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EN! Lawyer turned jazz sensation on stage
entertainment-news.co.za - 2017-04-02
Xonti started playing the recorder before mastering the saxophone aged 14. He now holds a Grade 8 music qualification in classical saxophone from Unisa, which he achieved with distinction.

Nzimande gives Mbeki the glad eye at Unisa inauguration
Biz Community - 2017-02-28
The University of SA (Unisa) made former president Thabo Mbeki's appointment as its chancellor official on Monday in a ceremony that was attended by one-time political nemesis Blade Nzimande. Former president, Thabo Mbeki, the new chancellor for Unisa ...

LLB degrees at four SA universities in the balance
sabc.co.za - 5 months ago
The four universities are the North West University (NWU), Walter Sisulu, University of Free State and University of South Africa (Unisa). These universities failed to meet the required standards. The council says they have identified various issues ...

Our cherished freedoms
News24 - 5 months ago
I learnt that, without love and support in a family, nothing else matters. About three months ago, I landed a job at an insurance company, and I have also just enrolled at Unisa for a degree. Finding a job was hard. Some people in my generation believe ...

Students selling allowances - NSFAS takes action against fraud claims
Times Media Group - 5 months ago
Students implicated in the alleged fraud were from Unisa, Ekurhuleni East Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) college, King Hints TVET college, Umfolozi TVET college, Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, University of Venda ...

Four universities face law degree closures
Mail & Guardian Online - 5 months ago
This would not affect students currently registered for LLBs, but if North-West University, Unisa, the University of the Free State and Walter Sisulu University fail to rectify issues within two years, they will have to close their law programmes.

Blue Label appoints chief operating officer
businesstech.co.za - 5 months ago
He holds a B.Com, MBL (Unisa) and recently completed a Leading the Business programme at Oxford University. Read: Blue Label boosts interim headline earnings Staff Writer BusinessTech's Staff Writer is directly plugged into the South African Internet ...

7de Laan casts its first transgender actor
Entertainment Iafrica - 5 months ago
"I'm in my 3rd year education studies at Unisa and I have been teaching at this school while I am studying. 7de Laan contacted me via Facebook to audition for the role and within an hour I got a call that I got the part," Balie told TshisaLIVE. In the ...

The SA leader in global cyber security
Fin24 - 5 months ago
Meer completed his BCom degree at the University of Natal, and his Computer Science degree through Unisa, before becoming technical director at SensePost, a company he ran with friends since 2001. After selling SensePost in 2007, Meer and some of his team ...

State to appeal landmark dagga ruling
timeslive.co.za - 5 months ago
Constitutional law expert and Professor Emeritus at UNISA Sharack Gutto, said that while the court order stood, the use of dagga remained illegal until it is ratified by the Constitutional Court and put into law by Parliament. "It has left the space ...

Freedom day and the question of non-violence
Polity.org.za - 5 months ago
Raymond Suttner is a scholar and political analyst. Currently he is a Part-time Professor attached to Rhodes University and an Emeritus Professor at UNISA. He served lengthy periods in prison and house arrest for underground and public anti-apartheid ...

Op-ED: The ANC in crisis - will it survive?
DAILY MAVERICK - 5 months ago
The African National Congress (ANC) of today is a political organisation as well as the leading force in government in South Africa. The organisation, the government and the state as a whole are in the midst of multiple crises covering broad areas of ...

Testing times for Unisa
News24 - 2015-09-22
Is allowing struggling students to pass a short cut to success? When students struggle, for whatever reason, the least sensible response from an institution, least of all an academic one, is to not caucus about how to get them to actually pass their exams.

Free guide to studying at UNISA published
Biz Community - 2013-03-20
Cape Town-based social learning platform Together We Pass has announced the imminent release of its free book ... Now what? A guide to studying at UNISA. The book, which is co-authored with publishing house Paperight, is targeted at UNISA students and will ...

Ex-Sars deputy head in spotlight over alleged R11m fraud
Independent Online - 4 months ago
This was allegedly done by ensuring that training and research tenders were awarded to her former supervisor at Unisa, his wife and their companies. This, it was said, was done in return for assistance with her doctoral studies at the University of Venda.

Legal row over Pretoria Showgrounds
citizen.co.za - 4 months ago
According to Tshwabac, more than 32 000 people visited the annual Pretoria show daily; the students of Unisa, the Tshwane University of Technology and the Law Society used the grounds for examinations and up to 30 000 members of the ECG Church used it on ...

Analysis: SARS official on trial for corruption was State Security spy. The question is, WHY?
DAILY MAVERICK - 4 months ago
Charges were brought in 2012 against Mokwena, her assistant Malati Reneilwe, former SARS cost management manager, Leslie Moonsamy, former Unisa professor Oludele Akinbode and his wife, Nancy Akinbode, former professor at University of Venda (Univen ...

