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KERA North Texas
Nivea Ad For 'Visibly Fairer Skin' Sparks Controversy In West Africaa better life." And the skin lightening products are popular. According to a s
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a better life." And the skin lightening products are popular. According to a survey of 450 residents of Lagos, done by the University of Cape Town, an estimated 77 percent use them. One of the most widely read books in Nigeria, The Secret Lives of... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Nivea Ad For 'Visibly Fairer Skin' Sparks Controversy In West Africaa better life." And the skin lightening products are popular. According to a s
KPBS San Diego / Posted 16 hours ago
a better life." And the skin lightening products are popular. According to a survey of 450 residents of Lagos, done by the University of Cape Town, an estimated 77 percent use them. One of the most widely read books in Nigeria, The Secret Lives of... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
EFF student command claims victory at Witscommand has claimed victory at Wits and takes over from the ANC-aligned Progres
Daily Dispatch / Posted 19 hours ago
command has claimed victory at Wits and takes over from the ANC-aligned Progressive Youth Alliance. The EFF student command won the SRC elections at the University of Cape Town in May and also at the Vaal University of Technology Vanderb... Read more
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CBS News
In Africa, a new weapon in the fight against climate change: dronesisland in the Zanzibar archipelago. Predictions from Climate Systems Analysis G
CBS News / Posted yesterday
island in the Zanzibar archipelago. Predictions from Climate Systems Analysis Group, a climate research group at the University of Cape Town, project a 2 degree celsius increase in temperature by 2050. Even modest changes to the temperatures... Read more
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Eye Witness News
‘Govt can afford free higher education’Lindiwe Sisulu during Talk Radio 702's town hall. Picture: Gary Oberholzer/702
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
Lindiwe Sisulu during Talk Radio 702's town hall. Picture: Gary Oberholzer/702 She was on the campaign trail at the University of Cape Town (UCT) on Thursday. Sisulu received loud cheers when she announced her support for free higher... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Time and Money - Two Major Obstacles in Tackling Cape Town's Water Crisisdate of a project. This week, Kevin Winter, of the environmental and geographi
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date of a project. This week, Kevin Winter, of the environmental and geographical science (EGS) department at the University of Cape Town (UCT), also said it was not clear how much water creation projects would cost the city. "The... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Time and money - two major obstacles in tackling Cape Town's water crisisdate of a project. This week, Kevin Winter, of the environmental and geographi
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
date of a project. This week, Kevin Winter, of the environmental and geographical science (EGS) department at the University of Cape Town (UCT), also said it was not clear how much water creation projects would cost the city. ALSO READ:... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Investigation after death of UCT student at residencedeath of UCT student at residence 21-year-old Lutendo Prudence Nwedo died in t
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
death of UCT student at residence 21-year-old Lutendo Prudence Nwedo died in the early hours of on Tuesday morning. The University of Cape Town. Picture: Supplied CAPE TOWN - The University of Cape Town (UCT) has confirmed the death of a 3rd... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Eskom inquiry: Death threats made against whistle-blowers, MPs toldPortfolio Committee on Public Enterprises has on Tuesday kicked off its inquiry
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises has on Tuesday kicked off its inquiry into Eskom with a presentation from University of Cape Town Professor Anton Eberhard who has authored a booklet about instances of governance failure and state... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'SOEs inquiry the most important in SA’s parliamentary history’Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises has on Tuesday kicked off its inquiry
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises has on Tuesday kicked off its inquiry into Eskom with a presentation from University of Cape Town Professor Anton Eberhard who has authored a booklet about instances of governance failure and state... Read more
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Eye Witness News
'SEOs inquiry the most important in SA’s parliamentary history’Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises has on Tuesday kicked off its inquiry
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises has on Tuesday kicked off its inquiry into Eskom with a presentation from University of Cape Town Professor Anton Eberhard who has authored a booklet about instances of governance failure and state... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Parly committee kicks off state capture probeand Denel. This has been documented in a number of reports, including the Publi
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
and Denel. This has been documented in a number of reports, including the Public Protector’s state capture report.” University of Cape Town professor, Anton Eberhard, was first to give evidence. He’s authored a "reference book" of alleged... Read more
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New York Post
People end up spending a lot of money to fix a broken heartis not alone. In 2011, when Nina Port, an Australian woman from Sydney, was 23
