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.

Apex BI helps MiX Telematics track IOT expenditure

MiX Telematics Africa wanted a platform to efficiently monitor, control and manage the vast number of SIM cards in its heterogeneous environment.

Teraco invests R1bn in data centre campus expansion

The Teraco campus expansion follows on from the recently launched Riverfields hyper-scale data centre facility in Bredell.

UKZN professor makes P-Rating history

Professor Thabo Msibi is the first black South African scholar in Education to be awarded a prestigious P-Rating by the National Research Foundation.

NWU academic awarded a Science Oscar

Professor Elvis Fosso-Kankeu was lauded for his research into improving water quality in SA through linking community-based projects with innovative technologies.

UKZN Enactus on the road to nationals

Enactus members presented the student organisation's Sack Space concept in which vegetables are grown in vegetable sacks, known as vertical farming.

UKZN celebrates Africa Day

Guests from the governments of Lesotho, China and Mauritius, and international students and staff, attended the event on Howard campus, themed Leaving No One Behind.

Community development programme creates safer walkways

Pedestrian walkways were constructed on the R72 Section 3 to Section 4 between Birah River and Openshaw Village in the Eastern Cape.

Women’s consortium makes inroads after Sanral training

Yeyethu Bafazi Construction's five female members trained with Sanral and have gone on to deliver quality services and create jobs in a male-dominated industry.

Collaborative warehousing shifts in evolving economy

The frictionless buying process of the modern world has directly impacted the distribution and warehousing models that support the retail value chain, says Barloworld Logistics.

UKZN ranked in THE Young University Rankings

The University of KwaZulu-Natal has secured the number one spot in Africa on the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings.

Maintenance project improves road safety

The installation of guard rails in the high fills as well as the construction of the Baddafort intersection has helped to improve the safety of the R67.

NHBRC wins appeal against rental market developer

The Supreme Court of Appeal ruled against Xantha Properties 18, as homes being built for leasing and rental purposes must be enrolled with the NHBRC.

Mahikeng Astronomical Observatory hosts NASSP Winter School

The MAO of the North-West University is hosting the annual event, which will run until 6 July.

Make booking corporate travel more exciting

Corporate Traveller recently introduced Sam:], Flight Centre Travel Group's smart assistant mobile app.

SMS messaging in a digital world

The simple SMS has evolved beyond its original use and remains as effective and practical as always, says BulkSMS.

UKZN humanities academic awarded Ed Bruner Book Prize

Professor Sabine Marschall's book, Tourism and Memories of Home, explores journeys to former and imaginary homes for migrants, exiles, refugees and diaspora groups.

Sanral receives high honour

The Sanral arch bridge on the N7 near Clanwilliam over the Olifants River in the Western Cape is this year's winner of the Fulton Award for excellence in concrete construction.

Conference validates contribution of traditional birth attendants

The conference enabled TBAs to share their skills, experience and work challenges, and to protect, promote and develop indigenous knowledge systems.