Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
Wits University Vice Chancellor Adam Habib speaks to author and journalist Redi Tlhabi at the launch of his book Rebels and Rage: Reflecting on #FeesMustFall.
Wits University Vice-Chancellor Adam Habib has been caught up in a Twitter uproar after he suggested AfriForum leaders Kallie Kriel and Ernst Roets reflected the worse of current-day South Africa.
Respected former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene has been appointed as the acting director of the Wits Business School.
University of Witwatersrand vice-chancellor and principal Prof Adam Habib as been reappointed for a second term.
Government needs to help respond to calls for free higher education, as universities cannot do so alone, former public protector Thuli Mandosela has told students at Solomon Mahlangu House at Wits University.
Wits University vice chancellor Adam Habib was disappointed that students wanted him to leave peace talks.
Students are adamant that institutions must remain shut until government gives into their demand for free education.
If consensus is not reached during the general assembly at the Wits University, the institution could be forced to shut down completely, says Vice Chancellor Adam Habib.
Police and a full security contingent will be on all Wits University campuses on Tuesday as lectures resume.
If the University of the Witwatersrand does not re-open in the next couple of days it will reach a point of no return, says Vice Chancellor Adam Habib.
The symbolism of burning books at a university was lost on these protesters for free education, as it was on some of their defenders.
Wits University vice-chancellor Adam Habib ignored his own advice and had his cellphone stolen in Braamfontein.
The need for drastic economic reform cannot justify the widespread looting of state coffers, while the current state capture networks active in South Africa pose a dire threat to the country's long-term future, academics say.
The University of the Witwatersrand has completed its 2016 academic year successfully, despite student protests, Vice Chancellor Adam Habib says.
Students have chased Wits University Vice Chancellor Adam Habib out of the Holy Trinity church during peace talks.
Nine people were arrested during looting and arson in Braamfontein, Johannesburg's Metro Police said.
The chairperson of the University of Witwatersrand’s council has said it has all the confidence in Adam Habib’s capacity as a vice chancellor and that he is not going anywhere.
University of Witwatersrand vice-chancellor Adam Habib has vowed to shut down campus if the general assembly set to take place on Friday is not fruitful.
Some students are calling for their own version of the Marikana massacre to advance their cause for free education, Wits University Vice Chancellor Adam Habib says.
Wits University management has called for a formal meeting with the student representative council to resolve ongoing student protests which erupted last week at the institution.
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