Tag: Cape Town

Uphephela Learner’s License Program: Overcoming barriers to employment for graduates.

Throughout the month of August 2019, graduates of the first cohort of the newly introduced Uphephela Learners license program received their learners licenses certificates. Image source: EFFSC CPUT District Six. First graduates of  the Uphephela Learner’s License program out of a registered class of 300 participants. Initiated by the EFFSC, the program was born out […]

JUST IN: Letter from UCT Christian students society WMS, dispelling sex trafficking rumors- “we are no way associated with any form of criminal activities”

Submitted by Lesedi Mokgautsi.   Read the full letter below: The World Mission Society (WMS) is a society on campus established by university students from the World Mission Society Church of God. We are a Christian society that has two divisions (Bible Study and Volunteer Activities). We have been a part of the UCT community for […]

A collective of concerned Law Students speak out against ‘unpalatable legacy of racism and alienation’ of students at UCT Law Faculty; A call for change. Read full statement below:

A group of concerned students at the University of Cape Town’s Law Faculty have penned their concerns and grievances in a statement issued recently in hope to reignite dialogues and engagement on the issues they are facing and effect change in their faculty.They are fed up with the institutional racism and university culture that alienates […]

LunarFest is Calling for Black Creatives in Cape Town to Come Together

A group of Cape Town creatives have come together to form an event known as the LunarFest which according to one of its founders, Vusi Nkomo, “is conceived as a safe space for Black creatives to work together, be together, think together in ethical ways […] in an otherwise extremely alienating Cape Town.” We sat […]

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