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Student’s suspension not related to protests - UCT

2015-05-15 11:30

The University of Cape Town has distanced itself from Chumani Maxwele’s claims that his suspension from the university is related to his involvement in the Rhodes Must Fall campaign.

Poo-flinging UCT student says suspension is politically motivated

2015-05-11 21:30

The student who doused the Cecil John Rhodes statue in human faeces in protest, claims his suspension from the University of Cape Town (UCT) is politically motivated.

South African university makes the global top 10 in new QS rankings

2015-04-30 16:44

The University of Cape Town has excelled, along with other South African tertiary institutions, in the QS World University Rankings for 2015.

The “Rhode” to redemption: Cees Bruggemans

2015-04-13 14:36

Social media has been on fire this week with the falling of the Rhodes statue from UCT’s campus. BizNews columnist Cees Bruggemans has his say on the matter.

Mantashe: You can't take a hammer to history

2015-04-13 07:23

You cannot use a hammer to deal with history and heritage, African National Congress secretary general Gwede Mantashe says.

In a flap over Rhodes

2015-04-10 14:19

The whole of South Africa has been affected by the Rhodes debate, says David Moseley , particularly those with a bird’s eye-view of UCT.

Rhodes statue further defaced after removal

2015-04-09 19:25

The statue of Cecil John Rhodes made an unceremonious exit from UCT as students pelted it with paint and rubbish.

Rhodes statue removal not reverse racism, says student

2015-04-09 15:57

Removing the Cecil John Rhodes statue from the University of Cape Town is not reverse racism, a student has said.

Rhodes statue goes on sale on Gumtree...briefly

2015-04-09 14:36

A Gumtree user has taken the time to explore the lighter side of the Rhodes Must Fall debate, taking to the e-commerce website to punt a rather familiar-looking statue.


Last chance to decide fate of Rhodes statue

2015-05-18 13:33

Monday 5pm – that's the deadline for public input into the ultimate fate of the controversial Rhodes statue that was removed from UCT’s upper campus.

Students spending on booze, bling and clothes

2015-05-13 16:22

Students spend around R2 702 a month and around 36% of students fund their lifestyles through full or part-time jobs, newly released research has revealed.

UCT student suspended for harassment, racial abuse

2015-05-07 16:28

The University of Cape Town confirmed in a statement on Thursday that a student had been suspended for allegedly intimidating, harassing, threatening and racially abusing a member of staff.

Call for transformation not over - evicted UCT students

2015-04-13 17:59

UCT students who were evicted from the university's administrative building this weekend following a three-week 'sit-in' have made six demands on behalf of workers at the institution.

UCT protesters: We want to avoid court action

2015-04-13 11:07

UCT students who were involved in an occupation of the university’s administrative building have vacated the premises, with one student saying the group wanted to avoid litigation processes after being served a court order.

UCT protesters vow to continue occupation of building

2015-04-10 15:14

UCT students involved in the occupation of an administrative building want to stay, despite being ordered by university management to vacate the premises.

UCT students told to end occupation of Bremner building

2015-04-10 13:00

UCT students occupying the university’s administrative building as part of the Rhodes Must Fall campaign have been told to vacate the premises, following the removal of the Cecil John Rhodes statue.

UCT skyline changed forever - As it happened

2015-04-09 16:11

After nearly a month of protesting, sit-ins and relentless meetings, the statue of Cecil John Rhodes has finally be removed from the UCT's upper campus.

Statue removal vindicates former black academics - activist

2015-04-09 15:29

The UCT student who threw faeces at the university's Cecil John Rhodes statue last month, says the decision to remove the monument vindicates former black academics at the institution.

Test run for Rhodes statue removal a success

2015-04-09 14:19

A rigging team has successfully lifted the Cecil John Rhodes statue at the University of Cape Town in a test run ahead of its permanent removal later in the day.

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