Inaugural lectures provide a platform for lecturers to present the research that has been the focus of their careers, a new UCT publication says.
Mugabe seems to have come to terms with the fact that this will be his last stint as president.
Around 40 leaders have been invited to attend Robert Mugabe's "grand" inauguration - an event election rival Morgan Tsvangirai will not show up at.
Thousands of Kenyans have gathered for the swearing-in ceremony of Uhuru Kenyatta, who is still facing an international crimes against humanity trial.
Over one million Americans attended the second swearing in of Barack Obama as US president. A grand parade and glamorous balls marked the event.
The biggest questions around the US president's inaugural celebrations have not been about what Barack Obama would say but what his wife would wear.
US President Barack Obama says his wife Michelle's new hairstyle was the most "significant" event over the weekend of his second inauguration.
US veteran ABC newsperson Barbara Walters has fallen at an inauguration party at an ambassador's home in Washington and has been hospitalised.
President Barack Obama has taken the official oath for his second term at the White House in a small, private ceremony.
Ghana's opposition boycotted the inauguration of President Dramani Mahama, ignoring his appeals to end a dispute over last month's election in Ghana.
If higher education is not prioritised, Africa's problems won't be solved.