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South Africa, Gender-Based Violence and Oscar Pistorius

16th February 2024

Following the release of former Paralympian, Oscar Pistorius, from prison on 5 January 2024,  an international debate has been sparked on the topic of gender-based violence in South Africa. Content Warning Oscar Pistorius, who was convicted of murder after shooting and killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in their home in Pretoria on 14 February 2013, ...

UofG partners in new project to boost broadband access in South Africa

7th December 2021

The “Fibre before the Fibre” project aims to bridge the educational inequalities caused by lack of access to the internet highlighted by the pandemic. A new collaborative initiative seeks to bridge the digital divide in access to online educational resources exposed by the Covid-19 pandemic in Sub-Saharan Africa. The “Fibre before the Fibre Project” is a ...