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South Africa's Higher Education - What We're Not Talking About

There’s a great deal being written about the fees protests at universities and all the news around it. Whether fees can be reduced, or eliminated completely, remains a major topic of discussion. 1,657 more words

To the advancement of African languages

The Centre for African Studies (CAS) at the University of Cape Town (UCT) has called for the submission of papers, presentations and performances in African languages by poets, writers and other artists for the Mendi Centenary Conference. 274 more words

Semester 2

World's best universities in 2016

It is the first time that a university from outside the United States has topped the table. It leapfrogs last year’s number one, the California Institute of Technology, and becomes the first new number one in six years. 23 more words

South Africa

The University Residence as a Harbour and Enabler of Inequalities

Power of Thought has recently embarked on a journey to engage with some of the many issues, concerns and challenges that have given rise to student protests at universities across South Africa. 1,507 more words

Guest Posts

You will remember his name

Dr Lwazi Lushaba has had his name all over the #Fallist debate and today I read an open letter he penned to his Department Head. 257 more words

Heart Matters

Science Must Fall

Ladies and gentlemen.As I am writing this article,I am not sure as to should I be ashamed as a fellow South African,at this woman’s level of insipidity. 254 more words


Science is Racist? I'm done.

South Africa: Science Must Fall.

The above video is from a meeting/talk done by students who are ‘fallists’, they’re from South Africa, and this was held in The University of Cape Town (UCT). 347 more words