The joy of inclusive academia

2016-10-23 06:01

When challenged about excluding black intellectual work from the curriculum, white academics argue that there is little to no “quality” intellectual production coming from black scholars, writes Simamkele Dlakavu.

Pupils protest on N2 near Somerset West

2016-10-21 17:18

A group of protesters have blocked the N2 near Somerset West, says the Western Cape traffic department.

Fight over release of 'state capture' report

2016-10-14 10:55

A few Black First Land First movement members have protested outside Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s office against the release of her "state capture" report.

Pupil in Cosas march dies after being pinned between two buses

2016-09-30 17:23

A 17-year-old has died after he was pinned between two buses during a Cosas march in Sandton, say police.

FROM THE SCENE: Detained News24 reporter released

2016-09-30 16:01

News24 journalist Kaveel Singh has been released after he was arrested while covering student protests in Durban on Friday.

WATCH: Shots fired at DUT as students, police clash

Students at the Durban University of Technology clashed with police on Tuesday during ongoing Fees Must Fall protests. Watch.

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AS IT HAPPENED: #FeesMustFall - Wits students march to Adam Habib's home, vent anger at policy

2016-09-26 15:00

Wits students have march toward Adam Habib's home as the protest against university fees escalates.

Former Wits SRC president hits back at Mantashe

2016-09-23 14:57

Former Wits University SRC president Mcebo Dlamini has criticised ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe, saying he had insulted students by saying he would close universities to teach them a lesson.

Cosatu can't sit on fence over free education – students

2016-09-23 11:35

Students at the University of the Witwatersrand are determined to march to Cosatu House to demand support from the labour federation for their calls for free quality education.

Substation, storerooms burn at University of Zululand

2016-09-22 12:15

Multiple fires, including one at a substation at the University of Zululand, are suspected to have been started intentionally, says the university.


How we can decolonise science

2016-10-23 06:01

Modern science is still tainted by a dark colonial past, writes Stuart Theobald.

Trojan Horse Massacre: Your freedom did not come cheaply, Athlone pupils told

2016-10-14 15:40

Students, teacher and activists have commemorated the 31st anniversary of the Trojan Horse Massacre in Athlone.

Not allowing journalists to do their jobs undermines democracy - Media watchdog

2016-10-02 14:40

Not allowing the media to do their jobs directly undermines SA’s democracy, Media Monitoring Africa said following the arrest of News24 journalist Kaveel Singh.

Moments before police, security detain News24 reporter

News24 reporter Kaveel Singh and a student were detained at UKZN.

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AS IT HAPPENED: #FeesMustFall – Wits under strong police protection as UJ students march

2016-09-28 15:00

Police have moved to defend Wits campus from UJ students.

Chaos ahead of Tshwane council meeting

2016-09-27 11:30

Violence has erupted outside the Tshwane council chambers after protesters tried to gain entry.

NMMU shutdown enters day 4 amid claims of rogue elements in protests

2016-09-23 15:38

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University has once again been forced to close its doors despite announcing that normal academic activities were due to resume.

University of Capitulation: SA paying the price as thugs trample ordinary rights

2016-09-23 12:33

The rights of ordinary students and staff are being trampled by marauding thugs and if common ground is not found soon, all of SA will pay the price, says an academic.

AS IT HAPPENED: #FeesMustFall - Unrest in KZN, while UCT students protest outside Parliament

2016-09-22 13:30

Days of protests and unrest have followed the announcement that universities may hike their fees. The tense situation at UKZN has boiled over, while in Cape Town staff and students of UCT have gathered outside Parliament to protest.

Petrol bomb suspect, 37 Langa protesters appear in court

2016-09-21 13:47

A man arrested with a petrol bomb and 37 people who protested over housing in Langa have appeared in court, the NPA have confirmed.

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