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Distinguished Professor Nyokong honoured with $100000 science award

By David Richardson Distinguished Professor Tebello Nyokong of Rhodes University was awarded an African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Award (AUKNSA) on Saturday, 30 January 2016. Prof. Nyokong received the Continental Award, consisting of US $100 000, at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The African Union Commission decided …

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What you need to know going into Day 3 of Rhodes strikes


Mitchell Shaun Parker 21 October will see a national shutdown of universities in South Africa. Rhodes University will be among the number of places of higher learning that will be abandoning academics in order to fight against exclusionary financial requirements. Rhodes has already played host to two days of strikes, …

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SAPS and Law Societies Speak on Protests


By Mako Muzenda Following the second day of protests on Rhodes University campus, societies and external bodies have released statements on the demonstrations. The police have also talked about their presence on campus, and their relationship with the students.  Students were hosed with chemical water on the first day of …

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Introducing Sisulu House


By Andrea Campbell 13 October 2015 was an important day for Rhodes’ upper campus community. Many people gathered to celebrate the unveiling of what is now to be known as the Sisulu residence. Formerly known as Hilltop, it is now named after two prominent struggle heroes, Walter and Albertina Sisulu. …

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