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Bitter court battle looms over top UCT post

Msindisi Fengu University of Cape Town (UCT) 's black academic community is challenging the appointment of associate Professor Lis Lange to the position of deputy...

Nigeria: OAU sacks sex-for-marks professor

Joshua Dada The authorities of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife has dismissed Professor Richard I. Akindele of the Department of Accounting, Faculty of Administration from...

Naledi Pandor probes varsity graft

Yoliswa Sobuwa   Two KwaZulu-Natal universities and an Eastern Cape university have received a stern warning from Higher Education and Training Minister Naledi Pandor to clean...

South Africa: #FeesMustFall Student Activists Reflect On Their Own Legacy

Nkateko Mabasa On June 16, #FeesMustFall student activists gathered at the Apartheid Museum to hold a debate reflecting on the contested legacy of the Fallist...

Pandor about new DHET bursary scheme

Yoliswa Sobuwa Minister of Higher Education and Training (DHET), Naledi Pandor, expressed her concern at the level of university dropouts and poor leadership in some...

Uganda: Makerere summons 332 former students over exam malpractice

Urn The central adhoc regularities and malpractices (alteration of marks) committee of Makerere University has summoned a total of 332 former students to defend themselves...

Exams postponed at Fort Hare university because of strike action

Christina Pitt Students at the University of Fort Hare will have to wait until next semester to complete their exams after lecturers and other staff...

Ethiopia: Research urges university-industry linkage

Mussa Muhammed Universities need to scale up linkage with industries in order to increase graduates chance of securing employment, a research by one of the...

Somalia: Puntland students in Somaliland in fear after Warabe called for their deportation

Radio Dalsan Puntland students studying in Borama town's Amoud University are living under fear after a Somaliland opposition leader demanded their deportation following the Tukaraq...

South Africa: Former president Jacob Zuma speaks to black school pupils

Mxolisi Mngadi Former president Jacob Zuma has encouraged black school pupils to follow fields of studies that will empower them to participate "fully" in the...
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Andile Nongogo Appointed New NSFAS CEO

THE National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) has appointed Andile Nongogo as its new chief executive officer for the next five years.

Opinion: DUT Vice-chancellor, Principal Professor Thandwa Mthembu Talks About The Kind Of Leadership Required To Reform The Country

PROFESSOR THANDWA MTHEMBU I have been asked to share some reflections on the topic: What kind of leadership is required...

Basic Education Launches A Full-Scale Investigation After Another Question Paper Leak Rocks Final Matric Exams

BASIC Education Minister Angie Motshekga has condemned in the strongest terms the leaking of Physical Sciences Paper 2 exam, which was...

Michaela Robinson Wins Big At Wits University’s Annual Sports Awards

THE future of sailing is clearly in good hands – judging by the recipients at the annual Wits Sports Awards. The sport...

Classroom Corner: Hugh Corder, A Man For All Seasons

VETERAN law scholar and activist Professor Hugh Corder well remembers his BCom LLB graduation at the University of Cape Town (UCT). It was...
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