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Party political meddling threatens future of universities

Campuses elsewhere in Africa have seen the damage done by student activism influenced by political parties, a matter that has raised concern at South Africa’s higher education institutions

A ‘necessity being the mother of invention’ type thing

Danai Gurira on theatre and representation

Zimbabwe’s civic services on the edge

Doctors warn of  ‘silent genocide’ as strike enters tenth week

‘Grace Mugabe’s thesis does not meet minimum academic requirements’

The discussion in the thesis around theory is shallow and is likely at a level somewhere between an honours dissertation and a half Masters’ thesis

Zimbabwe suffers an elite transition while economic meltdown looms

Hoarding cash under the mattress represents one form of stored value during crisis, since placing them in bank accounts risks Reserve Bank seizure.

Students shut down University of Zimbabwe

The University of Zimbabwe was declared "ungovernable" as students called for the removal of vice chancellor Levi Nyagura and President Robert Mugabe.

#ThisFlag leader Mawarire arrested for ‘praying with students’ at protest

Pastor Evan was taken into police custody after addressing students gathered in support of protesting University of Zimbabwe medical students.

Zimbabwe students view PhD for president’s wife as an ‘insult’

The Zimbabwe National Students Union condemns university Vice-Chancellor Professor Levi Nyagura for condoning Grace Mugabe's bogus doctorate.

Dr Grace brings disgrace

The questionable award of a doctorate to the first lady threatens to tarnish the University of Zimbabwe's reputation.

‘Gucci Grace’ poised to lead post-Mugabe Zimbabwe

Grace Mugabe - a recent PhD graduate and leader of Zanu-PF's women's league - may be destined to take the helm from her 90-year-old husband Robert.

Zim graduates join the jobless heap

Most barely make a living through small-scale buying and selling that does not use their skills.

Brain drain hurts Zim’s biggest university

A massive brain drain has hit Zimbabwe's main university, which has less than half of its required staff.

Despite economic woes, Mugabe reigns in rural Zim

Accompanied by a village choir, waving fists and miniature ruling party flags, the crowd of several thousand thunders out four words in a constant refrain: "Long live comrade Mugabe." A poet punctuates his recital with long pauses before chanting a string of praises for Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe.

Foreign cash crucial to reviving Zim economy

Reviving Zimbabwe's moribund economy would require inflation-battered citizens to swallow the bitter pill of reduced state spending and higher interest rates to attract foreign cash, analysts say. The ousting of veteran President Robert Mugabe is essential to pave the way for reforms to put the country back on track, they believe.

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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

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

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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