University Protests

CPUT workshop petrol bombed, exams disrupted during protests

Stun grenades were fired to disperse protesting students who were unhappy with the insourcing process and the suspension of four students.

Free education would now have to take place under trees, says UKZN after arson

The fed-up university says destroying property is not going to help students gain a free education.

Tertiary institutions must initiate change, not pacify donors

The Rhodes Trust tries to mollify criticism of Cecil John Rhodes’s legacy while not offending its wealthy alumni and other donors.

Zambia police arrest 31 students protesting over food subsidies

Police say they have detained at least 31 students protesting against the government's decision to scrap staple food subsidies.

UKZN privatisation dispute rolls on

Students incensed by apparent privatisation plans at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) were due to continue protests on Thursday and Friday.

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Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

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Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

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Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences