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
I’ve decided to focus on women in Islam outside the Somali community in Mayfair. Although that was the bulk of what we got to experience about Mayfair, I know there is more to the area. Also, I believe there is not one way to be a muslim woman and that should be thoroughly explored, mostly […]Read More There is no one way to be a Muslim woman
The journalistic process is a grueling one. You are under constant mental strain, trying to figure out how to do justice to the stories of the people you are writing about. You also have to separate yourself, your feelings and beliefs in order to forward an agenda that has already been set. The battle field […]Read More Where is the news?
Originally published: rafiekasfauxpas.tumblr.com Yesterday I posted a picture of myself on facebook wearing a wrapped scarf around my head and a hoodie, I was looking rather glum if I do say so myself and only vaguely interested in whatever I was listening to. The picture was taken during a photojournalism class and my colleague Reuven was […]Read More Perils of a dark skinned Cape Malay Coloured Girl
From the tour we did yesterday, there were many of my fellow classmates who seemed eager to focus on Fordsburg and the Somali’s in the Mayfair area. As a journalist, I believe that focusing on minorities is essential because voices are important. I have expressed my hesitance towards homeless people because I think telling the […]Read More The women are okay
Fietas, Fordsburg, Mayfair. When I first heard this was the chosen locations for us to do our in-depth research, I felt like it had been chosen for me. I’ve had a battle with journalism this year because I’m not the conventional journalist, I’ve discovered that about myself but this was divine providence. I live in […]Read More “I am within and without, enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life”
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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