• BA Honours Degree in SiSwati On Offer Next Year

    BA Honours Degree in SiSwati On Offer Next Year

    The University of Mpumalanga will from next year introduce a postgraduate programme Bachelor of Arts Honours in SiSwati. The Faculty of Economics, Development and Business Science under the School of Social Sciences will offer the course. Head of the School of Social Sciences, Professor Calvin Gwandure, said the Honours Degree in SiSwati would open work opportunities

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  • Cyber Attack: University Averts R100 Million Loss

    Cyber Attack: University Averts R100 Million Loss

    The University of Mpumalanga (UMP) revealed at the weekend that it had suffered a cyber attack that could have cost the institution R100 million but the threat had been resolved for much less. The incident that was said to be an “attempted hacking” was reported at a Council of the UMP meeting on Thursday. The

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  • Jewelry Made Of Recycled Paper Uniting Women

    Jewelry Made Of Recycled Paper Uniting Women

    Evelyne Ndikumana is a 37-year-old Burundian artist and painter who transforms recycled paper into jewelry and paints postcards. She has been in this line of work for 15 years. In March 2021, she attended a training program of the 2EB business hub, which was set up by the government of Burundi to support youth and

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  • Missing Cat Emerges, Mabuza Opens Summit

    Missing Cat Emerges, Mabuza Opens Summit

    Deputy President David Mabuza appeared in public on Wednesday after mounting speculation over his whereabouts and state of his health. Towards the end of June, the Presidency said Mabuza would be visiting Russia for a scheduled medical consultation. Mabuza’s opening address at the 4th Human Resource Development Council Summit in Midrand ended speculation that he

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  • UNICEF: Too Many Kids Missing Out On School

    UNICEF: Too Many Kids Missing Out On School

    UNICEF estimates that 40 percent of all school-aged children across Eastern and Southern Africa are not in school mostly due to Covid-19 induced closures. The re-closing of schools mid-year due to recent Covid-19 surges has affected more than 32 million children. Some of the schoolchildren failed to return when their schools opened earlier this year.

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  • Wanton Destruction Of Schools Is Senseless

    Wanton Destruction Of Schools Is Senseless

    More than 130 schools were vandalised in KwaZulu-Natal and over 43 others were destroyed and had equipment stolen in Gauteng, the department of basic education said at the weekend. Schools are scheduled to re-open on Monday. “We want to express our deep concern about what has happened in our schools in recent weeks,” said basic education

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