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Kgomotso Neto Tleane: Capturing the beauty of and in us
Kgomotso Neto Tleane: Capturing the beauty of and in us
Despite not appearing in them, Kgomotso Neto Tleane’s photographs are a form of self-portraiture. By trusting his self-taught eye, Tleane has...
Slice of Life: Checking in with my ancestors
Slice of Life: Checking in with my ancestors
At home you are expected to say where you’re going, when you leave the house. You can’t just up and leave.
Searching for new queer terms
Searching for new queer terms
Matula (taboo). Matudzi (bad omen). If you are a queer person in Venda, this is what you are called.
University rankings: Boon or bane?
University rankings: Boon or bane?
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (Arwu) announced last week that five South African universities were among the top 500 universities in...
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...

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