Wits Vuvuzela Victory


Read article here: http://witsvuvuzela.com/2013/10/16/wits-vuvuzela-wins-top-prize/ We are officially a group of award winning journalists. Today the Wits Vuvuzela team was informed that we have been awarded the Vice Chancellor’s team award for transformation. The team wins R20 000 to further our efforts towards transformation (Damn! We thought we’d pocket a R1000 each nyana :”D). This year has…

Senior sex pest quashes complaint


A “very senior” member of management has been accused of using his position to quash allegations against him, the sexual harassment report has revealed. This is the fifth allegation of sexual harassment since the start of the inquiry. Three lecturers have been fired while the final investigation on Dr Lord Mawuko-Yevugah of the international relations…

Cool kid on campus: Tom Revington


Thomas “Tom” Revington is a long-haired indie kid, who is a student by day and a rock star by night. The fourth year film student is the guitarist and ukulele player in indie-bele band Shortstraw. His other talents include beat boxing and playing on an electric drum kit. He lives in a commune in Emmarentia…

Mo Fayah, no fire drill


by Nokuthula Manyathi and Shandukani Mulaudzi Work in University Corner was disrupted on Tuesday afternoon when a fire broke out in the lifts on the 13th floor, and Wits Vuvuzela has since discovered that no fire drills have been held in the building since at least 2010. Brigitte Reid, fire marshal for the 11th floor,…

VIDEO: Melinda Bam at Wits


Former Miss South Africa Melinda Bam was the keynote speaker at Wits’s Student Development and Leadership Unit (SDLU)’s networking connection seminar on Wednesday. Bam spoke to students about the importance of networking and also following their passions. Bam said she was passionate about inspiring young women. Bam who is also part of the National Executive…