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No Habib, ‘we’ don’t use the N-word here

Former University of Witwatersrand (Wits) vice-chancellor Prof Adam Habib has come under fire for using the N-word during a webinar with students. Habib, who is now a director at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) University of London, justified his use by loosely claiming that South African’s are comfortable with the use of the word depending on the context. Now the context within which he used the word is not clear, but really, that’s not the point: the word was never for South African’s to claim.

WATCH: Top South Africans of 2020

By Nontshi Shange From sport to fashion, law and politics, these are the people who made us proud to be South African in 2020.

Video: Camps Bay mansion occupation explained

A sheriff of the court has served eviction orders on a group of queer artists and activists who have occupied an Airbnb mansion in Camps Bay, to protest systemic exclusion. We summarise the story in two minutes.