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FeesMustFall
South Africa
South Africa
Africa
Africa
METHODS Protest
Protest
RESULTED IN * 0% university fee increase for 2016. * Over R 600,000,000 damages. * Increased government funding for universities. CASUALTIES ARRESTED 619 #FEESMUSTFALL is a student led protest movement that began in mid October 2015, started by the University of Witwatersrand SRC of 2015 led by Shaeera Kalla in response to an increase in fees at South African universities. On 2 October Kalla attended her last council meeting as SRC president , she is accompanied by Nompendulo as an observer heading towards being the incoming SRC President of 2016
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Butterworth, Eastern Cape
BUTTERWORTH (also known as Gcuwa) is a town in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa
South Africa
. Butterworth has a population of 287,780 and is situated on the N2 national highway 111 km north of East London . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Demographics * 3 Economy * 4 Tourism * 5 Religion and Hospitals * 6 References HISTORYThe area around Butterworth was populated by Khoi San people, however they were gradually absorbed into the Xhosa people
Xhosa people
who arrived from further North by means of force. Butterworth was first established as a Wesleyan mission station in 1827 north of the Great Kei River
Great Kei River
in British Kaffraria . It was named after Joseph Butterworth . The mission station and white settlement of Butterworth was burnt down 3 times during the Cape Frontier Wars
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Walter Sisulu University
WALTER SISULU UNIVERSITY (WSU) is a university of technology and science located in Mthatha , East London
East London
(Buffalo City), Butterworth and Komani (Queenstown). Eastern Cape , South Africa, which came into existence on 1 July 2005 as a result of a merger between Border Technikon , Eastern Cape Technikon and the University of the Transkei . The university is named after Walter Sisulu
Walter Sisulu
, a prominent figure in the struggle against apartheid . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Vision * 3 Administration and organisation * 4 Academic programmes * 5 Notable alumni * 6 References HISTORYThe University of the Transkei was established in the homeland of that name in 1976, initially as a branch of the University of Fort Hare at the request of the homeland government. The Border Technikon and Eastern Cape Technikon were established in the late 1980s and early 1990s
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Mthatha
MTHATHA, formerly UMTATA /uːmˈtɑːtɑː/ ( listen ), is the main town of the King Sabata Dalindyebo Local Municipality in Eastern Cape province of South Africa and the capital of OR Tambo District Municipality . The town has an airport , previously known by the name K. D. Matanzima Airport after former leader Kaiser Matanzima . Mthatha derives its name from the nearby Mthatha River which was named after the Sneezewood (umtati) trees, famous for their wood and medicinal properties
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N2 Road (South Africa)
NUMBERED ROUTES OF SOUTH AFRICA ← N1 N3 →The N2 is a national route in South Africa
South Africa
that runs from Cape Town through Port Elizabeth
Port Elizabeth
, East London and Durban
Durban
to Ermelo . It is the main highway along the Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean
coast of the country. Its total distance of 2,255 kilometres (1,401 mi) makes it the longest numbered route in South Africa
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Pravin Gordhan
PRAVIN JAMNADAS GORDHAN (born 12 April 1949) is a South African politician and former Minister of Finance , a position he had held from 2009-2014, and again from 2015-2017. He is also the former Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs , serving from 2014–2015. Jacob Zuma replaced Gordhan on 30 March 2017, during a controversial cabinet reshuffle, with Malusi Gigaba in the light of Gordhan allegedly holding secret meetings to undermine the government during a trade trip to London. CONTENTS * 1 Early years * 2 Career * 3 Honours and awards * 3.1 Honorary degrees * 4 References EARLY YEARSPravin Gordhan was born in Durban , and matriculated from Sastri College in 1967. In 1973 he graduated from the University for Durban-Westville with a Bachelor of Pharmacy degree. Gordhan became associated with members of the Natal Indian Congress (NIC) In 1971 and was elected to its executive council in 1974
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Mangosuthu University Of Technology
MANGOSUTHU UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY (abbreviated MUT; formerly MANGOSUTHU TECHNIKON) is a University of Technology situated on the outskirts of Durban , South Africa , on a site overlooking the Indian Ocean . The majority of students speak Zulu and it is situated near the T section in Umlazi . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Academics * 3 Student Enrollment * 4 Ranking * 5 References HISTORYThe university has its origins in the then bantustan of KwaZulu . The then chief minister, Mangosuthu Buthelezi , wanted to establish a higher education institution close to Durban to provide young people from disadvantaged backgrounds with the opportunity to further their educations beyond secondary school level. In 1979, supported by an Anglo American Chairman’s Fund grant, the institution came into being as a technikon with an initial enrolment of 15 students. ACADEMICSAcademic activity is divided among three faculties: Engineering; Natural Sciences; and Management Sciences
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University Of KwaZulu-Natal
The UNIVERSITY OF KWAZULU-NATAL or UKZN is a university with five campuses in the province of KwaZulu-Natal
KwaZulu-Natal
in South Africa
South Africa
. It was formed on 1 January 2004 after the merger between the University of Natal and the University of Durban-Westville
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South Africa House
