Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

MTN, SAPS recover stolen batteries

However, severe damage and vandalism of cell towers has resulted in 53 base stations being shut down permanently, says MTN.

Supersonic keeps customer interaction simple too

MTN's Internet service provider is offering fibre to its clients along with a simple service via WhatsApp.

Food gardens planted at Mtubatuba school for Mandela Day

UKZN alumni and Enactus members donated their time and seedlings, compost, etc to help the Mtubatuba community develop gardens at the school.

UKZN features prominently in largest university rankings

The Centre for World University Rankings has placed UKZN in the top four best universities in South Africa, and in the top 500 globally.

The Field guide to business success

Fedgroup founder John Field attributes his financial services company's success to an IT system that incorporates new investment solutions and sustainable agricultural initiatives.

NWU among top 5% in the world

In the CWUR, the North-West University improved its ranking by close to 100 positions, which sees it among the top 4.8% of the more than 18 000 universities evaluated worldwide.

Embracing excellence is not an option; it’s an imperative

For SA to thrive in a time of globalisation, digitisation and increased competition, excellence must be the cornerstone of all our socio-economic endeavours.

Why your company needs a Web site

Having a Web site presents a massive opportunity to grow your brand and business, and The Pink Pixel can make it happen.

Durban International Film Festival award winners announced

The awards ceremony, held at the Elangeni Hotel, honoured filmmakers for being the nation's conscience and for uniting Africa through film.

UKZN gets special award at film festival

The university won the MEC Special Award at this year's Simon "Mabhunu" Sabela Film and Television Awards at the Playhouse Theatre for its Durban International Film Festival.

Good governance ensures credibility

Higher education and training is crucial for the development of a country's economy, technological advancement and for the enhancement of human capital.

Taking Sanral to Chris Hani District Municipality

Nomfuneko Bojana Matshoba, owner of Mickey Mouse Trading, shared her journey with Sanral during the 'Taking Sanral to the People' stakeholder engagement session.

Delivering on Africa’s renewable energy agenda

The need to seek out alternative energy solutions is an imperative for the continent, says Barloworld Logistics.

High performing networks key in 4IR

Mobile network operators will play a key role in helping other industries to unlock value from digitisation, says MTN Business.

MTN warns customers of fake MTN Facebook accounts

The company alerts its customers to two fake accounts, MTN AWOOF Giveaway and MTN Free Dashout, that purport to be official MTN accounts.

VUT chancellor gets honorary degree

Vaal University of Technology chancellor Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, a Lancaster University alumnus, was awarded a doctor of science degree.

NWU assists villagers with reflective livestock spray paint

North-West University provided technical support for the development of the product, which included ensuring the spray is not harmful to livestock hides.

Greater awareness needed to eradicate cell tower battery theft

MTN says a greater fightback is needed to avoid the costs of replacing batteries and fixing damaged infrastructure being passed on to consumers.