Student Politics in SA: A Response to Critics
Professor Achille Mbembe’s analysis of the state of South African political life responds to the political movements of students at South African universities who are actively and loudly challenging the status quo at their institutions.
The ‘African university’ as a site of protest
The power of ongoing peaceful student protests at Rhodes University is a reminder of the importance of rebuilding the African university by dismantling colonial legacies through acts of protest that provide an education counter to oppressive traditions.
Policing student politics: Is there a ‘right’ way to protest?
The custodians of the status quo at the institution still known as Rhodes University have insisted that 'there is no need to disrupt anything if you wish to be heard'.