Articles containing the tag ‘university
By Staff Writer On Sunday, August 5th, 2018

Fees Must Fall Protests Believed to Have Led to Professor Bongani Mayosi’s Depression and Suicide

There has been finger-pointing at the University of Cape Town in the aftermath of Professor Bongani Mayosi’s death by suicide on July 27, 2018. Shortly after his passing, Mayosi’s family disclosed t... Read more »
By Mvusi Ngubane On Friday, December 2nd, 2016

New Wits Policy Bans Sexual and Romantic Acts Between Lecturers and Students

The University of Witswatersrand (Wits) saw the approval of a new policy today. It aims to govern the engagement of romantic and sexual relationships between students and staff. The regulation comes after a hea... Read more »
By Nonzuzo Dlamini On Thursday, April 9th, 2015

Rhodes Will Fall

Cape Town – After weeks of protests and debates at the University of Cape Town (UCT), Rhodes will fall. The “Rhodes Must Fall” debate began when students threw human waste on the statue of British Col... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Matric Results 2014: Gauteng Shines but Produces Relatively Fewer University Passes than the Western Cape

According to the Department of Basic Education, its analysis reveals that there is a decline in the pass rate of matriculants this year. In addition, the Department also showed that while Gauteng was the top pe... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

SABC Chairperson Zandile Tshabalala Lied About Qualifications

It was revealed on Tuesday that the President of the Republic, Jacob Zuma, may have to fire the current chairperson of the South African broadcasting Cooperation amid revelations that she had not been entirely ... Read more »
By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, August 11th, 2014

The Oscar Pistorius Trial: Who is This Judge?

Judge Thokozile Masipa has heard all the evidence and witnesses that the prosecution and defence care to present before her as well as the two sides’ arguments on the case. However, who is this lady who h... Read more »
By Robert Wiggill On Monday, July 21st, 2014

Wits University Accepting More Black Students Into Health Sciences

The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) has revised its entrance policies for their faculty of health sciences, resulting in an intake of 60 percent black pupils from rural and low-quintile schools. The univ... Read more »