A Facebook status update written by UCT’s black SRC vice-president Zizipho Pae has sparked massive uproar on social media and the student community in Cape Town.
Many interpreted Pae’s status as being related to the US Supreme Court ruling last … Read the rest
The University of Cape Town has suspended the black student activist who threw ‘human excrement’ on the statue of Cecil John Rhodes, for threatening to assault a white woman lecturer on 1 May and stating: “”We must not listen to … Read the rest
Deputy vice-chancellor Sandra Klopper says the University of Cape Town is heading for curriculum reform in faculties to strengthen cooperation with BRICS countries.
“Informed teaching has led to the strengthening of South-South relations with academics in Brazil, India and other … Read the rest
Zimbabwean President for Life, Robert Mugabe told a crowd of media and spectators on Thursday while visiting Hector Pietersen Memorial in Soweto, “I don’t want to see a white face”.
Mugabe delivered his latest sneer in his usual affected British … Read the rest
The aggressive rejection of British colonialism as in the Rhodes statue debacle is only surprising in that it has taken so long to appear. While Verwoerd was vilified for his mild phrase on separate but equal education, Rhodes’s money, talking … Read the rest