We are going to get rid of Habib - EFF

2015-08-27 20:00

Dali Mpofu predicts two things: the EFF will win the University of Witwatersrand SRC elections next year, and when it does, it will remove Vice Chancellor Adam Habib

Malema slams Wits EFF decision

2015-08-23 16:35

EFF leader Julius Malema rounded on Wits University Vice Chancellor Adam Habib after the suspension of seven EFF supporters and the disqualification of its Student Command following a campus ruckus.

Mboweni to be a honorary professor at Wits

2015-07-30 17:37

Former Reserve Bank governor Tito Mboweni will join the University of the Witwatersrand as an honorary professor at their school of economics and business sciences.

Habib loses his cool during debate on 'Hitler' student

2015-05-07 21:59

A debate over the suspension of former Wits SRC president Mcebo Dlamini, who came under fire for saying he loved Adolf Hitler, resulted in the students heckling Vice Chancellor Adam Habib.

Wits SRC president found guilty by 'kangaroo court'

2015-05-05 13:11

Hitler-admiring sacked Wits University SRC president Mcebo Dlamini says he was found guilty by a “kangaroo court” for something that happened months ago.

Wits SRC president removed from position

2015-05-04 17:32

Controversial University of Witwatersrand SRC president Mcebo Dlamini, who expressed admiration for Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, has been removed from his position pending an appeal against his expulsion from the institution for a different matter.

'Barbaric' xenophobic violence does not represent South Africans - Vavi

2015-04-20 16:48

The "barbaric" xenophobic violence that has taken grip in South Africa does not represent the majority of South Africans, expelled Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi says.

More money for higher education - Habib

2015-01-21 16:55

The higher education sector is at risk due to lack of funding, the University of the Witwatersrand says.

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.

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.


EFF files urgent application over Wits

2015-08-26 07:39

The High Court in Johannesburg is expected to hear an urgent application over Wits University suspending seven students who are members of the EFF's student organisation, the party says.

SA is in a moment of reckoning - Habib

2015-08-05 12:55

South Africa is headed for a major crisis because important plans for the country are beginning to unravel under poor leadership, University of Witwatersrand Vice-Chancellor Adam Habib says

Dlamini in hot water again over 'Jews are devils' comment

2015-06-29 18:03

Former Wits SRC president, Mcebo Dlamini, is in hot water again after he called Jews 'devils'. The SA Jewish Board of Deputies has laid charges of hate speech against him.

Dept tells former Wits SRC president to get his facts straight

2015-05-06 15:44

The Department of Higher Education is the latest to blast ousted Wits student leader Mcebo Dlamini for his controversial statement about Adolf Hitler.

Wits vice chancellor responds to SRC president's removal

2015-05-04 19:03

Wits Vice Chancellor Adam Habib has issued a statement to the student body after Mcebo Dlamini was removed as the SRC president member. Read full statement here.

Youth groups want Hitler-loving Wits SRC president removed

2015-04-30 15:22

Some youth organisations are supporting a call by the SA Union of Jewish Students for Wits University to remove its SRC president Mcebo Dlamini, following remarks he made about German dictator Adolf Hitler.

Fund shortage jeopardises higher education

2015-01-22 13:30

The higher education sector is at risk due to lack of funding, the University of the Witwatersrand says.

Jimmy Manyi, Adam Habib debate transformation

2014-08-01 15:37

First class education for all children is non-negotiable and to compromise on this in the name of transformation is a disservice to SA, a debate has heard.

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.

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