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The Times & The Sunday Times
Mental health care pioneer awarded SA’s ‘science Oscar’is a team game‚ so I am receiving the NSTF award on behalf of the wonderful tea
Mental health care pioneer awarded SA’s ‘science Oscar’
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted an hour ago
is a team game‚ so I am receiving the NSTF award on behalf of the wonderful team that I work with - colleagues at the University of Cape Town and our fantastic national and international partners.” His scientific work has influenced the... Read more
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iol.co.za
#BlackFriday: Call to unite against censorshipatmosphere within the SABC” as it was contradictory to its mandate of serving t
#BlackFriday: Call to unite against censorship
iol.co.za / Posted 2 hours ago
atmosphere within the SABC” as it was contradictory to its mandate of serving the public. Green, a media manager at the University of Cape Town and struggle journalist, echoed Bell’s sentiments. “Any kind of censorship is against the whole... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Who made the grade? Report tracks the good, bad and ugly of South Africa’s metrosstill required to transform apartheid-era spatial planning into democratic urba
Who made the grade? Report tracks the good, bad and ugly of South Africa’s metros
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
still required to transform apartheid-era spatial planning into democratic urban spaces. Edgar Pieterse, professor at the University of Cape Town and the founding director of the African Centre for Cities, said cities will not transform if the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
South African in Turkey airport attack 'safe', on her way homeduring a terror attack at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey, is “safe” and on
South African in Turkey airport attack 'safe', on her way home
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
during a terror attack at Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey, is “safe” and on her way home, her employers have said. The University of Cape Town (UCT) on Wednesday confirmed that Director of Institutional Planning, Judy Favish, was at the airport... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rough Diamonds - Part Two - 'We Held Onto De Beers, but De Beers Drifted Away'and Koignaas, where more than 5,000 employees once lived. Impact assessments co
Rough Diamonds - Part Two - 'We Held Onto De Beers, but De Beers Drifted Away'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
and Koignaas, where more than 5,000 employees once lived. Impact assessments commissioned by De Beers, conducted by University of Cape Town (UCT) researchers in 1992, warned that these closures would have "extreme and far-reaching"... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA trio in Turkey terrorfollowed by gunfire and a loud bang. She says she hid under the counter for som
SA trio in Turkey terror
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
followed by gunfire and a loud bang. She says she hid under the counter for some time. Favish, believed to be a senior University of Cape Town accademic, said passengers were ushered to a cafeteria at the basement level where they were kept for... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Explosive varsity fest to fire up field battlesDispatchLIVEas North West University Pukke, Stellenbosch Maties, University Pretoria Tuks,
Explosive varsity fest to fire up field battlesDispatchLIVE
Daily Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
as North West University Pukke, Stellenbosch Maties, University Pretoria Tuks, 2015 champs University Johannesburg and the University of Cape Town, in the mix it should be a very exciting division. “The boys are looking forward to it and we really... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘ANC has no say on new protector’Willie Hofmeyr, deputy director of public prosecutions and former head of the A
‘ANC has no say on new protector’
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
Willie Hofmeyr, deputy director of public prosecutions and former head of the Asset Forfeiture Unit; University of Cape Town constitutional law expert Professor Pierre de Vos; and Parliament’s former legal adviser, advocate Nonkosi Cetywayo, are some... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Rough diamonds, Part 2 – ‘We held onto De Beers, but De Beers drifted away’and Koignaas, where more than 5,000 employees once lived. Impact assessments co
Rough diamonds, Part 2 – ‘We held onto De Beers, but De Beers drifted away’
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 days ago
and Koignaas, where more than 5,000 employees once lived. Impact assessments commissioned by De Beers, conducted by University of Cape Town (UCT) researchers in 1992, warned that these closures would have “extreme and far-reaching”... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Teaching 'Economics As If People Matter('UCT course implies Africans have made no contribution to knowledge creation Te
Teaching 'Economics As If People Matter('
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
UCT course implies Africans have made no contribution to knowledge creation Teni Ntoi, a student at the University of Cape Town (UCT), who forms part of the Decolonise UCT Economics collective, argues that it is essential for the School of Economics... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
OBITUARY: Adam Small had words and learning in his bloodhis matric in 1953 at St Columba’s High School in Athlone, following that up wi
OBITUARY: Adam Small had words and learning in his blood
Mail & Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
his matric in 1953 at St Columba’s High School in Athlone, following that up with a BA in languages and philosophy at the University of Cape Town and an MA cum laude in philosophy, focusing on the thinkers Nicolai Hartmann and Friedrich Nietzsche.... Read more
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iol.co.za
SABC’s new CEO is Ugandana certificate in Rough Diamond Grading and Assessments. The website notes he h
SABC’s new CEO is Ugandan
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
a certificate in Rough Diamond Grading and Assessments. The website notes he has also been a tutor in Accounting at the University of Cape Town, a teacher in Lesotho and a teaching assistant at Makerere University – being the first person, since... Read more
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NZCity
Tom Hiddleston's "first real love" is a world-renowned academic.Department of Social Policy and Intervention, while she is also an honorary lec
Tom Hiddleston's "first real love" is a world-renowned academic.
