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Slice of Life: ​Koko’s words kept me going

" I had to finish school. I had to complete my degree to honour my grandmother’s sacrifice."

2019 International Year: Periodic Table of Chemical Elements

Mendeleev's discovery accurately maps the link between atoms and elements, and the micro and macro worlds

The future of logistics is here – are you ready?

The concept of the “pop-up warehouse” will become more common in the future

‘Hitler post’ won’t hold Dlamini back

Mcebo Dlamini announced last week that he would contest the ANCYL's leadership race

​The African Review of Economics and Finance Conference 2018

Africa’s inequality gap has stubbornly remained

Khaya Sithole Saica hearing to continue

Saica's inquiry into chartered accountant, commentator and former Wits lecturer Khaya Sithole will resume on Wednesday

Universities: a mirror of their communities

Working with the community surrounding Univen was the most constructive way to changing mindsets

Wits university and unions reach wage deal

The week-long workers’ strike at Wits has been suspended after management and the workers’ unions reached an agreement

Kgomotso Neto Tleane: Capturing the beauty of and in us

Kgomotso Neto Tleane's photographs carve a revisionist path of his experience of Johannesburg.

Slice of Life: Checking in with my ancestors

Boitumelo Mantji realised that she felt alone because her ancestors couldn't find here

Searching for new queer terms

Words in local languages to describe queer people are offensive and in English are inaccessible

University rankings: Boon or bane?

Most industry players believe the criteria used in university rankings leave out critical considerations such as the social context of South Africa.

Favour rigorous debate, not security

Wits University should take up students’ violence as a pedagogical challenge.

Wits academics still fretting over  ‘securitisation’

Campuses were calm this week. But, with the possibility that protests may resume, the “securitisation” of campuses remains a burning issue.

#RapeAtJunction report: Wits student accommodation staff failed complainant

The university says it cannot make the report public because it names the complainant and the accused.

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Q&A Sessions: ‘Media isn’t dying, it’s changing’

Phuti Mahanyele-Dabengwa, chief executive of global internet company Naspers, has held senior posts in investment and development banking. She tells Tshegofatso Mathe about her family life in Soweto and her career, including with Cyril Ramaphosa before he went back to politics

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