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Obituary for the late Mandla Makupula, MEC of Education in the Eastern Cape
Obituary for the late Mandla Makupula, MEC of Education in the Eastern Cape
Comrade Mandla Makupula was born in the old Tsolo location, Duncan village. He is the son of Mgijima Darius Makupula, u-Mdlangathi, and Evelyn...
Sexual violation: Education institutions need a law of their own
Sexual violation: Education institutions need a law of their own
“No one deserves to be raped!” Khensani Maseko, a student at Rhodes University, posted this on Instagram before she committed suicide on August...
Our universities must stop being sites of women abuse
Our universities must stop being sites of women abuse
On Women’s Day the body of Khensani Maseko was lowered to its resting place. This was the saddest depiction of the country South Africa has...
Rhodes must stop treating rapists like victims
Rhodes must stop treating rapists like victims
For Rhodes University, there is another dimension to the difficult problem of undoing rape culture — a deep distrust that has developed...
​Unembargoed: August 10 to 16
​Unembargoed: August 10 to 16
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Rhodes rages after suicide
Rhodes rages after suicide
It rained in Makhanda on Tuesday morning but still hundreds of students, staff and lecturers made the solemn march to the Settlers’ Monument,...
Editorial: Strike down rape culture
Editorial: Strike down rape culture
Last Friday, a third-year university student died of suicide at home in Johannesburg. Khensani Maseko had been raped in Makhanda in May.
Class exists but can we say the same of race?
Class exists but can we say the same of race?
Is South African society made up of races or classes? Or, if it is both, which of the two is more fundamental?
Rhodes SRC calls for academic shutdown in honour of student’s death
Rhodes SRC calls for academic shutdown in honour of student’s death
The student representative council (SRC) at Rhodes University has announced it will protest for an academic shutdown on Monday morning in honour of...
Nothing fuzzy about complexity
Nothing fuzzy about complexity
What a wonderful surprise to read all-too-rare close engagements with one’s work. By this I mean engagements that are generous but critical, as...
#RUReferenceList: The fear of repercussions still lingers
#RUReferenceList: The fear of repercussions still lingers
At Rhodes University, there were many of us who experienced rape, sexual assault and sexual harassment. I grew up quickly as these words started to...
Winnie writer ignores key scholar
Winnie writer ignores key scholar
The article by Ntombizikhona Valela on Winnie Madikizela-Mandela (“The woman who helped forge an icon”, published...

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