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Varsity Shield Rugby: Rhodes vs Fort Hare

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Geoffrey Shein The Rhodes Rugby team looked to turn their varsity shield pursuit around when they took on the University of Fort Hare (FH) at the Great Field. Varsity Cup/Shield Rules: Try with conversions are worth 8 points and penalties are worth 2 in order to encourage running rugby and …

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Fees Must Fall- 25 October 2016


Chanel Retief Following the events of the past three weeks, Activate was notified of South African Police Services firing shots at Prince Alfred in the later hours of the afternoon. Police presence was heavy as they marched onto campus in full riot gear firing teargas at students. As cars began to …

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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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Redefining ‘appropriation’: an isiXhosa fashion collection


Natalie Giquel This year’s spring/summer collection in the Johannesburg Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week saw a transformation of the meaning of ‘appropriation’, with Laduma Ngxokolo presenting a vibrant collection called ‘MaXhosa’. After completing his Master’s Degree at the Central Saint Martins School of art and design in London earlier on this year, …

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