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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
Mandela University participates in the world-first digital twin of the Ocean project
Nelson Mandela University scientist, Professor Mike Roberts and his team have deployed oceanographic instruments to collect data on the ocean dynamics of the Mozambique Channel. This includes collecting information on currents, temperature, ocean productivity, habitats, fish and human populations. This is part of a major research effort to predict... Read more
Ward, bowler rule in Madibaz Open squash finals
Warren Bower became the first Gqeberha-based Madibaz student to win the Madibaz Open men’s squash title when he defeated teammate Siphelele Mpini in a gruelling final at the university’s South Campus on Sunday. The women’s crown in the annual Nelson Mandela University tournament, sponsored by SA Home Loans, was... Read more
Sprinters set to rule the roost at EP athletics champs
Madibaz sprinter Luxolo Adams, who announced himself to the world when he won the Paris Diamond League 200m last year, will headline the Eastern Province Athletics Championships in Gqeberha tomorrow and Saturday. On that occasion, Adams disposed of Olympic champion André De Grasse in a career-best 19.82. He went... Read more
Madibaz rugby star revels in the trifecta of trust
Trusting his instincts is the smoking gun in Yolisa Dladla’s arsenal of weaponry and it is paying off handsomely as he continues to impress in this year’s FNB Varsity Shield rugby tournament. “I believe you have to trust your instincts,” said the 22-year-old FNB Madibaz hooker after being named... 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
<strong>Madibaz primed for stiff Varsity Shield examination</strong>
FNB Madibaz rugby captain Arnouw Nel has firmly rejected any thoughts of complacency as his team gear up for their opening FNB Varsity Shield match in Gqeberha on Thursday. The Nelson Mandela University outfit begins their programme against the Tshwane University of Technology Vikings at Madibaz Stadium, kicking off... Read more
Golden finish to 2022 for Madibaz netball star
A burst of scoring in a group match against Botswana turned out to be the catalyst for the South African U19 netball team to claim gold at the Region V Games in Lilongwe, Malawi, recently. “I think that second quarter was one of the big moments for the team... Read more
Nelson Mandela University first to legally operate drones for a better world
Nelson Mandela University became the first university in South Africa to operate drones legally. This achievement brought it closer to realising its vision of offering a diverse range of life-changing educational experiences for a better world. Establishing our Drone unit allows the School of Engineering to provide both under-... Read more
Accelerated development programme for women in maritime
Why this programme?  The manner and environment in which business is conducted today are dramatically different from that of the past. Too often organisations are trapped in a traditional paradigm and approach to handling the dynamic world in which they must survive. This programme highlights some of the shackles... Read more

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