The protests taking place at universities around the country have gripped the nation as the hashtags #feesmustfall and #nationalshutdown have been trending on social media

Students have refused to let universities overcharge them, following some hefty fee increases at the top universities around the country.

See the latest in the #FeesMustFall twitter hashtag.

Celebrities have also let their voices be heard amongst all of this. Some have shown support for the protesters, while others have simply offered their followers a platform to tell their story.

Here are some of Mzansi’s biggest stars talking about the national student protests:

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Bonnie Mbuli