Articles containing the tag ‘UCT
    By Oliver Ngwenya On Monday, April 19th, 2021

    Cape Town Fire Causes Damage as SANDF is on Standby

    A fire broke out near Table Mountain on Sunday morning and caused extensive damage to property and people in the area, it has been established. According to Jermaine Carelse who is the Cape Town Fire and Rescue... Read more »
    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 Staff Writer On Sunday, July 29th, 2018

    Shock as University of Cape Town’s Celebrated Professor Bongani Mayosi Commits Suicide

    World-renowned UCT cardiologist Professor Bongani Mayosi died in Cape Town on Friday, 27 July 2018, at the age of 51 after allegedly committing suicide. His untimely death has sent shock waves throughout the un... Read more »
    By Sinethemba Mandyoli On Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

    PAYCO’s Message of Support for the RMF Movement of the University of Cape Town

    This letter serves as a eulogy of a historic victory to the Rhodes Must Fall Movement (students and supporting staff) of the University of Cape Town. To us, the Radical Pan Africanists, it has never occurred in... 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 Staff Writer On Thursday, March 6th, 2014

    University of Cape Town’s Global Ranking Drops

    The global ranking of Africa’s top university, the University of Cape Town (UCT), has dropped two times in a row over the past two years. According to the latest Times Higher Education World University Ra... Read more »
    By Staff Writer On Monday, June 10th, 2013

    UCT Would Not Have Concealed Joseph Khohlokoane’s Results From Employers

    Last week I read about a former UCT student, Joseph Khohlokoane, who finished his degree in 1996 but only graduated on Friday, 7 June 2013 (17 years later) because he could not settle his outstanding fees and ... Read more »