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Nicky Willemse

Nicky Willemse

    Programme multiplies pupils’ success
    Programme multiplies pupils’ success
    Two years ago, Queenstown teenager Yamkela Sondlo (17) narrowly scraped through her grade 11
    What does it mean to be a university named after Nelson Mandela?
    What does it mean to be a university named after Nelson Mandela?
    When Nelson Mandela University dropped “Metropolitan” from its name in 2017, it was no longer named after a city, but the person, Nelson...
    A conversation to frame Critical Mandela Studies
    A conversation to frame Critical Mandela Studies
    The colloquium Dalibhunga: This time? That Mandela? — held from March 6 to 8 at Nelson Mandela University (NMU) — was essentially a...
    Why the HSRC and NMF came on board to support TIMS
    Why the HSRC and NMF came on board to support TIMS
    There are many reasons why the Nelson Mandela Foundation and the Human Sciences Research Council agreed to come on board with Nelson Mandela...
    Mandela archive as a living system
    Mandela archive as a living system
    What should an archive for Nelson Mandela look like? What does it need to tell us about the man and his life, and the way he continues to impact...
    Cooking home food for Mandela, the 'ordinary man'
    Cooking home food for Mandela, the 'ordinary man'
    Xoliswa Ndoyiya prepared meals for Nelson Mandela for 18 years; his personal chef saw a very different side of the world icon.
    Two exhibitions link Mandela and art
    Two exhibitions link Mandela and art
    The opening session of the Dalibhunga: This time? That Mandela? colloquium took place in the spacious art gallery of Nelson...
    'Why I decided to call my brand MaXhosa'
    'Why I decided to call my brand MaXhosa'
    From the time he was a boy, international knitwear designer Laduma Ngxokolo — whose brand MaXhosa by Laduma has wowed global runways —...
    Mandela, the Merc and the making of stories
    Mandela, the Merc and the making of stories
    Five months after his release from prison in 1990, Nelson Mandela was given a brand-new car.
    Nelson Mandela University studies Madiba to transform society
    Nelson Mandela University studies Madiba to transform society
    Taking on the name Nelson Mandela means “shouldering a great responsibility”, Cyril Ramaphosa said two years ago when Nelson Mandela University...
    How the early bird recaptured the sky
    How the early bird recaptured the sky
    Lightweight foam in the central shaft of feathers could be proof that the earliest bird could indeed fly.
    Comment: Vaccines for Africa
    Comment: Vaccines for Africa
    Berkley is a global advocate on the power of vaccines and is examining the African value of his achievements in the health sector.