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Put Africa back in our universities

Decolonising and reimagining institutions is not a mere theory or idealism but a responsibility

Language can be a powerful cohesive tool

A system using English as a common language in multilingual schools, combined with multibilingualism, can be a powerful catalyst for social cohesion.

Why Afrikaans doesn’t qualify for special treatment at universities

Those who don't want English as Stellenbosch's main language have invoked SA's Constitution, but the assumptions underlying their arguments are false.

Decolonising Wits: Politics of the toyi-toyi on-screen

Aryan Kaganof’s film about Wits deceptively reflects on the political grandstanding at the institution.

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