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Savo Heleta

Savo Heleta

Dr Savo Heleta is a researcher at Nelson Mandela University. He is an immigrant in South Africa.
    Why students reject whiteness
    Why students reject whiteness
    During the colonial and apartheid years, education in South Africa was used to subjugate the black majority and propagate Eurocentrism and white...
    ​High fences and unworthy foreigners: Anti-poor immigration plans and rhetoric in SA
    ​High fences and unworthy foreigners: Anti-poor immigration plans and rhetoric in SA
    South Africa is one of the most unequal countries in the world, with extreme poverty and hardships experienced by millions of its primarily black citizens....
    ​Coloniality persists in our universities and we must urgently decolonise
    ​Coloniality persists in our universities and we must urgently decolonise
    COMMENTThe movement to decolonise higher education — a coalition of students, progressive academics, university staff and concerned...
    Why SA’s plans to militarise humanitarian work are misguided
    Why SA’s plans to militarise humanitarian work are misguided
    The South African Defence Review, the country’s new defence policy, was approved in March 2014. It guides policy-making for the next two to three...