New York Post / Posted 4 days ago
is not alone. In 2011, when Nina Port, an Australian woman from Sydney, was 23 she found herself studying abroad at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Prior to arriving there, Port consulted a traditional voodoo witch doctor at an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Daso UCT Wins SRC ElectionPreliminary results of the SRC elections at the University of Cape Town (UCT) i
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Preliminary results of the SRC elections at the University of Cape Town (UCT) indicate a clean sweep by the Democratic Alliance Students Organization (DASO). All nine DASO candidates (the #DASO9) who contested have been elected, which means that... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
News24 water investigation: Warnings and a turning pointyear." 'Too expensive for success' Kevin Winter, of the environmental and geo
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
year." 'Too expensive for success' Kevin Winter, of the environmental and geographical science (EGS) department at the University of Cape Town (UCT), however, does not think the water shortage warnings a decade ago were strong and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Leader Seeks Ad Hoc State Capture Inquiryof deputy mayor Mongameli Bobani, who was a UDM councilor. He lastly congratul
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
of deputy mayor Mongameli Bobani, who was a UDM councilor. He lastly congratulated the party's student organisation representatives, DASO, at the University of Cape Town who won the majority of seats at the student representative council elect... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
School Taught Me to Be an Independent Thinker and to Leave a Markare recognised internationally. Having completed my secondary education at Gir
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
are recognised internationally. Having completed my secondary education at Girls High made it easier for me to become a University of Cape Town graduate. Not only to get in but also to study there. UCT knows Girls High's reputation: the fact... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
DASO wins SRC elections at UCTPreliminary results of the SRC elections at the University of Cape Town (UCT) i
Daily Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
Preliminary results of the SRC elections at the University of Cape Town (UCT) indicate a clean sweep by the Democratic Alliance Students Organization (DASO)‚ according to DA spokesperson Phumzile Van Damme. She said all nine DASO candidates (the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Maimane wants ad hoc state capture inquiry by end of OctoberBobani, who was a UDM councilor. He lastly congratulated the party’s student o
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
Bobani, who was a UDM councilor. He lastly congratulated the party’s student organisation representatives, DASO, at the University of Cape Town who won the majority of seats at the student representative council elections. KEEP UPDATED on the... Read more
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Business Insider
How the myth of George Soros became the new ghost haunting EuropeEastern Europe but in apartheid-era South Africa in 1979. There, he gave schola
Business Insider / Posted 6 days ago
Eastern Europe but in apartheid-era South Africa in 1979. There, he gave scholarships to black South Africans to attend the University of Cape Town. Five years later, in 1984, he began the first Open Society in Europe in Hungary. The name of the... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
College pupils make school proud with matric distinctionsexpect things, but knowing he had done well was a relief. Ryan said he would b
News 24 South Africa / Posted 6 days ago
expect things, but knowing he had done well was a relief. Ryan said he would be studying a business science degree at the University of Cape Town and was excited to start studying something he loved and had a passion for. Another College pupil,... Read more
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News.com.au
Obituaries for October 14, 2017his family telegraphed money for the trip home. Instead, he embarked for South
News.com.au / Posted 7 days ago
his family telegraphed money for the trip home. Instead, he embarked for South Africa. He was appointed a lecturer at the University of Cape Town, where one of his students was JM Coetzee. His understanding of conditions in South Africa expanded... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Obituaries for October 14, 2017his family telegraphed money for the trip home. Instead, he embarked for South
Geelong Advertiser / Posted 7 days ago
his family telegraphed money for the trip home. Instead, he embarked for South Africa. He was appointed a lecturer at the University of Cape Town, where one of his students was JM Coetzee. His understanding of conditions in South Africa expanded... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
'Pessimism', harsh realisations and a cash crunch: Unpacking the City of Cape Town's drought crisis planyear." 'Too expensive for success' Kevin Winter, of the environmental and geo
News 24 South Africa / Posted 7 days ago
year." 'Too expensive for success' Kevin Winter, of the environmental and geographical science (EGS) department at the University of Cape Town (UCT), however, does not think the water shortage warnings a decade ago were strong and... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[LISTEN] SA astronomers discover new 'star'discover new 'star' JOHANNESBURG - A new study led by Elias Aydi at the South
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
discover new 'star' JOHANNESBURG - A new study led by Elias Aydi at the South African Astronomical Observatory and the University of Cape Town has been published about the optical observations that were made from South African soil. They come... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fort Hare Students End Boycott After Chaotic Two Weekstheir grievances as well as a timeframe to achieve these demands. Buhlungu, pre
