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  • A History of Pride
    by Online Editor on Jun 15, 2021 at 9:32 am

    With Pride month being celebrated in America, we take a look back at how the fight for the LGBTQIA+ community to be recognized in our own country of South Africa ...

  • Does this city work for you?
    by Online Editor on Jun 15, 2021 at 9:32 am

    As the City of Cape Town cracks down on the existence of its homeless population, the question arises of if the city is truly there to serve the majority of ...

  • Chinese Citizens’ Lukewarm Response To Three-Child Policy
    by Online Editor on Jun 15, 2021 at 9:32 am

     Citizens remain unenthusiastic in light of China’s new three-child policy. By Imaan Voterson This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 3 of VARSITY News. China has implemented a three-child ...

  • Draft law prohibits ownership of firearms on the premise of self-defence
    by Online Editor on Jun 15, 2021 at 9:31 am

    The amendment could cultivate the ideal environment for the occurrence of infractions By Asemahle Ntoyakhe This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 3 of VARSITY News. Subject to the ...

  • Why we are not ready for face-to-face teaching
    by Online Editor on Jun 15, 2021 at 9:31 am

    The unending pandemic has prompted a less rigorous following of COVID-19 regulations.  By Nita Naidoo This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 3 of VARSITY News. The current regulations ...

  • Hope for the future of land expropriation
    by Online Editor on Jun 15, 2021 at 9:31 am

    It is our mandate as ‘born frees’ to use our newly found democratic voices to address the injustices of our past. By Junior Dlamini  This article is exclusive to the ...

  • Africa Day: The Origin
    by Online Editor on Jun 3, 2021 at 11:26 am

    Africa Day: The Origin Celebrating Africa Month, the history of the African Union is reviewed   This article is exclusive to Edition 2 of VARSITY Online by Ilhām Choonara On ...

  • Palestine and Israel: A brief background
    by Online Editor on Jun 3, 2021 at 11:26 am

    Palestine and Israel: A Brief Background  A split-second dive into the complicated history of the Israel-Palestine territory By Josh Raynham This article is exclusive to the Online Edition 2 of ...

  • Zuma v State: “I plead Not Guilty”
    by Online Editor on Jun 3, 2021 at 11:25 am

    The embattled politician appears with co-accused in the Pietermaritzburg High Court to answer to 16 charges of corruption, fraud, money laundering and racketeering.     By Seth Meyer This article ...