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This page lists articles from the media where NMMU has been featured. Links to the original articles are shown and credit is given to the author/reporter and the publication/website.

This article appeared in The Herald on Tuesday, 25 April 2017

This article appeared in The New Age of 21 April 2017.

This article appeared in the Mail & Guardian of 21 April 2017.

This article appeared in the Port Elizabeth Express of 19 April 2017.

This article appeared in the George Herald of 13 April 2017.

This article appeared in the George Herald of 13 April 2017.

This article appeared in The Herald of 13 April 2017.

This article appeared in The Herald of 13 April 2017.

This article appeared in the Business Day of 13 April 207, written by the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economic Sciences, Dr Ismail Lagardien.

This opinion piece appeared in The Herald of 11 April 2017, written by Executive Dean of the Faculty of Business & Economic Sciences, Dr. Ismail Lagardien.

This article appaeared in The Herald of 11 April 2017.

This article appeared in The Herald of 10 April 2017.

This article appeared in The Herald of 11 April 2017.

This article appeared in the Our Times of 29 Macrh 2017.

This opinion piece appeared in The Herald of 10 April 2017, written by NMMU Faculty of Education SRC representative, Boy Menzi Shongwe.

This opinion piece appeared in The Herald of 3 April 2017, written by Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Teaching and Learning, Prof Cheryl Foxcroft.

This article appeared in the Business Day of 4 April 2017.

This article appeared in The Star of 4 April 2017.

This article appeared in The Herald of 7 April 2017.

This article appeared in The Herald of 6 April 2017.

This article appeared in The Herald of 6 April 2017.

This article appeared in The Conversation of 4 April 2017, written by NMMU academic, Savo Heleta.

https://theconversation.com/south-africas-army-is-in-steady-decline-and-nothings-being-done-to-fix-it-74712

Social grants system was intended to be holistic, not just the paying out of money

This articel appeared in Business Day on 4 April 2017 - wriiten by Heather Dugmore

https://www.businesslive.co.za/bd/opinion/2017-04-04-how-war-on-poverty-is-supposed-to-be-waged/

This article appeared in the Our Times of 22 March 2017.

This article appeared in The Herald of 27 March 2017.

This article appeared in the Die Burger of 28 March 2017.

This opinion piece appeared in The Herald of 28 March, written by Executive Dean of the Faculty of Business & Economic Sciences, Dr Ismail Largadien

This article appeared in The Star of 27 March 2017, written by NMMU academic, Ingrid Oxley.

This opinion piece appeared in The Herald of 15 March 2017, written by NMMU student, Zamuxolo Nduna

This article appeared in the George Herald of 23 March 2017.

NMMU retake title
23/03/2017

This article appeared in The Herald of 23 March 2017.

This article appeared in The Herald of 20 March 2017.

This article appeared in The Herald of 16 March 2017.

This article appeared in the Weekend Post of 15 March 2017.

This article appeared in the Fin24 of 10 March 2017.

http://www.fin24.com/Opinion/how-to-grow-sas-r90bn-creative-economy-20170310

This article appared in The Herald of 11 March 2017.

This article appeared in the Mthatha Express of 9 March 2017.

This opinion piece appeared in the Weekend Post of 25 February 2017, written by Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Institutional Support, Dr Sibongile Muthwa.

This article appeared in the March 2017 edition of the Drum Magazine

This article appeared in The Conversation of 2 March 2017, written by NMMU academic, Savo Heleta.

This opinion piece appeared in The Herald of 3 March 2017, written by NMMU academic, Zolisa Marawu.

This article appeared in the Business Day, Supplement A of 23 February 2017, written by NMMU academic, Nomalanga Mkhize.

This article appeared in The Herald of 22 February 2017, written by NMMU Media Manager, Zandile Mbabela.

This article appeared in The New Age of 22 February 2017.

This article appeared on the News24 news site of 19 February 2017.

http://www.news24.com/Opinions/Voices/everyone-should-support-the-student-protests-20170217

This article appeared in the Saturday Star of 18 February 2017.

This article appeared in the Mail & Guardian, Supplement A of 17 February 201, written by NMMU Business School Director, Randall Jonas

This article appeared in Die Burger of 15 February 2016.

