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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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Israeli Apartheid Week: UCKAR Edition

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Mishka Wazar Universities across the country are taking part in public demonstrations for Israeli Apartheid Week, which kicked off this Monday and appears to have ruffled feathers. The Politics Department, Muslim Student’s Association, and Palestinian Solidarity Committee at the university currently known as Rhodes have partnered with Boycott, Divest and …

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The Law is Sexist Too

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Jordan King  Oscar Pistorius’ sentence was announced on the 7th of July for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. This brought a number of issues to the discussion table. The failure of the justice system and his white privilege that so insultingly allows him to get six years in prison …

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