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Gemma Ritchie

Gemma Ritchie

    Would-be students scramble to enrol
    Would-be students scramble to enrol
    For most of this week Nqobile Ndlovu has roamed the streets of Soshanguve, Pretoria, late at night and then started walking them again at the crack...
    Political rivals helping matriculants into college and university
    Political rivals helping matriculants into college and university
    Although orange banners announce that the University of Johannesburg (UJ) will not accept prospective students walking into...
    All quiet at Wits as only a small number of walk-in hopefuls pitch up
    All quiet at Wits as only a small number of walk-in hopefuls pitch up
    Despite fears of massive queues of prospective students attempting to walk-in, universities around the country were surprisingly quiet.
    Varsities scrap registration fees for NSFAS students, a few accept walk-in applicants
    Varsities scrap registration fees for NSFAS students, a few accept walk-in applicants
    Some universities are accepting students walking in to register and have scrapped registration fees after a Monday meeting between the...
    Nigerian athlete slides into history
    Nigerian athlete slides into history
    The hit song If starts with a simple synthy beat and a percussive melody — it’s classic back-to-his-roots Davido. It is the type of song...
    ANC off to slow start as Metsimaholo by-election results pour in
    ANC off to slow start as Metsimaholo by-election results pour in
    As results pour in from the Free State’s Metsimaholo by-election, it seems as though the ANC is losing ground in many communities within the...
    More Eskom dirt, but no one’s to blame
    More Eskom dirt, but no one’s to blame
    This week, the parliamentary inquiry into state capture at Eskom heard explosive allegations covering everything from the Guptas’ apparent...
    Molefe’s boss: How Brian got his R30-million payday
    Molefe’s boss: How Brian got his R30-million payday
    It was former Eskom chairperson Ben Ngubane who made the final sign off on a retirement package that led to former chief executive Brian Molefe’s...
    McKinsey again denies it did 'anything illegal’ in Eskom, Trillian saga
    McKinsey again denies it did 'anything illegal’ in Eskom, Trillian saga
    Global Consulting firm McKinsey is willing to return the R1-billion it received from Eskom contract that, in October this year, the energy...
    SABC strikers wage battle on two fronts – in the boardroom and on the streets
    SABC strikers wage battle on two fronts – in the boardroom and on the streets
    SABC staff have been protesting outside the SABC since this morning. While one group continues to picket in the street outside the broadcasters’...
    'How Eskom paid Tegeta to go treasure hunting for coal'
    'How Eskom paid Tegeta to go treasure hunting for coal'
    Business rescue practitioner Piers Marsden alleges that Eskom paid Gupta-owned Tegeta for coal, even though the company had not yet acquired...
    Whistleblower outlines Eskom’s guide to milking state enterprises
    Whistleblower outlines Eskom’s guide to milking state enterprises
    Former Trillian adviser to Eskom Mosilo Mothepu stood before the parliamentary enquiry into Eskom on Tuesday and said that the state utility not...