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Recap: Rhodes staff strike demanding wage increase

Lucas Nowicki In the early hours of Tuesday morning, staff members at the university currently known as Rhodes (UCKAR) belonging to the National Education Health and Allied Union (NEHAWU) and National Tertiary Education Staff Union (NTEU) went on strike and marched to the administration building to deliver a memorandum demanding …

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Growing up female and black!

Michelle May  Growing up a girl in the black community comes with a lot of rules, expectations and pressure. We are expected to act a certain way, to do certain things and even sit in a particular manner. When curiosity piqued as to why things were so, the only response …

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Hlomela Bucwa

Hlomela Bucwa; a beacon of hope for the “lost generation”

Ophelia Milton Hlomela Bucwa, the youngest member of the South African parliament, delivered her maiden speech on the 21st of February. In her impassioned speech, which landed her in the hearts of many South Africans, she told the story of the “lost generation. “When we speak about the lost generation, …

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