SA institutions rot in post-apartheid world

2014-04-24 12:06

Twenty years after South Africans jubilantly swept apartheid aside, many of the country's post-apartheid institutions have failed to live up to the dream.

South Africans desensitised - Habib

2013-10-12 22:17

South Africans have become desensitised to scandals of leaders in the government's top ranks, Wits University vice-chancellor and political analyst Adam Habib says.

Wits lecturer axed for sexual harassment

2013-09-05 14:45

The University of the Witwatersrand has dismissed a third academic who was found guilty of sexual harassment.

Wits' sexual harassment policy 'vague'

2013-09-04 14:46

A key finding of a formal inquiry report into sexual harassment at the University of the Witwatersrand is that the policy is not clearly defined.

Wits fires 2 for sexual harassment

2013-07-31 20:23

Two Witwatersrand University staffers have been fired after being found guilty of sexual harassment, the institution says.

Machel: SA a violent nation on the brink

2013-03-08 14:58

Graca Machel has spoken out about the high levels of violence in the country, saying "we have to be cautious about how we deal with a society that is bleeding and breathing pain".

SA must fight inequality, warns analyst

2013-02-25 20:30

Inequality levels must be tackled to avoid a repeat of Marikana, De Doorns and violent service delivery protests, says political analyst Adam Habib.

Youth pray for Nelson Mandela

2012-12-11 21:00

"Born Free" South Africans have joined the groundswell of concern about Nelson Mandela's hospitalisation, moulding the icon's legacy to their life two decades after white rule.

UJ, Ben Gurion continue water studies

2011-07-09 08:00

Researchers from the University of Johannesburg and Israel's Ben Gurion University are collaborating on water purification studies, UJ says.

Manuel would've consulted ANC - analyst

2011-03-02 18:03

Cabinet member Trevor Manuel probably consulted ANC bigwigs before writing his scathing open letter to government spokesperson Jimmy Manyi, a political analyst says.

Israeli university: UJ resists pressure

2010-09-29 22:36

The University of Johannesburg has rejected calls to sever ties with Ben-Gurion University, but has set the university strict conditions.

Cosatu wants UJ to cut Israel ties

2010-09-28 22:43

The Congress of SA Trade Unions has added its voice to calls for the University of Johannesburg to cut ties with Israel's Ben Gurion University.


Reform our school system

2014-01-30 12:00

Parents should not accept low performance from their children and mediocrity or compromising on academic standards from schools, says Saber Jazbhay.

Cosatu lauds Wits on harassment cases

2013-09-06 13:45

The University of Witwatersrand's strong stand against sexual harassment is commendable, the Congress of SA Trade Unions says.

Habib takes responsibility for abuses

2013-09-04 17:44

University of the Witwatersrand vice-chancellor Adam Habib has taken full responsibility for the abuses committed on its campuses.

New scholarships for poor pupils

2013-08-24 22:45

University of the Witwatersrand will introduce new scholarship programmes for poor pupils, vice-chancellor Prof Adam Habib says.

Wits global MBA status under threat

2013-07-19 12:00

The Wits Business School could be stripped of its international accreditation for its Master of Business Administration degree, a report says.

Wits appoints Habib as new rector

2013-02-28 17:32

Professor Adam Habib has been appointed as rector of the University of the Witwatersrand.

ANC provincial leadership still unresolved

2012-12-13 14:17

Just three days before the ANC elective conference in Mangaung, the leadership of at least two provinces was still being challenged in court by disgruntled party members.

Adam Habib set to be Wits vice-chancellor

2012-12-08 13:02

Professor Adam Habib is set to become the new vice-chancellor of the University of Witwatersrand, the university says.

ANC refuses to back Manuel

2011-03-02 21:16

The ANC withheld any support for Trevor Manuel's scathing attack on Jimmy Manyi as Cosatu sided with him.

Trade-off for justice in Zimbabwe is peace

2010-11-17 19:40

The trade-off for justice in Zimbabwe has to be peace, South Africa’s professor Adam Habib says.

UJ to mull Israeli university ties

2010-09-29 14:08

The University of Johannesburg senate will hear recommendations from a task team on its relationship with Ben Gurion University in Israel.

Habib US visa lawsuit delayed

2009-05-28 10:39

A Boston judge has delayed a lawsuit involving SA scholar Adam Habib, who was denied a visa to the US because he denounced the Iraq war.

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