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AllAfrica.com
Study Links Wage Increase to Job Losses On Farmsworkers did cause a drop in employment, new research by the Southern Africa Lab
Study Links Wage Increase to Job Losses On Farms
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
workers did cause a drop in employment, new research by the Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit at the University of Cape Town suggests. However, the researchers were unable to determine exactly how many jobs the wage increase... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Gordhan adamant a new SAA board can bring positive changebring about positive change at the national carrier. Gordhan made the remarks
Gordhan adamant a new SAA board can bring positive change
Eye Witness News / Posted 14 hours ago
bring about positive change at the national carrier. Gordhan made the remarks on the sidelines of a campaign event at the University of Cape Town last night. WATCH: Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan believes social grants are a temporary... Read more
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University of Queensland
Move it or lose itwrote a published commentary about women’s participation in sport. Dr Kolbe Al
Move it or lose it
University of Queensland / Posted 19 hours ago
wrote a published commentary about women’s participation in sport. Dr Kolbe Alexander has an adjunct appointment with the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Media: Dr Tracy Kolbe-Alexander, t.kolbealexander@uq.edu.au, +61 7 3365 6981; Robert... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UCT academics in potential malaria treatment breakthroughhave identified a molecule that could help improve the treatment & prevention o
UCT academics in potential malaria treatment breakthrough
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
have identified a molecule that could help improve the treatment & prevention of malaria. Picture: sxc.hu. UCT,University of Cape Town,malaria Researchers at the institution's Drug Discovery and Development Centre say the molecule has... Read more
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SciDev.net
Debate: What is the future of higher education funding in Africa?activist and writer, who participated in the #RhodesMustFall and #FeesMustFall
Debate: What is the future of higher education funding in Africa?
SciDev.net / Posted 2 days ago
activist and writer, who participated in the #RhodesMustFall and #FeesMustFall movements. He studied engineering at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. Abiodun Momodu, Centre for Energy Research and Development, Obafeme Awowolo... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Agribank Appoints Nghikembua As New CEOin Financial Economics from the University of London; and has completed an Exec
Agribank Appoints Nghikembua As New CEO
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
in Financial Economics from the University of London; and has completed an Executive Development Programme (EDP) from the University of Cape Town. In addition, Nghikembua has completed various Strategy and Leadership courses from the University of... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA has not become more violent since democracyus to the new problem that needs our attention. Anine Kriegler is a Researcher
SA has not become more violent since democracy
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
us to the new problem that needs our attention. Anine Kriegler is a Researcher and Doctoral Candidate in Criminology at University of Cape Town. Mark Shaw is Chair Professor at the University of Cape Town. The views expressed here are not... Read more
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The Zimbabwe Standard
Excellent NIAA Speech and Drama Festival endspractitioner Michael Pearce from the UK, who last came in 2008. Schofield studi
Excellent NIAA Speech and Drama Festival ends
The Zimbabwe Standard / Posted 2 days ago
practitioner Michael Pearce from the UK, who last came in 2008. Schofield studied drama in London, then Biochemistry at the University of Cape Town. She has worked as production assistant and casting director on films in Cape Town. Schofield also... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
For the Love of Yogaa phenomenal transformation in myself and have thus decided that it is time I s
For the Love of Yoga
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
a phenomenal transformation in myself and have thus decided that it is time I shared my story. I graduated from the University of Cape Town with a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics. A very general specialization dare I say simply... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Man hospitalised after fire at UCT residencein hospital. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN CAPE TOWN – A man has been hospitali
Man hospitalised after fire at UCT residence
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 days ago
in hospital. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN CAPE TOWN – A man has been hospitalised after a fire broke out at a residence at University of Cape Town in Rondebosch. The blaze occurred on the 10th floor of the Baxter Road building earlier this... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Education – from crisis to opportunityto be a common sense observation, it is supported by data. The Southern Africa
Education – from crisis to opportunity
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
to be a common sense observation, it is supported by data. The Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit at the University of Cape Town presented research that showed that there is a direct correlation between education and citizens’... Read more
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Daily Maverick
The death of racial reconciliationtheir present situation. This became glaringly obvious when Wanelisa Xaba, a gr
The death of racial reconciliation
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
their present situation. This became glaringly obvious when Wanelisa Xaba, a graduate student in social sciences at the University of Cape Town, made the assertion: “I am living under white supremacy right now”. Xaba is too young ever to have... Read more
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PhysOrg
Albatrosses forage in different areas when on migrationof their preferred food: fish, squid and krill. The team from British Antarcti
Albatrosses forage in different areas when on migration
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
