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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.

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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.

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‘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.

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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.

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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.

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KPMG has withdrawn the findings of a report about the unit.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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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'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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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'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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