Decolonising the Literary landscape

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 […]

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No democracy for Wits EFF

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 […]

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Who was suspended?

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 […]

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Where is the money Project W?

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 […]

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Cool kid on campus: Karabo Mokoena

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 […]

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