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uLerato noJono: Amagama yeCollective

Jomiro Eming Be it with humour or hurt, these two names – Lerato and Jono – have evolved out of the #FeesMustFall (#FMF) movement, and into something uniquely symbolic at the University Currently Known as Rhodes (UCKAR). Known by students as amagama yecollective, these two people stand to represent something …

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Mid-day protest report: October 5th

Kate Middleton  At approximately 02h00 on Wednesday 5 October, student protesters mobilised to upper campus residences of the University Currently Known as Rhodes (UCKAR). The crowd of roughly 100 students made their way up the hill, mobilising students from various residences. Members of the crowd gained access into said residences in order to further …

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Opinion: #FeesMustFall and international students

Mako Muzenda The fight for free and quality education in South Africa is a cause I support wholeheartedly. For a country grappling with a history of inequality – specifically for black South Africans – free tertiary education is an important step in correcting the social and economic imbalances this country’s …

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FeesMustFall at Rhodes: Tuesday’s meeting with management

Jomiro Eming Another meeting between the concerned representative constituencies took place at Rhodes University’s Eden Grove building at noon on Tuesday the 27 September, regarding the #FeesMustFall protests and free education discussions. The meeting was livestreamed by the Oppidan Press. In addressing the demands of the student body, handed over …

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FeesMustFall at Rhodes

Kate Middleton Following the events of today, 21 September, the SRC called meetings in residences across the campus of Rhodes University. These meetings were to gauge the general feelings of students following the announcement by Blade Nzimande regarding the fee increments for higher education in 2017. The SRC previously had …

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