Rhodes University

Life expulsion from Rhodes for ‘conduct beyond lawful boundaries’

​Two unnamed student activists have been expelled for life from Rhodes University, while protesting against rape culture at the university.

A name change would be pointless if Rhodes still coddles white supremacy

The facts not in dispute are that Cecil John Rhodes was an “arch-imperialist and white supremacist who treated people of this region as sub-human"

No name change for Rhodes University following council vote

The university council said in a statement that it had been a difficult decision to make and there were no winners from the process.

Balancing act: Fewer undergrads, more postgrads

Universities seem to be shifting their focus to research-based tertiary education and accommodating more postgraduate students

The twin that was promised by the stars

"It was day one of our friendship, but I had already gone through so many of the friendship motions with this stranger".

​Challenging the culture of rape at Rhodes

Students tell their stories of how they were violated by fellow students, how they dealt with it and how the institution responded.

‘Peace conditional on releasing students’

Students say Habib has been invited to address mass meetings ever since the protests began, but failed to show up.

​An open letter from Rhodes to Nzimande and Gordhan

'As academics and support staff, their struggle is ours too.'

11 Rhodes University students arrested on various charges for allegedly violating court interdict

Students reportedly protested peacefully on Wednesday in solidarity with other students across the country who are calling for free higher education.

The politics of Prince

Rhodes University’s Vashna Jagarnath explains why she teaches her history students about Prince.

In the M&G this week – Guptas, Please call me and the DA’s list fail

From startling insights from the Guptas' former guards to an interview with Mr Please Call Me – what to expect in this week's Mail & Guardian.

‘Campus rape plans favour perpetrators’

Survivors of sexual violence are unhappy with universities' policies and actions, and researchers say under-reporting is part of the problem.


WATCH IT AGAIN: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on measures to contain Covid-19

President Cyril Ramaphosa addressed the nation on the continuing efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19. This included the extension of the national lockdown by another two weeks

More than 900 Americans to be evacuated from South Africa

Three flights are expected to leave South Africa over two days, embassy spokesperson says

Yeoville can police itself, thank you

In the Johannesburg suburb, neat queues are enforced, physical distances maintained and fights stopped by its community policing forum

Press Releases

Rahima Moosa Hospital nursing college introduces no-touch facial recognition access system

The new system allows the hospital to enrol people’s faces immediately, using artificial intelligence, and integrates easily with existing access control infrastructure, including card readers and biometrics

Everyone’s talking about it. Even Kentucky

Earlier this year South African fried chicken fast-food chain, Chicken Licken®, launched a campaign for their wallet-friendly EasyBucks® meals, based on the idea of ‘Everyone’s talking about it.’

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world