Questions of race and colonial structures of literature brought to the fore at the Jacana Media discussion about decolonising the literary landscape. This year the Franschoek Literary Festival (FLF) opened up a whole can of worms about the dominance of white privilege in the literary space when Author Thando Mqgolozana said that he was fed […]Read More Decolonising the Literary landscape
The Economic Freedom Fighters club and society (CSO) was banned after members of the CSO took the stage and disrupted the what was supposed to be a Student Representative Council (SRC) election debate. The election however continued after the CSO was banned but not many people agreed to the fairness of that decision. When a […]Read More No democracy for Wits EFF
PETALS OF EMPOWERMENT: The Rag pub was beautifully decorated to welcome the few who attended the Women’s month celebration event. Photo Rafieka Williams The Wits Rag society hosted a Women’s Month event to highlight the experiences of women in South Africa. One of the few events at Wits to have taken place in the course […]Read More The Wits Rag society celebrates Women’s month
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Fifteen students are currently under investigation by the university following their involvement in the fight that broke out at what was supposed to be a Student Representative Council (SRC) debate on August 18. “The investigative and suspension process will be concluded before the end of September,” said Shirona Patel, communications officer from Wits. She also […]Read More Who was suspended?
Originally published by Wits Vuvuzela on 11 September 2015 Project W recently spoke to Wits Vuvuzela to set the record straight about the allegations of mismanagement of funds. Project W offices. Photo: Provided An article that was published by Wits Vuvuzela revealed that Project W is under investigation, for mismanagement of funds collected during an […]Read More Project W responds to allegations of missing money
Originally published by Wits Vuvuzela on 3 September 2015 Wits University has confirmed that Project W is under investigation after allegations of not depositing fifty thousand rand that was meant to be their contribution to the Humanitarian Fund. Dr. Pamela Dube, Dean of students, confirmed that Project W is under investigation for mismanagement of funds […]Read More Where is the money Project W?
Originally published by Wits Vuvuzela on 24 July 2015 Karabo Mokoena is a 21 year Environmental Science student at Wits who is trying to change perceptions about black women’s natural hair and empower Africa at the same time. She is the CEO of a company called Nalane ea Afrika (African heritage) which produces natural hair […]Read More Cool kid on campus: Karabo Mokoena
Originally published by Wits Vuvuzela on 24 July 2015 Criminal activity on Enoch Sontonga has been an issue for Wits University campus control for a while, the recent increase in muggings has prompted action from the university. It’s a quiet Friday afternoon on Enoch Sontonga Avenue commuters are steadily making their way home from work. […]Read More Tsotsis stalk Witsies on Enoch Sontonga
Article originally published on May 11, 2015 by Wits Vuvuzela, written by Rafieka Williams As the public awaits President Jacob Zuma’s release of the Marikana Commission of Inquiry report, miners and family members affected by the events of Marikana get a chance to share their experiences of the Commission. Veteran lawyer and anti-apartheid activist, George Bizos, […]Read More Marikana miners and family reflect on commission experiences