Statement by staff of the Faculty of Law of Rhodes University
Sexual violence is a scourge in our society. Our University should and will be leading the discussion on how this scourge can be eliminated. We are grateful to students who have highlighted the issue. However, any discussion regarding rape and rape culture must take place in light of the rights and values enshrined in our Constitution, and with due respect for the rule of law which includes the principles of natural justice.
African languages have the power to transform universities
A history lecturer teaching a class about the history of the Xhosa people in South Africa’s Eastern Cape province stops speaking English for a few minutes.
The sickness of xenophobia, and the need for a politics of healing
The never-ending saga of xenophobic violence has again engulfed South Africa. Again the same platitudes are repeated by commentators