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Why removal of South Africa's tax boss is key to Ramaphosa's chances of success

Unisa's Dirk Kotzé says that Moyane's axing ends one of the last vestiges of Zuma's continued influence in the country's governance. Read more

An impressive prize winner—Malik Maaza

The incumbent of the UNESCO-Unisa Africa Chair in Nanosciences and Nanotechnology accepted the 2018 José Vasconcelos World Award of Education at the 35th World Cultural Council Award Ceremony in Hong Kong last week. Read more

Chancellor's Calabash Awards dinner grows in stature

The awards are Unisa's way of giving recognition to extraordinary South Africans, particularly its alumni, who have made significant contributions to shaping humanity. Read more

Re-Membering 40 years on: A silenced voice of liberation

Unisa’s College of Human Sciences held a conversation to interrogate how Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe’s liberatory vision and his philosophical, political, and intellectual contributions to the liberation struggle have been pushed to the periphery. Read more

Remaining relevant: Reflections on critical incidents in psychological test development in SA

Professor René van Eeden from the Department of Psychology in the College of Human Sciences recently delivered her inaugural lecture entitled Remaining relevant: Reflections on critical incidents in psychological test development in South Africa. Read more

SA tax compliance costs include the 'fear factor'

According to tax expert Prof Sharon Smulders of Unisa, people are afraid of SARS, some because they may be evaders but others because they are scared of making a mistake and consequently facing fines and penalties. Read more

Collaborating on nano research

Unisa’s NanoWS research unit hosted the IEEE Nanotechnology Council Chapter Symposium at the Science Campus to explore new opportunities in the areas of nanoscience and nanotechnology. Read more

Unisa’s 2018 Language Festival roadshow kicks off at local school

Learners across Gauteng discover that language is in poetry, in song, in drama, in folklore, in books, and in art. Read more

Mud and guts and glory for Unisa motorsport design teams

Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering staff and students bagged the number one and two spots in the Mini Baja Competition last month with their prototype four-wheel, single-seater, off-road recreational vehicles. Read more