NZCity / Posted 3 days ago
Department of Social Policy and Intervention, while she is also an honorary lecturer in Psychiatry and Mental Health at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. The biography adds: "She works closely with the South African government,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA Health System Is 'Broken'seen to be often ignored, absent and without agency. Professor Leslie London,
SA Health System Is 'Broken'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
seen to be often ignored, absent and without agency. Professor Leslie London, the head of public health medicine at the University of Cape Town, said that many health facilities lack committees completely and that these committees need to... Read more
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Daily Mail
Tom Hiddleston's first love is Oxford University professorwell as her role as an Oxford professor, Dr Cluver is also an honorary lecturer
Tom Hiddleston's first love is Oxford University professor
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
well as her role as an Oxford professor, Dr Cluver is also an honorary lecturer in psychiatry and mental health at the University of Cape Town in 2014, she was awarded Oxford's Green Templeton College Outstanding Alumna of the Year for raising... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Life at the max: Standing tall 12 months onwas remarkable. He was discharged from hospital on July 7 - only 10 days after
Life at the max: Standing tall 12 months on
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
was remarkable. He was discharged from hospital on July 7 - only 10 days after the attack and soon returned to the University of Cape Town drama school, immersing himself in his course. Despite his all-consuming academic workload Swanepoel... Read more
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iol.co.za
Making peace with enemy, the pastashamed of being a white South African after the events of 1976. She was 21 yea
Making peace with enemy, the past
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
ashamed of being a white South African after the events of 1976. She was 21 years old. In the next few years as a University of Cape Town (UCT) social work student, she was exposed to the harsh realities of apartheid and the inadequate... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
UWC saddened by death of Professor Adam Smallto Goree outside Robertson where his father was a teacher. He studied for a de
UWC saddened by death of Professor Adam Small
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
to Goree outside Robertson where his father was a teacher. He studied for a degree in languages and philosophy at the University of Cape Town and received an MA Cum Laude on the philosophy of Nicolai Hartmann and Friedrich Nietzsche. He also... Read more
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iol.co.za
Didiza’s appointment ranks high in stupidity stakessay: “Look, colours on the sky.” We say, in wonderment: “Look, there’s a rainbo
Didiza’s appointment ranks high in stupidity stakes
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
say: “Look, colours on the sky.” We say, in wonderment: “Look, there’s a rainbow!” Mangcu is professor of sociology at the University of Cape Town and the 2015 Harry Oppenheimer Fellow. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Writer, poet Adam Small dies1953 at St Columbas High School in Athlone on the Cape Flats. He studied for a
Writer, poet Adam Small dies
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
1953 at St Columbas High School in Athlone on the Cape Flats. He studied for a degree in languages and philosophy at the University of Cape Town and completed an MA Cum Laude in the philosophy of Nicolai Hartmann and Friedrich Nietzsche. He also... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA immigrants, British peers talk Brexit impactwhat I once thought of as a diverse and welcoming place for people from all ove
SA immigrants, British peers talk Brexit impact
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
what I once thought of as a diverse and welcoming place for people from all over the world.” Forrest, a graduate from the University of Cape Town, said she believed voters had been fed propaganda by the Leave Campaign regarding the impact a... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Proud of London, ashamed of EnglandAfrica's most incisive and independent political analysts. He is Director of th
Proud of London, ashamed of England
Daily Maverick / Posted 7 days ago
Africa's most incisive and independent political analysts. He is Director of the Democratic Governance & Rights Unit at the University of Cape Town and an Associate Professor in Public Law. A regular commentator in the press and on TV and radio and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Do 15 Percent of SA's Population Have a Drug Problem? We Fact-Check 4 'Shocking Stats'4.5%," Shaun Shelley, a research expert in the addiction division of the depart
