Oscar Pistorius’ highly-anticipated murder trial set off yesterday, March 3rd.
Newly appointed officials in Ukraine issued a warrant of arrest against President Viktor Vanukovych on Monday.
The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) set up a stand at UCT Plaza Week on Wednesday, 12th February, for students’ registration and voting for the 2014 national elections.
The stand gave students the opportunity to register for the upcoming national and provincial elections on May 5th after the official last registration weekend (February 8th and 9th) had ended.
The United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights (COI) released a report on February 17th revealing the extent of North Korea’s human rights violations.
What is an Ombud?
An Ombud is a designated, independent and impartial conflict resolution practitioner whose major function is to provide confidential and informal assistance to the UCT community.
The Ombud also provides information on campus policies, procedures and services, and verifies that these are being followed; and serves as a consultant, conducting forums and workshops when necessary and advising on changes to UCT’s policies, procedures and services.
“No past and no pain. There is only the now.” - Katjavivi shares his thoughts on John Drabinski’s Afro-postmodernism and the current South African climate.
"It is crucial to note that the current NSFAS shortage is not the only, nor the primary, contention that SASCO is at issue with. At the root of it all is the deeply held premise that education should be free – at least up to undergraduate level."
The rape and torture of two women from separate worlds were caught in an international media storm of scrutiny and interrogation. A year later, have our attitudes towards rape and violence against women changed?
Phetha Motumi analyses the quality of current Black Cinema in light of Black History Month in the USA.
The idea that professionals are paid to monitor your internet and phone usage might have sounded like something out a science-fiction novel a year ago; but this is not far from what America’s National Security Agency (NSA) has been doing.
Last year saw Edward Snowden’s whistleblowing disgrace the American government while tainting the reputations of technology giants such as Google and Microsoft who handed over their user’s data.
The latest international fashion brand to launch in SA highlights aesthetic similarities between Mzansi and Sweden.
A student walks into a random lecture...
You've heard the winning names, but who didn't make the cut at The Oscars this year?
Glee star Lea Michele releases her deeply personal debut album.
Eminem blew minds in Green Point stadium, delivering a world-class performance.
Chelsea Manager Jose Mourinho is willing to do anything to interfere with opposition, inspire his team and determine how the media perceive football matches. This tends to make him an icon in the world of soccer.
Round-up of UCT sports clubs' performance at the 2013 USSA events.
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The UCT Men’s Basketball team took part in their first international competition (Euro Roma Competition) in Italy’s capital, Rome, in November 2013.