Nicky Willemse

Coding without computers reaches thousands of learners

“It was the opportunity of a lifetime for some of our kids … allowing them to explore a world of programming and the creative use of technology.”

Programme multiplies pupils’ success

A maths and science incubator run by Nelson Mandela University is producing promising results

Why the HSRC and NMF came on board to support TIMS

Madiba will be used as a prism, through which modern problems can be viewed

What does it mean to be a university named after Nelson Mandela?

Unique colloquium introduces Mandela studies at Nelson Mandela University

Nelson Mandela University studies Madiba to transform society

The institution looks at how it could become an academic expression of Nelson Mandela and live out the social values he stood for

Muscling in on the boys’ club

More women are making their mark in the traditionally male domain of engineering.

A leading light of solar energy

The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University's pilot photovoltaic project produces enough power to run a house.

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.

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.

Who will pass the sustainability test?

The social, financial and environmental impact of companies is coming under the spotlight.

Latest

R80-million: The cost of evacuating South Africans from Wuhan in China

The government is expected to evacuate citizens from Wuhan, where the coronavirus outbreak originated

Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

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

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs

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