A group of South African Jews have written an open letter urging the UCT Senate to enforce an academic boycott of Israeli universities. On March 15th, the UCT senate took a ground-breaking decision refusing to “enter into any formal relationships with Israeli academic institutions operating in the occupied Palestinian territories[…]
A house believed to belong to the man accused of attacking and murdering University of Cape Town (UCT) student Uyinene Mrwetyana was on Tuesday set alight in Khayelitsha, in the Western Cape. Several videos surfacing on social media emerged on Tuesday night showing community members in Khayelitsha Ward 94 burning[…]
Wednesday was an emotional day for the University of Cape Town (UCT) community and for wider South African society, with several protest events rising up against sexual and gender-based violence in this country. Since the beginning of the week, staff and students have been gathering in separate vigils, prayer circles[…]
There was a sombre and overwhelming sadness that prevailed the University of Cape Town (UCT)’s upper campus on Monday night, as hundreds of students held a vigil in honour of murdered student Uyinene Mrwetyana, known fondly as Nene. Students were overcome with emotion as they came to grips with the[…]
Noli Makha remained hopeful that her niece Uyinene Mrwetyana was alive, even as she stood in line to enter the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Monday morning where a man believed to be involved in the teenager’s disappearance was expected in the dock. Accompanied by loved ones, Makha shook her head[…]
The man arrested in connection with the disappearance of missing UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana is expected to make his first appearance in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Monday. This, as UCT students held a night vigil on Sunday. Mrwetyana, 19, a first-year film and media studies student, has been missing[…]
Private investigator Noel Pratten, who has been roped in to help find missing UCT student Uyinene Mrwetyana, says while fake news regarding her whereabouts do more harm than good, he has to follow up on all the information he gets. “We need to be thorough though in the clues we[…]
Nineteen-year-old Uyinene Mrwetyana from the Claremont area has been missing since the afternoon of August 24. She was last seen at approximately 1.30pm that afternoon, and no one has been able to get a hold of her for the past 48 hours. Mrwetyana lives at Roscommon House in Claremont’s Main Road,[…]
The African Regional Child Trauma Conference, which took place earlier this month at the Cape Town City Hall, saw several organisations formally adopt the Leaving No Child Behind: Ending Violence Against Children in Africa Charter, which seeks to “accelerate efforts towards ending violence and trauma” against children in Africa. The[…]
The bio-brick, which was hailed for being a forward-thinking solution to using human waste to highlight sustainable change made by the University of Cape Town (UCT), is now being exhibited as a showpiece at the MAK Design Lab in the Austrian Museum for Applied Arts/Contemporary Art in Vienna. The museum focuses on[…]
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