This article aappeared in the Herald of 10 February 2017.

This article appeared in the Herald of 9 February 2017.

This article appeared in the Herald of 8 February 2017.

THis article appeared in the Herald of 8 February 2017.

This article appeared in the Herald of 5 February 2017.

This opinion piece apeared in the Herald of 6 February 2017, written by NMMU academic, Bruce Damons.

This article appeared in The New Age of 2 February 2017.

This article appeared in the Herald of 31 January 2017.

This article appeared in the Herald of 31 January 2017.

This article appeared in the Weekend Post of 28 January 2016.

This opinion piece appeared in the Herald of 26 January 2016, written by Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science, Prof. Azwinndini Muronga.

This opinion piece appeared in the Herald of 25 January 2017, written by NMMU academic, Zolisa Marawu.

This article appeared in the Herald of 23 January 2017.

This opinion piece appeared in The Herald of 20 January 2017, written by Senior Director: Communication and Stakeolder Liaison, Lebogang Hashatse.

This opinion piece appeared in the Herald of 17 January 2017, written by the Dean of the Faculty of Education, Dr Muki Moeng.

This article appeared in The Conversation of 11 January 2017, written by Head of Department of Political and Conflict Studies, Lyn Snodgrass.

https://theconversation.com/how-social-media-and-human-nature-have-spawned-hoaxes-and-hate-mongering-70929

This article appeared in the Saturday Star of 14 January 2016, written by the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science, Dr Azwinndini Muronga

This opinion piece appeared in the Herald of 13 January 2017, written by NMMU's Media Manager, Zandile Mbabela.

These are remarks made by Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr Blade Nzimande at a press conference in Pretoria on Thursday, 12 January 2017.

This opinion piece appeared in the Herald of 19 December 2016, written by then Acting Vice-Chancellor, Dr Sibongile Muthwa.

This article appeared in the PE Express of 11 January 2017.

This article appeared in the Herald of 16 December 2016.

This article appeared in the George Herald of 22 December 2016.

This article appeared in the Weekend Post of 17 December 2016, written by NMMU's Dean: Teaching and Learning, Prof Cheryl Foxcroft.

This opinion piece appeared in the Herald of 30 December 2016, written by the Director of the Centre for Access Assessments and Research (CAAR) at NMMU, Dave Jenkings.

This article appeared in The Conversation of 4 January 2017, written by Postdoctoral Fellow at Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Emma Witbooi.

https://theconversation.com/organised-crime-in-the-fisheries-sector-starts-to-get-the-attention-it-deserves-70216

This article appeared in The Conversation of 5 January 2017, written by NMMU academic, Ongama Mtimka.

https://theconversation.com/ramaphosa-has-what-it-takes-to-fix-south-africas-ailing-anc-but-70866

This article appeared in The Herald of Wednesday, 21 December 2016.

This article appeared in The Herald of Wednesday, 21 December 2016.

This opinion piece appeared in the Herald of 15 December 2016, written by NMMU's Chief Information Office, Dr Samuel Bosire.

This article appeared in the Herald of 14 December 2016.

This article appeared in the South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition of 1 December 2016.

This article appeared in the Herald of 9 December 2016.

This article appeared in the UD News of 8 December 2016.

This article appeared in the Maritime Review Africa of 1 November 2016.

This article appeared in the Business Day of 7 December 2016.

This opinion piece appeared in the Herald of 6 December 2016, written by Executive Dean of the Business and Economic Sciences faculty, Dr Ismail Lagardien.

This article appeared in The Converstaion of 2 December 2016, written by NMMU academic, Ongama Mtimka.

https://theconversation.com/zumas-refusal-to-quit-puts-south-africas-economy-on-an-even-weaker-footing-69651

This article appeared in the Herald of 2 December 2016.

This opinion piece appeared in the Herald of 30 November 2016, written by Deputy Director: Communication, Debbie Derry.

This article appeared in the Quest publication of 1 December 2016.

This article appeared in Construction World of 1 December 2016.

This article appeared in the Engineering News (pages 22, 24) of 25 November 2016.

http://server-http1.creamermedia.com/e-magazines/engineering-news/EngineeringNewson25November2016/index.html

This article appeared in the Herald of 25 November 2016.

