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Identity by race does matter
Identity by race does matter
“Race matters. It matters because of the meanings we give to it. How and why race had come to matter, and how and why we continue to make...
National bus strike hurts struggling UJ students
National bus strike hurts struggling UJ students
Thousands of University of Johannesburg (UJ) students have been missing lectures and tests because they, like so many other commuters, have been...
Shake up economy, says think-tank
Shake up economy, says think-tank
With the fourth industrial revolution taking place globally, South Africa cannot go on with business as usual, according to the Industrial...
Would-be students scramble to enrol
Would-be students scramble to enrol
For most of this week Nqobile Ndlovu has roamed the streets of Soshanguve, Pretoria, late at night and then started walking them again at the crack...
Political rivals helping matriculants into college and university
Political rivals helping matriculants into college and university
Although orange banners announce that the University of Johannesburg (UJ) will not accept prospective students walking into...
We need our own Nobel and an academy
We need our own Nobel and an academy
It is almost six years since I moved to Kenya. And every September for a few days before the announcement of the literature laureate there is an...
Gordhan: Globalisation widens income gap, policy must counter inequality
Gordhan: Globalisation widens income gap, policy must counter inequality
Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan said globalisation is one driver of higher inequality in countries such as South Africa. 
​Universities have plans to register indebted students – but not all of them
​Universities have plans to register indebted students – but not all of them
Allowing indebted missing middle students to register this year “places the financial health of many universities in serious jeopardy”, a body...
[Video]Demands for free education and disillusionment turn to violent protests
[Video]Demands for free education and disillusionment turn to violent protests
The University of Johannesburg's Vice Chancellor Professor Ihron Rensburg spoke to the Mail & Guardian about the UJ violent protests.
UJ's response to clashes between students and security
UJ's response to clashes between students and security
“Students were storming the gate at Doornfontein [campus]. There was no clarity of who was a journalist. Security had to push them back. They...
#Fees2017: Private security guards throw rocks at students at UJ Doornfontein campus
#Fees2017: Private security guards throw rocks at students at UJ Doornfontein campus
Students at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) marched to the UJ Doornfontein campus from the main campus on Kingsway Road. The students were...
University of Johannesburg suspends 17 students suspected of burning auditorium
University of Johannesburg suspends 17 students suspected of burning auditorium
The University of Johannesburg has suspended 17 students who have been allegedly implicated in the burning of its auditorium in May that resulted...

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