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Can local governments mitigate the demand for “dirty” electricity?

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On Earth Day 2014, Unisa green growth and climate change experts say government’s green agenda is progressing.

From psychology in Africa to African psychology

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Scholars from Africa and the diaspora converged on African soil to dialogue on the place of African psychology within the larger psychology discourse.

Unisa academic scoops prestigious African language prize

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Professor Daniel Matjila’s biography of Sol Plaatje has been recognised by the English Academy of Southern Africa.

South Africa’s water resources under immense pressure

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A Unisa water quality specialist says in six years the country will be suffering serious water shortages.

George Bizos speaks at Mandela legacy art exhibition

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Opening Twenty/20 at Unisa, he called on goverment to initiate legislation dealing with the ownership of cultural property.

Unisa empowers Majuba FET lecturers

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As the first of its kind, the partnership between Unisa and Majuba FET College has been signalled as a pathfinder in the higher education sector.

Unisa boosts Sibasa Circuit’s matric maths and science results

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Prof Mutendwahothe Lumadi’s assistance to four underperforming schools in the Vhembe District has paid dividends.

Backing the Big Bang

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Is our universe simply a “bubble in a glass of champagne”? Unisa astronomy professor, Lerothodi Leeuw, weighs in on gravitational waves, the Big Bang, and also provides an update on the Square Kilometre Array (SKA).

Bokashi bugs turn garbage into compost at Unisa

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The university’s recycling initiative has diverted more than 15 080 kg of food waste from landfill.

Unisa celebrates South African Library Week

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South African Poet Laureate Professor Keorapetse Kgositsile spoke about lifelong learning at an event hosted by Unisa Library to celebrate National Library Week