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University World News
April 2, 2018
Other distinguished board members include: Professor Adam Habib, University of the Witwatersrand vice-chancellor; Professor Nico Cloete, director of the Centre for Higher Education Trust; Dr Bhekinkosi Moyo, head of the Southern Africa Trust; and Professor Goolam Mohamedbhai, former Association ofÃƒÂƒÃ¢Â€ÂšÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â ...
University World News
March 31, 2018
Other board members include: Professor Adam Habib, University of the Witwatersrand vice-chancellor; Professor Nico Cloete, director of the Centre for Higher Education Trust; Dr Bhekinkosi Moyo, head of the Southern Africa Trust; Professor Goolam Mohamedbhai, former Association of African UniversitiesÃƒÂƒÃ¢Â€ÂšÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â ...
Creamer Media's Mining Weekly
March 29, 2018
Sibanye's total investment between 2015 and 2020 will amount to R27.5-million. Of the miner's most recent investment of R15-million, R9-million will be used to fund DigiMine research. In addition, Wits Vice-Chancellor Professor Adam Habib and Wits School of Mining head Professor Cuthbert MusingwiniÃƒÂƒÃ¢Â€ÂšÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â ...
March 15, 2018
Adam Habib, Vice-Chancellor of Wits, is not alone in sounding the alarm bells, warning that President Ramaphosa may be making a strategic error in aligning with the EFF, whom Habib ... Professor Adam Habib obtained his PhD in Political Science, and is a widely respected academic and political analyst.
March 13, 2018
Callers say academic and Wits vice-chancellor Professor Adam Habib is being populist and trying to scare people with his opinion piece published in the Daily Maverick entitled: Is Ramaphosa's ANC managing the challenge from the EFF? In an opinion piece published by the Daily Maverick, Habib wrote,ÃƒÂƒÃ¢Â€ÂšÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â ...
March 12, 2018
Wits University Vice Chancellor, Professor Adam Habib says the African National Congress (ANC) has appeased what he believes is the politics of fascism in the Economic Freedom Fighters. In an opinion piece published by the Daily Maverick, Habib writes, "The EFF is similarly redefining its raison de tat.
March 12, 2018
Too many within our society, including within the ANC and perhaps even Cyril Ramaphosa, believe that the EFF cannot be proto-fascist because it comprises young black people and their intemperateness is really a matter of age. But this is a dangerous illusion. By ADAM HABIB. South Africa is in a veryÃƒÂƒÃ¢Â€ÂšÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â ...
March 8, 2018
ADAM HABIB: My childhood was kind of odd in a lot of ways. I grew up in a kind of middle-class Indian family in a little town called Pietermaritzburg. Pietermaritzburg in those days was a little town. Perhaps one of the most traumatic things in my earlier childhood was the fact that my mom died when I wasÃƒÂƒÃ¢Â€ÂšÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â ...
February 28, 2018
This is what University of Witwatersrand (Wits) Vice Chanclellor Adam Habib said when President Cyril Ramaphosa announced Naledi Pandor as the new ... areas of concern including the low number of black PhD graduates in the country; and the low number of black professors employed in the sector.
February 16, 2018
Taking Stock: In Conversation with Wits Vice-Chancellor, Prof Adam Habib Part 3 16 February 2018. Taking Stock: In Conversation with Wits Vice-Chancellor, Prof Adam Habib Part 2 16 February 2018. Taking Stock: In Conversation with Wits Vice-Chancellor, Prof Adam Habib Part 1 16 February 2018.
February 11, 2018
A voluntary exit by Jacob Zuma would help the ruling party remain more cohesive, and Cyril Ramaphosa should not be maligned for attempting to effect this. By ADAM HABIB. Cyril Ramaphosa has unfairly been criticised by political commentators for his attempt to negotiate Jacob Zuma's resignation.
Huffington Post South Africa (blog)
January 9, 2018
"Political leaders are public representatives – they're meant to build and assist public institutions." – Wits' vice-chancellor, Professor Adam Habib. By Adam Habib. Getty Images. Wits University. The following article was transcribed from an interview with HuffPost. "Our undergraduate applications [closed] atÃƒÂƒÃ¢Â€ÂšÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â ...
December 16, 2017
Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of the Witwatersrand Professor Adam Habib says the announcement made by President Jacob Zuma of free higher education for the poor is worrying because there is little clarity on how this would be implemented. President Zuma on Saturday morning madeÃƒÂƒÃ¢Â€ÂšÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â ...
December 3, 2017
In the last 10 days, a racial controversy erupted at Wits University when a group of medical students took a class photograph with a banner stating that the medical school was racist. I took a firm view against this small group of students on social media, as did the university when it released a publicÃƒÂƒÃ¢Â€ÂšÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â ...
November 23, 2017
The partnership agreement, which is between Wits University's School of Mining Engineering and the Wits Mining Institute, was signed by Gold Fields CEO Nick Holland and Wits Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Adam Habib, earlier this week. Gold Fields continues to seek ways to fill the gap ofÃƒÂƒÃ¢Â€ÂšÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â ...
July 28, 2017
Wits University vice chancellor Prof Adam Habib became the latest victim of crime when he was robbed of his cellphone in Braamfontein on Thursday. Habib mentioned on Twitter how he was mugged by a “guy in a red sweater” while walking in Braamfontein.
The Daily Vox (blog)
June 23, 2017
Twitter is an interesting platform. It allows a university, such as yours, to communicate with students in a slightly more casual way and to allow for mutual engagement. Many times, we have beautiful, meme-sharing, round-the-clock, by-the-minute interactions. Sometimes, we are trolled. On 17 May, after youÃƒÂƒÃ¢Â€ÂšÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â ...
April 8, 2017
“Professor Habib is a dynamic leader with immense experience in managing higher education institutions within South Africa's complex political and socio-economic context‚” said Dr Randall Carolissen‚ chairperson of the Council of the University. “In the last few years‚ he has consolidated Wits' academicÃƒÂƒÃ¢Â€ÂšÃƒÂ‚Ã‚Â ...
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