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Dullah Omar honour humbles family

The family of the late struggle stalwart, Dullah Omar, says they are honoured after the University of the Western Cape announced it would be renaming their Community Law Centre after him. The centre was founded in 1990 under the Omar’s directorship. Omar’s sister, Rahmat Omar says, “He was well known[…]

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Tears as ‘Imam’ honored with doctorate

On Wednesday evening the University of the Western Cape (UWC) paid honour to the late Imam Abdullah Haron, by posthumously awarding the former struggle veteran with a honorary doctorate. The recognition came just two weeks shy of the 45th anniversary of his tragic passing. Born in Claremont on 8 February[…]

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UWC to honour Imam Haron with honorary doctorate

The University of the Western Cape (UWC) are set to honour the late Imam Abdullah Haron, by posthumously awarding the former struggle veteran with an honorary doctorate on Wednesday evening. A well known anti-apartheid activist, Haron was considered one of the most prominent local scholars of the day, and was[…]

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Dead body found at UWC

A 19 year old student’s body was found on the University of the Western Cape’s campus in Bellville on Monday. At 7.45am, Thobela Rinstana was covered up by cleaners and security in the computer lab of the campus. A student in the science department of geology, Rintsana barely got to[…]

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Dr Kariem to receive award

Well known public health expert Dr Saadiq Kariem will be awarded the 2014 Jakes Gerwel Award in Public Health for his role in restructuring health services since 1990. The award ceremony will be taking place on Friday 11 July at the School of Public Health at UWC. Dr Kariem has[…]

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