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Call for Kimberley Process to exclude Israel

By Andrew Blane Several South African organisations, ranging from human rights groups, trade unions as well as labour unions, and the Coalition for a Free Palestine called for the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme to exclude Israel from the international diamond regulatory body.

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Wits workers issue ultimatum to new Vice Chancellor

By Megan Ellis A statement has been released by the  Wits Workers Solidarity Committee (Wits WSC), criticising the university management’s treatment of ‘outsourced’ workers. “Yesterday, Professor Adam Habib’s first day in office as Wits University’s new Vice Chancellor was marred by chaos on campus,”  said the statement. “Hundreds of workers – …

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Mourinho returns as Chelsea manager

By Xand Venturas José Mourinho has been officially announced as Chelsea manager, six years after he left the post. He signed a four-year deal and replaces interim manager Rafael Benitez at the helm of the Europa League champions. 

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The possibilities of multilingualism

By Hancu Louw With R 31 million allocated for the construction of a new School of Languages building (R 6 million promised by Rhodes University), the question must be asked: How do tertiary education institutions address the social and cultural legacies of apartheid and the effect it has had on …

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Comrades won by South African

By Ashleigh Morris Claude Moshiywa has become the first South African to win the Comrades Marathon in 21 years. On Sunday, 2 June, he beat fellow South African, Johannes Kekana, with a time of 5:32:08.

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