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Daily Maverick
Hawks vs Gordhan, Pillay & van Loggerenberg: The Day of the Warningwill be compromised if no one is level-headed,” said the League’s Mlondi Mkhize
Hawks vs Gordhan, Pillay & van Loggerenberg: The Day of the Warning
Daily Maverick / Posted 2 hours ago
will be compromised if no one is level-headed,” said the League’s Mlondi Mkhize in a statement. Professor Pierre de Vos, a University of Cape Town constitutional law teacher, used social media on Thursday to point out that the president could... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
SA academics call on Jacob Zuma to end 'the war' against Gordhan and the treasurysupported by: Iraj Abedian – Chief Economist, Pan-African Investment & Researc
SA academics call on Jacob Zuma to end 'the war' against Gordhan and the treasury
Mail & Guardian / Posted 15 hours ago
supported by: Iraj Abedian – Chief Economist, Pan-African Investment & Research Services (Pty) Ltd. University of Cape Town Prof Haroon Bhorat Prof Anthony Black Prof Faizel Ismail Prof Murray Leibbrandt Prof Martin... Read more
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Raw Story
The link between uranium from the Congo and Hiroshima: a story of twin tragediesof Shinkolobwe’s ore has had a destructive impact on their history. It held it
The link between uranium from the Congo and Hiroshima: a story of twin tragedies
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
of Shinkolobwe’s ore has had a destructive impact on their history. It held its first Missing Link event last year at the University of Cape Town. The second event was much more ambitious. The lecture hall at the museum was packed with Congolese,... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Revealed: How humans and wild birds collaborate to get honey and wax…using a ‘brrr-hm’show that the honeyguides direct people to where they can find bees’ nests‚ acc
Revealed: How humans and wild birds collaborate to get honey and wax…using a ‘brrr-hm’
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
show that the honeyguides direct people to where they can find bees’ nests‚ according to research released by the University of Cape Town (UCT). Through a human’s ability to subdue stinging bees with smoke‚ and having the ability to chop... Read more
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PhysOrg
African bird shows signs of evil stepdad behaviorMartha Nelson-Flower, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of British Columb
African bird shows signs of evil stepdad behavior
PhysOrg / Posted yesterday
Martha Nelson-Flower, a postdoctoral fellow at the University of British Columbia's faculty of forestry but formerly of the University of Cape Town, where she conducted the research. The species is the southern pied babbler, a black and white bird... Read more
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iol.co.za
Drugs not the demon, lack of opportunity ismany people have, as McGrath noted, only two choices: Jump or die. And we know
Drugs not the demon, lack of opportunity is
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
many people have, as McGrath noted, only two choices: Jump or die. And we know that very few have the talent to jump like Manyonga. Shaun Shelly, works in the Addiction Division, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Battling Albinism's enduring stigmadrug list, since children with Albinism are at severe risk of skin cancer. Hav
Battling Albinism's enduring stigma
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
drug list, since children with Albinism are at severe risk of skin cancer. Having completed a BSc Chemistry degree at the University of Cape Town, Mbuli is now pursuing a career in radio broadcasting. But it’s no coincidence that she has ended up... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Silver Medallist Leapt Over Odds That Marginalise Drug UsersAmfAR, INPUD and Mainline. He is affiliated with the Addictions Division at the
How Silver Medallist Leapt Over Odds That Marginalise Drug Users
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
AmfAR, INPUD and Mainline. He is affiliated with the Addictions Division at the Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health at the University of Cape Town and is the Projects, Policy, Advocacy and Human Rights Manager at TB/HIV Care As... Read more
