EC universities to co-host conference on economy
The Eastern Cape Department of Economic Development, Environmental Affairs and Tourism (DEDEAT) will together with the four Eastern Cape Universities host the Emerging Views on Eastern Cape (EC) Economy Conference in Port Elizabeth, Nelson Mandela University (NMU) on the 30 September 2019. This emerging research platform is an attempt... Read more
Madibaz football star wants to make an impact
Talented Madibaz football player Siwaphiwe Maso is determined to make the most of his opportunity after being selected for the Nedbank Cup Ke Yona team to play this weekend. The squad of 18 was selected after a series of regional trials around the country which started in East London... Read more
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