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UJ joins in on #FeesMustFall protests

The #FeesMustFall movement saw the University of Johannesburg join in on the call for free, quality, decolonised education. The SRC called on students yesterday (25 September 2016) to join the mass meeting that was held today (26 September 2016) at Auckland Park Kingway campus at 12 noon. 176 more words


Statistics Revealed: Gender Parity in Mainstage Sydney Theatre Company's 2017 Seasons

A year after Women in Theatre and Screen (WITS) formed in response to Darlinghurst Theatre Company’s (DTC) record low percentages of female directors and playwrights in its 2016 programming, the theatre company has made a complete reversal with a female-led 2017 season. 301 more words


Enslaved to Fee Increments

By Lauren Pillay

Over the past three days, the FeesMustFall movement has risen from the ashes at universities all over the country such as the University of Witwatersrand (Wits), the University of Cape Town (UCT) and the University of Free State (UFS). 221 more words


Police Fired Stun Grenades at Unarmed Students: #FeesMustFall2017

By Magnificent Mndebele

Seven students were injured by the police when they fired rubber bullets and Stun grenades at the students. Amongst the seven that were shot at, there was a girl who was brutally shot closer to her feminine parts, leaving her trouser severely damaged. 154 more words


Fees Must Fall: Reloaded 

The morning was off to an early start. We mobalised on campus, joining our fellow students in song. By 8am, 33 students had already been arrested for blocking entrances and we listened to chilling voice notes of the day’s first firing of stun granades.  554 more words

South Africa

Dear police brutality

The last time I checked we were not criminals, rapists, murderers, we did not steal the very essence of whatever bullshit the media decides to feed the greater world. 364 more words

Journalism Thoughts


Like an etiolated plant,
He had been starved of light
Quite intensely,
That he embraced darkness as his pal.

But, when alas!,
A tinge of light rayed into his darkened spirit, 90 more words