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
their grievances as well as a timeframe to achieve these demands. Buhlungu, previously the Dean of Humanities at the University of Cape Town, took over the reigns at Fort Hare this year. On Monday night the university management gave a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stellenbosch University Set Its Sights On 8 Percent Fee Hike(UP), University of Witwatersrand, Walter Sisulu University, Cape Peninsula Uni
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
(UP), University of Witwatersrand, Walter Sisulu University, Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), and the University of Cape Town (UCT) indicated that they'll be awaiting the Fee Commission's report before making any fee... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Stellenbosch University set its sights on 8% fee hike(UP), University of Witwatersrand, Walter Sisulu University, Cape Peninsula Uni
News 24 South Africa / Posted 9 days ago
(UP), University of Witwatersrand, Walter Sisulu University, Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), and the University of Cape Town (UCT) indicated that they'll be awaiting the Fee Commission's report before making any fee... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
More extreme weather coming in the next few yearsGovender In the aftermath of the storms that battered Gauteng and KwaZulu-Nata
Daily Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
Govender In the aftermath of the storms that battered Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal‚ an expert in hydro-climatology from the University of Cape Town has predicted that climate change is likely to influence more extreme weather patterns in South... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
More extreme weather coming in the next few yearsGovender In the aftermath of the storms that battered Gauteng and KwaZulu-Nata
Daily Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
Govender In the aftermath of the storms that battered Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal‚ an expert in hydro-climatology from the University of Cape Town has predicted that climate change is likely to influence more extreme weather patterns in South... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
SA astronomers' explosive findinga million hydrogen bombs going off. Now‚ a new study led by Elias Aydi at the
Daily Dispatch / Posted 9 days ago
a million hydrogen bombs going off. Now‚ a new study led by Elias Aydi at the South African Astronomical Observatory and University of Cape Town is about to be published‚ detailing the optical observations that were made from South African... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cape Town's Groundwater Plan Targets 'Impossible'Observation Network (SAEON); Kevin Winter from the environmental and geographic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Observation Network (SAEON); Kevin Winter from the environmental and geographical science (EGS) department at the University of Cape Town (UCT) and Tom Sanya from UCT's built environment department. 'We've delayed for too long' During... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Cape Town's groundwater plan targets 'impossible'Observation Network (SAEON); Kevin Winter from the environmental and geographic
News 24 South Africa / Posted 10 days ago
Observation Network (SAEON); Kevin Winter from the environmental and geographical science (EGS) department at the University of Cape Town (UCT) and Tom Sanya from UCT's built environment department. 'We've delayed for too long' During... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former Cricket Boss Pichanick DiesEdward School before he went on to play for Old Hararians and Mashonaland. Afte
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Edward School before he went on to play for Old Hararians and Mashonaland. After graduating with a law degree from the University of Cape Town, he joined the respected law firm Wintertons as a partner in 1956 and enjoyed a distinguished career... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nations Mourns Former Cricket Boss PichanickEdward School before he went on to play for Old Hararians and Mashonaland. Aft
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Edward School before he went on to play for Old Hararians and Mashonaland. After graduating with a law degree from the University of Cape Town, he joined the respected law firm Wintertons as a partner in 1956 and enjoyed a distinguished career... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Zim cricket mourns Alwyn PichanickEdward School before he went on to play for Old Hararians and Mashonaland. Aft
New Zimbabwe / Posted 10 days ago
Edward School before he went on to play for Old Hararians and Mashonaland. After graduating with a law degree from the University of Cape Town, he joined the respected law firm Wintertons as a partner in 1956 and enjoyed a distinguished career... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Violent Homes Breed Violent Societiesunder way to attempt this in South Africa. One of them is the Seven Passes Init
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
under way to attempt this in South Africa. One of them is the Seven Passes Initiative, which in collaboration with the University of Cape Town and the ISS is trying to change a whole community's approach to parenting. We want to equip parents... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Four Guardians Guiding Enterprise Software Developmentthe unique needs of each client are met. Hawkey has 22 years of experience with
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
