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Plastic particles found in bottled water

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Photo Essay:#FeesMustFallReloaded 2016

#Storified from #Instagram: This photo essay illustrates the struggle of the #Fees2016 protests in South Africa which has led to temporary closure of public universities over the past week. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Thomas Holder (@ishootwhatilike) https://www.instagram.com/p/BKm2MYKhXZn/ View this post on Instagram A post shared by Joshua Stein (@joshnsphotos) View this […]

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THE BIG STORY: National university shut down in South Africa

Key Questions: What’s happening to Zimbos studying there? Are they back home? Do they have to travel acrosss that country to crush at relative’s places?

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News Politics

HIGH COURT BLOCKS STUDENT LEADER SUSPENSION

A High Court judge has ordered the reinstatement of a Midlands State University (MSU) student who had been suspended by the tertiary institution for allegedly branding an MDC-T placard on campus. MSU authorities recently suspended Archbold Elias Madida for allegedly holding a placard inscribed “MSU Students support MDC-T” on campus. This followed an anti-government protest staged […]

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Opinion Politics

RSA IS NOT BURNING: IN DEFENSE OF THE COUNTRY’S NATIONAL AGENDA

by Buyile Sangolekhaya Matiwane | Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) Observers of the current affairs discourse in this country could be forgiven for thinking that South Africa is totally bereft of hope and that the state is on the brink of collapse. The dominant views emerging out of this one sided discourse are those […]

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Opinion Politics

OF STUDENTS PROTESTS: ZIMBABWE vs SOUTH AFRICA

Budding writers from universities in South Africa give us the
perspective of a foreign and local student respectively on the student protests that have set 8 universities ablaze in the last 10 months.

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Politics

UCT Students’ Protest Turns Ugly!

By Zodidi Dano University of Cape Town students frustrated with the housing crisis and other challenges, set paintings and a plaque from the Smuts Hall residence alight at the foot of Jameson stairs yesterday. Earlier, students raided the dining hall at Fuller residence, and stripped the hall of its decor and paintings. The paintings were piled […]

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CULTURE Opinion Politics

Just like the economy, Zim’s education is headed for the drain

Sineke Sibanda A statement from the University of Zimbabwe Students Representative Council caused my heart to sink for a while and to think that Zimbabwe was once known for the best brains in Africa, it would hurt to now think that it could all turn out to be a façade. It was ludicrously unbelievable that […]

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ZINASU resists 2 UZ intakes per year

BY OBEY MANAYITI THE Zimbabwe National Students’ Union (Zinasu) yesterday expressed displeasure at the University of Zimbabwe’s (UZ)decision to introduce two intakes per year, saying this will only pile pressure on scarce facilities at the State university. Although the demonstration, organised by Zinasu at the UZ campus, flopped yesterday, reportedly due to heavy police presence, […]

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Opinion Politics

Tsvangirai not Mugabe strangled student politics: Response to Alex Magaisa

An insight to how national politics meddled with student affairs and produced a docile student movement