School of Economics scoop awards

  Double Honour Student Shaheen Seedat adds another award to his trophy cabinet this week as he is awarded best Economic Honours Thesis in the country from the Economic Society of South Africa (ESSA). The School of Economics and Business won another award in the...

State-sponsored homophobia

“It degrades human dignity, it’s unnatural, and there is no question ever of allowing these people [homosexuals] to behave worse than dogs and pigs.” Robert Mugabe, president of Zimbabwe, made this shocking declaration a few years ago and said gays and lesbians...

South Africans, say cheese

Statistics South Africa and the government are calling upon the nation to participate in the upcoming census, an effort to count everyone within national borders. Census 2011 starts on October 10, and data related to 14-million households will be collected over 21...

Wits venue packs a punch

Wits University is the venue of choice for a professional boxing bonanza to be televised by SuperSport and highlighting a South African national title fight. After Gauteng boxing promoter Pat Molefe attended a Wits Boxing Club tournament in August at the Old Mutual...

COSATU not allowed air time

THE Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) cannot broadcast as a national radio station from its newly built studio because it will not be granted a licence to do so. The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa will not grant Cosatu the licence...