There should be reconsideration of the existing reporting requirements of universities, including in relation to the overall format, content, presentation, and quality of reporting
Captains of industry may appear the benevolent saviours of a state in decline, but we ought to question their intentions
Britain consolidated its rapacious theft of territories in Africa and Asia during the reign of Elizabeth II’s great-great-grandmother, Queen Victoria
In a three-part series on South Africa’s land question, Tembeka Ngcukaitobi takes a look at the colonial conquests that drove us here
Mia Arderne’s debut novel is, partly, a homage to place. Flashes of Cape Town’s northern suburbs pop up, offering hazy solace to the characters. Phumlani Pikoli went along for the ride.
Taking its cues from the dimming of the hope suggested by rainbowism, ‘A New Country’ attempts to articulate the depths of betrayal South Africans feel
It is misleading to use Nelson Mandela’s name to defend the Cecil John Rhodes statue
The history of human rights in South Africa is complex, not least because the removal of oppression has not equated to substantive liberation
The two-year project will seek ‘appropriate ways to publicly acknowledge past links to slavery and to address its impact’
No matter the future for the Steyn statue, the university’s process has already reaped rewards
The first bid to place Africa at the heart of literary studies took place in Kenya
New guidelines for psychological work with queer people will advance everyone’s mental health
The academic who took on the university’s ‘bantu’ curriculum has returned, marking a ‘path towards decolonisation’
South Africa’s reality is, as a comedian put it, like a playground bully being angry about having to share a stolen bike
Maybe it’s being raised in racist enclaves. Whatever it is, white people still believe they are the rightful owners of South Africa
In Harare the fates of trees and people seem to be intertwined
The facts not in dispute are that Cecil John Rhodes was an “arch-imperialist and white supremacist who treated people of this region as sub-human"
The university council said in a statement that it had been a difficult decision to make and there were no winners from the process.
The single greatest failure of current punditry is the refusal to recognise that context matters.
I kept seeing McRaney’s face, and recalled his manner, while reading The Cowboy Capitalist, but Hearst was a real person.
Black South Africans have embraced European ideas, so why can’t citizenship be equally fluid?
This new documentary is a rollercoaster ride of students’ struggles for free education. But does it move you?
The Rhodes Trust tries to mollify criticism of Cecil John Rhodes’s legacy while not offending its wealthy alumni and other donors.
Mr Chancellor, you canvassed only imperialist beneficiaries about whether the statue of Cecil Rhodes should stay, writes Carina Venter.
Chris Zithulele Mann says that to remove the statue is to ignore what lurks within all of us, making it more difficult to identify our own prejudices.
British students need to turn their attention to the glaring inequalities that persist in society rather than focus on removing old statues.
Students find their Rhodes scholarship best way to protest racist legacy.
There are a number of trends, attitudes and phenomena that we could quite happily do without this year, thank you very much, writes Gus Silber.
The Union Buildings in Pretoria seem to have escaped the anger unleashed on "colonial monuments", unlike statues of Paul Kruger and Cecil John Rhodes.
In the wake of the #RhodesMustFall movement, the minister is pushing for "urgent" demographic changes at the country’s universities.
The fall of apartheid’s structures has allowed fiction to explore a range of social issues.
Writing history is often a matter of rewriting earlier histories as present perspectives shift and change.