The University of Cape Townâ€™s council ruled that the statue of Cecil John Rhodes, the centre of much debate over the last few weeks, must be removed.
South African student leaders explain the movement to wipe Eurocentricism off the face of their campuses.
Tearing down the contested statue of Cecil John Rhodes is too simple and obvious an answer to a complex problem, argues Verashni Pillay.
The campaign to remove the statue is gaining momentum, placing the â€˜Eurocentrismâ€™ of national university curricula under the spotlight.
Don't belittle the act of defacing symbols of the oppression students say is being upheld at universities, writes Victoria John.
Minister Nathi Mthethwa won't support any violent removal of Cecil Rhodes' statue from the UCT campus and urges an amicable resolution to the matter.
Cecil John Rhodes is buried just outside Bulawayo, but a Zanu-PF official â€“ inspired by UCT protesters â€“ wants his remains sent to the UK.
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The best way to atone for his privilege is to use what he has left behind and direct it towards something that would make him turn in his grave.
It is not enough to say the curriculum is transformative, argues Adam Haupt.
Black students have taken to Twitter to voice their experiences of white privilege on the Rhodes University campus.
The Independent Media boss cites "jobs for pals" and lack of change in his resignation letter from various University of Cape Town bodies.
Yet it still claims it is working to change the racial demographic of its academic staff.
UCT says race will still be considered in a proposed student admissions policy but only as one of many other factors to determine disadvantage.
Activists says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan misrepresented the true state of the country's health in his budget speech.
SA's only top-200 ranked university on the 2013 World University Rankings, UCT, has slipped down 13 places - leaving it at number 126 on the list.
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Politicians and industry experts say that partnerships between the public and private sectors may solve the doctor and nurse shortages in SA.