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Culture still divides a divided NWU
Culture still divides a divided NWU
"Every day I look for the black students on my campus – we are there but we are not really there,” says fourth-year accounting student Jeanett...
'No plan to diminish Afrikaans at NWU'
'No plan to diminish Afrikaans at NWU'
North-West University (NWU) vice-chancellor Dan Kgwadi told journalists on Wednesday in Johannesburg that all he seeks to achieve is a racially...
Puk campus rife with archaic bias
Puk campus rife with archaic bias
It is important to understand the dishonesty of the right wing in South Africa because it has an effect on the public discourse that often gives...
Blade: No enemy of Afrikaans - but it can't dominate tertiary institutions
Blade: No enemy of Afrikaans - but it can't dominate tertiary institutions
Higher education and training minister Blade Nzimande has spoken vehemently about the need for former Afrikaans universities to increase enrolment...
Former NWU vice-chancellor shocked at Nzimande's lambasting
Former NWU vice-chancellor shocked at Nzimande's lambasting
Former North-West University (NWU) vice-chancellor Theuns Eloff says he's shocked that Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande has...
Feeding creative beasts
Feeding creative beasts
"Daddy," five year-old Josh would say with a sense of anticipation and wonder that is the privy of only the young and the young at heart, “Daddy,...
Environmental law
Environmental law
Today, it has a critical mass of environmental law experts specialising in areas such as energy law, mining law, water law, environmental governance,...
Exceptional honour for two physics researchers
Exceptional honour for two physics researchers
Professor Markus Böttcher, NRF SARChI Chair and Professor of Astrophysics and Space Physics in the NWU’s Centre for Space Research, received his...
Exercise essential for children’s health
Exercise essential for children’s health
According to Professor Hans de Ridder, director of the School of Biokinetics, Recreation and Sport Science at the Potchefstroom Campus of the...
Aiming for the moon
Aiming for the moon
It is September 12 1962 and an enthusiastic crowd is gathered at Rice University in Houston, Texas. The day is a scorcher with attendees using...
Huge benefits from legal horns
Huge benefits from legal horns
Should this be implemented, not only will these communities’ quality of life improve significantly, but the pressure on the government to combat...

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