This opinion piece appeared in the Herald of 23 November 2016, written by Acting Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Institutional Support, Lebogang Hashatse.

This opinion piece appeared in the Herald of 22 November 2016, written by Executive Dean of the Business and Economic Sciences faculty, Dr Ismail Lagardien

This article appeared in The Conversation of 20 November 2016, written by NMMU academc, Savo Heleta.

https://theconversation.com/decolonisation-academics-must-change-what-they-teach-and-how-68080

This article appeared in the Weekend Post of 19 November 2016.

This article appeared in the Mail & Guardian, Education of 18 November 2016, written by NMMU academic, Savo Heleta.

This article appeared in the Mail & Guardian, Education of 18 November 2016, written by NMMU academic, Zolisa Marawu, along with academics from other institutions of higher learning in South Africa.

This article appeared in the Grocott`s Mail, Makana Sharp! publication of 18 November 2016.

This article appeared in The Edge of 17 November 2016.

This article appeared in The Conversation of 16 November 2016, written by the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Professor Rose Boswell.

https://theconversation.com/tax-systems-are-inhumane-its-time-this-changed-68239

This article appeared in the Herald of 16 November 2016.

http://www.heraldlive.co.za/my-heraldlive/2016/11/16/pretty-costumes-heavy-cost/

This article appeared in The New Age of 14 November 2016.

This article appeared in the Sunday Times, Business Times Careers of 13 November 2016.

This article appeared in the Herald of 10 November 2016.

This article appeared in the Machinery & Accessories Market publication of 1 October 2016.

This article appeared in The New Age of 8 November 2016.

This article appeared in the Weekend Post of 5 November 2016, written by NMMU academic, Pedro Mzileni.

This article appeared in the Herald of 7 November 2016.

This article appeared in the Herald of 5 November 2016.

This article appeared in the Herald of 7 November 2016.

This article appeared in the Herald of 3 November 2016.

This article appeared in the Herald of 4 November 2016.

This article appeared in the eHealth News of 2 November 2016, written by Professor at the School of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and Director of the Center for Community TechnologiesProfessor Darelle van Greunen

 

http://ehealthnews.co.za/prof-darelle-van-greunen/

This article appeared in the Herald of 2 November 2016.

This article appeared in the Herald of 2 November 2016.

This article appeared in The Conversation of 31 October 2016, written by Associate Professor, Soil Science & Plant Production at the School of Natural Resource Management, Raymond Auerbach.

https://theconversation.com/organic-farming-gets-a-bad-rap-why-it-shouldnt-65736

This artcle appeared in The New Age of 1 November 2016.

NMMU remains closed
10/10/2016

NMMU remains closed until further notice. 

This article appeared in the Freight & Trading Weekly publication of 7 October 2016.

This article appeared in the Herald of 6 October 2016.

This article appeared in the Eastern Cape Industrial & Business News of 1 September 2016.

This opinion piece appeared in the Herald of 4 October 2016, written by Executive Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economic Sciences, Dr Ismail Lagardien

Minister of Higher Education and Training, Dr BE Nzimande's Statement on Government's 2017 Fee Support to Students from Poor, Working and Middle Class Families
 
Released in Pretoria on 19 September 2016

This article appeared in The Conversation of 21 September 2016, written by  and NMMU's Researcher at the Centre for Integrated Post-School Education and Training (CIPSET), .

https://theconversation.com/free-education-is-possible-if-south-africa-moves-beyond-smoke-and-mirrors-65805

This article appeared in the Weekend Post of 17 September 2016.

This article appeared in the Herald of 19 September 2016.

This article appeared in the Daily Dispatch of 14 September 2016.

This opinion piece appeared in the Herald of 14 September 2016, written by Acting Chief Executive of the NMMU Trust, Dr Denver Webb.

This article appeared in the Herald of 13 September 2016.

This is an opinion piece written by Faculty of Business and Economic Sciences Executive Dean, Dr Ismail Lagardien, which appeared in the Herald of 13 September 2016.

This article appeared in the Herald of 13 September 2016.

This article appeared in the Herald of 12 September 2016.

