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Leading Change seminar debates towards sustaining tomorrow

Priority to transform the ways of thinking and doing through education, using and promoting ubuntu and Pan-Africanism is a MUST, says Prof Tukumbi Lumumba-Kasongo, from Wells College, New York. Read more

Unisa’s Somadoda Fikeni leads national initiative projecting possible future outlooks for South Africa

"We want South Africans across the spectrum of age, gender, ethnicity and socio-economic status to read through the different scenarios and recognise that they can help to create a stable, prosperous and socially cohesive country," says Fikeni. Read more

Meet Thabo Albert Mokhele—the deaf barista

The need to empower deaf communities for employment has resulted in Unisa creating the officially accredited Short Course in Barista Skills. Read more

Bridging the distance in distance education

Unisa’s Department of Communication Science has introduced interactive live broadcast classes to its students through Open Broadcasting Software and Google Hangouts. Read more

Unisa an epicentre of knowledge production

The university continues to produce an increasing number of doctoral graduates, with Dr Elias Monhla and Dr Ben Senokoane two of the latest candidates to swell the ranks. Read more

Africans must strive to achieve a renaissance—Thabo Mbeki

The new Unisa Chancellor says African universities have a special responsibility to produce the ideas and knowledge, cadres, and activists who will drive the continent's rebirth. Read more

Unisa Institutional Repository ranked in Africa’s top three

Since its inception in 2009, the UnisaIR has been setting high standards in enhancing global e-visibility for the university’s researchers and the dissemination of their publications. Read more

'Native Question' is an equation: y = f(x)

Delivering the first 2017 College of Human Sciences' Africa Speaks lecture, UJ's Prof Nyasha Mboti said that this algorithm lies at the heart of empire, colonialism, and modernity. Read more

Ahead of his time in seeing the challenge of coloniality

AMRI's Prof Sabelo J Ndlovu-Gatsheni says Europe needs to de-imperialise, deracialise, and decolonise to create a new humanism where all people are equal and where difference does not result in oppression and exclusion. Read more