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The embers that still burn.

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Xolisa Ngubelanga Fire has shaped Port Elizabeth and its development, as it has shaped many of our cities. South Africa’s violent history has granted its cities more than their fair share of fires, often sparked by the conflicts between protesters and state forces. In many instances, the communities most affected …

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Inclusivity in Pride

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Adam Butler UCKAR Pride Week has once again rolled around for its 2017 edition – this year, focusing on inclusivity in the LGBTQIA++ community. Recently, debate around racism within the community, and the marginalisation of certain gender identities and sexualities, has stirred up a great deal of controversy. In South …

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men are trash

Chanel Retief and Jessica Bokete Trigger warning: content on sexual assault and violence. 22-year-old Karabo Mokoena’s burnt body was found two weeks ago in Lyndhurst. After going missing on the 28 April 2017, her parents appealed to the public to ensure the safe return of the young woman. According to …

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#NSFASCrisis: Why Fees STILL Need to Fall

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Mishka Wazar Students all over the country are in a state of panic. The delay in funding and confirmation from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has left thousands without the funds to register and begin their academic years, and many without roofs over their heads. The NSFAS press …

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