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Unisa appointed by President Obama to drive Leadership Initiative in South Africa


Unisa has been appointed the leader of an education alliance tasked with running the SA centre of Barack Obama’s Young African Leadership Initiative.

Robben Island Diversity Experience yields insights into SA psyche


Prof Michelle May said in her inaugural lecture that relationship building across differences will add to the understanding of diversity dynamics.

Branching out for a green economy


Prof Godwell Nhamo says the Exxaro Chair in Business and Climate Change at Unisa is engaging in a unique collaborative research programme on bio-derived fuels and solar transition.

Unisa Election Observer Mission a success


The only university citizen observer mission in the country’s 2014 elections declared the 2014 national and provincial elections as transparent, free and fair.

Violence and unintentional injury one of SA’s four major health burdens


This is one of the findings highlighted in an ongoing study conducted by Unisa’s Violence, Injury and Peace Research Unit, which operates in partnership with the Medical Research Council

What is the role of South Africa and Africa in the G77+China?


Crucial discussions were held on strengthening the cohesion of the group and enhancing its effectiveness in promoting and defending the collective positions of the South.

Crucial G20 discussions live at Unisa


Africa has a good story to tell on the power of reform as its economy is gaining strength, but there are still extremely high levels of poverty, says Australia’s G20 Sherpa, Dr Heather Smith.

Motorised wheelchair has Lindiwe Myeza in a spin


Unisa and the Women’s Investment Portfolio Holdings Limited (WIPHOLD) presented the women empowerment activist with her new wheels at a function held at her home in Soweto.

Community affirms Unisa’s engagement


Limpopo teachers who attended the recent History skills training workshop in Polokwane delivered a moving vote of thanks after the session.

Project Wendy increases Unisa’s people power


As part of Project Wendy, three Unisa teams contributed to planning and building a high-quality Wendy house, which will be delivered to an organisation in need.