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Posts published in “Equality”

Education for all: Is it possible?

While driving to school this morning I heard on the news that a school in Limpopo has been without textbooks and teachers since the beginning…

South Africa reboot?

In the course of all the hype around “Rhodes must fall”, I started wondering about the logic underpinning the direction in which it has been…

Xenophobia: We are a fickle bunch

We are a fickle bunch.   It amazes me how quickly a group of people can forget what it feels like to be the recipient…

Talking ourselves to knowing a new tomorrow

What is knowledge to you? I mean, really, what is it? Is it something that is encapsulated in a document or is it a fractured,…

The academic transformation we seek is not obvious

By Unathi Beku I have been silently observing the debate surrounding the transformation that students in public higher education seek in South Africa. At the…

Was Helen Zille done in by her race obsession?

Helen Zille’s shock resignation as leader of South Africa’s Democratic Alliance (DA) has triggered intense speculation as to who will replace her. Given the party’s…

Xenophobia shatters the united Africa dream

By Unene Gregory Last Thursday morning, which was unseasonably sunny for a UK morning in early Spring, I switched on my work computer and began…