Shakespeare

Discover the roots of an African luminary

A Giant Tree Has Fallen combines essays on and by Ali Mazrui as well as tributes from admirers, critics, family members and journalists

How Shakespeare fits our time

The bard has been dead for 400 years, yet he speaks from the grave as clearly and wisely as ever.

Refugees get a boost from Shakespeare’s Hamlet

People holed up in a grim Calais camp could no doubt identify with the tortured Danish prince during a performance by actors from Shakespeare’s Globe.

Bailey brings signature sardonic humour to Verdi’s ‘Macbeth’

Stretching the translations to its limit, Brett Bailey removes the frills of Verdi's opera without taking from its beauty.

Mike Tyson takes a shot at playing Othello

Former heavyweight champion has set his sights on Shakespeare after wrapping up his one-man stage show called "Undisputed Truth".

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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

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

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Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

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