Why Xolobeni's win against a mining company matters

2018-12-13 19:48

An SA High Court passed an important judgment putting a stop to the pervasive practice by companies to mine ancestral lands in rural areas without the villagers’ consent. Here's why it matters.

Another rape reported at Fort Hare university

2018-08-21 13:39

Fort Hare University promises to “beef up” security and review its policy on sexual harassment following another alleged rape.

'It's either an 8% salary increase or strike continues' – Fort Hare Nehawu workers

2018-08-01 18:55

The union is demanding an increase of 8% and a notch progression of 1%, while the university’s management said it can offer only 7.5%.

Fort Hare accuses rogue staff of trying to 'destabilise' Alice campus

2017-10-04 13:55

The University of Fort Hare has accused staff members, intent on destabilising the Alice campus, of being the organising force behind a small group of students who have been running amok on campus grounds.

University of Fort Hare closes Alice campus after violent protests

2017-10-02 22:41

The University of Fort Hare has closed its Alice campus until further notice after a student centre was set alight, causing damage worth an estimated R200 000, says a university spokesperson.

University of Fort Hare protests result in R1.9m rampage at bookstore

2017-09-28 19:49

Disgruntled students at the University of Fort Hare have gone on a rampage by allegedly cleaning out a bookstore at the Alice campus, Eastern Cape police say.

Fort Hare students torch building

2016-09-22 16:44

Protesting students have torched a building at the University of Fort Hare's Alice campus, Vice Chancellor Mvuyo Tom says.

Students barricade Fort Hare entrance

2016-05-20 13:00

Students have barricaded the main entrance at the University of Fort Hare, insisting that they will not allow President Jacob Zuma onto the premises.

VIPs start arriving for Fort Hare centenary celebrations

2016-05-20 11:17

VIP guests have started arriving at the University of Fort Hare's Alice campus for its centenary celebrations, despite two nights of violent student protests.

14 Fort Hare students arrested

2016-05-19 15:22

Eastern Cape police have confirmed the arrest of 14 University of Fort Hare students after protesters set fire to a building and tent on campus.


History made as Fort Hare awards first PhD written in isiXhosa

2018-10-23 09:46

A high school teacher from East London has made history by being the first Fort Hare PhD student to write her thesis in isiXhosa.

Fort Hare condemns assault on female student after video of attack goes viral

2018-08-14 13:52

The University of Fort Hare has condemned the assault of a female student by a male student, after a video of the attack went viral.

Exams postponed at Fort Hare university due to strike action

2018-06-12 22:58

Students at the University of Fort Hare will have to wait until next semester to complete their exams after lecturers and other staff members have embarked on strike action.

Calm at University of Fort Hare as students and management meet

2017-10-03 12:25

Police are still monitoring the situation at the University of Fort Hare, although there is currently a lull at the campus that has been rocked by violent protests.

Fort Hare disappointed by protesting students' 'criminal and unruly behaviour'

2017-09-29 22:24

Management at the University of Fort Hare has condemned the "criminal and unruly behaviour" of protesting students on its Alice campus.

Reigniting OR’s values

2017-05-07 06:25

As we celebrate 100 years since the birth of Oliver Tambo, let us also remember what he taught us, writes Mavuso Msimang.

Zuma must come feed us - Fort Hare students

2016-05-20 14:05

Protesting students at Fort Hare University's Alice campus say they are hungry and that President Jacob Zuma must come and feed them.

'Voetsek Zuma, voetsek Mugabe' - Fort Hare students try to force way into hall

2016-05-20 12:14

Protesting students outside the University of Fort Hare have tried to force their way into the hall where President Jacob Zuma and Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe are due to speak at centenary celebrations.

Fort Hare celebrates 100 years amid campus violence

2016-05-20 07:28

The University of Fort Hare's centenary celebration is set to get under way, despite student protests on campus this week.

It's up to SA govt to invite Mugabe to Fort Hare celebrations - spokesperson

2016-05-19 12:08

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's spokesperson has refused to confirm nor deny his attendance at the University of Fort Hare's centenary celebrations, saying the SA government had the mandate to make the final decision.

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