Decolonisation

Transform campuses, transform society

These transit points can move the decolonisation process forward by breaking down barriers

Reconsider the decolonisation project

I recently edited a special issue for a journal on sexuality, capitalism and Africa. It was based...

What it takes to achieve a true revolution

This is an edited extract of the introduction to ‘Revolutionary Thought in the 20th Century’ (1980) edited by late anti-apartheid stalwart Ben Turok

Decolonisation can’t just be a metaphor

Decolonising museums requires more than knowledge exchange and lending back stolen artefacts

Decolonise the curriculum for global relevance

This can only be achieved by moving from the known to the unknown, the simple to the complex and the local to the global

The radical afterlives of Frantz Fanon

A documentary film takes Fanon’s ideas out of the past and tracks the ways in which his ideas are resonating with today’s young across the globe

The fallist movement and the changes it has made

Fees must Fall has allowed us to imagine what a free and just society looks like, outside of colonial rule

UCT to rename more buildings

UCT has called for proposals for new names for buildings at the institution, to be more reflective of those who have been “honourable” in history

Letters to the editor: September 14 to 20

Our readers write in about Chagos, Coca-Cola, and a new reader gives us feedback

This man blew the lid off the #LifeEsidimeni tragedy. Read what it taught him.

When we got our independence, we did not ask ourselves what kind of ethics this new country needed. SA’s health ombud reflects on his first big case.

Wiki foundation wants to ‘decolonise the internet’

Wikipedia contributors are few in Africa

Decolonised spaces must be given room

The future of students and the institutions that teach them can be advanced if they are transformed

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Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it