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South African universities record 22 deaths from Covid-19

A Universities South Africa survey shows that 20 people — 19 staff members and one student — at local universities have died after contracting the coronavirus

C-Suites and Business 4.0 helps businesses prepare for 4IR

The digital revolution may actually create jobs, which is good news for a struggling South Africa

‘No place for black academics’

A book accuses universities of crushing the ambitions of black lecturers and researchers

Land: ‘Financial suicide’

Researchers warn that expropriation without compensation may cost 2.28-million jobs and cut GDP by R454.8-billion

Gauteng quality of life increases despite deepening inequality

The Quality of Life Survey measures both objective circumstances and subjective opinions of respondents

TCSM celebrates 50 years of excellence

The department continuously introduces counter-disruptive innovation in a world of increasing competition

Marcus, Van Schoor to clear their names in UJ theft scandal

Roy Marcus and Jaco van Schoor believe they did not engage in any wrongdoing

Lessons from Doornkop: Ways of coping with poverty

Community and government efforts to improve lives in Doornkop, or “Snake Park”, Soweto, is the theme of a new book

Universities’ body discourages walk-ins

Zuma announced in December that free education would be provided for poor and working class first-year students starting this year.

Educating cadres or elites?

Graduates can choose to enhance the lives of all South Africans or to enrich themselves.

UJ student protesters ‘sold out’ by ANC-aligned SRC

A group of University of Johannesburg students tells the M&G about the price they are prepared to pay for free university education.

EFF ‘illegal’ student gathering at UJ turns bloody

All hell broke loose at UJ when police and hired bouncers clamped down on a protest by members of the Economic Freedom Fighters Student Command.

A tale of life between two varsities

An academic likes doing the splits between Johannesburg and KZN universities.

Research shows sharp increase in service delivery protests

Research from UJ says there's been a sharp rise in the number of people killed in service delivery protests in the last decade.

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Sounding the alarm on shack fire losses

A tech solution to fires in informal settlements comes with insurance that pays out the victims of these blazes

How smuggled gold destined for Dubai or Singapore has links to France and Mali

Three Malagasy citizens were apprehended at OR Tambo International airport, but now the trail is found to connect to France and Mali

Zuma, Zondo play the waiting game

The former president says he will talk once the courts have ruled, but the head of the state capture inquiry appears resigned to letting the clock run out as the commission's deadline nears

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