Tawana Kupe

Universities must be a catalyst for innovation and for good

The Covid-19 pandemic is frightening, but it has also reminded us that we exist because of the care of other people

Tawana Kupe: It takes a continent to raise the Africa we want

Collaborating with other universities will assist in dealing with diseases and other social issues that know no borders

Remove borders to up free knowledge

Boundaries at all levels limit the exchange of ideas necessary to resolve complex global problems

Build a sustainable future for Africa’s youth

The University of Pretoria’s programmes and partnerships aim to ensure appropriate employment opportunities for its students

Partnerships are crucial to progress

We need to work together to build a new and equitable pool of services for all South Africans

Develop responsible students through engaged research and community partnerships

Community engagement and social responsibility is not an “add on”; it is a core role and responsibility of higher education.

The past, the present and the future at UP

The university is launching four transdisciplinary initiatives to harness knowledge in the 4IR era

UP actively boosts women professors and researchers

The university has 83 (32.5%) women professors out of a total of 255

Universities are key to 4IR employment

Graduates need to learn critical, transdisciplinary skills if they are to thrive in the modern workplace

Assault on democracy unites a nation

Universal outrage at the Motsoeneng saga should force this gross injustice to be amended.

Crisis of SABC is crisis for SA

The laws governing the public broadcaster need urgent review because its failure is a loss for society, writes <b>Tawana Kupe</b>.

Reasonable Suspicion

Professor Tawana Kupe argues that Jacob Zuma's cries of "trial by media" are misinformed. The media works on the presumption of reasonable suspicion, not on the legal presumption that one is innocent until proven guilty.

Press Releases

Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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