Historic Lamont-Hussey telescope exhibit opened on Naval Hill Planetarium
Astronomy enthusiasts, tourists and school groups can enjoy the sight of the stars from the newly established observation platform at the Naval Hill Planetarium. Also new to the facility is the recently launched exhibit of the historic Lamont-Hussey telescope and an entrance garden to the planetarium. Rector and Vice-Chancellor... Read more
Jeffreys Bay wind farm aligns NQF level 5 ECD training to country’s NDP
Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm has confirmed that it has extended its Early Childhood Development (ECD) Practitioner funding to include NQF level 5 training, in line with our South Africa’s National Development Plan and recent calls from both President Ramaphosa and Deputy President Mabuza. “We remain committed to investing in... Read more
UKZN’s specialist physician scoops 2018 MASEA’s
UKZN’s specialist physician and Head of Firm Internal Medicine at Edendale Hospital, Dr Somasundram Pillay has once again bagged 2 MASEA awards in 2017/18. In the 5th (Minister of Health Awards) MASEA held in Durban ICC on the 1st June 2018, Dr Pillay, known by peers and patients as... Read more
Jam-packed Youth Expo gets underway
The Gauteng Provincial Government has called on young people to attend the fourth instalment of the Youth, Jobs, Careers and Entrepreneurship Opportunities Expo that is currently underway in Johannesburg. The expo features live demonstrations of several workplace environments, provides career guidance as well as tangible opportunities such as internships... Read more
SA scientist unveils ground-breaking fossil discovery
South Africa’s leading researcher on Devonian marginal marine ecosystems and early vertebrates – or ancient fish and early tetrapods – Dr Robert Gess has announced the ground-breaking discovery of what is believed to be a 360 million-year-old fossil. The two new species, named Tutusius and Umzantsia, are Africa’s earliest... Read more
Makeshift pair dominate Waterberg MTB Encounter
HB Kruger and Regis Maniora won their third stage in a row to seal overall victory in the Liberty Waterberg MTB Encounter near Bela-Bela in Limpopo today. In the final stage, which culminated at the Sondela Nature Reserve after 59km of racing, the ASG-Cape Duo pair took a hard-fought... Read more
Musical explores African spirituality
The Tshwane University of Technology’s (TUT) Department of Performing Arts (Musical Theatre) will stage Ngoma: The Musical based on Ngoma dza Dzivha Fundudzi (Drums of the Water Spirits – tales of Vhavenda mystical deities and legends of sacred spaces), at the Breytenbach Theatre from 13 – 23 June. In... Read more
College students respond to demand for affordable sanitary towels
Higher Education and Training Deputy Minister Buti Manamela has applauded the production of sanitary towels by students at Coastal TVET College in KwaZulu-Natal. Manamela paid a visit to the Coastal College Skills Training Centre in Hammersdale on Wednesday, where students have been manufacturing low cost sanitary towels to respond... Read more
Madibaz target promotion at USSA tournament
The Madibaz men’s football team will be targeting promotion to the top section when the University Sport South Africa (USSA) tournament takes place in Port Elizabeth next month. Hosted by Nelson Mandela University from July 2 to 7, the cream of South Africa’s men and women varsity footballers will... Read more
Higher Education strives to protect students’ lives
With gender-based violence, including murder and rape, rearing its ugly head on campuses, the Department of Higher Education and Training is taking steps to protect students. The Higher Education and Training, Health, Wellness and Development Centre is set develop and implement a comprehensive prevention, care and support gender-based violence... Read more