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2022 The development of African languages as mediums of instruction in higher education: from policy to practice

African languages and speakers were severely disadvantaged under South African colonialism and apartheid due to a "Eurocentric" linguistic w...

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2021 Black tax: how young black professionals embrace a public good

The answer to whether students should pay for higher education in South Africa or get it for free remains both topical and contested. One ar...

2021 Development, decolonization and the curriculum: new directions for new times?

The purpose of this chapter is to work critically with this South African decolonial moment in higher education. It asks what insights the S...