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Corruption forces health shake-up in Gauteng

Dr Thembi Mokgethi appointed as new health MEC as premier seeks to stop Covid-19 malfeasance

Editorial: Crazy leadership carousel

Eskom appointed a new interim chairperson this week — board member Professor Malegapuru Makgoba. Makgoba is not a new face. He...

Life Esidimeni: Family of victim dealt a second blow

​The sister of a Life Esidimeni patient suffered a second blow when her niece died after collapsing on the day the hearings started.

UKZN books aren’t debt warmed up

The university’s balance sheet is in healthier shape than has been recently speculated

University culture silences outspoken students, says Sasco

It is not surprising that four students faced disciplinary charges for speaking out about their university's problems, says the SA Students' Congress.

University transformation will take 43 years, says study

A new UKZN study says it will take up to 43 years to fully transform staff profiles at South African universities to represent national demographics.

Mainstays of research

Each year the NRF awards excellence in three special categories.

UKZN’s VC made ‘solemn oath to be impartial’

it is often not realised that respect for the truth, ethics and integrity essentially guide vice-chancellors in their positions.

CHE panel ‘acted with integrity’

Leaked letter written by UKZN audit chair Martin Hall 'substantially compromised audit', writes <b>Ahmed Essop</b>.

Letters to the Editor: February 4

<em>M&G</em> readers share their thoughts on various reports in our newspaper.

Controversial UKZN audit under wraps

Council on Higher Education withdraws audit report after vice-chancellor alleges bias, writes <b>David Macfarlane</b>.

‘Residence privatisation’ causes rumpus at UKZN

Student protests at the University of KwaZulu-Natal escalated as rumours of plans to privatise residences swept through the university's campuses.

UKZN’s fraught power dynamic requires a neutral hearing

Malegapuru Makgoba has been connecting the university to political heavyweights in the province.

More infighting at UKZN

Storm brews in the academic teacup over authorship of a book about the creation of the university.

Thumbs up and down for UKZN

Almost 79% of students felt that the standard of work was high, although 30% said their workload was not manageable.

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Corruption forces health shake-up in Gauteng

Dr Thembi Mokgethi appointed as new health MEC as premier seeks to stop Covid-19 malfeasance

Hope grows on Durban beachfront

Ten homeless men who turned a vacant lot into an organic vegetable garden are now reaping the rewards of their toil

Zuma maintains his true colours at Zondo commission

The former president’s escapades at the commission of inquiry into state capture are a far cry from Nelson Mandela’s response when summonsed to testify in the high court

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Touching lives through innovation

Africa has a high youth population that adapts to technology quickly, and this phenomenon is something which should be taken advantage of

Festive Reading

In The Whistleblowers, Mandy Wiener talks to a wide range of the people who have revealed corruption and malfeasance in government and business

Centre for Women & Gender Studies

The CWGS aims to resuscitate the histories of African women from all walks of life in an intellectual cleansing/ukuhlambulula of her story

Greening the Future

The awards are a way of encouraging progress and celebrating those who wake up every day and work to make this country a better more sustainable place

Failing to learn the lessons? The impact of Covid-19 on a Broken and Unequal Education System

If the president was serious about fixing basic education, he would appoint his most competent minister with a powerful mandate to start fixing it

National Science and Technology Forum

It's an independent SETI platform, an essential element of an active democracy and an important part of the collaboration process needed in SETI

Milestones over the NSTF’s 25-year history

The organisation celebrates its Silver Jubilee as an established player in the NSI and as promoter and influencer of SET and innovation in South Africa

Huawei Cloud’s Year-End Sales Carnival

Massive discounts on hot cloud services are on offer along with special coupons and other privileges, but hurry, supplies are limited!