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Scandals embarrass Uganda’s Makerere University

Graduation at the ‘Harvard of Africa’ nearly didn’t take place — because the university ran out of gowns

Silencing the ‘rudest’ woman in Uganda

For academic Stella Nyanzi, obscenity — radical rudeness — is an act of rebellion against the repressive Museveni regime

In Uganda, posting a poem about Museveni gets you jailed

The charge is "misusing a computer." Dr. Stella Nyanzi remains incarcerated to this day in Luzira Women’s Prison

Stella Nyanzi: The formidable feminist foe Museveni has failed to silence

She has campaigned for the rights of girls, women and LGBTQIA+ people in Uganda and leads Pads4​GirlsUG a campaign to provide free sanitary pads

Transformation began 50 years ago

The first bid to place Africa at the heart of literary studies took place in Kenya

Ugandan invention revolutionises malaria testing

An award-winning device created by a Ugandan engineer and his colleagues could replace expensive blood tests

20 years after the ‘Mamdani affair’, the old adversary rejoins UCT

The academic who took on the university’s ‘bantu’ curriculum has returned, marking a ‘path towards decolonisation’

Uganda rows over Museveni’s rule

As MPs scuffle over the president’s ageing reign, protesters take the battle to the streets

Post-colonial universities are trapped by their past

Mamdani looks at the history and ideologies that have shaped African universities and points to Afrikaans as an example of successful decolonisation

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A lifeline for the homeless people in eThekwini

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Automotive Industry and Covid-19

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The fourth industrial revolution: It works for UJ

Huge advances in technology make training and the application of medical knowledge better, faster and more widely accessible

PPS Webinar 4: Asset Protection in Times of Uncertainty

The Covid-19 crisis means people are spending more time at home, so they expect different packages from their insurance companies

International Partnerships are key for Africa during Covid-19

Perhaps this pandemic is the jolt that we needed to strengthen intra-country collaboration and revive international friendships

Auditor-General of South Africa seeks request for information

Suitably qualified and experienced vendors are sought to supply tools to assist in the support of financial statement audits

Former bursary student hits a six and lands top job at WPCA

Thuthuka Bursary recipient Tennyson Botes decided to make a difference in his community — and he's doing exactly that

SANRAL to professionalise its finance division with world-class professional accounting designations

'It is about how I can get my staff to acquire more skills and sharpen those skills that they already have,' says SANRAL CFO Inge Mulder

Empowering his people to unleash their potential

'Being registered as an AGA(SA) means you are capable of engineering an idea and turning it into money,' says Raymond Mayekisa

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