Africa walking blindly to the edge of security catastrophe
timeslive.co.za - 4 months ago
Therefore, the upcoming eighth Thabo Mbeki Africa Day lecture, "Africa and the Changing World" by African scholar Professor Mahmood Mamdani at Unisa on May 26, is an important and timely event, particularly for us Africans. As Bertrand Russell once said ...

Nehawu brings registration process at Unisa to a standstill
ewn.co.za - 2017-01-26
JOHANNESBURG - The National Education, Health and Allied Workers Union (Nehawu) says its brought the registration process to a standstill at Unisa on Thursday morning and will continue with the action until its demands are met. Unisa staff members ...

DBE should prioritise improvement of teaching and learning conditions - EE
politicsweb.co.za - 4 months ago
A separate study published by UNISA, found that an estimated 55% of learners experience some form of violence at school. With such high levels of violence reported, it is clear that drastic measures are necessary to ensure that schools are safe spaces ...

Minister Muthambi relaunches anti-corruption forum
Polity.org.za - 4 months ago
Muthambi said the forum would be reconstituted at the Friday meeting which will be held at UNISA main campus. South African Federation of Trade Unions leader Zwelinzima Vavi was the NACF chairperson and African National Congress presidential hopeful ...

Funding for colleges vital for economy, says Nzimande
businesslive.co.za - 4 months ago
The team will probe the obstacles into the production of black South African academics and will be chaired by the former deputy vice-chancellor of Unisa, Prof David Mosoma. Nzimande pointed out that 66% (in 2015) of all university professors remain white ...

SA women living in fear
thenewage.co.za - 4 months ago
A young woman who survived a hijacking after three men kidnapped and pushed her into a white BMW her outside the Unisa campus in Florida, Johannesburg on Tuesday, spoke to The New Age about her ordeal. "I was shown a gun and told to cooperate," she said.

Prison confiscates study materials of inmate legal eagle
m.news24.com - 5 months ago
He is currently studying toward an LLB with Unisa and has exams coming up this month. He also needs to submit portfolios for two of his courses. The information that he needs for this is on his computer. Mokwena told his lawyer Clare Ballard from Lawyers ...

Unisa and Mathew Goniwe School partner to train Gauteng Grade R teachers
Talk Radio 702 - 2017-04-06
The University of South Africa (Unisa) and Matthew Goniwe School of Leadership and Governance (MGSLG) have partnered to launch the early childhood education development project which will focus on training all Grade R teachers in Gauteng. The Auditor ...

iSpani: Events Co-ordinator
sabceducation.co.za - 4 months ago
Degree: courses in Tourism are offered by Monash, NMMU, NWU, UJ, UV, and UNISA. Tourism Events Management - UZ. Diploma: courses in Hospitality and Tourism are offered by CPUT, CUT, DUT, TUT, VUT. Most FET Colleges, eg Port Elizabeth, Elangeni, Boland ...

Unisa students affected by taxi strike may apply for a deferred examination
citizen.co.za - 4 months ago
The University of South Africa (Unisa) is aware of and acknowledges that students in Gauteng may be unable to reach their examination venues on Thursday as a result of the taxi strike. Unisa spokesperson Martin Ramotshela said students who are unable to ...

Consumer stress rises in Q1 2017
Moneyweb.co.za - 3 months ago
SIKI MGABADELI: The latest MMI Unisa Consumer Financial Vulnerability Index reveals that South Africans felt more financially strained during the first quarter of 2017. The CFVI measures local consumer sentiment in terms of income, expenditure ...

Concessions made for Unisa students affected by Joburg taxi strike
Talk Radio 702 - 4 months ago
The University of South Africa (Unisa) has put contingency plans in place for Gauteng students who may be unable to reach their examination venues due to the taxi strike. Taxi drivers have blocked the N1 highway in both directions at the Allandale off-ramp ...

Be like the youth of 1976, says EFF's Ndlozi
Independent Online - 3 months ago
He was speaking during the Tshwane Leadership Talk at Unisa at the weekend. The MP told more than 1000 young people to adopt the attitude of the 1976 Soweto Uprising youth. He said they should use the same energy to fight against the current challenges ...

Cell C names new CFO
techcentral.co.za - 3 months ago
Previously, he held several executive-level positions at what is now Deloitte and was the financial director at TNBS Mutual Bank. He is a chartered accountant and received his BCompt (honours) degree from Unisa.

Unisa helps students hampered by taxi strike, AA blasts operators and police
Times Media Group - 4 months ago
The University of South Africa (Unisa) says students based in Gauteng who may be unable to reach their examination venues on Thursday as a result of the ensuing taxi strike can apply for a deferment. "Students who are unable to write their examinations ...

Cell C appoints new chief financial officer
businesstech.co.za - 3 months ago
He is a chartered accountant and received his BCompt Honours degree from Unisa. Soondarjee will be taking over the position from Robert Pasley who will return to his original role as chief strategy officer, Cell C said. Read: Cell C reports R540 million ...

