Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

Pola Maneli asks: “Do you feel seen?”

Pola Maneli’s latest work, ‘An Indigenous I/Eye’, is an attempt to visualise blackness

Dream of studying comes true

When outsourcing ended at Mandela University it gave contract workers more than just a job

​Nelson Mandela Metro University gets the go-ahead to open a medical school in 2020

The new department will begin with 50 students and increase this number to about 200 by 2022.

Social media fans suicidal fire

There is growing evidence which suggests interactions on social media sites like Facebook romanticise suicide for teenagers part of emo subcultures.

Pups cut their teeth with the Jake White Sharks

There's an air of expectancy surrounding the Sharks ahead of this year's Super Rugby tournament, with a new chief executive and director.

The miracle of incubator schools

Eastern Cape teachers talk about the maths and science incubator that made all the difference in their lives.

New teaching model delivers good results

Teachers who received Funza Lushaka bursaries to study teaching return to their old schools to share their knowledge.

Big bucks for game ranchers

Investing in rare breeds can offer better returns than the stock market or a bank, in a wildlife industry that continues to grow in leaps and bounds.

Prof aims to get earth back on track

A new discipline embraces the bigger pictures that link problems such as poverty and climate change.

Big news on science of small things

NMMU opened its new R120-million Centre for High Resolution Transmission Electron Microscopy this week.

What can your cellphone do for you?

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University is conducting research on mobile applications that make cell phones more personalised.

Research gets into the mix

A new MXit application to help pupils improve their computer literacy skills has emerged from doctoral research at NMMU.

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Democracy will flounder sans Stats SA

As the government bails out state-owned entities, it is leaving a hole in the budget of the agency tasked with telling us what South Africa looks like — one that is crucial to government decisions

The Facebook group taking on South Africa’s white right

Online battle over the ‘white genocide’ narrative on social media has dangerous real-world consequences

Trolley tender causes Acsa eruption

Stolen contract exposes rift in the senior ranks at the state airport’s management companies

Press Releases

Scatec Solar begins another Upington project

SPONSORED Scatec Solar and partners have once again grid connected in the ZF Mgcawu District, and started early...

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income