Union Building had started throwing stones, a behavior that the University of Zimbabwe does not tolerate. The University has now made a decision that all Medical Students should move out of the halls of residence on campus and off campus with immediate effect. All Medical Students are therefore directed to vacate the halls of residence with immediate effect and by no later than 13:15 hours today, 26 June, 2017
The students on the other had are alleging that the university authorities are using force to break the protests.