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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 …

September, 2015

  • 16 September

    Grahamstown serial killer rumours unfounded – SAPS

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    David Richardson The student community has been alive with the speculation of a supposed serial killer in the Grahamstown community. This “serial killer” is said, by users on twitter, to hack woman to death, and remove their hearts. However, after consulting with the South African Police Service (SAPS), Activate is …

June, 2015

  • 13 June

    BREAKING: Rhodes student killed in hit and run

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    Mitchell Parker A Rhodes University student has been killed in an alleged hit and run that took place in the early hours of this morning – approximately 3:40am. The police are investigating the incident that took place on New Street and are looking for the driver of a Red Suzuki …