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Unisa profs step out of class to teach poor
Unisa profs step out of class to teach poor
With thousands of students countrywide protesting against being excluded from higher learning, a novel programme has quietly been taking education...
Is Unisa avoiding the new Labour law to 'save costs'?
Is Unisa avoiding the new Labour law to 'save costs'?
While the University of South Africa (Unisa) decides on how to deal with staff contracts affected by the new Labour Relations Amendment Act, the...
Unisa opens state-of-the-art science building
Unisa opens state-of-the-art science building
There is a strong push to encourage university students to pursue studies in science, technology and engineering, but there are not enough...
Fikile Bam dies at Milpark Hospital
Fikile Bam dies at Milpark Hospital
Judge President of the Land Claims Court, Fikile Bam, died at the Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg on Sunday, according to a report by SABC radio...
US astronaut describes his space experience
US astronaut describes his space experience
One of the first space walking astronauts to repair the Hubble State Telescope described his first experience in space as "always kind of fun" and...
Students threaten to make Unisa ungovernable
Students threaten to make Unisa ungovernable
Students groups have threatened to make the University of South Africa (Unisa) "ungovernable" on Thursday to demand the dismissal of vice-chancellor Barney Pityana....
Unisa's Durban campus to remain closed
Unisa's Durban campus to remain closed
The University of South Africa's (Unisa) Durban campus is to remain closed until further notice following a student protest, university principal...
Subliminal racism still a challenge, says Pityana
Subliminal racism still a challenge, says Pityana
Although headline-grabbing incidents of racism show that a pathology of racism still exists, it is not the predominant form of racism in South...
We need to protect intellectual thought
We need to protect intellectual thought
Academic freedom should go beyond creative teaching and dynamic research. It must include contributions to public discussions and debates.
Botswana's Bushmen in lodge controversy
Botswana's Bushmen in lodge controversy
A planned lodge development at the settlement of Molapo in Botswana's Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) has become a source of controversy.
Mbalula tells Pityana to wake up and smell the coffee
Mbalula tells Pityana to wake up and smell the coffee
Outgoing African National Congress Youth League president Fikile Mbalula on Thursday criticised University of South Africa rector Barney Pityana...
Unisa to adopt anti-racism policy
Unisa to adopt anti-racism policy
The University of South Africa (Unisa) is to adopt an anti-racism policy, it said on Tuesday.

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