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Media Coverage​

Academic citizenship is a vital part of our Faculty’s public profile.  The academic stature of our staff makes them experts in their fields and they are often cited in news articles or asked for opinion pieces.  Please click on the title to the view full article.


2018 Articles:

Presenter Ashraf Gadda speaking to Prof Farid Essack, Professor in the study of Islam at UJ about being a recipient of a Presidential National Order for his fight against oppression and the state of politics in RSA: Click here for voice clip

On the New Labour Bills (a): Carin Ruciman

On the New Labour Bills (b): Carin Ruciman

The Role of Reporting Standardsin producing Robust Literature Reviews: Neal Robert Haddaway

Unpaid labour, #MeToo, and young woman in Global Health: Valerie Kondo

How to hack agriculture: Naude Malan

Presidential term limits: slippery slope back to authoritarianism: Cheryl Hendricks

Understanding the Shia-Sunni divide in Islam: Farid Esack

Beware the surveilliance state: Jane Duncan

Creative ways to deal with red tape at universities: Keyan Tomaseli

A small-brained relative is about to shake up our tree: Marlize Lombard

The intolerable loss of dignity: Rafael Winkler

Izindaba Zokudla: Naude Malan

Crossing a line: Jane Duncan

Humility, gratidue help us remain human: Farid Esack

Chef Schools up for challenge: Naude Malan

Are you woke to 'incel' and other nasty neologisms: Farid Esack

Ancient DNA research makes an important addition to our understanding of human history:  Marlize Lombard

War by other means: Ashwin Desai

Making a mockery of law, leadership: Mzukizi Qobo

Opportunity after exceptionalism: Cheryl Hendricks

Replacing president won't be enough to get the country out of quagmire: Cheryl Hendricks 

SA has lost its shine: Cheryl Hendricks

New free education deal: opportunity or dilemma: Cecilia Lwindi Nedziwe

Taking land by force: Milton B Sibiya

You shouldn't accept poor service: Varoshini Nadesan

Cyril must avoid a Zuma Sona: Mcebisi Ndletyana

New amendments to labour legislation are likely to increase unprotected strikes: Carin Runciman

Op-Ed What Ramaphosa needs to do to fix state spying: Jane Duncan