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Unisa to take Mthatha back to the future

Unisa will build a service centre for its operations and for the benefit of the community in the Zimbane Village in Mthatha, in the Eastern Cape. Read more

SA youth disillusioned with democracy – Thuli Madonsela

Delivering the 2018 Unisa Founders Lecture, Prof Thuli Madonsela warned that especially young people in South Africa have come to take a dim view of democracy ‘They say that their parents fought for freedom; instead they got democracy,’ she said. Read more

Unisa master's student wins prestigious WiSA award

Congratulations to Sikelelwa Ndaweni, a master’s student in the Nanotechnology and Water Sustainability Research Unit, who won the South African Woman in Science Awards Tata Africa Scholarships for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology for master’s students for 2018. Read more

Plans afoot for a royal biography?

Unisa Press was honoured by a visit from The First Queen to His Majesty King Mswati III, of the Royal Kingdom of eSwatini, in Women’s Month. Read more

South Africa’s criminal justice system is on the mend. But it’s just the beginning

The recent judgment by South Africa’s Constitutional Court that ended the reign of the country’s national prosecutions boss marked the end of former president Jacob Zuma’s hold on the country’s criminal justice system, says Unisa's Prof Dirk Kotzé. Read more

Men must lead the safety of our women

“Women have the right to create their surroundings as they want them.” Minister of Police Bheki Cele was speaking at an event hosted by CHS in collaboration with the Unisa HIV and Social Diversity Curriculum Integration Project. Read more

'Stubborn optimist' Kofi Annan dies

Unisa joins Africa and the world in mourning the passing of an African colossus, humanitarian, and peacemaker. Read more

Mlambo-Ngcuka: ‘Not just women’s rights—rights for all

“You cannot be a feminist, and at the same time homophobic and racist. You have to be on the side of human rights across the board. When we talk about the world that people like Albertina Sisulu and Madiba dreamt of, it means fighting all of these battles, all at the same time.” Read more

Membrane and filtration technology for African prosperity

The four-day AMSIC-2 congress hosted at the Unisa Science Campus brought together global experts engaged in studying and implementing filtration processes in strategic sectors such as water, health, energy, and the environment. Read more

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Hosted by DIA and the UWF, the Unisa Women of the Year Awards and the Feroza Adam Memorial Lecture is a highlight on the institutional calendar during August every year. Read more