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September, 2017

  • 12 September

    The embers that still burn.

    Image via unitedfireandwater.com

    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 …

September, 2016

  • 10 September

    What it takes to be African in South African Schools


    Ophelia Milton The end of August saw the rise of young schoolgirls protesting against discriminatory rules at Pretoria Girls High, demanding the eradication of racism in the secondary education sector (read more about it here). This brought forth a wave of national disillusionment in our schools, as students and alumni …

August, 2015

  • 27 August

    Rhodes taking racist comments seriously

    In a circular from the Vice-Chancellor’s office sent out today, Dr Mabizela has made it clear – as he has in a circular from 29 May 2015, that he and the University, will be taking a hardline on discriminatory actions here at Rhodes University. This comment comes after a Rhodes …