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Christopher Merrett

Christopher Merrett

    Swedes reopen UN's old wounds
    Swedes reopen UN's old wounds
    It has been more than half a century since the plane carrying United Nations secretary general Dag Hammarskjöld crashed en route from...
    'Abuse of power' shackles academia
    'Abuse of power' shackles academia
    The reckless and unreasonable exercise of power at the highest levels of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) was illustrated by the so-called...
    UKZN's crucible of poor decisions
    UKZN's crucible of poor decisions
    In 2004, the universities of Natal and Durban-Westville merged to form the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), with Professor Malegapuru Makgoba as...
    The lesson the murder of David Webster holds for the present
    The lesson the murder of David Webster holds for the present
    What kind of government arranges the murder of its nonviolent, unassuming intellectual critics? That was the question 25 years ago on Workers' Day,...