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Jan Smuts Name Review Results

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Leo Vaccaro The results for the first round of voting for Jan Smuts name review are as follows: Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe House- 46 votes Jan Smuts House- 44 votes Albert Sachs House- 16 votes No Vote: 13 votes As it stands, Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe has the most votes. Roberto Sobukwe …

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Johannesburg’s car-free October


By Tyler Naumann During the month of October, the City of Johannesburg will be hosting the world’s second EcoMobility World Festival and Exhibition. Various main roads and streets will be closed in the office and shopping districts of Sandton and will only be accessible via public transport. Executive mayor of …

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Rhodes SRC Hosts Steve Biko Memorial


By Chene Schoeman On the evening of 23 September 2015, the Steve Biko Memorial Meeting took place in the Eden Grove Blue lecture theatre. Once the small assembled crowd had been seated, the room was filled with murmurs and people laughing about the lack of white individuals who attended this …

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Jan Smuts House considering name change

Leo Vaccaro On 16 September, an urgent meeting was called by the house committee to address issues regarding transformation – particularly the name of Jan Smuts House. The warden of Jan Smuts House, Dr. Chakona, informed the leadership of Jan Smuts that the name change procedure has been initiated. He …

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