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Francis Petersen. Picture: MOHAU MOFOKENG

Activists restive as UCT struggles to house students

University of Cape Town is faced with a fresh crisis as it battles to accommodate thousands of students arriving for the start of the new academic year

Delays rob student housing providers of rent

Students at the Vaal University of Technology. A freeze in fees means more students, who will need more accommodation, industry professionals say.  Picture: SOWETAN

Protests and registration delays leave student housing providers out of pocket even as overall bed shortage grows

Elites abuse traditions to entrench their power

Nomalanga Mkhize

'Maiden bursary' should be challenged in court as the neotraditionalist hijacking it is, writes Nomalanga Mkhize

A century on, Fort Hare must keep on liberating young minds

As in numerous other cases globally, the power of partnership was demonstrated in politics by Oliver Tambo and Nelson Mandela who formed the first black law firm in SA. Picture: SUNDAY TIMES

Oliver Tambo, Nelson Mandela and ZK Matthews on honour roll a powerful reminder of spectacular failure of apartheid project, writes Onkgopotse JJ Tabane

Education and business must work together

Unemployed graduate. Picture: SOWETAN

Equal access to education key to ending youth unemployment, writes Wendy Spalding


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