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TUT: Where anger, protests and disruption are the norm

The M&G gets management's perspective on the growing frustrations students experience at being academically excluded due to a lack of funds.

How student power gave workers hope

Support staff are finally being brought in-house, thanks to young idealists fighting for their rights.

#FeesMustFall takes fight to Union Buildings

In their thousands, students of the #FeesMustFall campaign marched to the Union Buildings to have their demands heard.

Trough runneth over for spendthrift Setas

The pot is empty for university subsidies, but millions are being squandered in the vocational sector.

EFF calls for removal of Die Stem from national anthem

The EFF says there will be no dignity in SA's heritage until apartheid symbols have fallen.

EFF ‘illegal’ student gathering at UJ turns bloody

All hell broke loose at UJ when police and hired bouncers clamped down on a protest by members of the Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command.

Alliance to tackle internal divisions head-on

The tripartite alliance says it wants to address all "irritations" that are causing internal divisions at their five day summit.

Limpopo youth lose out after R28m skills project grinds to halt

An initiative intended to empower 1 100 young adults from Limpopo has fallen prey to various bureaucratic issues.

Wits vice-chancellor says state can help end exploitation

Wits vice-chancellor Adam Habib plans to abolish the "exploitative" practice of outsourcing support service workers on campus.

UWC’s success counts against it

Despite overcoming much of its apartheid legacy, the university is being denied the financial aid it needs to develop its facilities.

Students asked to cough up as tiff over unpaid private digs deepens

Lodges agreed to put up a North West college’s charges, but state funding failed to materialise.

Most of our new teachers can’t

The number of teachers graduating is no longer of concern, but their ability leaves much to be desired.

Motshekga blocks re-employment of thousands of teachers

The department of basic education wants to block the reappointment of public school teachers who have resigned in order to access their pension funds.

Teaching Mandarin at school ‘will colonise SA anew’ – Sadtu

The education department is offering pupils the option to learn a Chinese language, but the union wants more emphasis placed on indigenous languages.

The fall of Rhodes’s statue is only the first step, says Malema

The EFF leader also stressed that the battle against white supremacy cannot be won until universities offer free education.

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Zondo tightens his grip with criminal complaint against Zuma

The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

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Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

Inclusion as learned experience in higher education

Understanding the complexity of intersections between oppressions relating to race and gender is key to any commitment to creating a culture of inclusion and social justice

Local government in crisis: how it can be fixed

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

Covid-19 accelerates adoption of technology by the African property sector

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