Read about the two landmark firsts for South Africa's rural universities.
The University of Venda will provide learners in rural areas with career and study counselling next week.
The Vuwani Science Centre, based in the dusty Vuwani village, is one of the University of Venda's flagship community engagement programmes.
The University of Venda is set in the heart of Limpopo's rich agricultural sector.
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Academic freedom should go beyond creative teaching and dynamic research. It must include contributions to public discussions and debates. It was in this spirit, arguably, that the vice-chancellor of the University of South Africa, Barney Pityana, addressed the annual general meeting of the Law Society of South Africa.
"Prodigious" is the only word that can describe the performance of Kgothatso Montjane, the South African female wheelchair tennis champion. Unlike many sporting personalities who started playing sport at an early age, the 21-year-old, who hails from Seshego, Polokwane, has only been playing wheelchair tennis since 2005.
Businessman Cyril Ramaphosa refused to be drawn on his nomination as African National Congress president on Wednesday night at the launch of a fund-raising campaign for the University of Venda. He was hounded for an answer from the minute he set foot through the door of Gallagher Estate, in Midrand.