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For three weeks, UCT students have been protesting, calling for the removal of Cecil John Rhodes’ statue
For three weeks, UCT students have been protesting, calling for the removal of Cecil John Rhodes’ statue ( )

UCT Senate votes in favour of Rhodes' statue removal

UCT's Senate has reportedly voted overwhelmingly in favour of the removal of a statue of Cecil John Rhodes statue from the campus.

Philip Buys will be joined by some of the top local juniors.
Bikers relish the SA Mountain Bike Cup
Friday 27 March 2015 20:23
Philip Buys will be joined by some of the top local juniors.
Bikers relish the SA Mountain Bike Cup
Friday 27 March 2015 20:23

South Africa

For three weeks, UCT students have been protesting, calling for the removal of Cecil John Rhodes’ statue
UCT Senate votes in favour of Rhodes' statue removal

Friday 27 March 2015 20:25

UCT's Senate has reportedly voted overwhelmingly in favour of the removal of a statue of Cecil John Rhodes statue from the campus.

Africa

Nigerians uprooted by Boko Haram angry at losing chance to vote

Friday 27 March 2015 20:34

Insecurity coupled with a lack of preparedness by the electoral authorities have prevented some Nigerians from getting their voter card.

World

British government tightens travel warning on Kenya

Friday 27 March 2015 20:21

Britain toughened its warning to citizens travelling to Kenya, telling them on Friday to avoid most coastal resorts including the region's main airport at Mombasa.

Politics

Some parties in the National Assembly have welcomed the biometric system.
Thumb print to prevent high level of MP absenteeism

Friday 27 March 2015 20:18

Parliament will start holding members to account for their attendance by simply using a thumb print.

Business

Suspended Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona has served the company for less than six months.  
Eskom CEO's suspension challenge struck from roll

Friday 27 March 2015 20:18

Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona's challenge to his suspension was struck from the roll at the Labour Court in Johannesburg on Friday.

Science

Farmers in the North West are seeking assistance from government because of drought.
Agricultural organisations call for drought relief programme

Friday 27 March 2015 20:20

Agricultural organisations have called on government to consider a drought relief programme to financially assist struggling crop farmers in the country.

Lifestyle

‘Art propels the nation forward’

Friday 27 March 2015 19:43

The curator of the ‘Voices of Africa’ exhibition underway at Stephan Welz & Co gallery in Sandton says ‘township art’ is on the rise.

Sport

Philip Buys will be joined by some of the top local juniors.
Bikers relish the SA Mountain Bike Cup

Friday 27 March 2015 20:23

An array of national and international mountain bikers will compete for all important ranking points in the second round of the SA Mountain Bike Cup series at the Voortrekker Monument on Saturday.

Opinion

 Sixty eight million people are registered to vote.
'Boko Haram threats to dominate Nigeria polls'

Friday 27 March 2015 11:00

University of South Africa Professor, Kealeboga Maphunye says threats by Boko Haram ahead of Nigeria’s elections may steal the thunder from real issues, such as corruption.

Collins Chabane

Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane was killed in an accident on Sunday, March 15, 2015

Public Service and Administration Minister Collins Chabane was killed in an accident on Sunday, March 15, 2015

National Days 2015

Commemorating Human Rights Day on March 21 2015.

Budget 2015

Minister of Finance Nhlanhla Nene will deliver his Budget Speech in Parliament on 25 February 2015.

Lifestyle, Science & Tech Wrap

Latest technology, science and arts news highlights.

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