'Fees Must Fall was a progressive struggle, we just differed on tactics' - Adam Habib

2019-08-07 10:53

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.

Academic Adam Habib hits out at 'disgusting' AfriForum leaders

2018-05-10 20:31

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.

Nhlanhla Nene to head Wits Business School

2017-06-30 18:57

Respected former finance minister Nhlanhla Nene has been appointed as the acting director of the Wits Business School.

Wits renews Habib's contract

2017-04-08 22:19

University of Witwatersrand vice-chancellor and principal Prof Adam Habib as been reappointed for a second term.

We need to listen to students - Thuli Madonsela

2016-10-19 21:27

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.

Habib disappointed students kicked him out of meeting

2016-10-19 19:28

Wits University vice chancellor Adam Habib was disappointed that students wanted him to leave peace talks.

Universities: the state of play

2016-10-09 06:00

Students are adamant that institutions must remain shut until government gives into their demand for free education.

If we can’t agree, Wits will shut down – Habib

2016-10-06 18:16

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.

Wits to reopen, with heavy security - Habib

2016-10-03 21:57

Police and a full security contingent will be on all Wits University campuses on Tuesday as lectures resume.

Adam Habib on student protests and the Wits poll in his own words

2016-10-03 10:41

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.


EXTRACT: Rebels and Rage – Reflections on #FeesMustFall

2019-03-03 06:00

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 mugged

2017-07-28 20:09

Wits University vice-chancellor Adam Habib ignored his own advice and had his cellphone stolen in Braamfontein.

New state capture report launched at Wits

2017-05-25 21:21

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.

Wits completes 2016 academic year, despite protests

2016-12-01 19:11

The University of the Witwatersrand has completed its 2016 academic year successfully, despite student protests, Vice Chancellor Adam Habib says.

Habib chased out of Holy Trinity church

2016-10-19 19:28

Students have chased Wits University Vice Chancellor Adam Habib out of the Holy Trinity church during peace talks.

Nine arrested during Braamfontein mayhem

2016-10-15 09:30

Nine people were arrested during looting and arson in Braamfontein, Johannesburg's Metro Police said.

'Habib will stay' – Wits council

2016-10-07 14:56

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.


Wits shut down on the cards

2016-10-06 12:05
Wits shut down on the cards

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.

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Some students want their own Marikana - Adam Habib

2016-10-03 17:24

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 calls meeting, urges SRC to engage

2016-09-27 22:59

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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