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Biogas is a winner at Unisa cook-off competition

“It was fast and safe, and worked like a stove, but quicker. The heat was not excessive but it was enough.” Young chefs from Elethu Themba Public School in Eikenhof near Lenasia are sold on the idea of converting their school kitchen to biogas. Read more

African children and capacity building at Unisa's heart

“Africa has a rich cultural heritage that serves as a resource to shape the lives of African children,” says Unisa’s Prof Hasina Ebrahim, joint holder of the UNESCO Chair in Early Childhood Education, Care and Development. Read more

Rethinking of a new Africa

Delivering the Archie Mafeje Memorial Lecture at Unisa, eminent African scholar Dr Ibbo Mandaza said that Archie Mafeje had influenced in no small measure the subsequent generation of African scholars towards a greater understanding of Southern African society Read more

Unisa's Dr Maria Marinkie Madiope appointed as Chairperson: Services SETA

Congratulations to Unisa's Dr Maria Madiope, who has been appointed Chairperson of the Services Sector Education and Training Authority (SERVICES SETA). Read more

Unisa Majuba TVET partnership bearing fruit

Unisa Majuba TVET partnership produces its first Master’s fruit. Read more

Corrupt leaders must be brought to task

A ground-breaking discussion on the state of ethical and moral leadership in corporate South Africa took place at the Unisa Graduate School of Leadership (SBL) on 22 March 2018. Read more

Why Zuma’s trial matters for South Africa’s constitutional democracy

Unisa's Prof Dirk Kotzé says that former South African president Jacob Zuma’s court appearance carries huge significance for the country. Read more

Hamba kahle, Mam’ Winnie

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, iconic anti-apartheid campaigner and ‘Mother of the Nation’, has passed away at the age of 81. Read more

Africa-centred energy technologies are safe and sustainable

Through community-engaged research, Unisa’s Safe and Sustainable Energy Project is innovating purpose-fit solutions to living conditions in the Thembelihle informal settlement near Lenasia. Read more

ODeL across borders

Unisa's Regional Services management committee shares its experiences of student services with Botswana Open University. Read more