the unique needs of each client are met. Hawkey has 22 years of experience within the IT industry and holds an MBA from the University of Cape Town which he completed in 2008. He has a passion for business, and began his first business at the age of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Row Over University Professor's Maths QualificationUniversity of Cape Town (UCT) rector Max Price on Saturday expressed outrage ov
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
University of Cape Town (UCT) rector Max Price on Saturday expressed outrage over a series of emails suggesting a mathematics professor, who was honoured by President Jacob Zuma, is not suitably qualified. Mamokgethi Phakeng, the university's Deputy... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Thanks to science, elite athletes, the race is on for the two-hour marathon50 years. The improvement rate never has been better than one percent. Sports
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
50 years. The improvement rate never has been better than one percent. Sports scientist Ross Tucker, a professor at the University of Cape Town, predicted before Breaking2 it would take 25 to 30 years for a runner to break two hours on a course... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Row over UCT professor's maths qualificationUCT rector Max Price. (Leánne Stander) Cape Town – University of Cape Town (UC
News 24 South Africa / Posted 13 days ago
UCT rector Max Price. (Leánne Stander) Cape Town – University of Cape Town (UCT) rector Max Price on Saturday expressed outrage over a series of emails suggesting a mathematics professor, who was honoured by President Jacob Zuma, is not suitably... Read more
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iafrica.com
CPT: City must share water plans with residentsA University of Cape Town (UCT) water expert says it is crucial that the City o
iafrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
A University of Cape Town (UCT) water expert says it is crucial that the City of Cape Town starts sharing timeframes and implementation strategies to adequately inform residents about water crisis plans. Mayor Patricia de Lille this week announced a... Read more
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Eye Witness News
‘Time for City of CT to share details of water crisis plans with residents’plan. FILE: Capetonians are getting creative when it comes to saving water. Pi
Eye Witness News / Posted 15 days ago
plan. FILE: Capetonians are getting creative when it comes to saving water. Picture: Kevin Brandt/EWN. CAPE TOWN – A University of Cape Town (UCT) water expert says it is crucial that the City of Cape Town starts sharing timeframes and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
High-Level German Delegation Visits Innovative HIV Testing Sites in Cape Townsaid Minister Bauer. The delegation also visited the DST-NRF Centre of Excelle
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
said Minister Bauer. The delegation also visited the DST-NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical TB Research at the University of Cape Town, as well as the Lynedoch Eco-village Initiative near Stellenbosch. Professor Arnold Van Zyl,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The National Health Insurance - Your Tax Credits May Be Safe - for Nowone of the many harsh truths the country will have to face on the road to unive
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
one of the many harsh truths the country will have to face on the road to universal quality healthcare, warns actuary and University of Cape Town senior lecturer Shivani Ranchod. At the hospital association meeting this week in Cape Town, heads... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
No More Rocking the Daisies Concessions for UCT StudentsConcessions to University of Cape Town (UCT) students to miss tests or assignme
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Concessions to University of Cape Town (UCT) students to miss tests or assignments for entertainment events will not be allowed in the future, the university's faculty of humanities said on Wednesday afternoon. "It is the view of the faculty... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
No more Rocking The Daisies concessions for UCT students2017-10-04 22:40 The University of Cape Town's upper campus. (iStock) Cape To
News 24 South Africa / Posted 16 days ago
2017-10-04 22:40 The University of Cape Town's upper campus. (iStock) Cape Town – Concessions to University of Cape Town (UCT) students to miss tests or assignments for entertainment events... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UCT Agrees That Rocking the Daisies Test Concession Should Be ReviewedThe University of Cape Town (UCT) executive has broadly agreed that the decisio
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
The University of Cape Town (UCT) executive has broadly agreed that the decision to allow philosophy students to miss a test if they were attending the Rocking the Daisies music festival in Darling, should be reviewed. "Our understanding is that... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Corrupt staff blamed for Fort Hare turmoilis owned by someone who has links with the protest leaders,” he said. Buhlungu
Daily Dispatch / Posted 16 days ago
is owned by someone who has links with the protest leaders,” he said. Buhlungu, who is a former dean of humanities at the University of Cape Town, said he had become unpopular at UFH after he fired two academic staffers for corruption last... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
UCT agrees that Rocking the Daisies test concession should be reviewed2017-10-04 12:27 The University of Cape Town's upper campus. (iStock) Cape To
News 24 South Africa / Posted 17 days ago
2017-10-04 12:27 The University of Cape Town's upper campus. (iStock) Cape Town - The University of Cape Town (UCT) executive has broadly agreed that the decision to allow... Read more
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