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Newsmax
Gold's Revival Gives Life to Market-Beating South African Funda former Unilever Plc engineer, began trading stocks as a hobby while doing her
Gold's Revival Gives Life to Market-Beating South African Fund
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
a former Unilever Plc engineer, began trading stocks as a hobby while doing her Master of Business Administration at the University of Cape Town before joining Old Mutual Investment Group in February 2012 as an analyst. Once appointed to run the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Gold’s revival gives life to SA funda former Unilever engineer, began trading stocks as a hobby while doing her Mas
Gold’s revival gives life to SA fund
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
a former Unilever engineer, began trading stocks as a hobby while doing her Master of Business Administration at the University of Cape Town before joining Old Mutual Investment Group in February 2012 as an analyst. Once appointed to run the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Hero-worshipping and cults of personality have no place in our organisation and societyresearcher for the ANC in the Western Cape Provincial Legislature. He holds a M
Hero-worshipping and cults of personality have no place in our organisation and society
Daily Maverick / Posted 4 days ago
researcher for the ANC in the Western Cape Provincial Legislature. He holds a Masters Degree in Religious Studies from the University of Cape Town. It was in September 2007 when the North Korean media widely reported about the factory worker from... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Research Attributed for Improved Varsity Rankingsand Technology comes in at 73. Uganda Christian University was positioned at nu
Research Attributed for Improved Varsity Rankings
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
and Technology comes in at 73. Uganda Christian University was positioned at number 91. South African Universities - University of Cape Town, University of South Africa, University of Pretoria, Universities Stellenbosch, University of the... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Health-E News: Mission impossible? Replacing abuse with empathyjust plop in mental health services for women without fixing the sick environme
Health-E News: Mission impossible? Replacing abuse with empathy
Daily Maverick / Posted 4 days ago
just plop in mental health services for women without fixing the sick environment,” adds Honikman, who is based at the University of Cape Town. Abusive treatment of pregnant women is shockingly common, but seldom acknowledged. In 2010, Diana... Read more
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iol.co.za
Guerrilla graffiti group not seen for a yearon campus, Tokolos’s August 26 communique on Tumblr read: “Exactly one week aft
Guerrilla graffiti group not seen for a year
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
on campus, Tokolos’s August 26 communique on Tumblr read: “Exactly one week after our radical action on the campus of the University of Cape Town in which we made known UCT’s collusion with white monopoly capital, and in particular Lonmin... Read more
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iol.co.za
Road is going to be rocky for some timeuniversities will need leaders, not managers, intellectuals not just academics.
Road is going to be rocky for some time
iol.co.za / Posted 4 days ago
universities will need leaders, not managers, intellectuals not just academics. Mangcu is Professor of Sociology at the University of Cape Town and Harry Oppenheimer Fellow at Harvard University. The views expressed here are not necessarily... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Kalk Bay’s fishers battle for permitstraditional fishermen slipped through the cracks. Says Dr Serge Raemaekers, a
Kalk Bay’s fishers battle for permits
Daily Maverick / Posted 5 days ago
traditional fishermen slipped through the cracks. Says Dr Serge Raemaekers, a small-scale fisheries researcher from the University of Cape Town, “In Kalk Bay, many fishers there in 2002-2003 got line fish rights [but] commercial rights … only a... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Why not embrace MOOCs instead of Fees Must Fall?and increase job prospects. The only local university that seems to be aware o
Why not embrace MOOCs instead of Fees Must Fall?