Do 15 Percent of SA's Population Have a Drug Problem? We Fact-Check 4 'Shocking Stats'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
4.5%," Shaun Shelley, a research expert in the addiction division of the department of mental health and psychiatry at the University of Cape Town, told Africa Check. Over a 12 month period, the figure was 5.8% (including alcohol disorders) and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Previously contracted UCT staff to be insourced from Julycomes after protests against outsourcing at various universities broke out last
Previously contracted UCT staff to be insourced from July
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
comes after protests against outsourcing at various universities broke out last year & earlier this year. FILE: The University of Cape Town. Picture: Aletta Harrison/EWN UCT,outsourcing,Outsourcing Must Fall Movement,EndOutsourcing CAPE... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Alleged Rhodes Memorial serial rapist could faces more chargesand kidnapping. But additional charges could be added to his rap sheet. He wa
Alleged Rhodes Memorial serial rapist could faces more charges
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
and kidnapping. But additional charges could be added to his rap sheet. He was arrested in March, days after the University of Cape Town (UCT) offered a reward for information about his whereabouts. At least five women had been attacked... Read more
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Daily Maverick
From Afghanistan to Africa: Heroin trafficking in East Africa and the Indian OceanConduct did. While this would take extensive rethinking and extending of mandat
From Afghanistan to Africa: Heroin trafficking in East Africa and the Indian Ocean
Daily Maverick / Posted 9 days ago
Conduct did. While this would take extensive rethinking and extending of mandates, the result would be worth the effort. DM Carina Bruwer is PhD candidate, Centre of Criminology, University of Cape Town. Photo: Mombasa by Thom Chandler via Fl... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Another week behind bars for 'Facebook lawyer'master's degree in Constitutional and Criminal Litigation from the University o
Another week behind bars for 'Facebook lawyer'
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
master's degree in Constitutional and Criminal Litigation from the University of Witwatersrand‚ and an LLB degree from the University of Cape Town. But‚ the state said‚ investigations revealed that Mathumba was not a qualified lawyer and had only a... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
De Lille to call for proposals to develop Cape Town’s ‘useless’ unfinished freewaysqualify for these opportunities in terms of the city’s policies‚” said De Lille
De Lille to call for proposals to develop Cape Town’s ‘useless’ unfinished freeways
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
qualify for these opportunities in terms of the city’s policies‚” said De Lille. The city previously partnered with the University of Cape Town and asked its students to “explore and find innovative proposals” for the future of the unfinished... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
UCT rape accused back in courtThe University of Cape Town's upper campus. (iStock) Cape Town - The man accus
UCT rape accused back in court
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
The University of Cape Town's upper campus. (iStock) Cape Town - The man accused of raping at least one woman at the University of Cape Town will appear in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday. The 35-year-old was arrested near the Rhodes... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Technology can revolutionise university accessthrown into stark relief by the recent groundswell of political action on unive
Technology can revolutionise university access
Daily Maverick / Posted 10 days ago
thrown into stark relief by the recent groundswell of political action on university campuses around the world, from the University of Cape Town (UCT) to Oxford to Missouri. Of course, the awakening of social consciousness has always been a... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UCT presses charges against Rhodes Must Fall activistsRhodes Must Fall campaigners have been charged with contempt of court for viola
UCT presses charges against Rhodes Must Fall activists
Eye Witness News / Posted 11 days ago
Rhodes Must Fall campaigners have been charged with contempt of court for violating an interdict barring them from the University of Cape Town (UCT) campus. Earlier this year, the university banned some students from campus following violent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Forty Years On - Reflections On June 16for black people to share art, music and knowledge, that he appears to have fou
