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AllAfrica.com
Science and Technology On Western Cape Big Data Centre SKA Projectand the DST is not yet in a position to commit to any specific solution. The Ce
Science and Technology On Western Cape Big Data Centre SKA Project
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
and the DST is not yet in a position to commit to any specific solution. The Centre for High Performance Computing and the University of Cape Town currently provide support to the SKA South Africa project on Big Data. The SKA project is a major... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MEC Donald Grant - Awarding of Masakh'isizwe Bursariesby the three Higher Education Institutions that form part of our Bursary Collab
MEC Donald Grant - Awarding of Masakh'isizwe Bursaries
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
by the three Higher Education Institutions that form part of our Bursary Collaboration Venture partnership processes (The University of Cape Town, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, and Stellenbosch University). We all individually and... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Statue removal won't change history - MbekiThe defaced statue of colonial era leader, Cecil John Rhodes, is removed from i
Statue removal won't change history - Mbeki
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 4 hours ago
The defaced statue of colonial era leader, Cecil John Rhodes, is removed from its position at the University of Cape Town on April 9, 2015, in Cape Town. Credit: AFP South Africa's history won't be changed by removing its colonial-era statues,... Read more
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iafrica.com
Statue removal won't change history - MbekiThe defaced statue of colonial era leader, Cecil John Rhodes, is removed from i
Statue removal won't change history - Mbeki
iafrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
The defaced statue of colonial era leader, Cecil John Rhodes, is removed from its position at the University of Cape Town on April 9, 2015, in Cape Town. Credit: AFP South Africa's history won't be changed by removing its colonial-era statues,... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
13 sexual violence cases reported at UCT in 4 monthsThembelihle Ngcai, News24 The University of Cape Town's upper campus. (iStock)
13 sexual violence cases reported at UCT in 4 months
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 hours ago
Thembelihle Ngcai, News24 The University of Cape Town's upper campus. (iStock) Cape Town - A sexual assault response team established by the University of Cape Town has reviewed 13 cases of sexual violence so far this year. The university's Sexual... Read more
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Eye Witness News
The photography series bringing inequality back into the spotlightand Lake Michelle Unequal Stories - Strand/Nomzamo Miller completed his maste
The photography series bringing inequality back into the spotlight
Eye Witness News / Posted 18 hours ago
and Lake Michelle Unequal Stories - Strand/Nomzamo Miller completed his master’s degree in anthropology at the University of Cape Town in 2012, focusing on the architecture of Apartheid - the physical characteristics of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Fake advocate bust for R1.5m fraudadvocate who had graduated with an LLM degree at the University of Witwatersran
Fake advocate bust for R1.5m fraud
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
advocate who had graduated with an LLM degree at the University of Witwatersrand, a B Juris and an LLB degree from the University of Cape Town, as well as a B Proc. degree from the University of Johannesburg. “He was arrested on Saturday after... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Tiger Tiger club relaunch sets tongues waggingfront of the club as her teenage son watched. The charges were dropped last yea
Tiger Tiger club relaunch sets tongues wagging
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
front of the club as her teenage son watched. The charges were dropped last year. And in January 2014‚ a former model and University of Cape Town student urinated on a taxi driver from the club balcony. He was found guilty of assault in June... Read more
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PhysOrg
Northern invaders threaten Antarctic marine lifefound lots of kelp in Antarctic water, especially just south of the Front," sai
Northern invaders threaten Antarctic marine life
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
found lots of kelp in Antarctic water, especially just south of the Front," said co-author Professor Peter Ryan, from the University of Cape Town. Dr Fraser said the study will help scientists to plan strategies for conserving Antarctica's unique... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UCT sexual assault response team releases first reportreleases first report Four alleged perpetrators have been identified as studen
UCT sexual assault response team releases first report
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
releases first report Four alleged perpetrators have been identified as students, while one is apparently a staff member. University of Cape Town. Picture: Facebook/Michael Currin. UCT,rape culture,UCT rape,Campus Rape Culture CAPE TOWN - The... Read more