This article appeared on the Business Day website on 12 September 2016.

http://www.bdlive.co.za/business/innovation/2016/09/12/port-elizabeth-surfing-a-wave-of-software-success

This article appeared in the Herald of 8 September 2016.

This article appeared in the Herald of 8 September 2016.

This article appeared in The Conversation of 5 September 2016, written by the Exacutive Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Rose Boswell

https://theconversation.com/the-heritage-of-hair-stories-of-resilience-and-creativity-64786

This article appeared in the Herald of 5 September 2016. 

This article appeared in the Herald of 5 September 2016.

This article appeared in the Cape Argus of 2 September 2016. 

This article appeared in the Herald of 2 September 2016. 

This article appeared in the Herald of 1 September 2016. 

This article appeared in the City Press of 28 August 2016.

This article appeared in the Herald of 29 August 2016.

This article appeared in the Cape Argus of 26 August 2016. 

This article appeared in The New Age of 26 August 2016. 

This article appeared in The Edge of 24 August 2016.

This article appeared in The New Age of 23 August 2016. 

This article appeared on the Weekend Post of 20 August 2016.

This article appeared in the Mail & Guardian of 19  August 2016. 

This article appeared in The New Age (Northern Cape) of 19 August 2016.

This article appeared in The New Age (Northern Cape) of 18 August 2016. 

This article appeared in the Conversation of 18 August 2016, written by NMMU academic, Ongama Mtimka

https://theconversation.com/south-africa-faces-a-bumpy-political-ride-as-eff-declines-to-join-coalitions-64088

This article appeared in the Herald of 17 August 2016.

This article appeared in the Herald of 17 August 2016. 

This feature article on NMMU's School fo Art & Design, appeared in the August 2016 edition of Sawubona magazine. 

This article appeared in The Conversation of 4 August 2016, written by Doctoral Candidate at NMMU, Stewart Maganga

https://theconversation.com/under-the-influence-of-bob-marley-the-timeless-music-man-63347

This article appeared on the Saturday Star of 31 July 2016, written by Heather Dugmore on NMMU's mobile clinic.

These articles appeared in the Saturday Star and Pretoria News of 30 July 2016 and 1 August 2016 respectively.

This article appeared in The Herald of 28 July 2016.

This article appeared in The Conversation of 26 July 2016, written by Associate Professor of Political Science, Joleen Steyn Kotze

https://theconversation.com/why-the-battle-for-nelson-mandela-bay-has-captured-south-africas-attention-63063

This opinion piece appeared in The Herald of 27 July 2016, written by Acting DVC: Institutional Support, Lebogang Hashatse

This article appeared in the Saturday Weekend Argus of 23 July 2016.

Interview between Pedro Mzileni (News24) and Prof Rose Boswell, Dean of Arts at NMMU

http://voices.news24.com/pedro-mzileni/2016/07/interview-pedro-mzileni-professor-rose-boswell-dean-arts-nmmu-transformation/
This article by DENEESHA PILLAY appeared on the Business Day website on JULY 21 2016, 19:25

This article appeared in The Conversation of 20 July 2016, written by Associate Professor and Head of Department of Political and Conflict Studies, Lyn Snodgrass

https://theconversation.com/south-africas-politicians-must-guard-against-killer-narratives-62562

This article appeared in the Herald of 20 July 2016. 

This article appeared in the Herald of 19 July 2016. 

This article appeared in the opinion section of the Herald on 19 July 2016, written by Executive Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economic Sciences, Dr Ismail Lagardien.

This article appeared in the Kouga Express of 14 July 2016. 

This article appeared in the sport section of The Herald on 15 July 2016. 

This article appeared in The Conversation of 13 July 2016, written by Director of the Center for Law in Action in NMMU's Faculty of Law, Hennie Van As

https://theconversation.com/africa-needs-collaboration-and-support-to-tackle-crime-at-sea-61828

This article appeared in The New Age of 13 July 2016. 

This article appeared in the Herald of 11 June 2016. 

This article appeared in the news archive section of the University of Free State's website on 7 July 2016. 

http://www.ufs.ac.za/templates/archive.aspx?news=7809&cat=1

This article appeared in the South African Golf Association news page on 5 July 2016. 

http://www.saga.co.za/news/news/nmmu-take-flight-at-ussa-championship/?id=61&entryId=2408

This article appeared in the Mail & Guardian, Getting Ahead of 1 July 2016. It has been written by NMMU's Executive Dean of the Faculty of Education, Dr Muki Moeng.

