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Depressed students urged to come forward

Sunday 22 October 2017 07:45

The South African Depression and Anxiety Group (Sadag) has encouraged students who are experiencing symptoms of stress, depression and suicide to contact the organisation for assistance.


The student SRC results are an outcome that some believe is a microcosm of the greater society.
EFF makes inroads into universities

Friday 20 October 2017 19:25

The Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) Student Command has won the majority of the 15 seats during the SRC election at the Wits University on Thursday.


‘Mental illnesses lead to suicide’

Tuesday 17 October 2017 11:35

Mental illnesses like depression are one of the main causes of suicide says Clinical Psychologist Nompumelelo Prudence Kubeka.


It's alleged that she had threatened to commit suicide before.
Wits University female student commits suicide

Sunday 15 October 2017 08:39

A Wits University student has committed suicide by jumping from the 6th floor of a student residence in Braamfontein, Johannesburg on Saturday night.


The Eighth Ahmed Kathrada Foundation Lecture is taking place at Wits University.
WATCH: Eighth Ahmed Kathrada lecture

Saturday 14 October 2017 15:38

Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is the keynote speaker at the eighth Ahmed Kathrada lecture at Wits University.


KPMG has withdrawn the findings of a report about the unit.
DA welcomes decision to extend KPMG probe

Sunday 8 October 2017 12:15

The DA has welcomed the decision of the IRBA to extend the scope of the investigation into KPMG South Africa


Mcebo Dlamini was arrested in October 2016 and later released on R2 000 bail.
Fees must fall activist Mcebo back in court

Thursday 5 October 2017 10:16

The case of Fees Must Fall student activist Mcebo Dlamini is expected to resume in the Johannesburg Magistrate's court on Thursday.


US President Trump addresses the 72nd UN General Assembly in New York.
Trump’s Africa policy is still incoherent

Wednesday 4 October 2017 06:56

Africa’s leaders, along with everyone else interested in US-Africa relations, have waited eight months for US President Donald Trump’s administration to explain its Africa policy.


Specialist in Labour studies at Wits University Dr Crispen Chinguno says globally trade unions have faced a decline.
'Labour unions struggle to remain relevant'

Thursday 28 September 2017 12:05

Specialist in Labour studies at Wits University Dr Crispen Chinguno says labour movements are finding it difficult to remain relavant.


Gordhan blames state capture for economic exclusion

Thursday 28 September 2017 05:23

Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has blamed state capture on inequality and the economic exclusion of the majority of South Africans.


'Citizens must know their rights' - Ramokgopa

Tuesday 12 September 2017 16:22

Gauteng’s MEC for Health, Gwen Ramokgopa says if a just healthcare system is to become a reality in South Africa, citizens must know their rights and be empowered to enforce them.


Mcebo Dlamini was arrested in October 2016 and was released on R2 000 bail.
FeesMustFall activist Mcebo Dlamini back in court

Thursday 7 September 2017 07:46

Fees Must Fall student activist Mcebo Dlamini is expected to appear at the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Thursday.


The leaders of the Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa alliance.
BRICS is being battered by global crises

Thursday 31 August 2017 07:33

At the BRICS summit in Russia two years ago, Chinese Premier Xi Jinping invoked physics when asking fellow leaders “to boost the centripetal (unifying) force of BRICS nations.


Mcebo Dlamini is facing multiple charges that include public violence, assault, theft and damage to property.
Mcebo Dlamini case postponed

Tuesday 15 August 2017 12:07

The case against the leader of the #FeesMustFall movement, Mcebo Dlamini has been postponed to August 29 at the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court.


The SA women’s hockey team finished fifth at the semi-finals after beating Japan 2-1 on Saturday.
England claims third place at Hockey World League

Sunday 23 July 2017 18:08

England claimed third place after they beat Argentina five-two in the playoffs of the Hockey World League played at Wits University.


Prudence Mabele was the first black woman to publicly reveal that she was HIV positive in 1992.
HIV-struggle legend remembered

Monday 17 July 2017 15:11

The best way to honour HIV and gender activist Prudence Mabele is to continue the fight to ensure that all people living with HIV/AIDS receive the necessary medication and proper care.


In attendance are film makers, and arts and entertainment industry stakeholders from more than 30 countries around the world.
Festival gives exposure to budding filmmakers

Saturday 15 July 2017 09:40

Budding filmmakers and entertainment lovers say they will use the Durban International Film Festival to learn the tricks of the trade.


The Magistrate's Court had ruled that the employment had been terminated lawfully
ConCourt to rule over Claytile case

Thursday 13 July 2017 10:18

The Constitutional Court is set to give a ruling on the Isak Baron and others versus Claytile case on Thursday.


ANC leaders greet party supporters at a recent rally.
How ANC presidential elections trump SA’s constitution

Saturday 3 June 2017 08:09

South Africa’s Constitution is clear on a number of issues related to the relationship between the country’s parliament and its executive.


'Betrayal of The Promise': new research on state capture

Friday 26 May 2017 20:35

Another group has come up with claims of state capture against the government.


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