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September, 2017

  • 13 September

    Taking The Route Less Travelled

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    Hope Mashozhera The Rustic Route Food Market, a place for everyone! Sitting down with the manager of the Rustic Route in preparation for an historic moment in Grahamstown food culture. The food market has busted down the door of the local food industry. This is admittedly my second visit in 3 …

  • 11 September

    A Forest Begins with a Seed

    Image: Nick Pritchard

    Jomiro Eming A young Indian man, Jadav Payeng, saw his island in crisis and threatened by erosion. The land was arid and becoming nothing more than a desert, and so he planted a single seed. Now, nearly four decades later, his once-dying island is a 1 360-acre forest, and a lush …

May, 2016

  • 6 May

    Peaceful March against Police Activity in Grahamstown

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    By Chloé Osmond A small group of students, as well as representatives from the South African Students Congress (SASCO) and the African National Congress (ANC) as well as members of the Grahamstown community, marched to the Grahamstown Police Department today in protest . The group met at the Rhodes University …

April, 2016

  • 8 April

    Peppergrove KFC boast newly renovated features.

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    David Richardson A question frequently posed by the current Rhodent: As of Thursday 17th March, Peppergrove KFC is newly renovated and open for business. Having undergone extensive aesthetic renovation, the new KFC boasts brand new seating areas, plug points for charging your laptop/phone, wifi, and a new order/collection system – known …

February, 2016

  • 22 February

    Mabizela responds to harassment allegations

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    Vice-Chancellor Dr Sizwe Mabizela has released a statement condemning intimidation and harassment of students and staff at Rhodes University.  This statement, released earlier this evening, comes after student activist Lihle Ngcobozi submitted a sworn affidavit stating she was “threatened, intimidated and harassed” by two white men in police uniforms.  The …