Rhodes protest an opportunity - UCT ombud

2015-03-27 11:16

UCT Ombud Zetu Makamandela-Mguqulwa has expressed her hope that the current debate raging around the statue of Cecil John Rhodes will provide an opportunity to engage in transformation discussions at the university.

King George V statue defaced at UKZN

2015-03-26 10:44

A statue of King George V has been defaced at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Howard College campus.

UCT leadership wants Rhodes statue moved

2015-03-25 11:45

UCT Vice Chancellor Max Price has revealed that a move to remove the Rhodes statue currently present on the campus has been supported by various leadership groups at the university.

UCT students stage sit-in against Rhodes statue

2015-03-23 17:57

University of Cape Town students, calling for the removal of the Cecil John Rhodes statue, are staging a sit-in at the campus.

Advtech CEO steps down

2015-03-23 12:09

The CEO of Advtech has resigned after only seven months at the helm after a disagreement with the board of the private education firm, says the interim CEO.

There's no need to change name of Rhodes University - Mabizela

2015-03-21 07:15

The debate about a name change at Rhodes University is closed, at least for now, says institution’s head, Dr Sizwe Mabizela.

SA firms eye tech education sales boost

2015-03-20 08:55

The prospect of paperless education has sent flutters of possibility through hardware suppliers who intend on capitalising on the move toward mobile technology for schools.

UCT students to protest over racial transformation

2015-03-19 14:41

A bucket of faeces thrown on a statue of Cecil John Rhodes at the UCT has escalated protests over racial transformation.


We're joined in studio by Chumani Maxwele, the student who doused the Rhodes statue at UCT in poo. Watch.

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Remove Rhodes statue, address transformation - UCT head

2015-03-18 15:52

UCT Vice Chancellor Dr Max Price says he would like to see the statue of Cecil John Rhodes removed from its current position, but not destroyed.


American students support #RhodesMustFall Campaign

2015-03-26 16:14

The Black Students Union at the University of California, Berkeley, has come out in support of UCT students currently protesting against the continued presence of a statue of Cecil John Rhodes on the UCT campus.

Fighting words from #RhodesMustFall activists

2015-03-25 23:23

"The future is moving a lot faster than your consciousness," were the fighting words of a UCT student to those who believe that Cecil John Rhodes' statue must remain in its place.

Rhodes Must Fall campaign gains momentum at UCT

2015-03-23 21:34

University of Cape Town students are demanding that management make public its stance on their calls to have the statue of Cecil John Rhodes destroyed.

AfriForum youth to subpoena Jansen, UFS

2015-03-23 15:35

AfriForum Youth says its lawyers will serve a subpoena on the University of the Free State and its rector Professor Jonathan Jansen as part of a damages claim.

Dept defends girls' right to wear slacks

2015-03-21 20:09

The Gauteng education department has defended the rights of eight girls suspended from an East Rand school for refusing to wear skirts.

UCT protesters sorry for Nazi posters, march to go on

2015-03-20 11:10

UCT students involved with the use of Nazi imagery in the ongoing 'Rhodes Must Fall' campaign have apologised for the use of the symbols, ahead of another planned protest march taking place at the campus.

Anti-Rhodes UCT students unite on Facebook

2015-03-20 05:00

University of Cape Town students wanting the removal of the Cecil John Rhodes statue are uniting not only on campus, but also on social media.

Uproar over Nazi imagery used in UCT protest

2015-03-19 14:14

The South African Union of Jewish Students has expressed its shock at the use of Nazi imagery in ongoing protests at the University of Cape Town over the removal of a statue of Cecil John Rhodes.

12 students appear for public violence

2015-03-18 22:08

Twelve students arrested for public violence have appeared in the Acornhoek Magistrate's Court, Mpumalanga police have reported.

EFF backs call for Rhodes statue to go

2015-03-17 21:02

The Economic Freedom Fighters has thrown its support behind the call by UCT students for the removal of the statue of Cecil John Rhodes from the university's campus.

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