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Unisa shortlists two candidates for the vice-chancellor job

The outgoing vice-chancellor’s term has been extended to April to allow for a smooth hand-over

When education is neglected, there can be no progress

Development cannot be achieved unless we achieve universal access to education

The language of Afrikaans is not the problem

English is a valuable resource, but we cannot continue to promote it at the expense of the indigenous languages — including Afrikaans

On language, power and privilege in tertiary education

Advocates of retaining Afrikaans as a language of instruction are blind to their own prejudices

Online learning in lockdown is far from ideal

Varsities are determined to complete the first semester even if it hinders some students

The workers’ struggle for dignity that’s almost won

The #OutsourcingMustFall movement and its outcomes would change lives forever

Strike called off as Unisa, SRC reach an agreement

University operations are expected to return to normal on Monday

Unisa campus shutdown enters fourth day, talks unsuccessful

The university's campuses across the country remain closed on Thursday after negotiations end in stalemate

SA’s social policies must be resurrected

As with economics, the state is rudderless, which requires a return to the ideals of the Constitution and a developmental state

Universities: a mirror of their communities

Working with the community surrounding Univen was the most constructive way to changing mindsets

Inspired by nature

NSTF-GreenMatter Award: towards biodiversity conservation, environmental sustainability and a greener economy by an individual or an organisation

Meet UCT’s new ‘spicy’ FabAcademic

Self-confessed maverick Mamokgethi Phakeng says this job was not exactly part of her career plan

Eight years for striking one match

A student arrested during the #FeesMustFall protest in 2016 is fighting his ‘harsh’ sentence

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The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

Last week Fikile Ntshangase was gunned down as activists fight mining company Tendele’s expansions. Community members tell the M&G about the ‘kill lists’ and the dread they live with every day

Durban city manager says NPA erred in his bail conditions

The corruption-fraught metro is coming to grips with having a municipal manager who is on bail for graft, yet has returned to work

SA justice delays extradition of paedophile to UK

Efforts to bring Lee Nigel Tucker to justice have spanned 16 years and his alleged victims have waited for 30 years

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Itec serves up high-tech integrated surveillance system for family food company

The system includes facial recognition software and a thermal screening solution that will provide instant temperature screening of all employees

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

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