Naledi Pandor

South Africans stuck in China are desperate to escape coronavirus ‘prison’

But the department of international relations and co-operation claims they are comfortable and taken care of 

Student vandalism at UKZN is inexcusable

There is nothing radical or revolutionary about burning down university property while claiming to be fighting for access to education

‘Be bold, take risks’ to fix economy

Everyone has different solutions, but they all agree that time is running out — and Eskom is the priority

How South Africa and Germany can help the world

Both countries have a strong orientation towards multilateralism and democratic values

African governments must invest in science for future growth

Allocating adequate funding to scientific research, development and innovation can have a positive effect on sustainable development

Universities to be made more affordable

Cheaper - but not free. New regulations to tackle expensive tertiary education

Déjà VUT: Nzimande appoints another administrator at embattled university

Professor Ihron Rensburg has been appointed as an administrator of the Vaal University of Technology

What is the real value of a doctoral degree?

The qualification must evolve beyond the niche to better the society in which academics live

How to complete your doctorate while serving in the Cabinet

Naledi Pandor, the minister of international relations and co-operation reflects on her journey of getting her PhD

​Pandor is just the right person for diplomatic duties

She has the gravitas required for her new international relations and co-operation role

NSA conference strengthens ties in the skills development landscape

'We need to create clear linkages between education, teaching and the world of work'

National Skills Authority Awards 2019

The awards honour those who are equipping young South Africans with vital skills

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eThekwini commuters pay for council’s contracts

Perhaps a commission of inquiry can shine the spotlight on public transport in Durban, where bus and taxi passengers have to contend with fare increases and disrupted services

Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Press Releases

Achieving the litmus test of social relevance

The HSS Awards honours scholarly works based on their social relevance and contribution to the humanities and social sciences

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.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs