Multimedia University Closed Indefinitely As Students Riot Over Wifi Outages

Multimedia University has been closed indefinitely after students rioted Sunday night causing destruction to school property and causing traffic on Mbagathi road because of internet outages in the school.

Amb. Prof. Festus Kaberia , the senate board chair issued the interno memo stating, “Following the student unrest that took place on 8th February, 2015 around 7.30pm causing extensive damage to University Property and disrupting traffic on Magadi road, the University Senate has met today 9th February, 2015, deliberated on the matter and resolved to close the University indefinitely.”

The school that gave the students up-to 12 noon to vacate the premises will communicate the official re-opening dates. Here are some photos of the damage and the internal memo.

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Ferguson riots claim first casualty as 20-year-old found ‘shot’ dead in his car

A man has died during the Ferguson riots just yards from where Michael Brown was shot dead. Residents on Canfield Drive said that DeAndre Joshua, 20, was shot whilst in his car though police at the scene refused to confirm any details.

DeAndre’s grandmother Renita Towns said that ‘somebody killed him’ during the carnage. From the site of the killing it was almost possible to see the site of the memorial for Brown, which is also on Canfield drive.

Some 61 people were arrested in Ferguson overnight, mainly for burglary and trespassing, according to St Louis County Police spokesman Brian Schellman.

Meanwhile in St Louis, there were 21 arrests, according to mayor Francis Slay, where some protesters broke windows of businesses.

Violence flared after the decision was announced by St Louis County Prosecutor Robert McCulloch at around 8:25pm on Monday evening, and continued throughout the evening and into early Tuesday morning.

 

JKUAT closed indefinitely as students riot

Students riots persist at JKUAT as anti-riot police use tear gas to disperse that has blocked access into and out of the university.

The students left posters around the school voicing their complaints.

The school has been closed indefinitely until communicated.

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