This article about the links between NMMU and The University of Southampton in the UK appeared on their website 

https://isoton.wordpress.com/2016/06/29/building-international-links-with-south-africa-nelson-mandela-metropolitan-university-visit/

 

This article appeared on Defence Web on 20 June 2016. Defence Web is Africa's leading defence news portal.

http://bit.ly/28KBG0x

This article appeared in the Herald of 15 June 2016.

NMMU's Professor Elmarie Venter was one of the six winners of the BWA Investec 2016 Regional Business Achievers Awards.

This article appeared in the Herald of 14 June 2016. 

This story appeared in the Cape Argus of 13 June 2016, written by Nicky Willemse

This appeared in The Conversation of 9 June 2016, written by NMMU academic, Miemie Struwig

This article appeared in The Conversation of 8 June 2016, written by Salim Vally, Enver Motala, Leigh-Ann Naidoo, Mondli Hlatshwayo, Rasigan Maharajh & Researcher at the Centre for Integrated Post-School Education & Training (CIPET) at NMMU, Zolisa Marawu

This article appeared in the Herald of 9 June 2016, covering the media briefing session that was hosted by top university management on Wednesday, 8 June 2016.

This article appeared in the Weekend Post of 4 June 2016.

This column appeared in The Herald of 8 June 2016, written by the Acting Deputy-Vice Chancellor: Institutional Support, Lebogang Hashatse

This article appeared on page 12 of the Sunday Times (Gauteng), Lifestyle Magazine of 5 June 2016. 

This article appeared in the latest Engineering News (Vol 36, No19) of 20 - 26 May 2016, written by Chris Ettmayr and NMMU's Director of the School of Economics, Development and Tourism, Hendrick Loyd.

http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/print-version/the-impact-of-local-content-rules-in-renewables-sector-questioned-2016-05-20

This article appeared in the City Press on 25 May 2016, written by Heather Dugmore.

http://city-press.news24.com/News/welcome-to-the-future-of-internet-20160521

This article appeared in The Herald of 20 May 2016, written by Devon Koen.  

This article appeared in The Star of 18 May 2016, written by Heather Dugmore.

This article appeared on Business Day Live on 16 May 2016, written by Dean of the Faculty of Business & Economic Sciences, Dr Ismail Lagerdien.

http://www.bdlive.co.za/opinion/2016/05/16/economics-fails-to-factor-in-role-of-ethics

This article appeared in 16 May 2016's Business Day, The Monday Section, written by Heather Dugmore

This article appeared in The Conversation of 10 May 2016, written by Head of Department of Political and Conflict Studies, Lyn Snodgrass

http://theconversation.com/trump-and-zuma-worlds-apart-but-bound-by-patriarchy-and-sexism-58351

This article appeared in The Conversation of 10 May 2016, written by NMMU academic, Stewart Maganga

http://theconversation.com/its-time-to-bust-the-myth-that-africa-doesnt-produce-scientific-innovators-58087

This article was written by NMMU's Professor Heather Nel and appeared in the University World News Global Edition Issue 412 of 6 May 2016

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20160506114400451&mode=print

This article appeared in The Conversation of 4 May 2016, written by NMMU academics, Miemie Struwig and Heidi Janse Van Rensburg

http://theconversation.com/sustainability-reporting-why-south-african-companies-need-to-up-their-game-58307

This article appeared in the National Research Foundation website on 4 May 2016. 

http://www.nrf.ac.za/media-room/news/sa-and-uk-establish-research-chairs-strengthen-research-and-innovation

This article appeared on the Sowetan Live on 29 April 2016.

http://goo.gl/rYCePV

This article appeared in the Star newspaper of 22 April 2016, written by Heather Dugmore

This article appeared in The Conversation of 19 April 2016, written by NMMU Associate Professor of Political Science, Joleen Steyn-Kotze.

http://theconversation.com/how-south-africas-nelson-mandela-bay-may-be-the-ancs-mini-waterloo-58010

This article appeared in The Herald, La Femme of 20 April 2016. 

