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Racism stops rugby’s try at uniting South Africa
Racism stops rugby’s try at uniting South Africa
Die Watergat pub is right in the centre of Langebaan, at the big roundabout. You can’t miss it.
Academics gather to discuss South Africa’s university of the future
Academics gather to discuss South Africa’s university of the future
Professor Wim de Villiers, Stellenbosch University’s vice-chancellor, told delegates attending the inaugural higher education conference in...
What we do is important. Trust us
What we do is important. Trust us
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...
Stories can bridge divisions
Stories can bridge divisions
A drafty 1970s town hall in the Boland would not be where one would expect an electrifying evening of interracial discussion on a cold winter’s...
Big data a game-changer for universities
Big data a game-changer for universities
At the dawn of the fourth industrial revolution, fears are often expressed that computers will replace human beings. The reality is, in many...
Author of research linking slavery and intelligence resigns
Author of research linking slavery and intelligence resigns
A University of Cape Town adjunct professor, who co-authored a study which concluded that fewer slaves were taken from African countries with a...
The workers’ struggle for dignity that’s almost won
The workers’ struggle for dignity that’s almost won
While the country was fixated on the #FeesMustFall protests that changed the face of higher learning in South Africa, workers were fighting for...
African universities move up the ranks
African universities move up the ranks
Higher education institutions in Africa have moved up university rankings. This is according to the 2019 Emerging Economies University Rankings....
Withdrawal of academics from conference shines spotlight on boycott of Israel
Withdrawal of academics from conference shines spotlight on boycott of Israel
The withdrawal of the invitation to Israeli academics from the upcoming Recognition, Reparation, Reconciliation Conference at Stellenbosch...
Sasco must introspect to succeed
Sasco must introspect to succeed
The evolvement of higher education in South Africa’s democratic dispensation cannot be separated from the influence of the South African Students...
Africa’s debt to China is complicated
Africa’s debt to China is complicated
President Cyril Ramaphosa assured South Africans this week that the government was not in the habit of “handing over the assets of our country to...
​The African Review of Economics and Finance Conference 2018
​The African Review of Economics and Finance Conference 2018
For two days in August, Wits Business School (WBS) was a hive of activity and robust debate on the status of Africa’s economic development. Under...

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