Govan Whittles

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Govan Whittles joined Eyewitness News in August 2012 as a junior reporter with a special focus on labour, politics, social unrest and commodities. Aside from working as a radio journalist based in Johannesburg, this Eastern Cape migrant has also produced two documentaries and one short film and enjoys a spot of fishing on the weekend. In hip-hop circles he's known as Van-Go; a rapper deciphering the news on sick beats. Follow him on Twitter: @van1go

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Rhodes student suffers panic attack in police van

A Rhodes University student suffers a panic attack inside the back of a police van following protests at the institution, while Vice-Chancellor Sizwe Mabizela appeals to authorities to release arrested students.