UCT strike over after agreement reached with unions

2018-09-18 11:00

The University of Cape Town has reached an agreement with unions representing transport, cleaning and catering staff who had downed tools.

UCT decides not to suspend staff member who allegedly posted on Facebook about wanting to kill his child

2018-08-16 14:52

The university has decided to place the lecturer on a compulsory leave of absence on medical grounds.

UCT #FeesMustFall activist to do community service, attend counselling

2018-08-15 16:20

University of Cape Town #FeesMustFall activist Masixole Mlandu must do 150 hours of community service and attend counselling as part of a diversion programme.

Even more bling beneath the Earth's surface – and scientists think they know why

2018-08-07 06:44

A cache of diamonds like the world-famous, rare blue Hope diamond lies hundreds of kilometres beneath the Earth's surface. Now, scientists think they know why these precious stones lie buried so deep.

Final farewell for UCT Professor Bongani Mayosi

2018-08-04 06:43

Final farewells for dean of UCT's faculty of health sciences Professor Bongani Mayosi, who took his own life during a battle with depression, are expected to be held in Cape Town.

Professor Mayosi was 'black excellence' - UCT vice-chancellor

2018-08-02 21:07

University of Cape Town Professor Bongani Mayosi was black excellence, vice-chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng has told mourners at his memorial service.

Death of UCT's professor Mayosi shows need for black professionals to unite - BMF

2018-08-01 15:13

The death of the dean of health sciences at UCT shows the need for black professionals to support each other, says a provincial chair of the Black Management Forum.

He was called names 'like coconut or sell-out' - UCT VC on Professor Mayosi and #FeesMustFall

2018-07-31 10:29

The University of Cape Town's vice-chancellor, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng, in her own words addresses the suicide of Professor Bongani Mayosi and the post trauma of the #FeesMustFall protests.

Shock at beloved prof’s sudden death

2018-07-29 10:23

He was a sensitive man, greatly affected by the plight of students in the wake of #FeesMustFall protests at the University of Cape Town.

Ramaphosa extends condolences following death of renowned cardiologist

2018-07-28 14:36

President Cyril Ramaphosa believes the death of renowned South African cardiologist Professor Bongani Mayosi was not only a loss to his family "but to the country as a whole".

 

WATCH: Massive maul as UCT students fight for free cash falling through the air

2018-08-23 18:26

Hundreds of students have clashed while attempting to get their hands on one of the many R10 notes distributed in the air by a tech start-up on the University of Cape Town's upper campus.

Iceberg water could be cheaper than desalination

2018-08-16 08:52

Icebergs can supply Cape Town with extra water in drought years at a far cheaper rate than a big desalination plant, it has emerged at a UCT seminar.

UCT acts against staff member who allegedly posted on Facebook about wanting to kill child, 2

2018-08-15 10:24

The University of Cape Town has instituted action against a staff member who allegedly posted on Facebook that he wanted to rape and kill his 2-year-old child while he was suffering from depression.

UCT professor Bongani Mayosi hailed as a dedicated man, as friends and family say goodbye

2018-08-04 16:33

Over two thousand people have paid their final respects to the dean of UCT's faculty of health sciences, Professor Bongani Mayosi, who took his own life during a battle with depression.

UCT academics call for inquiry into Professor Mayosi's death

2018-08-03 10:45

Some of Professor Bongani Mayosi's black colleagues have expressed their dismay at how the discourse following his death is playing out.

Special Provincial Official Funeral declared for Prof Mayosi

2018-08-02 11:57

President Cyril Ramaphosa has declared that a Special Provincial Official funeral will be held for top cardiologist Professor Bongani Mayosi.

UCT must take responsibility for Prof Mayosi's death – former Fees Must Fall leader

2018-07-31 14:03

The University of Cape Town rejected Mayosi's attempt to leave the institution because "it would look bad if a senior black academic resigned", Chumani Maxwele has alleged..

Professor Bongani Mayosi honoured at informal UCT memorial

2018-07-30 20:45

Hundreds of students from the University of Cape Town have paid their respects to Dean of Health Sciences Professor Bongani Mayosi.

Family devastated by death of Prof Bongani Mayosi, says he struggled with depression

2018-07-28 19:48

Top cardiologist Professor Bongani Mayosi committed suicide, following a battle with depression, says his family who is struggling to come to terms with his loss.

Farewell to Max Price from a political adversary

2018-07-15 12:02

How do I say farewell to Max Price, a leader I fundamentally disagreed with politically – on how best to decolonise and transform our university – for all of his tenure, asks Chumani Maxwele.

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