of their preferred food: fish, squid and krill. The team from British Antarctic Survey (BAS), University of Cambridge and University of Cape Town, tracked albatrosses from the sub-Antarctic islands of Bird Island (South Georgia) in the Atlantic... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Aids conference 2016: the gains, the gaps, the next global stepsand now we are fighting for our futures and that’s significant. Linda-Gail Bek
Aids conference 2016: the gains, the gaps, the next global steps
Eye Witness News / Posted 3 days ago
and now we are fighting for our futures and that’s significant. Linda-Gail Bekker is professor of medicine and deputy director of the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre at the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Ca... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UCT's Absurd Reasoning Spits in the Face of the SA Muslim CommunityUniversity of Cape Town (UCT) management has, once again, managed to shove its
UCT's Absurd Reasoning Spits in the Face of the SA Muslim Community
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
University of Cape Town (UCT) management has, once again, managed to shove its foot firmly within its own mouth. This time to the point where its toes are likely tickling its own tonsils. Here's hoping they don't have athlete's foot. On the 22nd of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Researchers to Study Child Behavioral Healthare drawn from institutions such as Makerere University, New York University, C
Researchers to Study Child Behavioral Health
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
are drawn from institutions such as Makerere University, New York University, Columbia University, Oxford University, University of Nairobi, University of Ghana, University of Cape Town, University College London, and University of KwaZul... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Young doctor passionate about little patientsof confirming who the youngest in the country was. Born and bred in Cape Town,
Young doctor passionate about little patients
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
of confirming who the youngest in the country was. Born and bred in Cape Town, Thomas completed her medicine degree at the University of Cape Town before doing her internship in Pretoria and her community service in Witbank, only to return to Cape... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
Student union threatens year-long shutdown over free higher educationThe University of Cape Town's upper campus. (iStock) Johannesburg - Students a
Student union threatens year-long shutdown over free higher education
News 24 South Africa / Posted 3 days ago
The University of Cape Town's upper campus. (iStock) Johannesburg - Students are prepared to go on a year-long holiday should President Jacob Zuma not institute free education from next year, South African Union of Students president (SAUS) Avela... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
El Niño is fading but monthly temperatures still reach record highs despite planswas not tallied up at the time. But new research - from a range of institutions
El Niño is fading but monthly temperatures still reach record highs despite plans
Mail & Guardian / Posted 3 days ago
was not tallied up at the time. But new research - from a range of institutions including the Energy Research Centre at the University of Cape Town - has done that work. Published in the peer-reviewed journal Nature, this research said the... Read more
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Namibia Economist
Plains packagingof smoking in the recent past were largely because of poverty and limited adver
Plains packaging
Namibia Economist / Posted 4 days ago
of smoking in the recent past were largely because of poverty and limited advertising, says Hana Ross, a researcher at the University of Cape Town. But companies have caught on: in Zimbabwe recent advertisements cheerfully boasted: “Not British.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UCT Stops Controversial Danish Editor From Delivering Academic Freedom LectureFlemming Rose, who published Prophet Mohammed cartoons, was invited to deliver
UCT Stops Controversial Danish Editor From Delivering Academic Freedom Lecture
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Flemming Rose, who published Prophet Mohammed cartoons, was invited to deliver the annual TB Davie Memorial lecture The University of Cape Town (UCT) has stopped Flemming Rose from delivering the 2016 TB Davie Memorial Lecture. Rose, was invited by... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Debunking the Myth of Violent Crime in SAthe authors Anine Kriegler is a researcher with the Institute for Safety Gover
Debunking the Myth of Violent Crime in SA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
the authors Anine Kriegler is a researcher with the Institute for Safety Governance in the Global South at the University of Cape Town. She holds Master's degrees from both UCT and Cambridge University, and is a Doctoral candidate in... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
UCT bans guest lecturerAn advertisement for Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten in Copenhagen. (tsca, Wik
UCT bans guest lecturer
News 24 South Africa / Posted 5 days ago
An advertisement for Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten in Copenhagen. (tsca, Wikimedia Commons) Cape Town - The University of Cape Town (UCT) has stopped Flemming Rose from delivering the 2016 TB Davie Memorial Lecture. Rose, was invited by UCT’s... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Academics call for reinstatement of axed SABC journalistsout about censorship and queried the SABC's editorial policy following several
Academics call for reinstatement of axed SABC journalists
Eye Witness News / Posted 5 days ago
out about censorship and queried the SABC's editorial policy following several turbulent weeks at the public broadcaster. University of Cape Town professor Herman Wasserman says, “As educators we try to instill the value of freedom of speech,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Facts Show Nation Has Not Become More Violent Since DemocracyanalysisBy Anine Kriegler, University of Cape Town and Mark Shaw Given the wei
Facts Show Nation Has Not Become More Violent Since Democracy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
analysisBy Anine Kriegler, University of Cape Town and Mark Shaw Given the weight people place on crime as an indicator of national health in South Africa, there is an urgent need for demystification around crime trends. For many South Africans,... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Dog torture and killing may reflect children’s experience‚ says psychologistlater killed by children in Mannenberg‚ had been making the rounds. Dr Catheri
Dog torture and killing may reflect children’s experience‚ says psychologist
