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March, 2016

  • 4 March

    A Marecat’s Guide to Kenton’s Peachy Beach


    Nina Reinach It’s the start of a new academic year and you’ve had just about enough time to settle in. You and your mates a keen for something exciting and you just want to “let loose”. Well that’s exactly what Loose Change Events has on offer this weekend with its …

February, 2016

  • 26 February

    Statement against violence in Higher Education Institutions in South Africa


    This is a statement from a concerned group of staff members at the university currently known as Rhodes against the methods utilised by the South African Police Service in their attempts to deal with student movements in higher education institutions today. As a group of concerned staff members, we note …

  • 26 February

    Rhodes responds to student grievances


    Rhodes University has issued a statement in response to the list of grievances made by students last night.  The university has answered each of the grievances in point form, detailing either how these things have been solved, what the appropriate avenues for students still facing these issues are, and more.  …

  • 25 February

    Rhodes students rebuild barricades; demand action from management


    Mako Muzenda A small group of students this evening gathered at the Drostdy Lawns to plan a way forward in regards to protest action.  This meeting comes after Vice-Chancellor Dr Mabizela’s address earlier this morning to students at the Day Kaif that left some students feeling dissatisfied with the University’s response …

January, 2016

  • 30 January

    Distinguished Professor Nyokong honoured with $100000 science award

    By David Richardson Distinguished Professor Tebello Nyokong of Rhodes University was awarded an African Union Kwame Nkrumah Scientific Award (AUKNSA) on Saturday, 30 January 2016. Prof. Nyokong received the Continental Award, consisting of US $100 000, at the African Union Headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The African Union Commission decided …