University Of Fort Hare

Robert Gabriel Mugabe, 1924-2019: A tragedy in three acts

Robert Mugabe shaped and twisted an entire nation in his own image. Now he can rule forever from the Great Presidential Palace in the Sky.

Students at two Eastern Cape universities back on campus after water cuts

The Universities of Walter Sisulu and Fort Hare had to send staff and students home as a municipal protest had affected water supply

Africa must resist cultural imperialism, be it Chinese or Western

This is a response to Mathew Blatchford’s column ‘Don’t attack the Chinese — learn from their example’

Obituary for the late Mandla Makupula, MEC of Education in the Eastern Cape

A true soldier of the struggle, till the very end

Pandor: How to fix former black universities

The minister won’t babysit her sector but she intends to clamp down on council members who are there to enrich themselves

Committee to monitor UniZulu ‘until it is fully functional’

Last Thursday, 32 students were arrested during a violent protest over meal allowances

It’s up to SA govt to invite Mugabe to Fort Hare celebrations, says his spokesperson

George Charamba said the South African government had to make the final decision on whether to invite Mugabe to South Africa's oldest university.

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.

University of Fort Hare at an academic crossroads

The failure of the ANC to rebuild the legendary university after 1994 has had serious results.

I don’t speak and learn what I like

There has been little real progress towards Africanising our education system.

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Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it