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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

Transform campuses, transform society

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

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...

Urgent strategy needed to decolonise university curricula

The current model of curricula and how it is carried out needs to change in order to be effective, writes Suellen Shay.

Look at the kwerekwere in the mirror

Black South Africans have embraced European ideas, so why can’t citizenship be equally fluid?

White tears: The most valuable currency

Rebecca Davis finds it hard to laugh about the obscenity of the R140k raised by indignant sentinels of whiteness for a bullied waitress.

Review: The People versus the Rainbow Nation

This new documentary is a rollercoaster ride of students' struggles for free education. But does it move you?

Tertiary institutions must initiate change, not pacify donors

The Rhodes Trust tries to mollify criticism of Cecil John Rhodes’s legacy while not offending its wealthy alumni and other donors.

UCT gets interdict against 16 students

Eskom chief executive Brian Molefe's son is among the students the University of Cape Town alleges were part of violent protests.

Student protests forge links with past

Youthful activists are bringing the memory of South Africa's oppressive apartheid history alive.

Students are #Shackville’s collateral damage

Students have found themselves without accommodation and feel abandoned by the University of Cape Town and the #RhodesMustFall movement.

Fort Hare: Forge the way for former black institutions

The university has played a historic role but must now lead the way in establishing leading African institutions of knowledge.

#RhodesMustFall: Oxford alumni keep the colonial fires burning

Mr Chancellor, you canvassed only imperialist beneficiaries about whether the statue of Cecil Rhodes should stay, writes Carina Venter.

Oxford’s racist ‘superiority’ is founded in Christian myopia

To build a more pluralistic, peaceful world, denunciations of what others hold sacred and assertions of superiority must be avoided.

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Traditional healers need new spaces

Proper facilities supported by well-researched cultural principles will go a long way to improving the image and perception of the practice of traditional medicine

Limpopo big-game farmer accused of constant harassment

A family’s struggle against alleged intimidation and failure to act by the authorities mirrors the daily challenges farm dwellers face

Zondo tightens his grip with criminal complaint against Zuma

The state capture commission’s star witness now faces a criminal complaint and another summons

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Western Cape SMBs look to technology to get them through pandemic

Many companies have over-capitalised on IT infrastructure in the past, and are looking for ways to access simpler, cheaper technology that cuts their costs

Land reform still a hot potato

The land has got to belong to all the people of South Africa, and many believe that there’s no other mechanism for that except expropriation

UP chemical pathology scientists develop ground-breaking nanobodies for Covid-19 detection and therapy

Nanobodies are smaller than conventional antibodies and easier to work with so they are ideal for good cheap sensitive rapid tests for Covid-19

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

Local governments are supposed to promote non-racial development, in a decentralised manner, but the reality does not match up

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

It’s not the technology itself that is valuable, it’s the opportunities that it creates: this may be the perfect time for reinvention

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