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examiner.com
There may be a global catastrophe from the spread of yellow fevera situation which is historically unprecedented. The lead author of this resea
There may be a global catastrophe from the spread of yellow fever
examiner.com / Posted 2 days ago
a situation which is historically unprecedented. The lead author of this research paper, Sean Wasserman, MBChB, of the University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, says there is an alarming possibility of a yellow fever epidemic with a... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
TB and scarlet fever: why Victorian diseases are making a comebackthere are no drugs left. So, it is back to the Victorian age, really,” says Rut
TB and scarlet fever: why Victorian diseases are making a comeback
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 2 days ago
there are no drugs left. So, it is back to the Victorian age, really,” says Ruth McNerney, a British TB expert at the University of Cape Town. In the UK, better general health and nutrition make it less likely that large numbers of people will... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Trashocracy: What rubbish reveals about our nationgrounds” is literal, in the reality, and ubiquity, of rubbish itself. DM Rebec
Trashocracy: What rubbish reveals about our nation
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
grounds” is literal, in the reality, and ubiquity, of rubbish itself. DM Rebecca Hodes is a medical historian at the University of Cape Town. Main photo: Uncollected rubbish next to a playground in East London. Glass, tins and condoms were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Malawi Registers First Time Chichewa Speaker At Tedxmedical scientist, holder of a Master's degree in molecular and cell Biology an
Malawi Registers First Time Chichewa Speaker At Tedx
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
medical scientist, holder of a Master's degree in molecular and cell Biology and a PhD in medical virology from the University of Cape Town also highlighted the economic benefits and importance of industrial help. In his presentation... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
UCT chemists report breakthrough in early diagnosis of six common cancersResearchers at the University of Cape Town (UCT) reported a breakthrough on Fri
UCT chemists report breakthrough in early diagnosis of six common cancers
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
Researchers at the University of Cape Town (UCT) reported a breakthrough on Friday that could lead to early diagnosis of six common types of cancer. Each of the cancer types... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Stop killing our futureLimpopo, more than 20 schools were burned down during violent protests earlier
Stop killing our future
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
Limpopo, more than 20 schools were burned down during violent protests earlier this month. In February, protesters at the University of Cape Town made a bonfire of paintings they had taken from the Fuller and Smuts residences. Days later,... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
We've got a great new VoiceStirton, a BCom student at the University of Cape Town and a session musician,
We've got a great new Voice
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
Stirton, a BCom student at the University of Cape Town and a session musician, decided to pick up a guitar after injuring his back playing cricket. Coa ched by Kahn Morbee, Stirton had spoken fondly about his mentor. "You grow up listening to guys.... Read more
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iol.co.za
We must make sense of our madnessexample, the violence that has been playing out on some of our campuses most re
We must make sense of our madness
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
example, the violence that has been playing out on some of our campuses most recently, from the destruction of art works at University of Cape Town, to the burning down of an auditorium at University of Johannesburg and the violence at Fort Hare,... Read more
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Raw Story
The time ‘the other Kennedy’ visited apartheid South Africatell the world what was happening in South Africa and maybe something would hap
The time ‘the other Kennedy’ visited apartheid South Africa
Raw Story / Posted 3 days ago
tell the world what was happening in South Africa and maybe something would happen. Like the famous speech he gave at the University of Cape Town, his visit was a “ripple of hope” and it was felt across the country. It also was a source of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Time 'The Other Kennedy' Visited Apartheid South Africatell the world what was happening in South Africa and maybe something would hap
The Time 'The Other Kennedy' Visited Apartheid South Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
tell the world what was happening in South Africa and maybe something would happen. Like the famous speech he gave at the University of Cape Town, his visit was a "ripple of hope" and it was felt across the country. It also was a source of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ruvheneko Opens Up On Flag Pastor Fiascoam just being persecuted for my passion -- broadcasting." Ruvheneko, who first
