TRADE union National Education Health and Allied Workers' Union (Nehawu) has vowed to intensify its strike at University of Zululand (Unizulu) until its demands are met despite a court interdict preventing pickets inside university premises.While many universities across the country have been besieged by violent #FeesMustFall protests since mid-August Unizulu has been enduring a strike by hundreds of Nehawu workers who are demanding a wage increase, pay progression, insourcing, and the conversion of temporary staff to permanent, among other demands. The strike entered its ninth week on Monday and there appears to be no light at the end of the tunnel.Apart from the strike, Unzulu has in recent weeks been dodged by a controversial "degrees-for-sale" scandal. According to a Sunday Times report, more than 4,000 students allegedly paid for fake degrees over a period of 20 years and some lecturers were passing students in exchange for sex.Last week nine vehicles belonging to the instituti...

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