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Favour rigorous debate, not security
Favour rigorous debate, not security
SECURITYA short paragraph titled “Security Enhancements” recently appeared in the University of the Witwatersrand’s internal newsletter. “The university is investigating the possibility of enhancing its security provisions on campus,” it read. “These enhancements may...
Wits academics still fretting over  ‘securitisation’
Wits academics still fretting over  ‘securitisation’
Emotions ran high during a staff meeting at the University of the Witwatersrand last week over the much-criticised police and security action on...
#RapeAtJunction report: Wits student accommodation staff failed complainant
#RapeAtJunction report: Wits student accommodation staff failed complainant
A report into an incident of rape at the University of the Witwatersrand has found that the university’s student accommodation staff failed a...
David Mahlobo: Mcebo Dlamini has been to my house several times
David Mahlobo: Mcebo Dlamini has been to my house several times
State Security Minister David Mahlobo has defended the ministry’s intervention in #FeesMustFall protests, but activists believe he is doing so...
[Video]Wits students behind Mcebo Dlamini
[Video]Wits students behind Mcebo Dlamini
As the Fees Must Fall leader remains jailed, students at the University of the Witwatersrand continue to show support for him.
‘Peace conditional on releasing students’
‘Peace conditional on releasing students’
The wave of student protests rolling through universities across the campus has gathered momentum in the face of increasing police violence and...
[Video]#FeesMustFall: Wits management's call for a meeting
[Video]#FeesMustFall: Wits management's call for a meeting
Students leaders remained on campus to caucus and talk about their way forward as students went to hillbrow support the ones who were arrested.
Running battles between Wits students and cops move to Braamfontein streets
Running battles between Wits students and cops move to Braamfontein streets
There were running battles between students and police as protests moved through the streets of Braamfontein on Monday afternoon. Five protesters...
Adam Habib: Nzimande has not instructed me to shut down Wits
Adam Habib: Nzimande has not instructed me to shut down Wits
University of the Witwatersrand vice-chancellor Adam Habib has denied receiving any pressure from Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande or...
#WitsFeesMustFall vs #TakeWitsBack: Whose right is it to protest?
#WitsFeesMustFall vs #TakeWitsBack: Whose right is it to protest?
With the absence of police on campus, the University of the Witwatersrand is in a state of relief. But tensions and pressure still exist. A...
Wits University to resume academic activities on Wednesday, says spokesperson
Wits University to resume academic activities on Wednesday, says spokesperson
The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) said on Tuesday it would resume academic activities on Wednesday.  
77% of Wits students want to return to class on Monday, according to poll
77% of Wits students want to return to class on Monday, according to poll
At least 77% of students at the University of the Witwatersrand have indicated that they want to return to class on Monday.

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