Professor Puleng LenkaBula lauds the distance learning institution, despite a damning report and battle over it being placed under administration
She combines a fighting spirit with a commitment to feminist and ubuntu ethics — qualities that will drive change at the institution
Professor Puleng Lenkabula will be the first woman vice-chancellor since Unisa’s establishment 148 years ago. She is also the fifth women vice-chancellor in the country
The outgoing vice-chancellor’s term has been extended to April to allow for a smooth hand-over
Churches should encourage a diversity of opinions and frank debate in the run-up up to the African National Congress’s election of its new leadership in December, the South African Council of Churches (SACC) said on Wednesday. ”Processes relating to elections are critical for the strength of democracy in our country,” said the SACC.
The South African Council of Churches (SACC) expressed its ”grave concern” on Wednesday at the tendency of politicians to shame and humiliate colleagues with whom they disagree. ”An increasing number of our political leaders and political parties appear to be going about their business by publicly disgracing one another,” it said.