Ruvheneko Opens Up On Flag Pastor Fiasco
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
am just being persecuted for my passion -- broadcasting." Ruvheneko, who first enrolled for a law degree with the University of Cape Town only to change to a Bachelor of Arts, with majors in Media, Writing and Political Science, said her... Read more
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iol.co.za
Burning of universities is counter-revolutionaryMahikeng campus set various buildings on fire - including the science centre. I
Burning of universities is counter-revolutionary
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
Mahikeng campus set various buildings on fire - including the science centre. In the same month, students at the University of Cape Town burned paintings and a Jammie shuttle bus. The vice-chancellor’s office was also petrol bombed. The... Read more
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iol.co.za
A vote for ANC is a wasted votewhich is a diminishing prospect with each passing day with him at the helm. *
A vote for ANC is a wasted vote
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
which is a diminishing prospect with each passing day with him at the helm. * Mangcu is a professor of sociology at the University of Cape Town. ** The views expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent Media. The Sunday Ind... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
Ruvheneko opens up on flag pastor fiascosaid. “I am just being persecuted for my passion — broadcasting.” Ruvheneko,
Ruvheneko opens up on flag pastor fiasco
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 4 days ago
said. “I am just being persecuted for my passion — broadcasting.” Ruvheneko, who first enrolled for a law degree with the University of Cape Town only to change to a Bachelor of Arts, with majors in Media, Writing and Political Science, said her... Read more
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iol.co.za
Wheelchair 'runners' in Comradesrace I’m excited to be a part of it,” said Mycroft, 21, who is studying for hon
Wheelchair 'runners' in Comrades
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
race I’m excited to be a part of it,” said Mycroft, 21, who is studying for honours in social policy and management at the University of Cape Town. In 2011, she was awarded the International Children’s Peace Prize and in 2012, became the first... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Jansen's lecture met with acrimony in KZNIn an earlier report it was incorrectly stated that University of Witwatersrand
Jansen's lecture met with acrimony in KZN
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
In an earlier report it was incorrectly stated that University of Witwatersrand Vice Chancellor Adam Habib and University of Cape Town Vice Chancellor Max Price were among those vying for Jansen's position at the University of Free... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UCT scientists discover new way of identifying cancerbio-marker for cancer by identifying different cancer types' genetic pattern.
UCT scientists discover new way of identifying cancer
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
bio-marker for cancer by identifying different cancer types' genetic pattern. Picture: Twitter @Claudiamolda. CAPE TOWN – University of Cape Town (UCT) scientists have discovered a new way of identifying specific types of cancer. The team has... Read more
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iol.co.za
EFF won't end poverty in SAkleptocracy akin to countries like Venezuela and Zimbabwe. * Georg is a Senior
EFF won't end poverty in SA
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
kleptocracy akin to countries like Venezuela and Zimbabwe. * Georg is a Senior Lecturer, African Institute for Financial Markets and Risk Management, University of Cape Town ** The view expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent Me... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Entrepreneur by day, wedding singer by nightWhat's that? It's an Afrikaans word for jumping off pretty freakin' high cliffs
Entrepreneur by day, wedding singer by night
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 6 days ago
What's that? It's an Afrikaans word for jumping off pretty freakin' high cliffs into pools of water. I was studying at the University of Cape Town for a semester and gave it a try. Still interested? Once was enough. You see a lot of people being... Read more
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Daily Mail
Oxford student says he has no regrets about making white waitress cryalso dismissed calls for him to be thrown out of Oxford University as 'another
Oxford student says he has no regrets about making white waitress cry
Daily Mail / Posted 7 days ago
also dismissed calls for him to be thrown out of Oxford University as 'another white myth' and said he would return to the University of Cape Town as a teaching and research assistant after completing his studies. Miss Schultz’s friends said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Whites Should Admit They Gained From a Monstrous System'or allAfrica. Who was Bill Hoffenberg? Bill Hoffenberg was born and went to s
'Whites Should Admit They Gained From a Monstrous System'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
