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Mayosi killed by toxic culture of those who won’t listen
Mayosi killed by toxic culture of those who won’t listen
The death of Professor Bongani Mayosi, the leading cardiologist at the University of Cape Town,lays bare the barbarity and violence inflicted at...
Did UCT kill Bongani Mayosi?
Did UCT kill Bongani Mayosi?
Questions surrounding the role of the University of Cape Town (UCT) in the death of Professor Bongani Mayosi may appear unnecessarily dramatic...
Dear Professor Phakeng, you owe students an apology
Dear Professor Phakeng, you owe students an apology
Like many former students — particularly those who have been intimately involved in the internal politics of the University of Cape Town...
Unembargoed July 13 to 19
Unembargoed July 13 to 19
Siphoned-off funds seem to have been used to buy a table at the party’s birthday dinner
Cast out, then duped anew
Cast out, then duped anew
About midway through the documentary Uitgesmyt, a news clip — no longer than 45 seconds — shows how, in 1996, to the sounds of...
Black students ‘undervalued’ at UCT
Black students ‘undervalued’ at UCT
Curriculum content at the University of Cape Town sustains colonialism and working-class black students believe their knowledge is not valued.
Decolonised spaces must be given room
Decolonised spaces must be given room
I joined the department of psychology at the University of Cape Town (UCT) in February 2011. Since then, my main teaching responsibilities have...
It’s a great time to be at UCT and to make real change happen
It’s a great time to be at UCT and to make real change happen
It is an honour and a privilege to be asked to lead the University of Cape Town. I have met and worked with many of you in the past two years, and...
Professor’s mark is on land, democracy
Professor’s mark is on land, democracy
Professor Lungisile Ntsebeza’s name is associated with land reform, which is appropriate given that he grew up in a rural area and was banished...
Low carbon energy economy with socioeconomic benefits
Low carbon energy economy with socioeconomic benefits
These days the news is filled with reports and questions around energy. How is the kind of energy we use affecting the climate? How do we use...
Washing water clean with waste ash from coal
Washing water clean with waste ash from coal
South Africa’s economy and the employment of its citizens rely heavily on the mining sector and the country’s abundance of mineral resources....
Eight universities get full LLB accreditation; five more in the balance
Eight universities get full LLB accreditation; five more in the balance
Universities that faced the risk of losing their accreditation for the bachelor of laws (LLB) qualification — because the programme did not...

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