Mandela University healthcare app wins top award at UN commission
Reasons to be Proud – #R2bP: “Africa has the ability to leapfrog the rest of the world with innovation. The continent has faced its fair share of challenges but with technological change, we can not only transform the continent but lead the way with innovation.” These are the words of... Read more
New graduates for Isuzu training programme
Seven young graduates have joined Isuzu Motors South Africa’s (IMSAf) Graduate in Training (GIT) programme while six others will be participating in the company’s in-service training (IST) programme this year. The graduates and in-service trainees are spread across the organisation occupying roles in technical services, purchasing vehicle sales, marketing... Read more
An Application for Africa developed by Africa #R2bP
NcedisoTM, a homegrown technology tool developed by Nelson Mandela University’s Centre for Community Technologies (CCT), will be showcased at an event hosted by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa later this month. The Application was developed by the CCT through funding from the SA Medical Research Council and the... Read more
Mandela University prof to present coding project at UN event
A mobile coding game project, developed at Nelson Mandela University (NMU) and designed to teach computer programming to disadvantaged children, is set to be showcased to the world. The co-ordinator of TANKS, BOATS and RANGERS, NMU computing sciences Prof Jean Greyling, has been invited to roll out the project... Read more
Top presentation award for engineering student
Reasons to be Proud – #R2bP: Masters in Engineering student, Michelle Ngugi, recently won first prize for the best presentation of her paper at the African Laser Centre (ALC) Conference held in Stellenbosch.  The Conference serves the purpose of providing a platform for postgraduate students sponsored by the ALC... Read more
EC government approves oceans economy master plan
The Eastern Cape Provincial Government has approved the Oceans economy master plan, giving a green light for the implementation of this strategy estimated to inject R10.4 billion into the provincial economy and create about 33 785 jobs after the first five years of its implementation. Joint team included the... Read more
Madibaz men chase spot in Varsity Football
The Madibaz men’s football team is determined to capitalise on their promotion to the top-flight by finishing in the top eight when the University Sport South Africa tournament takes place next week. The annual competition will be held at Wits in Johannesburg from December 2 to 6, with the... Read more
Madibaz netball star earns national recognition
The 18-year-old first-year student has been chosen for the national squad to take on their Zimbabwe counterparts in a series of matches from Friday to Sunday. Rising SPAR Madibaz netball star Jami-Leigh Goeda is overjoyed at the recognition she has received through her selection to the South African U21... Read more
Prestigious Scholarship for two Mandela Uni law students #R2bP
Mandela University final year Law student, Gamuchirai Mudehwe, and Master’s in Philosophy and Linguistics student, Luan Staphorst have been selected as part of the 54 exceptional young African leaders to join The Mandela Rhodes Scholarship class of 2020. More than 5 000 applications were received for 2020. The Mandela... Read more
Mechatronics students get exposed to real work environment
A key strategic objective of the Nelson Mandela University Isuzu Chair in Mechatronics is to provide assistance for manufacturing-related development and problem-solving at Isuzu, as well as at local automotive suppliers. Through research and innovation, the Chair in Mechatronics facilitates co-operation between industry and academia with the aim to... Read more

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