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Hashtag lessons from the US and South Africa about racism and antiblackness

The #Black Lives Matter, #RhodesMustFall and #FeesMustFall movements show that democracy cannot happen without decolonisation

Unnatural: Conservation is yet another legacy of colonialism

Using assumptions and faulty tools leads to racist conclusions about why so few black students are taking up biological sciences

Habib leaves with no regrets about the decisions he made at Wits

The vice-chancellor announced he will be heading to SOAS next year

SA youth’s tomorrow should start today

Young people want better representation in the corridors of power, a decent education and an economy that guarantees them jobs

Transform campuses, transform society

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

Where will neoliberalism end?

LONG READ As the world was overtaken by upheaval last year, one photo emerging from the uprisings depicts...

What comes after nationalism in Africa? A luta continua

There are a number of cases in the past decade where Africans have managed to push the conversation beyond liberal reforms...

#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

Kanya Cekeshe’s lawyer appeals decision not to grant him bail to the high court

Kanya Cekeshe’s legal team filed an urgent appeal at the Johannesburg high court on Tuesday against Monday’s judgment by magistrate Theunis Carstens.

Kanya Cekeshe’s lawyer appeals decision not to grant him bail to the high court

After being denied bail, the #FeesMustFall activist's legal team is going to the Johannesburg high court

Fees Must Fall activist Kanya Cekeshe has been denied bail

Leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command Mandla Shikwambana and Kanya Cekeshe's uncle Mnikelo Madala react to Cekeshe's bail denial.

Kanya Cekeshe to know his faith on Monday

In court, his defence tore holes in the state case and how he ended up admitting guilt for setting a police vehicle on fire

#FeesMustFall charges were politically motivated and concocted

Some activists in the movement are rewarded for their role in the struggle for free, decolonised education; others are imprisoned.

Academics bemoan ‘toxic’ politics

Senior university managers say political parties should be banned from campuses, citing a climate of fear

#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

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Land reform still a hot potato

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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

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

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