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Wits university has suspended seven students from different political parties for their alleged involvement in violent.
Wits University targets students for political motives:EFF

Sunday 23 August 2015 09:10

The Economic Freedom Fighter’s Students Society feels that the Wits University management is targeting its members for political reasons.


Transnet launches carbon calculator app

Thursday 13 August 2015 18:33

Transnet customers and users can now calculate their carbon emission savings with a new app.


Prasa to consult, legally, on back of Mthimkhulu resignation

Monday 27 July 2015 20:41

Prasa says it is seeking legal advice after it received a letter of resignation from suspended Head of Engineering, Daniel Mthimkhulu.


Corruption rife within asylum-seeking chain: Study

Monday 27 July 2015 14:41

Researchers have warned that disturbingly high levels of corruption in the Asylum Seeking Process may soon spread to other areas of the public service.


Pillay commends SALC for Al-Bashir court bid

Thursday 23 July 2015 05:48

Former UN Commissioner for Human Rights, Navi Pillay has commended the SALC for lodging a court bid to stop Al-Bashir from leaving South Africa.


Wits confirms displinary actions against former SRC president

Wednesday 15 July 2015 07:15

Wits university's disciplinary finding against its former SRC president, has been confirmed by the university's Council.


Digital ideas to transform Johannesburg

Saturday 11 July 2015 06:26

The City of Johannesburg has been awarded R5 million to the city’s innovators, in a challenge for digital ideas to transform the city.


Researchers to assist Eskom in electricity crisis

Friday 10 July 2015 19:18

Wits University is working with Anglo Platinum together with local and international companies to conduct trials on a solar tracking system at Anglo's Mogalakwena Mine in Limpopo.


Bafana Bafana coach, Shakes Mashaba, is left with only 11 players after the match against Mauritius.
Five players join Bafana to avert crisis

Friday 19 June 2015 17:55

Only sixteen players have reported for the Bafana Bafana camp as the beleaguered squad prepare for the match.


Workers stage a sit-in at Wits

Friday 29 May 2015 10:55

A group of unemployed maintenance workers and several students are staging a sit-in at Wits University management offices in Johannesburg.


Exhibition highlights endangered species

Tuesday 19 May 2015 14:27

South Africa could be down to three of the big fives if rhino and elephants are not protected.


Last week Wits Vice-Chancellor, Adam Habib condemned Mcebo Dlamini's social media post about his admiration for Adolf Hitler.
Wits removes 'Hitler' admirer

Monday 4 May 2015 19:21

Wits University's Vice Chancellor, Professor Adam Habib, has removed Student Representative Council President Mcebo Dlamini from office.


FFPlus to take Wits SRC president to HRC over Hitler comment

Wednesday 29 April 2015 16:28

President of the South African Union of Jewish Students at Wits University, Ariela Carno, has described an infamous Adolf Hitler comment by SRC president Mcebo Dlamini as insane.


Wits SRC president in hot water over Hitler comments

Tuesday 28 April 2015 20:40

Wits University Vice-Chancellor Adam Habib has referred SRC president, Mcebo Dlamini, for investigation and possible disciplinary charges following his comments that he admired and loved Adolf Hitler.


What Freedom Day means to young people

Thursday 23 April 2015 15:24

Access to education post 1994 has become a priority for young people of all colours, 21 years since the country’s first democratic free elections.


I’m in it to win: Maimane

Saturday 18 April 2015 16:36

DA parliamentary leader, Mmusi Maimane, says he is confident that he will be able to replace Helen Zille as the party’s national leader.


SA university students to remember Kenya attack victims

Tuesday 14 April 2015 06:40

Students at Stellenbosch University will hold a peaceful protest to show solidarity with those killed in the Garissa attacks.


Wits students protest over Garissa attack

Monday 13 April 2015 17:32

Hundreds of black clad students from Wits University in Johannesburg have gathered for candlelit vigil in solidarity with those affected by the Garissa attack in Kenya.


Reserve Bank's new man, Kuben Naidoo
Kuben Naidoo appointed new Reserve Bank deputy Governor

Friday 27 March 2015 14:45

A member of the Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committee, Kuben Naidoo, has been appointed as the new Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank.


Centre slams govt's denial over xenophobic attacks

Wednesday 4 March 2015 06:05

The African Centre for Migration and Society at Wits University in Johannesburg has blamed the recent spate of what they call "xenophobic attacks" in the country on government denialism.


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