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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

Covid-19 lockdown pushes Wits University to offer online learning

The university plans to teach online as South Africa’s lockdown continues, and is offering zero-rated data for its teaching sites, as well as computing devices for students

Rights group wins court bid against Engen

The Right2Know Campaign has been allowed to join a court case against Engen, which used the Regulation of Gatherings Act to ban protests outside its Durban refinery

Is life back to normal at UKZN?

With private security keeping watch, the university and SRC seem to be working towards a compromise on student debt

Student vandalism at UKZN is inexcusable

There is nothing radical or revolutionary about burning down university property while claiming to be fighting for access to education

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Climate crisis and gender

Women are hit hardest by climate change – and they're fighting back

Varsity disruptions as students protest financial exclusion, accommodation shortages

Wits student leaders are calling for accommodation for returning students as UKZN protests delayed Nsfas funding

University rankings: Boon or bane?

Most industry players believe the criteria used in university rankings leave out critical considerations such as the social context of South Africa.

Four top UKZN academics face suspension, sending SRC and union into a tailspin

The University of KwaZulu-Natal issued the suspension notices over their racism and misconduct claims of which the vice-chancellor was cleared.

A queer thing is going on in southern Africa’s churches

Religious leaders are key to addressing the systemic issues that affect LGBTI people.

Letter: The ‘professors of protest’ at UKZN respond to the M&G’s story

Academics at the UKZN dismiss last week’s Mail & Guardian article ­headlined ‘Professors of Protest’ as offensive and defamatory.

Traditional medicine in the academy is a reality

The UKZN traditional medicine laboratory aims to become a centre of excellence

Profs of protest: University staff accused of ‘fuelling’ plans to destabilise campuses

Academics are said to be working with students who are disrupting universities.

Human excrement smeared on walls of UKZN Pietermaritzburg lecture halls

University of KwaZulu-Natal spokesperson Lesiba Seshoka said, however, lectures at the institution's four campuses were taking place as normal.

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Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

Johannesburg cannot police its future

South Africa’s biggest city is ground zero for debates about the long-term effectiveness and constitutionality of militarised urban policing and how we imagine the post-Covid city

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

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In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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