or allAfrica. Who was Bill Hoffenberg? Bill Hoffenberg was born and went to school in Port Elizabeth. His studies at the University of Cape Town were interrupted when he enlisted at 18 (by forging his father's signature) and served in the South... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Judgment With Costs Leaves UCT Protesters Demoralizedjudgment themselves? By Patricia Lucas, Manager: Communications & Media Liaison
Judgment With Costs Leaves UCT Protesters Demoralized
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
judgment themselves? By Patricia Lucas, Manager: Communications & Media Liaison, Communication and Marketing Department, University of Cape Town It is only fair for your readers to be informed of the facts that are missing from this article. The... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No‚ it's a new planet found by a tiny Sutherland telescopethrough the winds." SAAO astronomer Dr Rudi Kuhn‚ who helped to build KELT-Sou
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No‚ it's a new planet found by a tiny Sutherland telescope
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
through the winds." SAAO astronomer Dr Rudi Kuhn‚ who helped to build KELT-South in 2008 during his Master's degree at the University of Cape Town‚ said the process of finding these planets was quite involved. “There are numerous objects that... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
150 doctors leave profession or SA each yearcommunity service started in 1999, on average each year about 11% of graduates
150 doctors leave profession or SA each year
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
community service started in 1999, on average each year about 11% of graduates do not complete the service. University of Cape Town primary healthcare professor Steve Reid, who has studied doctor community-service trends, said the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Right of Reply: ‘UCT is winning’: Judgment with costs leaves RMF protesters demoralizedjudgment themselves? By Patricia Lucas, Manager: Communications & Media Liaison
Right of Reply: ‘UCT is winning’: Judgment with costs leaves RMF protesters demoralized
Daily Maverick / Posted 7 days ago
judgment themselves? By Patricia Lucas, Manager: Communications & Media Liaison, Communication and Marketing Department, University of Cape Town Get overnight news and latest Daily Maverick articles Daily Maverick has temporarily suspended... Read more
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PhysOrg
Hornbills in the Kalahari desert may keep cool by losing heat through their beaks2016 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Tanja van de Ven from the Percy Fit
Hornbills in the Kalahari desert may keep cool by losing heat through their beaks
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
2016 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Tanja van de Ven from the Percy FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology, University of Cape Town, South Africa, and colleagues. While mammals have sweat glands to keep their bodies from... Read more
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Eye Witness News
The different guises of sexual violence A University of Cape Town professor explains how rape instils a lasting fear
The different guises of sexual violence
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
A University of Cape Town professor explains how rape instils a lasting fear in women. A UCT student holds up a poster during a protest against rape and sexual abuse on campus on 11 May 2016. Picture: Thomas... Read more
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Eye Witness News
‘More flexible approach needed to deal with sexual violence at UCT’on campus on 11 May 2016. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN. Rape,rape culture,Univer
‘More flexible approach needed to deal with sexual violence at UCT’
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
on campus on 11 May 2016. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN. Rape,rape culture,University rape,Campus Rape Culture CAPE TOWN - A University of Cape Town (UCT) student leader says a more flexible and less bureaucratic approach is needed to deal with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
You Can't Impose Sanctions On the Mindwe only deal with eight universities in South Africa. We have lots of academic
You Can't Impose Sanctions On the Mind
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
we only deal with eight universities in South Africa. We have lots of academic exchanges for example with institutions like University of Cape Town, Rhodes University, University of Pretoria, Western Cape and Witwatersrand. We have Memorandum of... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Visions of digital future still intermittent for SA"Issues of personal security affect most South Africans," said Nancy Odendaal,
Visions of digital future still intermittent for SA
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
"Issues of personal security affect most South Africans," said Nancy Odendaal, a senior lecturer at the University of Cape Town. Odendaal has interviewed immigrants to South Africa who've been subjected to, as she put it, "dreadful xenophobia". "My... Read more
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Eye Witness News
NPA may lay additional charges against alleged UCT rapistMarch in connection with at least five rapes which occurred in the vicinity of
