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UCT graduates most employable in Africa

Graduates or current students at the University of Cape Town (UCT) can feel proud and prepared for the job market, as it has maintained its top …

Cape Town

Wish list for crime blitz in the Western Province

Policing remains a challenge

Cape Town

Social media can be an effective research tool but there are challenges

Professor Neil Myburgh, chair of UWC’s Biomedical Research Ethics Committee, said the issue of consent when using social media is often not spoken …

Social Media

South Africa uses new tech to fight vicious gun violence

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — As gunshots ring out in one of South Africa's most dangerous neighborhoods, a new technology detects the gun's …

South Africa

Industry experts examine key enabling tech for 5G

SDN and NFV are seen as the key stepping stones to 5G in emerging markets.<p>The CSIR and Communication Society of the Institute of Electrical and …

Cape Town

When Snails Attack Lobsters

The year was 1983. Star Wars: Return of the Jedi had just hit theaters, The Police's “Every Breath You Take” topped the charts, and Amos Barkai was a …

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

Watch where you put your hands, oaf !

Melanie Judge is a queer and feminist activist and adjunct associate professor in public law at the University of Cape Town. She is also the author …

Cape Town

#StateCaptureInquiry: Manyi was waiting to take Maseko’s place — Phumla Williams

Sarah Smit both subs and writes for the Mail & Guardian. She joined the M&G after completing her master’s degree in English Literature from the …

Literature

South African drama students turn Rhodes Must Fall campus protests into award-winning theatre

In March 2015, a protest began at the University of Cape Town. The protestors were calling for the removal of a statue of Cecil John Rhodes, a 19th …

South Africa

Symposium: BRICS Media in the Digital Age | Centre for Film & Media Studies

Scholars from Brazil, Russia, India and China will join their South African counterparts to discuss digital media in the BRICS countries next …

South Africa

Key to being a good father is in emotional connection

Can you recall what a lecturer from the University of Cape Town is alleged to have said about wanting to rape his own daughter? He alleged he saw …

South Africa

#StateCaptureInquiry: Another witness implicates the Hawks in Gupta collusion

Sarah Smit both subs and writes for the Mail & Guardian. She joined the M&G after completing her master’s degree in English Literature from the …

South Africa

#StateCaptureInquiry: Hawks demonstrate a ‘pattern of behaviour’

Sarah Smit both subs and writes for the Mail & Guardian. She joined the M&G after completing her master’s degree in English Literature from the …

Cape Town

Maseko tells Zondo: Former DGs have info on Gupta dealings

Sarah Smit both subs and writes for the Mail & Guardian. She joined the M&G after completing her master’s degree in English Literature from the …

Cape Town

#StateCaptureInquiry: Ajay Gupta to apply to cross-examine witnesses

Sarah Smit both subs and writes for the Mail & Guardian. She joined the M&G after completing her master’s degree in English Literature from the …

Cape Town

#StateCaptureInquiry: Mentor was too scared to meet with Zuma in China

Sarah Smit both subs and writes for the Mail & Guardian. She joined the M&G after completing her master’s degree in English Literature from the …

Cape Town

#StateCaptureInquiry: Zondo could force Zuma, Guptas to appear before the commission

Sarah Smit both subs and writes for the Mail & Guardian. She joined the M&G after completing her master’s degree in English Literature from the …

Cape Town

NGO steps up to help feed needy university students

Lizanne Isaacs, 41, a third-year social work student at the University of Cape Town, and her daughter Reeva, 22, a social science student, …

Cape Town

‘Looting R6bn from state is not enough’ — Ajay Gupta

Sarah Smit both subs and writes for the Mail & Guardian. She joined the M&G after completing her master’s degree in English Literature from the …

South Africa

UCT lecturer behind disturbing Facebook posts 'receiving medical attention'

JOHANNESBURG - The University of Cape Town (UCT) lecturer whose disturbing posts on Facebook caught the public's attention is "receiving the …

Social Media

A Cape Town startup will drop R10,000 in R10 notes from a roof in a crazy publicity stunt

• <b>Student rental startup DigsConnect is planning to drop R10,000 from the roof of a University of Cape Town (UCT) building on Thursday</b> …

Cape Town

South African universities ranked best African institutions of higher learning

The University of Cape Town (UCT) has been ranked the top university in Africa by the Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR). UCT was ranked …

College & University

Black Academic Caucus

The Black Academic Caucus (BAC) at the University of Cape Town (UCT) is a collective of black academics committed to transformation in Higher …

Cape Town

State capture inquiry: Zuma, Gupta legal teams ask for more time

Sarah Smit both subs and writes for the Mail & Guardian. She joined the M&G after completing her master’s degree in English Literature from the …

South Africa

Calls mount for reopening of refugee reception office in Cape Town

Cape Town - The University of Cape Town’s Refugee Rights Unit has called on the Department of Home Affairs to re-open its Refugee Reception Offices …

Cape Town

'Depressed' UCT lecturer on leave after 'disturbing' Facebook rant about rape, murder

A University of Cape Town (UCT) lecturer who allegedly posted “deeply disturbing” comments on Facebook about wanting to rape and kill due to …

Cape Town

QCD determination of the magnetic field dependence of QCD and hadronic parameters

Author(s): C. A. Dominguez, M. Loewe, and Cristian VillavicencioA set of four finite energy QCD sum rules are used to determine the magnetic field …

Physics

UCT lecturer on compulsory leave after sexist comments - SABC News - Breaking news, special reports, world, business, sport coverage of all South African current events. Africa's news leader.

The University of Cape Town has placed a lecturer in its Chemical Engineering Department on compulsory leave after he posted a derogatory statement …

News (South Africa)

Luno expands footprint to 2 million customers

DURBAN - Luno has announced that they have reached 2 million customers across their worldwide operations. <br>The app which allows people to buy, sell …

Cape Town

DBE to appeal #FixTheNorms order

Sarah Smit both subs and writes for the Mail & Guardian. She joined the M&G after completing her master’s degree in English Literature from the …

Cape Town