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
and increase job prospects. The only local university that seems to be aware of the existence of MOOC’s, is the University of Cape Town. Isn’t it time for the other local universities to wake up and make a MOOC? I think it is high time... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Behind the City Sun website: The rise of fake news sites in South Africawas a positive sign of freedom of speech and of the media. Dr Musawenkosi Ndlo
Behind the City Sun website: The rise of fake news sites in South Africa
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
was a positive sign of freedom of speech and of the media. Dr Musawenkosi Ndlovu, a senior media studies lecturer at the University of Cape Town, said new technology lowered publishing and dissemination costs. He said some sites questioned the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Do 'Vast Numbers' of Refugee and Migrant Children Rely On Social Services?both 2011 and 2016 figures. Accessing social grants Lizette Berry, a senior r
Do 'Vast Numbers' of Refugee and Migrant Children Rely On Social Services?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
both 2011 and 2016 figures. Accessing social grants Lizette Berry, a senior researcher at the Children's Institute at the University of Cape Town, explained to Africa Check that the Department of Social Development's mandate to provide social... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
#RuthFirst Memorial Lecture: Rage, violence and the time for revolutiondemocracy. When Nomboniso Gasa, a researcher, analyst and freelance writer, an
#RuthFirst Memorial Lecture: Rage, violence and the time for revolution
Mail & Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
democracy. When Nomboniso Gasa, a researcher, analyst and freelance writer, and Wanelisa Xaba, a student acitivist at the University of Cape Town, got into a heated exchange on Radio 702 where Xaba accused Gasa of being “paternalistic” and Gasa... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UCT Health Services in Khayelitsha Suspended After Students Robbed At GunpointStudent health services offered in Khayelitsha by the University of Cape Town h
UCT Health Services in Khayelitsha Suspended After Students Robbed At Gunpoint
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Student health services offered in Khayelitsha by the University of Cape Town have been temporarily suspended after six health sciences students were accosted by robbers at gunpoint on Tuesday. UCT spokesperson Gerda Kruger in a statement said the... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UCT reacts after students robbed in Khayelitsharobbed in Khayelitsha Six students were robbed in the area & the student servi
UCT reacts after students robbed in Khayelitsha
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
robbed in Khayelitsha Six students were robbed in the area & the student service has now been temporarily suspended. University of Cape Town. Picture: Aletta Harrison/EWN. CAPE TOWN - The University of Cape Town (UCT) says it is shocked... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Free State lecturer awarded for drought forecasting toolso the tool is something easy to use and it works for them." The 42-year-old r
Free State lecturer awarded for drought forecasting tool
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
so the tool is something easy to use and it works for them." The 42-year-old received her PhD in computer science from the University of Cape Town in 2012, where she developed the tool. Weather updates via SMS "The tool helps farmers make better... Read more
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Rappler
South Africa opposition coalition talks fail after voteissue-by-issue... may in fact not deliver on the expectations of the voters and
South Africa opposition coalition talks fail after vote
Rappler / Posted 7 days ago
issue-by-issue... may in fact not deliver on the expectations of the voters and that could provoke a backlash," said University of Cape Town researcher Richard Calland. "It's going to be delicate game of cat-and-mouse" The EFF held its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Parliamentary Budget Office Workshop Puts Oversight and Accountability in the Spotlightinvited Prof Haroon Bhorat, Professor of Economics and Director of the Developm
Parliamentary Budget Office Workshop Puts Oversight and Accountability in the Spotlight
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
invited Prof Haroon Bhorat, Professor of Economics and Director of the Development Policy Research Unit at the University of Cape Town, to participate in the workshop. He told the workshop that Parliament is an agent of oversight and... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
UCT health services in Khayelitsha suspended after students robbed at gunpointCape Town - Student health services offered in Khayelitsha by the University of
UCT health services in Khayelitsha suspended after students robbed at gunpoint
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
Cape Town - Student health services offered in Khayelitsha by the University of Cape Town have been temporarily suspended after six health sciences students were accosted by robbers at gunpoint on Tuesday. UCT spokesperson Gerda Kruger in a... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Reducing child deaths in AfricaDr Ombeva Malande from Kenya, founded a partnership with the University of Cape
Reducing child deaths in Africa
News 24 South Africa / Posted 8 days ago
Dr Ombeva Malande from Kenya, founded a partnership with the University of Cape Town that aims to address the prevention and control of vaccine preventable diseases and cancers across Africa. A partnership at the University of Cape Town (UCT) is... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UCT students robbed at gunpoint in Khayelitshagunpoint in Khayelitsha The students were at the Site B Community Health Clini
UCT students robbed at gunpoint in Khayelitsha
