The collaborative effort from amaBhungane,News24 and Daily Maverick scooped the 2017 Taco Kuiper prize for investigative journalism.
A journalist at one of Johannesburg’s biggest radio stations Jacaranda FM, this former Witsie from Moruleng in the North West is making a name for herself in South African journalism. Phalaetsile graduated with a BA majoring in Political Studies in 2013.
She is also the founder of a group called The Black Wxman Healing Garden which she describes as “a safe space for black women to share their struggles and empower one another.” She is also a columnist for the Daily Vox, known for her bold and honest opinion pieces on social injustice.
Residences have been re-opened for students in dire need of accommodation.
The accommodation crisis at Wits has left many students homeless, squatting at residences and sleeping in computer labs and libraries.
Five fully paid scholarships to study at Wits University are up for grabs in a debating challenge. (more…)
R57 billion allocated towards funding higher education and training. (more…)
The Sizofunda Ngenkani Emergency Fund, launched by the Wits Student Representative Council (SRC) and Wits University late last month has already gone into a deficit of nearly R2 million. This is according to SRC president, Orediretse Masebe.
Wits Services has made adjustments in the dining hall meal program due to the 0% increase on the price of meals this year.