Complaint against Piet Croucamp lodged with University of Johannesburg

Following upon the recent controversial campaign conducted by Dr. Piet Croucamp against Dr. Louise Mabille of Tuks, Mr. Johann Botha of Johannesburg has lodged a complaint against Croucamp with the University of Johannesbur for unprofessional and unethical conduct. The text Read the rest

University of Johannesburg student shot outside campus

A student was shot and wounded outside the University of Johannesburg’s Doornfontein campus, the institution said on Wednesday morning.

“The university can confirm that a 30-year-old student has been shot in an attempted robbery outside the campus grounds at the … Read the rest

Female Univ. of Johannesburg student hijacked on campus

A University of Johannesburg (UJ) student was hijacked on campus and robbed, police said on Friday.

An armed man approached the 23-year-old student while she was parking in the university’s Kingsway campus parking lot at 9am on Thursday, said Constable … Read the rest

Obama accepts honorary doctorate from UJ, ex-Rand Afrikaans University

US President Barack Obama has accepted an honorary doctorate of laws from the University of Johannesburg, vice chancellor Ihron Rensburg announced on Friday.

“It is my delight and pleasure to announce, on behalf of the entire community of the University … Read the rest

SA unions, parties to protest against Obama visit

US President Barack Obama’s upcoming visit to South Africa was condemned on Sunday by some trade unions, political parties, and civil society bodies.

“We categorically make it known that the visit of the US president to South Africa is an … Read the rest

Amcu calls for independent commission of enquiry as mineworkers were ambushed at Marikana

The Association for Mineworkers and Construction Union (Amcu) has called for an independent commission of inquiry into the killing of 34 striking mine workers at Lonmin’s Marikana platinum mine, in Rustenburg.

“As much as the president of South Africa has … Read the rest