This article appeared in The Conversation of 11 April 2016. It was written by NMMU's Associate Professor of Political Science, Joleen Steyn Kotze

https://theconversation.com/why-zumas-african-way-is-at-odds-with-the-african-unions-vision-57589

This article appeared in The Conversation of 7 April 2016, written by NMMU Lecturer and PhD Candidate in the Department of Political & Conflict Studies, Ongama Mtimka

https://theconversation.com/why-state-capture-is-a-regressive-step-for-any-society-56837

This article appeared today (6 April 2016) on the American Health Alliance website. The article can be accessed at http://www.aiha.com/2016/04/05/world-health-worker-week-celebrating-mid-level-pharmacists-in-south-africa/

This article appeared in the Sunday Times, Lifestyle Magazine of 3 April 2016. 

This article, about an NMMU Alumnus, appeared in The Sowetan on 1 April 2016 written by Patience Bambalenebambalelep@sowetan.co.za 

This article appeared in The Herald, La Femme of 30 March 2016. 

This article appeared in The Herald, La Femme of 30 March 2016.

This article appeared in The Herald, La Femme of 23 March 2016.

This article appeared in The Conversation of 21 March 2016, written by NMMU academic, Lyn Snodgrass

https://theconversation.com/lessons-from-cuba-about-reclaiming-symbols-of-a-painful-past-56636

This article appeared in The Conversation of 18 March 2016, written by NMMU academics, Craig Tambling & Graham Kerley of the Centre for African Conservation Ecology. 

https://theconversation.com/how-bringing-back-predators-can-change-the-way-prey-behaves-56216

This article appeared in The Conversation of 14 March 2016, written by NMMU academic, Joleen Steyn Kotze

https://theconversation.com/south-african-born-free-students-see-the-world-through-the-prism-of-race-56085

This article appeared in The Conversation of 9 March 2016, written by NMMU Manager of Internationalisation at Home and Research in the Department of International Education, Savo Heleta.

https://theconversation.com/academics-can-change-the-world-if-they-stop-talking-only-to-their-peers-55713

This article appeared in The Conversation of 8 March 2016 by NMMU academic Giovanni Poggi.

https://theconversation.com/how-south-africans-can-use-their-constitution-to-fight-for-social-justice-54927

This article appeared in The Herald of 26 February 2016.

http://ow.ly/YMbTe

This article appeared in The Conversation of 26 February 2016, written by NMMU Lecturer and PhD Candidate in the Department of Political & Conflict Studies, Ongama Mtimka.

https://theconversation.com/south-african-finance-minister-forced-to-walk-a-difficult-political-tightrope-55345

This article appeared in The Herald on 20 February 2016 written by Gillian McAinsh. 

SOUTH African designers, industry insiders, fashionistas and the general public voted a shawl by Port Elizabeth designer Laduma Ngxokolo as the winner of the Most Beautiful Object in South Africa at the Design Indaba in Cape Town yesterday.

This article appeared in The Conversation on 18 Febraury 2016, written by NMMU's Prof Heather Nel.

https://theconversation.com/why-universities-need-brave-bold-leaders-more-than-ever-54666

 

This article appeared on bdlive on 18 February 2016 by Heather Dugmore.

http://www.bdlive.co.za/life/health/2016/02/18/mobile-project-may-transform-patient-management-in-africa

The Department of Arts and Culture’s national South African Cultural Observatory is announcing its first annual national workshop which is being held in Johannesburg on 19 February 2016.

This article appeared on The Conversation of 9 February 2016 written by Lyn SnodgrassAssociate Professor and Head of Department of Political and Conflict Studies at NMMU.

https://theconversation.com/deepening-inequality-is-the-high-price-students-will-pay-for-free-education-54350

Thia article appeared in Business Day Live on 8 February 2016, written by Heather Dugmore

http://www.bdlive.co.za/opinion/2016/02/08/new-approach-needed-to-outfox-costly-predators

This article appeared in The Herald of 4 February.

PORT Elizabeth sports administrator Riaan Osman has ticked off a long-held life goal from his bucket list after being appointed manager of the SA U19 cricket team that competed in Bangladesh last week.

