Madibaz prepares for tough USSA squash challenge
The Madibaz squash team are fired up for the challenge after ending as runners-up last year when they target the University Sport South Africa tournament title in Cape Town. The event will be held at UCT from June 30 to July 5 and the Nelson Mandela University student-athletes will... Read more
Madibaz golfers primed for USSA title defence
The KPMG Madibaz team will be chasing their third University Sport South Africa title in four years when the annual tournament is played at Humewood Golf Club in Port Elizabeth from June 30 to July 5. Led by captain Jacques Smith, the team will be defending the title they... Read more
VW supports Wilderness Foundation in empowering youth
An ongoing partnership between Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) and local non-profit organisation Wilderness Foundation Africa (WFA) has proved invaluable to the development and upliftment of youth from various communities.  As VWSA remains committed to empowering the youth, the company has supported WFA since 2015 by providing a Volkswagen... Read more
Squash at Madibaz enjoying success
Rising Madibaz squash star Hayley Ward will get another chance to test her skills against players at a high level when she competes in the PSA Closed Satellite tournament at Londt Park in Port Elizabeth next week. Part of a week-long squash extravaganza at the Stella Londt club, which... Read more
Madibaz men qualify for USSA basketball tournament
The Madibaz men’s basketball team have qualified for the University Sport South Africa national tournament this year after coming through to win the Eastern Cape play-offs. The Nelson Mandela University squad played a double round of fixtures against Walter Sisulu University, Fort Hare and Rhodes, with the top two... Read more
Rhodes students win international accolade
Four Rhodes University PhD Chemistry students were awarded the top position in the 2019 Hult Prize Challenge for their electronic and electrical waste management system. Team E-Smart, Nobuhle Ndebele, Lindokuhle Nene, Reitumetse Nkhahle and Gauta Matlou participated in the 2019 Hult Prize Regional Summit held at the Brookhouse International School... Read more
UFH is under administration
The Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Naledi Pandor, has appointed, with immediate effect, a respected scientist and former Vice Chancellor of Wits, Professor Loyiso Nongxa as the Administrator of the University of Fort Hare (UFH).  The decision to appoint him follows a range of damning reports in... Read more
Blue flag training for beach stewards
The Department of Tourism hosted a graduation ceremony to honour 18 women and 17 male beach stewards from the KwaZulu-Natal who participated in the Blue Flag Training Programme, at the Carousel Holiday Resort, Hibberdene, this morning. Officiated by Deputy Minister Elizabeth Thabethe, learners received certification in Environmental, Education, Training... Read more
Madibaz will stay grounded says Prinsloo
The FNB Madibaz rugby team are riding the crest of a wave in the FNB Varsity Shield this season, but star loose forward Bevan Prinsloo says they will stay humble and remain focused on their goals. Prinsloo was named the Player that Rocks after scoring four tries in the... Read more
SPAR Daily Dispatch Summer Fun Run for the whole family
An occasion the whole family can enjoy is the underlying theme of the SPAR Daily Dispatch Summer Fun Run, which takes place in East London on Sunday November 25. The event includes 8km and 4km races and the sponsors believe it is the perfect opportunity to herald the start... Read more