Forty Years On - Reflections On June 16
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
for black people to share art, music and knowledge, that he appears to have found a home. After being suspended from the University of Cape Town in May for protest-related activity, Mlandu was evicted from his room at Forest Hill Residence and... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Student help on the way with new scheme to let citizens assist with funding study costsand scholarships to students, a portion of which went to “missing middle” stude
Student help on the way with new scheme to let citizens assist with funding study costs
Mail & Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
and scholarships to students, a portion of which went to “missing middle” students. Both Stellenbosch University and the University of Cape Town have their own funding programmes in place to assist “missing middle” students. At Stellenbosch... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Urgent strategy needed to decolonise university curriculaCOMMENT Suellen Shay In April 2015 a statue of colonialist Cecil John Rhodes
Urgent strategy needed to decolonise university curricula
Mail & Guardian / Posted 11 days ago
COMMENT Suellen Shay In April 2015 a statue of colonialist Cecil John Rhodes was removed from the University of Cape Town’s campus. The statue was the flash point around which South African students organised themselves under the banners of... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Still life with leaves in Krugerthat what happens inside the park's deciduous trees is often astonishing - if l
Still life with leaves in Kruger
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 days ago
that what happens inside the park's deciduous trees is often astonishing - if less visible. Edmund February, from the University of Cape Town, and Steven Higgins, a professor of botany at the University of Otago in New Zealand, set out to see... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA opera star hits high notes in Zurichin Piet Retief, Mpumalanga, Yende graduated from the South African College of M
SA opera star hits high notes in Zurich
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
in Piet Retief, Mpumalanga, Yende graduated from the South African College of Music, which forms part of the University of Cape Town. “As a girl who grew up in a small town’, the girl herself never saw anything small’. Everything was... Read more
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iol.co.za
So many stories, so much neglectSparrow for a colleague than those who love our kids too much to forgive them.
So many stories, so much neglect
iol.co.za / Posted 12 days ago
Sparrow for a colleague than those who love our kids too much to forgive them. Mangcu is Professor of Sociology at the University of Cape Town and the 2015 Harry Oppenheimer Fellow. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
South African Student Politics 40 Years After Sowetoheavily involved in the #RhodesMustFall movement and #FeesMustFall campaigns. K
South African Student Politics 40 Years After Soweto
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
heavily involved in the #RhodesMustFall movement and #FeesMustFall campaigns. Kealeboga Mase Ramaru is a graduate of the University of Cape Town (UCT) who now works for Equal Education, a movement working for education quality and equality in... Read more
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News 8000
I grew up in poverty and I'm graduating from Stanfordstudied abroad in India, Italy and South Africa where she stayed a summer longe
I grew up in poverty and I'm graduating from Stanford
News 8000 / Posted 14 days ago
studied abroad in India, Italy and South Africa where she stayed a summer longer to do public health research with the University of Cape Town. She plans to spend the summer on a service trip to Ghana, and then she'll teach English at a medical... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The High Cost of Education By Hon Thandi Modiseclergymen and schoolmasters; it was the oldest of all established in the Wester
The High Cost of Education By Hon Thandi Modise
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
clergymen and schoolmasters; it was the oldest of all established in the Western model (Ridder-Symoens, 1992), but then University of Cape Town (1829) and Stellenbosch University (1866) of South Africa, University of Khartoum (1902), Cairo... Read more
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Daily Maverick
40 Years On: Reflections on June 16for black people to share art, music and knowledge, that he appears to have fou
40 Years On: Reflections on June 16
Daily Maverick / Posted 14 days ago
for black people to share art, music and knowledge, that he appears to have found a home. After being suspended from the University of Cape Town in May for protest-related activity, Mlandu was evicted from his room at Forest Hill Residence and... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Narcotics busts hit a highthe impact of the latest successes as it was unclear how much dope was coming i
