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Makana residents protest, demand service delivery

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Words by Athini Majali Photo by Greg Roxburgh Makana residents took to the streets on Tuesday, 27 August demanding immediate disposal of the region’s top political officials and calling for national intervention. The protest saw the Makana community and municipal workers join forces to protest against the town’s lack of service …

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The laws of HIV/AIDS

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By Petru Saal The Student HIV/AIDS Resistance Campaign hosted various seminars this week with the aim of addressing the stigma surrounding HIV positive individuals. Dean of the Law faculty, Dr Rosaan Kruger, addressed key issues at the Law and HIV/ AIDS seminar on Tuesday, 19 August. Amongst the key issues …

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SRC 2015 Election results

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By Athini Majali The Rhodes University Student Representative Council (SRC) for 2015 were sworn into office in an inauguration ceremony that took place at the Eden Grove lecture theatre on Friday, 22 August. Siyanda Makhubo was announced as the new SRC President after a highly anticipated Presidential race. Makhubo, who …

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SRC warns against InterVarsity Partying

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Words by Julia Fish Photograph by Niamh Walsh-Vorster So by now you know that Intervarsity has been postponed, but that doesn’t seem to have dampened the party spirit. The punch has been bought and the overalls painted – so most people have decided to host their purple parties regardless. However SRC President, …

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Inter-varsity postponed

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By Sebastian Burger Inter-Varsity 2014, which was scheduled to take place at the University of Fort Hare the weekend of 15 to 17 August has been postponed due to student unrest at the university’s Alice campus. The unrest, which was in reaction to the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) not supplying …

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