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First PhD in isiXhosa lauded
First PhD in isiXhosa laudedArticle

Hleze Kunju has been hailed for breaking barriers in academia after becoming the first person at Rhodes University in the Eastern Cape to write a PhD in his mother tongue...

26 Apr 2017

#BudgetSpeech2017: Additional R5bn to fund higher education
#BudgetSpeech2017: Additional R5bn to fund higher educationArticle

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says a provision of R5bn has been set aside to fund the higher education and training sector in 2019/20...

22 Feb 2017

-East Fort Hout Bay - Hout Bay and Llandudno Heritage Association
SA's ten most endangered cultural heritage sitesArticle

A part of our history and culture is lost every time South Africa loses a heritage site...

23 Sep 2016

High Court grants court order to prevent mining at Canteen Kopje
High Court grants court order to prevent mining at Canteen KopjeArticle

The Northern Cape High Court recently granted a final court order to the McGregor Museum that prevents unlawful mining operations on the National Heritage Site of Canteen Kopje, a historical and archaeological key point at Barkly West in the Northern Cape...

28 Apr 2016

Winners of Architecture for Social Gain 2015 awards announced
Winners of Architecture for Social Gain 2015 awards announcedArticle

The winners of the inaugural Architecture for Social Gain 2015 awards were announced at a ceremony held at Glenshiel in Johannesburg on 6 August...

12 Aug 2015

New university aims to be ranked best in the world
New university aims to be ranked best in the worldArticle

PRETORIA: President Jacob Zuma has launched a new health science university envisaged to be ranked amongst the best in the world...

More Matshediso 15 Apr 2015

Higher education opportunities for 2015... there are more than before says Nzimande
Higher education opportunities for 2015... there are more than before says NzimandeArticle

Higher Education and Training Minister Dr Blade Nzimande says there are 425,095 opportunities available to the matric class of 2014 in the country's universities and training institutions...

13 Jan 2015

Attract youth to academia says Zuma
Attract youth to academia says ZumaArticle

With an ageing lecturing workforce at higher education institutions, President Jacob Zuma says there is a need to make academia more exciting for South Africa's youth.

5 Sep 2014

New centre the cornerstone of solar energy in Northern Cape
New centre the cornerstone of solar energy in Northern CapeArticle

The launch of the Renewable Energy Centre of Excellence (RECE) at the Northern Cape Rural FET College in Upington on 5 August 2014 will be the cornerstone of the solar power energy in the province and play a leading regional role, constituting an important entry point for the broad-base economic empowerment of the solar industry.

13 Aug 2014

Anglo supports Sol Plaatje UniversityArticle

Anglo American, together with its business units De Beers and Kumba Iron Ore, provided a total of R96m in support of the new Sol Plaatje University in Kimberley in the Northern Cape.

27 Sep 2013

Anglo American invests in Northern Cape's first universityArticle

Anglo American, in partnership with the Department of Higher Education and Training, has launched the Northern Cape's first university, named after politician and educator Sol Plaatje.

26 Sep 2013

Ndzimande launches first university since 1994
Ndzimande launches first university since 1994Article

The new Sol Plaatjie University in Kimberley will represent a new order of African intellect, Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande said.

21 Sep 2013

New universities a 'charm offensive'?
New universities a 'charm offensive'?Article

President Jacob Zuma looks set to score political points with the youth, ahead of next year's elections, when two universities open in Mpumalanga and Northern Cape.

26 Jul 2013

New SA universities namedArticle

President Jacob Zuma has announced the names of the two new universities government will be building in Mpumalanga and the Northern Cape.

Chris Bathembu 26 Jul 2013

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