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This week, a grade seven scholar visited me with a notebook and 10 questions. She was completing an assignment and had decided to focus on “women...
Being a mensch first, Edwin-style
Being a mensch first, Edwin-style
I think Edwin fancies his gaydar as being pretty accurate. He is also a master at not openly displaying any private assumptions he might be holding...
Cambridge University investigates its links to slavery
Cambridge University investigates its links to slavery
The University of Cambridge on Tuesday announced an investigation into its historic links to slavery, looking at bequests from traders and how its...
How the UN’s new strategy could help development goals in the Eastern Cape
How the UN’s new strategy could help development goals in the Eastern Cape
A group of the most vulnerable youngsters in the Eastern Cape has shown that a plan by the United Nations (UN) to help reach its sustainable...
Wits outshines Oxford in UN study on gender parity
Wits outshines Oxford in UN study on gender parity
The University of the Witwatersrand has more female professors than Oxford University in the United Kingdom. This is one of the startling facts to...
Rare Shakespeare folio worth millions turns up on Scottish Isle
Rare Shakespeare folio worth millions turns up on Scottish Isle
A rare copy of a First Folio of the works of William Shakespeare has been found in a home on the Scottish Isle of Bute. The First Folio is the name given to the first collected edition of William Shakespeare’s 36 plays published in 1623, seven years after he died....
Tertiary institutions must initiate change, not pacify donors
Tertiary institutions must initiate change, not pacify donors
In the late afternoon of March 9 last year, at about the same time that Chumani Maxwele was smearing human faeces on the statue of Cecil John...
Oxford’s racist ‘superiority’ is founded in Christian myopia
Oxford’s racist ‘superiority’ is founded in Christian myopia
James Delingpole, an Oxford University graduate, recently castigated black students at Oxford who called for the removal of the statue of Cecil...
#RhodesMustFall: Oxford alumni keep the colonial fires burning
#RhodesMustFall: Oxford alumni keep the colonial fires burning
Recent events regarding the Cecil Rhodes...
'Colonial comeback' poster causes uproar at Oxford
'Colonial comeback' poster causes uproar at Oxford
A poster advertising a debate on reparations and a Colonial Comeback cocktail special to go with it has fueled a growing race fire at what some...
Universal flu jab passes crucial test
Universal flu jab passes crucial test
Scientists at Oxford University have successfully tested a universal flu vaccine that could work against all known strains of the illness, taking a...

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