The University of Cape Town (UCT) has agreed, in principle, to employ its workers directly, and charges were dropped against 23 protesters. But at Wits, students and reporters were intimidated by protesters.
A series of major students protests are rippling through some of South Africa’s eminent universities, forcing the country’s tertiary education structures into a time of serious introspection
The structures of segregation are still alive in South Africa, nationally, regionally and globally. Preserving the memory of them as if they are gone is a means by which we pretend that they do not still function in our every day. Sometimes it takes the shit to hit the fan to realise that we have to clean house
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) organised a rally on Wednesday, protesting the power cuts in Ghana which the opposition party says is hampering the economy
On Sunday, security forces fired at protestors who are dissatisfied with the political situation in the country on the anniversary of the 2011 uprising
The killing of protesting students by Ethiopian authorities at the end of April is part of an ongoing story of wholesale dispossession and state-sponsored violence. Yet it has gone almost completely ignored in the international media. Here’s why.
Addis Ababa is growing fast and set to expand further, pitting the government against Oromo activists, seeking to protect their rights