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Label jars, not people says Casual Day chairperson


Unisa’s Dr Lusani Netshitomboni hopes generous givers will up 2014’s R28 million raised to 30 million this year.

Unisa doubles SARChI chairs


Professors Tana Pistorius of the College of Law and Judy van Biljon of the College of Science, Engineering and Technology will hold two new chairs under the South African Research Chairs Initiative.

Communities encouraged to adapt to climate change


Unisa dialogued with the US ahead of COP21, which will be held in Paris in December.

Has apartheid hate speech been institutionalised in SA?


CHS doctoral student William Omari Miller says objects such as a work of literature, a street sign, a monument, a museum, or a socio-economic written policy could signify and create racial oppression.

The ethics of gender questioned


When will we ever have that egalitarian society where men and women are equal, was the question posed by MP Thoko Didiza at a Unisa ethics open discourse.

Many South Africans still not realising their economic and social rights


Speaking at the Unisa Founders Lecture, Judge Navi Pillay tell us why education, human rights, and the rule of law are indispensables for a democratic society.

Should workers continue to look to unions for leadership?


COSATU, NACTU, FEDUSA, and Solidarity debated this at the third Unisa-Sowetan dialogue.

Pro-Vice-Chancellor leaves to head Council of Higher Education


Prof Narend Baijnath has been appointed as CEO of the Council of Higher Education, and will take office in October.

CLAW’s Intellectual Property Flagship to have its say


Fifty activists, law practitioners, academics, and government representatives discussed the impact of the Copyright Amendment Bill 2015 in order to submit detailed comment on the proposed legislation.

Unisa Professor honoured by CIMA


Prof Willem Coetzee received a trophy for his contributions as President of the Council of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants South Africa.