Narcotics busts hit a high
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 14 days ago
the impact of the latest successes as it was unclear how much dope was coming in or passing through South Africa, said University of Cape Town criminologist Mark Shaw. "Seizures are more a measure of police activity," said Shaw. Fellow UCT... Read more
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SciDev.net
South African student politics 40 years after Sowetoheavily involved in the #RhodesMustFall movement and #FeesMustFall campaigns. K
South African student politics 40 years after Soweto
SciDev.net / Posted 14 days ago
heavily involved in the #RhodesMustFall movement and #FeesMustFall campaigns. Kealeboga Mase Ramaru is a graduate of the University of Cape Town (UCT) who now works for Equal Education, a movement working for education quality and equality in... Read more
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Eye Witness News
How SA’s young women activists are rewriting the scriptat large. Black bodies, female bodies, gender non-conforming bodies, disabled b
How SA’s young women activists are rewriting the script
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 days ago
at large. Black bodies, female bodies, gender non-conforming bodies, disabled bodies cannot become liberated inside [of the University of Cape Town] whilst the world outside still treats them as sub-human. The decolonisation of this institution is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Young Women Activists Are Rewriting the Scriptat large. Black bodies, female bodies, gender non-conforming bodies, disabled b
How Young Women Activists Are Rewriting the Script
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
at large. Black bodies, female bodies, gender non-conforming bodies, disabled bodies cannot become liberated inside [of the University of Cape Town] whilst the world outside still treats them as sub-human. The decolonisation of this institution is... Read more
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Eye Witness News
#YouthDay: Three female students fight for change - Eyewitness Newsin 1976.LINDIWE DHLAMINI: INJABULO PROJECTS FOUNDER, SOCIAL JUSTICE ACTIVIST &
#YouthDay: Three female students fight for change - Eyewitness News
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 days ago
in 1976.LINDIWE DHLAMINI: INJABULO PROJECTS FOUNDER, SOCIAL JUSTICE ACTIVIST & STUDENT AT UCT When she first arrived at the University of Cape Town (UCT), Lindiwe Dhlamini had never imagined the struggle that would lie ahead as a member of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parenting - When It's Risky to Share a Bed With Your Babythe development of the brain, leading to bad behaviour as the child grows up, r
Parenting - When It's Risky to Share a Bed With Your Baby
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
the development of the brain, leading to bad behaviour as the child grows up, researchers fear. Dr Nils Bergman, of the University of Cape Town, South Africa, says that for optimal development, healthy newborns should sleep on their mother's... Read more
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Daily Pennsylvanian
Oxford Scholarship program expands to greater number of countries, more studentsbeen the subject of much controversy and scrutiny, especially through the “Rhod
Oxford Scholarship program expands to greater number of countries, more students
Daily Pennsylvanian / Posted 15 days ago
been the subject of much controversy and scrutiny, especially through the “Rhodes Must Fall” movement, which started at the University of Cape Town in March 2015 and spread to other institutions, including Oxford. However, the changes to the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
1976 Exhibition Recalls Turbulent Timesblack a day as it turned out to be," Mike Mzileni is quoted in a caption to a p
1976 Exhibition Recalls Turbulent Times
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
black a day as it turned out to be," Mike Mzileni is quoted in a caption to a photograph in the 1976/360 exhibition at the University of Cape Town (UCT). The exhibition not only marks the forty-year anniversary of the 16 June uprisings, but also... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Weighing up argument for letting kids bulk upprogrammes Picture: GETTY IMAGES Professor Tim Noakes, in the division of exer
Weighing up argument for letting kids bulk up
Daily Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
programmes Picture: GETTY IMAGES Professor Tim Noakes, in the division of exercise science and sports medicine at the University of Cape Town, is of the former opinion. According to Noakes, not everyone has the ability to form huge muscles,... Read more
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