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
gunpoint in Khayelitsha The students were at the Site B Community Health Clinic as part of their clinical training. FILE: University of Cape Town. Picture: Facebook/Michael Currin. Khayelitsha,UCT,Khayelitsha crime levels CAPE TOWN - The... Read more
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iol.co.za
How Thuli Madonsela set the bar high for successorPublic Protector is one of the true crusaders and champions of anti-corruption
How Thuli Madonsela set the bar high for successor
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Public Protector is one of the true crusaders and champions of anti-corruption and clean governance. Penelope Andrews is Dean of Law and Professor at University of Cape Town. The views expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent M... Read more
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Eye Witness News
How Public Protector has set high bar for successorGoliath, that impropriety and corruption by government officials are. The Publi
How Public Protector has set high bar for successor
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
Goliath, that impropriety and corruption by government officials are. The Public Protector is one of the true crusaders and champions of anti-corruption and clean governance. Penelope Andrews is Dean of Law and Professor, University of Cap... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Nonbinary comes out of the in-between and takes centre stage in modellingfollowing the kinds of accounts where people would discuss this, that I started
Nonbinary comes out of the in-between and takes centre stage in modelling
Mail & Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
following the kinds of accounts where people would discuss this, that I started understanding myself a bit better.” The University of Cape Town (UCT) drama student is one of the Cape Town-based modelling and casting agency My Friend Ned’s... Read more
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Eye Witness News
WITS University ranked best in Africaout of 500 universities around the world because of its increasing research out
WITS University ranked best in Africa
Eye Witness News / Posted 9 days ago
out of 500 universities around the world because of its increasing research output. Four other institutions including the University of Cape Town, Stellenbosch University and the University of KwaZulu-Natal are on the list. Last month, Wits was... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Minimum wage panel is a positive step in fight against poverty: Oxfamincome strategy and asset allocation; - Dr Debbie Collier: associate professor
Minimum wage panel is a positive step in fight against poverty: Oxfam
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
income strategy and asset allocation; - Dr Debbie Collier: associate professor in the department of commercial law at the University of Cape Town; - Professor Murray Leibbrandt: pro vice-chancellor - poverty and inequality at the University of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Scientists Baffled By Rare Turtleare wildlife scientists who revealed their discovery in Biodiversity Observatio
Scientists Baffled By Rare Turtle
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
are wildlife scientists who revealed their discovery in Biodiversity Observations, an electronic journal published by the University of Cape Town in South Africa. According to them, the turtle specie was not only rare but the scientists are... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Varsities face staff cuts if fees don’t increasefor the next academic year and would need clarity on where the increase would b
Varsities face staff cuts if fees don’t increase
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
for the next academic year and would need clarity on where the increase would be sourced from by the end of this month. University of Cape Town academic Tom Moulrie has echoed Habib's concerns about job losses in academia. "If the Treasury does... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
'Chaos inevitable' with minority governments, expert warns"Minority governments by their very nature are unstable," said De Vos, of the U
'Chaos inevitable' with minority governments, expert warns
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
"Minority governments by their very nature are unstable," said De Vos, of the University of Cape Town. "When they want to pass by-laws, pass the budget, all hell breaks loose because they need the vote of the majority of the council. "They would... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
#FeesMustFallReloaded: Mass meetings, a possible shutdown and a lot of debateare led by ANC student organisations) have since been removed from the Fees Mus
#FeesMustFallReloaded: Mass meetings, a possible shutdown and a lot of debate
Mail & Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
are led by ANC student organisations) have since been removed from the Fees Must Fall movements across the country. At the University of Cape Town (UCT), similar incidents have followed. Rhodes Must Fall (RMF), the student movement which led Fees... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How Bakers Can Get Itchy Eyes and Asthma From Flour Dustprovided by the research grants from the Medical Research Council of South Afri
How Bakers Can Get Itchy Eyes and Asthma From Flour Dust
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
provided by the research grants from the Medical Research Council of South Africa, National Research Foundation, Fogarty International Centre, the Allergy Society of South Africa and University of Cape Town Research Committee and the baking indus... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa Appoints Advisory Panel On the National Minimum Wagestrategy and asset allocation; 3. Dr. Debbie Collier, associate professor in t
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa Appoints Advisory Panel On the National Minimum Wage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
