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Madibaz cricket coach’s career comes full circle
Experienced coach Garth Anderson has a burning ambition to guide the Madibaz to the upper echelons of university cricket after being appointed as the new Nelson Mandela University mentor. The journey to Gqeberha completes a round trip back to his roots for the 40-year-old former player, who represented the... Read more
Coega internship programmes going strong
For the past 15 years, the Coega Development Corporation’s (Coega) Flagship Internship Programme has propelled hundreds of young people to achieve success. This year, 14 graduate interns were offered permanent employment opportunities in various Coega Business Units. The primary objective of the Coega Internship Programme is to empower emerging... Read more
Fort Hare council called to ensure good governance
Higher Education, Science and Innovation Minister, Dr Blade Nzimande, has called on the Fort Hare University Council to ensure that management upholds the principles of good governance and takes immediate steps to correct and hold accountable any management members and administration for breach of policy. “Our universities are given... Read more
Ingwe TVET College appoints Coega as implementing agent
The Coega Development Corporation signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Ingwe Technical, Vocational, Education and Training (TVET) College at the Coega Business Centre in Gqeberha yesterday. The agreement signifies the commencement of a formal relationship between Coega and the Ingwe TVET College for project preparation and infrastructure development... Read more
Coega launches high gear programme this month
To kick off Nelson Mandela Month celebration activities, the Coega Development Corporation, in collaboration with the Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) Eastern Cape, launched the “High Gear Programme” on 10 July 2023. The Programme aims to provide opportunities for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) learners to gain... Read more
CHIETA forges ahead with bridging digital divide
The Chemical Industries Education and Training Authority (CHIETA) is continuing to blazeahead with its mission to bridge the digital divide between rural and urban communities byopening yet another SMART Skills Centre that will aid in the acceleration of basic digitalskills. The SMART Skills Centre is located at the Port... Read more
Mandela University, MerSETA show youth how to power the future
A team of matric boys from Port Rex Technical High School in East London sailed home with R10,000 in cash and a pirate’s chest of other treasure, during the weekend’s inaugural Nelson Mandela University Solar Boat Competition in Gqeberha on Saturday, 4 March.   Nelson Mandela University, in collaboration with... Read more
Future lies in Coega’s internship programme
Against the backdrop of the Eastern Cape’s current youth employment crisis, the Coega Internship Programme continues to serve as a beacon of hope for many graduates in search of opportunities to boost their career prospects. Since its inception in 2008, the Programme has mentored thousands of young professionals who... Read more
<strong>Dedicated cruise deepens offshore research capacity in South Africa </strong>
This week, a team of marine scientists will embark on a multi-institutional and multi-disciplinary offshore expedition to develop the capacity of young southern African scientists and to collect data in outer shelf and deep-sea habitats.  The expedition is an excellent example of the teamwork needed to collectively understand, benefit... Read more
Global first as Kota wins ’22 commonwealth short story prize
Rhodes University alumnus Kota has been announced as the overall winner of the world’s most prestigious global literary prize, beating off competition from 6,729 entrants worldwide to take the £5,000 prize. Kota is the first writer from Eswatini to win the prize. He is also the first writer from... Read more

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