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#FeesMustFall: History of South African student protests reflects inequality’s grip

When several South African universities merged, it was hoped this would improve access and equality. It had the opposite effect.

Wits to run poll on resumption of academic programme

All activities at the university remain suspended and the institution hopes to 'facilitate as wide a response as possible' through the poll.

​Varsity fee hikes could go above 8%

Besides looking into finances the institutions are making plans should a shutdown affect exams.

#Fees2017: Wits students answer back after university locks down Solomon Mahlangu House

Students vow to retaliate after private security and SAPS officials barred them from entering the venue where they intended to hold a mass meeting.

Fee scheme has to run the gauntlet

The student funding overhaul must be open to public scrutiny – as should the national budget.

Academia must stand the test of time

Students must be applauded for challenging the colonial precepts of the 'English' universities, writes Chats Devroop.

Mantashe: University management ‘must not be arrogant’

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe has lambasted vice-chancellors of universities for ineffectively dealing with widespread #FeesMustFall protests.

#FeesMustFall: Cavernous contradictions in education and the economy

The African child still bears the burden of apartheid and a brutal system of capitalism which keeps him begging for participation in the economy.

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Ramaphosa issues instruction on Western Cape Covid-19 numbers

President Cyril Ramaphosa has issued an instruction to the Western Cape government to recruit more staff to stem the Covid-19 tide

Capture claims plague new private-security bargaining council

Unhappy members of the National Bargaining Council for the Private Security Sector say corporate governance standards are being flouted

A lifeline for the homeless people in eThekwini

eThekwini plans to retain permanent and safe open spaces for people with nowhere to sleep

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Automotive Industry and Covid-19

Many rental fleets are no longer operational and their usually well-maintained cars are entering the market in big numbers

The fourth industrial revolution: It works for UJ

Huge advances in technology make training and the application of medical knowledge better, faster and more widely accessible

PPS Webinar 4: Asset Protection in Times of Uncertainty

The Covid-19 crisis means people are spending more time at home, so they expect different packages from their insurance companies

International Partnerships are key for Africa during Covid-19

Perhaps this pandemic is the jolt that we needed to strengthen intra-country collaboration and revive international friendships

Auditor-General of South Africa seeks request for information

Suitably qualified and experienced vendors are sought to supply tools to assist in the support of financial statement audits

Former bursary student hits a six and lands top job at WPCA

Thuthuka Bursary recipient Tennyson Botes decided to make a difference in his community — and he's doing exactly that

SANRAL to professionalise its finance division with world-class professional accounting designations

'It is about how I can get my staff to acquire more skills and sharpen those skills that they already have,' says SANRAL CFO Inge Mulder

Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

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