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‘It is so hard being a black and broke’: How access to NSFAS funding involves privilege, luck

Thousands of students are anxiously awaiting for the National Student Financial Aid Scheme to respond to their funding applications as registration at institutions draws to a close

‘There are Mechanisms in Place’: Collaboration births sacred text

‘There are Mechanisms in Place’, comprising text, poetry and visual analysis of Pamela Phatsimo Sunstrum’s practice, reveals how working together is a powerful philosophy

Review: ‘A New Country’ portrays the lingering aftertaste of a bittersweet freedom

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

Youth Day is just as much for the present as it is for the past

The spirit of defiance against injustice that was captured by the Soweto Uprisings in 1976 can still be felt among young people in post-apartheid South Africa

The system in South Africa has its knee on the neck of the youth

The youth of today can learn from the youth of 1976, who rose up and rejected the Bantu education system

Virus exposes inequalities at universities

Students at the former homeland universities battle with conditions created by poverty

The lockdown: South Africa’s test of its democracy

How South African citizens, the police and the army, and politicians behave during the 21-day lockdown will have far-reaching implications for our democracy

#FeesMustFall activist Kanya Cekeshe eligible for immediate parole

Sentence remissions announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa means that about 9% of inmates are eligible for a reduced sentence

Fallist court case isn’t black and white

The ruling on Kanya Cekeshe makes it clear that the law and justice don’t always coincide

#FeesMustFall activist elated after his house arrest conditions have been relaxed

Bonginkosi Khanyile says not having police coming to his house everyday is a step forward for him gaining his freedom

Blade’s return is a relapse for education

Bonginkosi Khanyile's thoughts on the appointment of Blade Nzimande as minister of higher education, science and technology.

Blade’s return is a relapse for education

The minister displays no remorse for his handling of the #FeesMustFall movement

The ANC’s lowest mark is for education

Opposition parties are eager to pick on this blot on the ruling party’s copy book

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

Poor form betrays the revolution

A fresh look at the Fees Must Fall student movement sadly fails to fulfil its promise

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Don’t be deceived: Covid-19 vaccines are not for sale

Police warn against fake Covid-19 vaccines and urge the public to report any criminal activities

Zondo deplores ‘attempted killing’ of state capture witness who implicated Molefe

The deputy chief justice says an attack on one witness may deter many others from giving evidence

State’s failure to act leaves Mpumalanga community at land grabbers’ mercy

Mpumalanga land claimants have been failed by state organs, whose officials are not helping them to remove land invaders, despite a court order

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