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Passing the Buck by Blade


Geoffrey Shein On Monday 19 September 2016, Minister for Higher Education and Training, Blade Nzimande, announced that universities will have to decide on their own fee increase for 2017. This has been seen by some as a hospital pass and a dodge away from accountability, while others have praised government …

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Introducing Africa 1st


Natasha Pinto  Second year journalism student and risk-taking entrepreneur Thothy Thokozani Dladla recently introduced his new brand of clothing, Africa 1st , to Rhodes University. Dladla describes this project as more than just a clothing line; it is a movement. Africa 1st targets the African youth who are keen on embracing and …

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The EU was always a bad idea

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Jessica Bokete The world’s eyes are on the United Kingdom as the reality of their decision slowly sets in. Things took an unexpected turn of events when the UK narrowly voted to leave the European Union (EU). Now as the UK scrambles to gather itself one can only wonder what …

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