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Fifteen witnesses for vice-chancellor probe

Sefako Makgatho University vice-chancellor Professor Peter Mbati had interdicted parliament last month from continuing with the inquiry

Five universities extend academic year to March 2021

Minister Blade Nzimande says a staggered ending of the academic year is intended to support students

Probe into SMU vice-chancellor put on ice

Lawyers have told Parliament’s higher education portfolio committee that it can’t examine sexual misconduct allegations against Vice-Chancellor Peter Mbati

A small number of students can return to university, but some choose not to

They stayed away because they feared getting Covid-19, had comorbidities, were in quarantine, had become infected and the safety measures such as curfews were too limiting

Students ‘dreams are crumbling’

Those at historically disadvantaged universities feel abandoned while their peers at richer institutions continue with their studies

South African universities record 22 deaths from Covid-19

A Universities South Africa survey shows that 20 people — 19 staff members and one student — at local universities have died after contracting the coronavirus

UniZulu students’ accommodation conditions are ‘inhumane’

A chronic housing shortage at the University of Zululand means many students are living in squalid conditions, whether on or off campus

Universities: a mirror of their communities

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

NPA drops charges against University of Venda professor

The NPA has dropped the corruption charges against professor Thidziambi Phendla, who says the "false allegations" ruined her life.

Unpaid fees hurt graduates

The student aid scheme claims the outstanding fees have been paid up; not so, says Univen.

Univen hosts career day for rural learners

The University of Venda will provide learners in rural areas with career and study counselling next week.

University of Venda science centre serves rural schools

The Vuwani Science Centre, based in the dusty Vuwani village, is one of the University of Venda's flagship community engagement programmes.

University of Venda: A fertile environment for fresh ideas

The University of Venda is set in the heart of Limpopo's rich agricultural sector.

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KZN officials cash in on ‘danger pay for Covid-19’

Leadership failures at Umdoni local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal have caused a ‘very unhappy’ ANC PEC to fire the mayor and chief whip

The living nightmare of environmental activists who protest mine expansion

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Introducing the new CSIR strategy and identity

This will guide the research, development and innovation organisation in its pursuit to conduct research that enables a capable state

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

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