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NMMU to research faster, cheaper alternative to ADSL broadband
NMMU to research faster, cheaper alternative to ADSL broadband

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) will conduct pioneering research around optical fibre data transport for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope...

30 Mar 2015 10:30

Uproar at UCT has only been good for it
Uproar at UCT has only been good for it

The uproar at the University of Cape Town (UCT) over the relocation or removal of a prominent statue of Cecil John Rhodes has so far been enormously beneficial for the institution. Fresh political and intellectual energy has been unleashed in an organisation that is usually resistant to change...

By Anthony Butler 30 Mar 2015 10:00

Bid to dig up Rhodes
Bid to dig up Rhodes

Zimbabwean youths were stopped yesterday from digging up the remains of Cecil Rhodes from his grave in the Matopos Hills, just outside Bulawayo...

By Shanaaz Eggington and Kingdom Mabuza 26 Mar 2015 14:40

Wits, Univen partner in research, post-grad studies
Wits, Univen partner in research, post-grad studies

PRETORIA: The University of the Witwatersrand (Wits) and the University of Venda (Univen) have signed a memorandum of agreement that will see the two institutions partnering in research, teaching and learning, post-graduate studies and community engagement...

26 Mar 2015 12:06

KPMG hosts higher education conference
KPMG hosts higher education conference

"The number of institutions that have recently been placed under administration is an indication of the leadership and governance challenges" we face as a country, as stated in Chapter 9 of the National Development Plan (NDP) 2030 for South Africa...

26 Mar 2015 07:30

Gauteng spends R939m on education infrastructure
Gauteng spends R939m on education infrastructure

Pretoria - The Gauteng province has spent R939 million on education infrastructure in the 2014/15 financial year, Gauteng Infrastructure Development MEC Nandi Mayathula-Khoza said...

25 Mar 2015 11:15

The #RhodesMustFall campaign, the poolitics and the statue
The #RhodesMustFall campaign, the poolitics and the statue

NEWSWATCH: It all started with a "poo protestor" demanding that the Rhodes statue at the University of Cape Town be removed from campus...

25 Mar 2015 09:00