NPA may lay additional charges against alleged UCT rapist
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
March in connection with at least five rapes which occurred in the vicinity of Rhodes Memorial. Most of his victims were University of Cape Town (UCT) students. The NPA's Eric Ntabazalila says the suspected serial rapist will be remanded in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
EWN Special Report: SA students take a stand against #CampusRaperape,University rape,Campus Rape Culture,UCT rape suspect arrested,Maties rape
EWN Special Report: SA students take a stand against #CampusRape
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
rape,University rape,Campus Rape Culture,UCT rape suspect arrested,Maties rape JOHANNESBURG – As the alleged University of Cape Town (UCT) campus rapist appears in a Cape Town High Court, the spotlight has again fallen squarely on... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#CampusRape: Universities overhaul policies amid protests over rape culturewould on their respective websites. This is what we found. WHAT GUIDELINES AND
#CampusRape: Universities overhaul policies amid protests over rape culture
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
would on their respective websites. This is what we found. WHAT GUIDELINES AND POLICIES ARE IN PLACE? Rhodes University, University of Cape Town (UCT) and Wits University - which have all seen recent demonstrations over rape culture – each have... Read more
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Eye Witness News
The language & culture of rape: How can we change the conversation?Three years on, the student protests we have witnessed across university campus
The language & culture of rape: How can we change the conversation?
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
Three years on, the student protests we have witnessed across university campuses, from Stellenbosch University to University of Cape Town, and recently the Reference List campaign at Rhodes University, are the culmination of an incomplete... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Case against alleged UCT rapist postponedUCT rapist postponed The State needs more time to scrutinise video footage and
Case against alleged UCT rapist postponed
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
UCT rapist postponed The State needs more time to scrutinise video footage and get outstanding cell phone records. FILE: University of Cape Town. Pictures: Facebook/Michael Currin. Thirty-two-year-old Mthunzi ‘Patrick’ Hlomane, also known as... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rhodes Memorial rape: CCTV, phone records to be probedon Tuesday postponed the case against a 35-year-old man accused of raping a 23-
Rhodes Memorial rape: CCTV, phone records to be probed
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
on Tuesday postponed the case against a 35-year-old man accused of raping a 23-year-old woman near Rhodes Memorial and the University of Cape Town (UCT) for further investigations. This would include cellphone records, surveillance footage, and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Suffer the Children - SA's Inequality Strikes Hardest Where it Hurts the MostDevelopment and Education. According to the 2016 edition - a joint publication
Suffer the Children - SA's Inequality Strikes Hardest Where it Hurts the Most
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Development and Education. According to the 2016 edition - a joint publication between Ilifa Labantwana, the Children's Institute at the University of Cape Town and the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation in the Presidency - close to... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
Plan Your Free Online Education At Lifehacker U (Jan 2016 Edition)and help you develop the tools to keep your gut buddies happy and healthy — and
Plan Your Free Online Education At Lifehacker U (Jan 2016 Edition)
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 9 days ago
and help you develop the tools to keep your gut buddies happy and healthy — and by proxy, keep yourself happy and healthy. University of Cape Town – Understanding Clinical Studies: Behind the Statistics – Professor Dr Juan H Klopper – Media... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Cult habits: Abstract rules, OK!the "cult of abstract art". The view of this dour impressionist, one of whose
Cult habits: Abstract rules, OK!
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
the "cult of abstract art". The view of this dour impressionist, one of whose paintings succumbed to the fire lit by University of Cape Town students in February, was exemplary of the times. Much has changed in six decades, as is evident by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fact-Check - Does Nigeria Have the Lowest Health Budget in Africa?African countries because of low government spending in general, Dr John Atagub
Fact-Check - Does Nigeria Have the Lowest Health Budget in Africa?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
African countries because of low government spending in general, Dr John Ataguba, a health economics researcher at the University of Cape Town, explained to Africa Check. "The tax base in Nigeria is very small," he said. "Government revenues,... Read more
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