Short social media videos: #TakeBackWits protest

During the 2016 #FeesMustFall protests at Wits University, a group of students opposing the shut down staged a silent protest, asking for the university to open. The student group came forward to #TakeBackWits. The silent protest took place on Wednesday, 5 October 2016. //[View the story "Short social media videos: #TakeBackWits protest" on Storify]


Set of Tweets:#WitsPeaceAccord

The #WitsPeaceAccord was a meeting held at Wits University's Solomon Mahlangu concourse, where South African leaders addressed students on the #FeesMustFall protests. Among the leaders were, Advocate Thuli Madonsela, Ahmed Kathrada, Jay Naidoo, Father  Pugin and student leaders at Wits. Pugin and student leaders at Wits. //[View the story "Set of Tweets: #WitsPeaceAccord" on Storify]

Set of Tweets: 15th Annual #RuthFirst Memorial lecture

The 2016 #RuthFirst Memorial lecture was held on 17 August, this year's theme was Violence and Rage. This year's Ruth First Fellows were Art Journalist and Journalism Honours student, Lwandile Fikeni and 702 talk radio producer Nolwazi Tusini.//[View the story "Set of Tweets: #RuthFirst Memorial Lecture 2016 " on Storify]

Got inked?

We take a look at the ink on the thumbs of millions of South Africans across the country. We take a look at the ink on the thumbs of millions of South Africans across the country. //[View the story "Got inked? " on Storify]

Sets of Tweets

Worker's Protest and Worker's Meeting On March 4th, retail workers at Wits University shut down the matrix and various eateries in protest of their demands not being met by their owners. //[View the story "Set of Tweets: Worker's Protest and Worker's Meeting" on Storify] Set of Tweets: The events around Wits University //[View the story … Continue reading Sets of Tweets

Infographic: Student Payment Plans 2016

Students who were unable to meet their March fee payment deadline have not been deregistered or financially excluded. The University has set up payment plans to accommodate students unable to meet the deadline. WITS JOURNALISM STORY PITCH FORM DATE 6 May 2016 NAME Aarti Bhana IDEA FOR A TITLE Student payment plan options WHAT … Continue reading Infographic: Student Payment Plans 2016