Science programme recieves R44-million

Funds of R44-million have been donated to the Wits Students Equity and Talent Management Unit (SETMU). The Department of Science and Technology (DST) youth division donated the funds for a five-year term to nurture talented science and mathematics high school pupils....

GUILTY UNTIL PROVEN INNOCENT

Waking up to the news that South Africa’s crime intelligence boss is missing, amidst rumours of murder, should not feel like just another ordinary day in Africa. But gauging by the reactions of the general public on internet news sites, this kind of news comes as...

Backstreet abortions are still a popular solution

Backstreet abortion clinics in Braamfontein are used by women because of their 24-hour convenience and lax regulations. Booking a backstreet abortion takes less than five minutes over the phone. Braamfontein street poles are wrapped with adverts like “Quick and Same...

Pharmacy students lose out in hospital budget cuts

Wits 4th year pharmacy students now have less spending money and more free time on their hands as Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Hospital has cut down student staff hours. In the past the hospital’s pharmacy department has hired 4th year students to work and gain...