The promise of Fort Hare still alive
dispatchlive.co.za - 3 months ago
A rare phenomenon at the time, described by the indomitable principal of Unisa, Professor Theo van Wyk, elsewhere as "a university is where students and lecturers meet. But is this a meeting of the body or of the mind? To me it is the latter".

Unisa: Unisa students affected by the ensuing taxi strike
Polity.org.za - 4 months ago
The University of South Africa (Unisa) is aware of and acknowledges that students based in Gauteng may be unable to reach their examination venues on Thursday, 15 June 2017 as a result of the ensuing taxi strike. Students who are unable to write their ...

Police union threatens action over transfer plan
businesslive.co.za - 3 months ago
Rudolph Zinn, senior lecturer in forensic and crime investigation at Unisa, said the new structure might affect crime-fighting negatively. Basing policing on intelligence was an internationally recognised model of policing, Zinn said. The decision to move ...

Students to write deferred exams after taxi strike
jacarandafm.com - 4 months ago
The University of Pretoria (UP), Tshwane University of Technology (TUT), Wits University and Unisa say students who missed their exams will be allowed to apply and write deferred examinations. Taxi drivers affiliated to the South African National Taxi ...

Missed your exams because of the taxi strike?
drum.co.za - 4 months ago
"We have already finished our exams. There are very few students on campus today. The strike did not affect us." Meanwhile Unisa posted on their social media that students who missed their exams in Gauteng could apply for a special exam. University of ...

Cell C appoints CFO
ITWeb - 3 months ago
He is a chartered accountant and received his BCompt Honours degree from Unisa. "I know that Tyrone will bring the same dedication and care to Cell C as he has in the other businesses he has served, which his impeccable record speaks to," says Dos Santos.

New Cell C CFO Announced
IT News Africa - 3 months ago
He is a Chartered Accountant and received his BCompt Honours degree from Unisa. "I know that Tyrone will bring the same dedication and care to Cell C as he has in the other businesses he has served, which his impeccable record speaks to," added Dos Santos.

Unisa applications for studies through Boston City Campus & Business College is open from 7-25 April
pressoffice.mg.co.za - 2014-04-14
It's that time again! Boston City Campus & Business College is assisting learners with their applications for various Unisa degrees from 7-25 April. Prospective students wanting to apply for an internationally recognised Unisa qualification can still start ...

Op-Ed: Remembering Luthuli on the 50th anniversary of his death
DAILY MAVERICK - 2 months ago
DM Raymond Suttner is a scholar and political analyst. Currently he is a Part-time Professor attached to Rhodes University and an Emeritus Professor at UNISA. He served lengthy periods in prison and house arrest for underground and public anti-apartheid ...

Hackathon takes on crime in SA
ITWeb - 3 months ago
The hackathon was attended by deputy minister of the Presidency Buti Manamela, and national planning commission and Africa Teen Geeks ambassador Ndaba Mandela ... says Africa Teen Geeks. "Technology is the key to the future. It is, therefore, imperative ...

Youth education and empowerment through music
businesslive.co.za - 2 months ago
The Unisa Music Foundation is giving about 1,400 students from disadvantaged backgrounds access to musical instruments, free lessons, the chance to earn recognised qualifications and to perform in orchestras and ensembles. The result of the outreach ...

Momentum UNISA Wealth Report shows increased household net wealth, but is it enough?
riskafrica.com - 3 months ago
Despite households seeing an increase in net wealth during the first quarter of 2017 from the fourth quarter in 2016, it still falls short compared to the first quarter of 2016, according to the latest Momentum Unisa Wealth Report. The statistics show a 2 ...

Could I now vote for Malema and the EFF in 2019 election?
Independent Online - 2 months ago
Malema sorted out the mockery that was his academic achievement and graduated last year from Unisa. This proved to me that he is well aware of the importance of education and will do anything to ensure that educating the black child remains a priority in ...

Mzwakhe Mbuli is a sex pest, says young student - report
Times Media Group - 2 months ago
The 20-year-old Unisa student alleges that all this happened within the space of a few hours after meeting Mbuli in the Joburg CBD after she had finished her session at a gym at the Carlton Centre on May 17.

REVEALED: Africa's wealthiest and poorest people
Fin24 - 3 months ago
SA households less wealthy The Momentum Unisa Wealth Report for the first quarter of 2017 shows that South African households are slightly better off than the fourth quarter of 2016 and the money they saved and invested increased marginally between the two ...

SA: Paul Mashatile:Address by Gauteng MEC for Human Settlements, during the public lecture on the...
Polity.org.za - 2 months ago
Instead he was inspired to complete his BA through the University of South Africa (UNISA) and went back to Fort Hare for his graduation in 1943 this led to Cde O. R. Tambo and him establishing South Africa┬╣s first black law firm, Mandela & Tambo.

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