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Silent Protest at Wits

The silent protest at Wits University took place for the second time since it was formed by Rhodes University seven years ago.

The Silent Protest March took place at 08.00am in Braamfontein East Campus. 218 more words

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How to succeed at being an editor without really trying

*Note: Another assignment for my JMS3 Writing and Editing course. This past week we had to create a storify doodad about any topic we wanted. This doesn’t really fit in with my travel blog theme… 23 more words


Introductory post

This is a blog about economics and work… with a twist. On this blog we, the JMS 1 students of 2014, aim to write stories about economics that don’t put people to sleep. 64 more words

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'Writing is social as well as solitary'

I’ve been struggling with a piece of writing for an academic journal which needs revising. The editor of the journal sent the two reviewers’ comments to me and my co-author with a simple comment “you’ll see that the one reviewer is a tough customer”. 1,071 more words


Social media begins in the home

Barclays Africa Group supports the Highway Africa conference annually, hosting a master class for journalists and a dinner on the opening night of the conference. The dinner was attended by the Deputy Minister in the Presidency, Buti Manamela, who credited the conference on being a platform for journalistic innovation in Africa, for Africans.


Q&A with Dan Gillmor

Dan Gillmor, author and visiting lecturer from Arizona State University, chats to Open Source about the challenges and value of social media. This year’s Highway Africa theme is Social Media: From the Margins to the Mainstream.  372 more words

Pharmacy week meets all the checks

By Siphokazi Zama and Youlendree Appasamy 

This past week, Rhodes University Pharmacy Students’ Association (RUPSA), hosted Pharmacy Week.  Youlendree Appasamy spoke to Tiisetso Morobi, RUPSA president, to find out more. 408 more words