President Cyril Ramaphosa has urged academics to help the government overcome some of the challenges facing the country. He was speaking at the 25 Years of Democracy Conference underway at the University of Johannesburg. “We want to work with you, and for you to challenge us, to bring added rigour to the work[…]
South Africa’s universities have vehemently challenged their across-the-board drop in world rankings, saying the criteria followed failed to take into account realities in Third World countries. The funding shortfall has been cited as a major reason for the decline in rankings – even as students await an announcement on whether[…]
Top government officials, including President Jacob Zuma, misconstrued data on public order policing before Parliament, according to a University of Johannesburg (UJ) report released on Wednesday. The longer UJ researchers worked on the report, the “more it became clear that senior South African Police Services [SAPS] officials and government ministers[…]
Prominent University of Johanesburg academic and anti-apartheid activist Professor Farid Esack has been banned from speaking on the topic of Palestine by various French Universities. Professor Esack, who heads UJ’s Religious Studies department, was due to start a French speaking tour on Thursday night on the topic of Palestine as[…]
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