This article appeared in The Herald of 3 February 2016 

http://www.heraldlive.co.za/language-course-passport-travel/

FOR the dozen students who have just finished a sought-after course in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Tesol), language will be their passport to travel the world.

This article appeared on RNews on 26 January 2016

http://www.rnews.co.za/content/

CDC OFFERS WORLD-CLASS ICT AND RESEARCH SERVICES TO INVESTORS

THE NMMU school of architecture is hosting a three-week international architectural workshop, offering students and members of the public an opportunity to engage with internationally acclaimed architects.

This article, written by NMMU's Savo Heleta, appeared in The Conversation of 26 January 2016.

https://theconversation.com/why-south-africas-plans-to-militarise-humanitarian-work-are-misguided-53391

This article appeared in the Weekend Post of 23 January 2016, written by Devon Koen.

This article appeared in The Herald of 25 January, written by Devon Koen.

NMMU's Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Institutional Support, Dr Sibongile Muthwa along with NMMU students were interviewed on SABC News on Saturday, 23 January. The topic was mainly the debt relief being offered by the university. View the footage below.

This article appeared in The Herald e-edition of 22 January 2016, written by Riaan Marais.

AFTER 15 years of research and testing, an innovative maintenance and repair technique developed by Port Elizabeth researchers is ready to be rolled out globally.

It could potentially save the international energy sector billions of rands.

A laugh at the end of the tunnel

This article, written by Lyn Snodgrass Associate Professor and Head of Department of Political and Conflict Studies at NMMU, appeared in The Times e-edition and was orginally published in The Conversation.

IN THE PHOTO:  Jon Stewart with Trevor Noah at the 67th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Governors Ball in Los Angeles, California recently. Reuters/Mario Anzuoni

Why universities should start taking social media far more seriously.

This article appeared in the The Conversation of 18 January 2016. Authored by , Professor in the Department of Business Mangement and Lecturer in Development Studies.

https://theconversation.com/why-universities-should-start-taking-social-media-far-more-seriously-52990

This article appeared in the Weekend Post on 9 January 2016 - written by Devon Koen

This article was first published in The Conversation on 29 December 2015, written by Professor Lyn Snodgrass, Associate Professor and Head of Department of Political and Conflict Studies, NMMU

NMMU http://www.timeslive.co.za/politics/2015/12/29/Getting-to-grips-with-why-race-is-still-a-divisive-issue-in-South-Africa

This article appeared in the University World News, 11 December 2015 Issue No:394

http://www.universityworldnews.com/article.php?story=20151209130621741

This article appeared in The Herald of 11 December 2015 - written by Devon Koen.

Thousands of scientists have gathered in Pretoria for the South African Science Forum aim to showcase South African innovation to the world. NMMU's coal/algae innovation was showcased. Watch the clip from an ENCA news boradcast on 8 December.

http://www.enca.com/media/video/thousands-scientists-gather-sa-science-forum

This opinion piece appeared in The Herald of 7 December 2015 and was written by Mkuseli Jack.
NMMU vice-chancellor Prof Derrick Swartz was in an upbeat mood and in high spirits last week, at a function at which his university was conferring highly prestigious awards on two prominent citizens, Moki Cekisani, and Port Elizabeth-born and Cape Town-based Themba Mvusi.

This article appeared in the Herald on 20 October 2015.
Written by NMMU academic, Lynn Snodgrass. 

 

 

 

These insights from the Beyers Naudé Memorial Lecture are courtsesy of the Kagiso Trust

Whales in Algoa Bay
10/11/2015

This article appeared in the Weekend Argus on 17 October 2015 - written by Nicky Willemse. The full article can be accessed from clicking on the image below.

This article appeared in The Conversattion of November 4, 2015 and was written by NMMU academic, Joleen Steyn Kotze

https://theconversation.com/university-students-are-becoming-a-new-kind-of-democratic-citizen-49916?

This article written by LUBABALO NGCUKANA appeared in the City Press on 1 November 2015

lubabalo.ngcukana@citypress.co.za

Former president Thabo Mbeki has weighed in on the #FeesMustFall protests, blasting universities for not producing enough science graduates and researchers, particularly young black ones.