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The National Lotteries Commission has donated R4 million in funds to the University of Cape Town. This comes after the university was affected by wildfires that blazed throughout the city's Table Mountain in April.


UCT is in the midst of their restoration process after assessing the damaged that were done to their residences, Jagger Library and various other building. They are working with people all over the world to restore the damaged archives after recovering it from the library. UCT is thankful for all the assistance they have received during this time. 


A Professor at the University of Cape Town says that the fire which caused destruction to parts the of university's campus has exposed the failures of the university's management. 


Following the devastating fire, the University of Cape Town is now in it's recovery stages. Investigations into the extent of the damage and the cause of the fire continue.


Buti Manamela, the Deputy Minister of Higher Education in our country, took a trip to the University of Cape Town which saw a major tragedy as a fire broke out just last week. The fire has damaged and destroyed various buildings with some major losses seen.


President of the UCT SRC has called out the university's management for its slow response to the recent Cape Town fires. 


The University of Cape Town is working to salvage what's left after a runaway fire on Table Mountain National Park devastated part of the campus including a library and two residences. 

 


A video showing how students saved their residence from sustaining worse damage from the Cape Town fire is now floating around and even has some viewers in tears. Evacuated students started returning on Thursday.


University of Cape Town students are now able to return to their residences as UCT deems it is safe for them to make their way back. There is also more information on the other UCT buildings that have been severely affected by the Cape Town fire.


UCT is facing as massive loss as their library is completely destroyed by a fire. Officials are now on sight to assess the damage and discuss moving towards the restoration of the library. People are urged to donate to the #UCTFire emergency relief fund.


Now that the fire has been contained at the University of Cape Town, the Vice-Chancellor has said that students who were evacuated from their residences will return in 48 hours. The VC also gave updates on how much damage was done and future plans for UCT.


With the Cape Fire still raging, the University of Cape Town will now start assessing just how much damage was done to the University. UCT's Vice-Chancellor has spoken on the current state of the University.


A veld fire that started on Sunday morning on the slopes of Table Mountain has destroyed a local restaurant and spread to the UCT campus. Reports have come in of fires burning on upper campus, middle campus and medical campus.

UPDATE at 14:43 UCT SRC advises evacuated res students should meet at Mowbray bus terminal for transport to secure locations.

UPDATE at 13:42 Students evacuating all campuses as strong winds aid the spread of the fire. UCT Sports Centre reported to have caught alight.

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