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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.

Children at risk of online bullying

Research shows that parents do not know how to protect kids using the internet.

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Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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