strategy and asset allocation; 3. Dr. Debbie Collier, associate professor in the Department of Commercial Law at the University of Cape Town; 4. Prof. Murray Leibbrandt, Pro Vice-Chancellor: Poverty and Inequality, University of Cape... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
SA Needs More Women in Concourt Benchwas speaking at the gala dinner of the South African Chapter of the Internation
SA Needs More Women in Concourt Bench
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
was speaking at the gala dinner of the South African Chapter of the International Women Judges (SAC-IAWJ) held at the University of Cape Town on Friday. Addressing women in the judiciary, who will be attending the 12th conference of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ugandan-Born Talent Shines On World Stageand local arts institutions that include; L' Ecole Des Sables, Senegal (2011/20
Ugandan-Born Talent Shines On World Stage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
and local arts institutions that include; L' Ecole Des Sables, Senegal (2011/2013), CDC La Termitiere Ouagadougou (2012), University of Cape Town (2009), Laban, London (2008) and Kampala Ballet & Modern Dance School (2005). She has trained and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Science and Technology On 2016 Women in Science AwardsScience Awards (WISA) of the Department of Science and Technology (DST). Dr Mu
Science and Technology On 2016 Women in Science Awards
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Science Awards (WISA) of the Department of Science and Technology (DST). Dr Muthoni Masinde, who obtained her PhD from the University of Cape Town in 2012, currently works as a senior lecturer and Head of ICT at the Central University of Technology... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Student Leaders Dare Higher Education Minister to Announce Fee Increasewhatever the amount. "We have already made a declaration that we are not enter
Student Leaders Dare Higher Education Minister to Announce Fee Increase
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
whatever the amount. "We have already made a declaration that we are not entertaining news about any increments," University of Cape Town student leader Masixole Mlandu told News24. "Our struggle was about free quality education and... Read more
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iafrica.com
Ramaphosa appoints panel for minimum wageincome strategy and asset allocation • Dr. Debbie Collier, associate professor
Ramaphosa appoints panel for minimum wage
iafrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
income strategy and asset allocation • Dr. Debbie Collier, associate professor in the Department of Commercial Law at the University of Cape Town • Prof. Murray Leibbrandt, Pro Vice-Chancellor: Poverty and Inequality, University of Cape Town •... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Ramaphosa appoints panel for minimum wageincome strategy and asset allocation • Dr. Debbie Collier, associate professor
Ramaphosa appoints panel for minimum wage
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 10 days ago
income strategy and asset allocation • Dr. Debbie Collier, associate professor in the Department of Commercial Law at the University of Cape Town • Prof. Murray Leibbrandt, Pro Vice-Chancellor: Poverty and Inequality, University of Cape Town •... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Panel to Advise On Minimum Wage Appointedincome strategy and asset allocation; Dr. Debbie Collier, associate professor
Panel to Advise On Minimum Wage Appointed
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
income strategy and asset allocation; Dr. Debbie Collier, associate professor in the Department of Commercial Law at the University of Cape Town; Prof. Murray Leibbrandt, Pro Vice-Chancellor: Poverty and Inequality, University of Cape Town; Mr.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Minimum Wage Panel EstablishedAluwani, a macro strategist from Aluwani Capital Partners; Dr Debbie Collier an
National Minimum Wage Panel Established
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Aluwani, a macro strategist from Aluwani Capital Partners; Dr Debbie Collier and Professor Murray Leibbrandt, both from the University of Cape Town; Ayabonga Cawe from Oxfam South Africa; Dr Patrick Belser of the International Labour Organisation... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
More than 1 200 academics plead with government to address funding crisismajority of those who appended their signatures to the letter are from the Univ
More than 1 200 academics plead with government to address funding crisis
Mail & Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
majority of those who appended their signatures to the letter are from the University of the Witwatersrand and the University of Cape Town. The academics’ urgent call to save the country’s universities comes amid threats of a nationwide... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Semenya’s critics are not advancing a scientific argumentPierre De Vos teaches Constitutional law at the University of Cape Town Law Fac
Semenya’s critics are not advancing a scientific argument
Daily Maverick / Posted 11 days ago
Pierre De Vos teaches Constitutional law at the University of Cape Town Law Faculty, where he serves as deputy dean and as the Claude Leon Foundation Chair in Constitutional Governance. He writes a regular blog, entitled 'Constitutionally Speaking',... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Hold fees for now: ANCincluding students and university councils, before making an announcement. Chu
Hold fees for now: ANC
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 11 days ago
including students and university councils, before making an announcement. Chumani Maxwele, a student leader at the University of Cape Town, said students are watching and waiting for the commission to finish its work. Wits University's EFF... Read more
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