Beer stimulates political debate

Beer stimulates political debate

With a beer in one hand and their ideas in another, students grappled with social and economic issues on the continent.  A number of different Wits University political groups found themselves sharing the floor at the annual ReThink Africa debate this week. The...
Witsie graduates after Twitter plea for help

Witsie graduates after Twitter plea for help

One graduate who started at Wits University in 2008 overcame obstacles and graduated 8 years later A Witsie who faced the prospect of not graduating due to outstanding fees, was finally able to do so, after raising money via a social media campaign. Thabo Makhuru, 28,...
Ngugi lecture probes language in education

Ngugi lecture probes language in education

World renowned African author,  Ngũgĩ Wa Thiong’o, gave a lecture at Wits University last week.  By Karen Mwendera and Zamayirha Peter Kenyan author Ngũgĩ Wa Thiong’o, often termed the founding father of decolonisation discourse, had a packed Wits...