University of Witwatersrand

 
Imprisoned #FeesMustFall activist appeals to the high court
Imprisoned #FeesMustFall activist appeals to the high court
Kanya Cekeshe, the only #FeesMustFall activist still behind bars, has petitioned the high court to appeal his conviction and sentence, saying his...
Story of an African feminist
Story of an African feminist
With a long fascination for both the Karoo and storytelling, I have surprised myself by belatedly realising how little I knew of one of the...
How the UN’s new strategy could help development goals in the Eastern Cape
How the UN’s new strategy could help development goals in the Eastern Cape
A group of the most vulnerable youngsters in the Eastern Cape has shown that a plan by the United Nations (UN) to help reach its sustainable...
Gauteng quality of life increases despite deepening inequality
Gauteng quality of life increases despite deepening inequality
Despite very challenging economic conditions, the overall quality of life in Gauteng continues to improve.
Rethinking university rankings: We need to talk about quality of teaching
Rethinking university rankings: We need to talk about quality of teaching
Each year the release of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings generates a great deal of interest, excitement – and debate. ...
Let there be light: Using home-grown photonics to close digital access divide
Let there be light: Using home-grown photonics to close digital access divide
The African continent has 4% of the world's internet data access with those living in rural areas and on a low disposable income being the most...
The price of the Warrior Woman’s freedom
The price of the Warrior Woman’s freedom
But the decision has puzzled some legal experts — many other women have killed in self-defence, yet they were prosecuted, convicted and have...
Analysts divided on Zuma's fate
Analysts divided on Zuma's fate
South Africa’s top political analysts are divided on the fate of President Jacob Zuma and whether his political opponents in the ANC can muster...
Wits ignores painful black wounds
Wits ignores painful black wounds
The foundation of #TransformWits in March, inspired by and aligned to the #RhodesMustFall campaign, and the Black Student Movement has seen an...
Decolonising Wits: Politics of the toyi-toyi on-screen
Decolonising Wits: Politics of the toyi-toyi on-screen
Decolonising Wits is filmmaker and author Aryan Kaganof’s feature-length film looking at the Wits University end of what has come to be...
Mandela's will could lead to more family squabbles
Mandela's will could lead to more family squabbles
Former president Nelson Mandela appointed Graça Machel, Makaziwe and Zenani Mandela to represent the family in making important...
Wits, unions reach staff salary agreement
Wits, unions reach staff salary agreement
University of the Witwatersrand's management and three unions have at last reached an agreement on salaries and other service conditions that...

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