The HIGH COMMISSION OF SOUTH AFRICA in London is the diplomatic mission from South Africa to the United Kingdom . It is located at SOUTH AFRICA HOUSE, a building on Trafalgar Square , London . As well as containing the offices of the High Commissioner , the building also hosts the South African consulate . It has been a Grade II* Listed Building since 1982. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links HISTORYSouth Africa House was built by Holland, Hannen "> * ^ A B "The London Diplomatic List" (PDF). 14 December 2013. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 December 2013. * ^ Historic England . "Details from listed building database (1066238)". National Heritage List for England . Retrieved 28 September 2015. * ^ Cubitts 1810–1975, published 1975 * ^ "The east side of Trafalgar Square". BHO. Retrieved 22 November 2015. * ^ Palliser, David Michael; Clark, Peter; Daunton, Martin J. (2000)
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Cape Argus
Co-founded in 1857 by Saul Solomon , the CAPE ARGUS is a daily newspaper published by Sekunjalo in Cape Town , South Africa
South Africa
. It is commonly referred to as THE ARGUS. Although not the first English-language newspaper in Southern African the Cape Argus
Cape Argus
was the first locally to use the telegraph for news gathering. As of 2012, the Argus had a daily readership of 294 000, according to the South African Advertising Research Foundation's All Media Products Survey (Amps) Newspaper
Newspaper
Readership and Trends. Its circulation for the first quarter of 2013 was 33 247. Jermaine Craig is the executive editor of the Cape Argus. He replaced Gasant Abarder, who resigned in early 2013 to take up a post at Primedia in the Western Cape
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Union Buildings
Coordinates : 25°44′25.68″S 28°12′43.28″E / 25.7404667°S 28.2120222°E / -25.7404667; 28.2120222 UNION BUILDINGS The Union Buildings viewed from the Gardens Location within Pretoria GENERAL INFORMATION ARCHITECTURAL STYLE Neoclassicism of Italian Renaissance , with Cape Dutch and Edwardian style detail. TOWN OR CITY Meintjieskop , Arcadia, Pretoria COUNTRY South Africa CONSTRUCTION STARTED 1 November 1910 COMPLETED 1913 CLIENT Union of South Africa TECHNICAL DETAILS SIZE 285m (length) 100m (width) 60m (height) DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION ARCHITECT Sir Herbert Baker The UNION BUILDINGS form the official seat of the South African government and also house the offices of the president of South Africa . The imposing buildings are located in Pretoria , atop Meintjieskop at the northern end of Arcadia , close to historic Church Square and the Voortrekker Monument
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Minister Of Higher Education And Training (South Africa)
The MINISTER OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING is a Minister in the Cabinet of South Africa , with the responsibility of overseeing the higher education and training components of the Department of Education . Before 10 May 2009 the portfolio formed part of the Ministry of Education , with responsibility for both basic education and higher education, the former now being the responsibility of the Minister of Basic Education . MINISTERS WITH RESPONSIBILITY FOR HIGHER EDUCATION MINISTER MINISTRY INCUMBENCY UNDER Sibusiso Bengu Education 1994-1999 Nelson Mandela Kader Asmal Education 17 June 1999 - 2004 Thabo Mbeki Naledi Pandor Education 2004-2008 Education 2008-2009 Kgalema Motlanthe Blade Nzimande Higher Education and Training 2009-2017 Jacob Zuma - Dr
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National Treasury (South Africa)
The NATIONAL TREASURY is one of the departments of the South African government . The Treasury manages national economic policy, prepares the South African government's annual budget and manages the government's finances. Along with the South African Revenue Service and Statistics South Africa , the Treasury falls within the portfolio of the Minister of Finance . Throughout the course of President Jacob Zuma 's second administration, the ministry has undergone several changes. Most notably, Nhlanhla Nene was suddenly dismissed on 9 December 2015, without explanation, and replaced with a relatively unknown parliamentary back-bencher from the ruling ANC\'s caucus, David \'Des\' van Rooyen for a record-total of 3 days. He was, in turn, replaced by Pravin Gordhan after the President faced significant pressure from political and business groups over the move. On 30 March 2017 Jacob Zuma axed Pravin Gordhan and appoint Malusi Gigaba as a Finance Minister
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University Of The Free State
Grey College (1904–1906) Grey University College (1906-1940s) University College of the Orange Free State (1940s–1950) University of the Orange Free State / Universiteit van die Oranje Vrystaat (1950–2001) MOTTO In Veritate Sapientiae Lux (In Truth is the Light of Wisdom) TYPE Public university
Public university
ESTABLISHED 1904 CHANCELLOR Dr Khotso Mokhele VICE-CHANCELLOR Francis Petersen RECTOR Francis Petersen STUDENTS 37,000 LOCATION
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Cape Times
The CAPE TIMES is an English-language morning newspaper owned by Independent News "> the newspaper had a daily readership of 261 000 and a circulation of 34 523. By the fourth quarter of 2014, circulation had declined to 31 930. CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Supplements * 3 Famous staff and contributors * 4 Distribution areas * 5 Distribution figures * 6 Readership figures * 7 Sekunjalo Investments
Sekunjalo Investments
* 8 See also * 9 References * 10 External links HISTORYThe Cape Times
Cape Times
had its origins in the great economic and social boom years that followed the Cape's attainment of " Responsible Government
Responsible Government
" (local democracy) in 1872. The first edition of the newspaper was published on 27 March 1876 by then editor Frederick York St Leger
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News24
NEWS24.COM is an English -language South African online news publication created in October 1998 by the multinational media company, Naspers . Also known as South Africa’s largest digital publisher, News24 covers local and international news, politics, business, entertainment, technology, sport, and much more. According to Arrie Rossouw, the site's first business manager, News24 became the biggest online news site in South Africa
South Africa
within one year from its launch. By 2010, more than two million South Africans a month visited the site to get their daily news fix
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