Where poverty meets xenophobia: Grahamstown, a city in crisis
Five hundred people have been directly affected by xenophobic attacks in Grahamstown. Men have been evacuated from town for their safety while their wives and children remain behind, not confident that police will protect them.
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.