Dugmore said the the university was engaged in an internal struggle between progressive forces and those opposed to transformation.
“We know these things are happening at our schools as well. We say so far and no further. We, as the ANC, are saying this battle against racism is not over.” .
Anele Mnyondo, Ndwayana’s uncle who lives in Stellenbosch, said the 20-year-old student's family had been shocked by the incident.
“We felt angry and scared for him [Ndwayana] as well, a child just come from the Eastern Cape. It is the first time for him to encounter such crime, which is kind of uncomfortable for the family.”
Earlier, the perpetrator's father, Rudi du Toit, reportedly made contact with Ndwayana’s father, according to Netwerk24. He is reported to have said the family is hoping to reach out to the victim and his family.