Leading change

It’s time to decolonise the human sciences

Prof Andrew Phillips was speaking at a roundtable that focused on transforming the humanities to promote development and innovation that influence other academic fields. Read more

The need for sound governance has never been greater

Unisa’s involvement in the Management of Democratic Elections in Africa programme speaks to it’s deep commitment to the democratic process. Read more

Age no obstacle for Eastern Cape jazz legend

One of the more than 1578 qualifications conferred during the autumn graduation ceremonies held in East London was a National Diploma in Public Relations Management for 77-year-old Retsi Pule. Read more

(Re)moving the centre

World-renowned academic, novelist and pan-Africanist activist Professor Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o said at Unisa that reclaiming African languages was the first step towards genuine independence. Read more

Unisa Art Gallery exhibition reflects on SA's struggles

This fascinating look at posters made by activists from 1994 till beyond the first election in South Africa will run until 12 July 2017. Read more

Africa should be a centre of knowledge production

Speaking at the annual Thabo Mbeki Africa Day Lecture, Prof Mahmood Mamdani said universities must construct new theories based on their own worlds. Read more

Africa remains in chains

Why does Africa, one of the richest continents on the planet and boasting a youthful population, continues to perform below its potential? Read more

The senseless killings of women and young girls is a sign of a morally bankrupt society

The ongoing spate of gender-based violence owes its genesis to the rapid erosion of morals in society and to its twin sister, patriarchy. Read more

Matjila adapts Mbeki’s ‘I am an African’ into Setswana

Celebrate Africa Day with this beautiful reminder of the innate greatness and potential of beloved Africa. Read more

RPL made this Iranian’s academic dream a reality

The academic door that Akabari’s country closed, Unisa was able to open for her. Read more