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Neo Lekgotla laga Ramoupi

Neo Lekgotla laga Ramoupi

Dr Neo Lekgotla laga Ramoupi is a senior history lecturer in the school of education at the University of the Witwatersrand. He is a postdoctoral fellow in the African Humanities programme of the American Council of Learned Societies. He writes in his personal capacity
Sobukwe was no apartheid sellout, as Mapaila claims
Sobukwe was no apartheid sellout, as Mapaila claims
The deputy general secretary of the South African Communist Party (SACP), Solly Mapaila, has claimed that the founding president of the Pan-Africanist Congress of Azania (PAC), Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe, was a revolutionary favoured by the apartheid regime. ...
Why are there so few black professors?
Why are there so few black professors?
Ahead of the budget vote for 2017-2018 of the department of higher education and training, Minister Blade Nzimande expressed concern about the...
Hairgate: We must look at language too to get to the root of the problem
Hairgate: We must look at language too to get to the root of the problem
What is happening at Pretoria High School for Girls routinely takes place across the country in our schools, and it is a human rights violation of...
SA is rich in undervalued languages, but greedy for more
SA is rich in undervalued languages, but greedy for more
On July 16, the minister of basic education, Angie Motshekga, released Circular S10 of 2015: "Incremental Implementation of Mandarin as a Nonofficial...
Lessons from the Rhodes statue’s fall
Lessons from the Rhodes statue’s fall
I was in the Jameson Hall at the University of Cape Town on the evening of March 25 when the institution held a two-hour university assembly to...
State of the Nation: Why I couldn't bear to watch this show of no leadership
State of the Nation: Why I couldn't bear to watch this show of no leadership
After the opposition parties walked out of Parliament, I switched off the television and did not watch the State of the Nation address – for the...
What is the price of education?
What is the price of education?
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