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
later killed by children in Mannenberg‚ had been making the rounds. Dr Catherine Ward‚ psychology department head at the University of Cape Town‚ said mimicking adults is one of the key ways that children learn behaviour‚ good as well as... Read more
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Eye Witness News
ANALYSIS: Facts show SA hasn't become more violent since democracywhile is not only incorrect, but it may be blinding us to the new problem that
ANALYSIS: Facts show SA hasn't become more violent since democracy
Eye Witness News / Posted 6 days ago
while is not only incorrect, but it may be blinding us to the new problem that needs our attention. Anine Kriegler is researcher and doctoral candidate in criminology, University of Cape Town. Mark Shaw is chair professor, University of Cape... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
‘SABC does not belong to one person or group of people‚’ academics saySABC”. The strongly worded statement was signed by more than 75 high-profile l
‘SABC does not belong to one person or group of people‚’ academics say
Daily Dispatch / Posted 6 days ago
SABC”. The strongly worded statement was signed by more than 75 high-profile lecturers and professors‚ including outspoken University of Cape Town academic Adam Haupt (an associate professor in the university’s Centre for Film and Media Studies)‚... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Statement By Media Educators On SABC Crisisparticipation and rule of law are at stake." Herman Wasserman, Professor and D
Statement By Media Educators On SABC Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
participation and rule of law are at stake." Herman Wasserman, Professor and Director, Centre for Film and Media Studies, University of Cape Town Martha Evans, Senior Lecturer, Centre for Film and Media Studies, University of Cape Town Pippa... Read more
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iol.co.za
HIV and hypertension a growing problemThis is according to Dr Tolu Oni, from the University of Cape Town, who is inve
HIV and hypertension a growing problem
iol.co.za / Posted 6 days ago
This is according to Dr Tolu Oni, from the University of Cape Town, who is investigating the “collision” between HIV and NCDs. “As people living with HIV are living longer, we are facing a new challenge. NCDs pose a new threat to people with HIV,... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
‘SABC does not belong to one person or group of people‚’ academics saySABC”. The strongly worded statement was signed by more than 75 high-profile l
‘SABC does not belong to one person or group of people‚’ academics say
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 6 days ago
SABC”. The strongly worded statement was signed by more than 75 high-profile lecturers and professors‚ including outspoken University of Cape Town academic Adam Haupt (an associate professor in the university's Centre for Film and Media Studies)‚... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Science analyzes rare rapport between birds, peopleby a honeyguide from 33 percent to 66 percent,” said researcher Claire Spottisw
Science analyzes rare rapport between birds, people
Manila Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
by a honeyguide from 33 percent to 66 percent,” said researcher Claire Spottiswoode of the University of Cambridge and the University of Cape Town. “And the overall probability of being shown a bees’ nest from 16 percent to 54 percent compared to... Read more
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Daily Mail
African honeyguide birds aid hunters in rare, sweet partnershipcommunication,' lead author Claire Spottiswoode, an evolutionary biologist who
African honeyguide birds aid hunters in rare, sweet partnership
Daily Mail / Posted 6 days ago
communication,' lead author Claire Spottiswoode, an evolutionary biologist who works at Cambridge University and the University of Cape Town, told Reuters. 'Humans communicate back to honeyguides as well.' RELATED ARTICLES Can you solve... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
African honeyguide birds aid hunters in rare, sweet partnershipcommunication,” lead author Claire Spottiswoode, an evolutionary biologist who
African honeyguide birds aid hunters in rare, sweet partnership
Bangor Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
communication,” lead author Claire Spottiswoode, an evolutionary biologist who works at Cambridge University and the University of Cape Town, told Reuters. “Humans communicate back to honeyguides as well.” The ‘brr-hm’ call “signals to... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Humans and wild birds talk to each other to find honeyharvests, said the study's lead author Dr Claire Spottiswoode of the University
Humans and wild birds talk to each other to find honey
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
harvests, said the study's lead author Dr Claire Spottiswoode of the University of Cambridge in the UK and the University of Cape Town in South Africa. In return, the greater honeyguide (Indicator indicator), which feeds from bees'... Read more
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PhysOrg
How humans and wild birds collaborate to get precious resources of honey and waxpublished in Science today (22 July 2016), evolutionary biologist Dr Claire Spo
How humans and wild birds collaborate to get precious resources of honey and wax
PhysOrg / Posted 7 days ago
published in Science today (22 July 2016), evolutionary biologist Dr Claire Spottiswoode (University of Cambridge and University of Cape Town) and co-authors (conservationists Keith Begg and Dr Colleen Begg of the Niassa Carnivore Project)... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
It's a long walk for funds for cash-strapped varsitiesand the slow pace of transformation. Starting at the University of Witwatersran
It's a long walk for funds for cash-strapped varsities
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
and the slow pace of transformation. Starting at the University of Witwatersrand (Wits) the protest shortly spread to the University of Cape Town (UCT)‚ the University of Pretoria (UP) and Rhodes University (RU) before quickly spreading to other... Read more
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Eye Witness News
WC High Court to hear case against alleged UCT rapistthe prosecution will also determine whether Hlomane will face additional charge
WC High Court to hear case against alleged UCT rapist
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
the prosecution will also determine whether Hlomane will face additional charges for other attacks that took place near the University of Cape Town campus. The court previously heard Hlomane evaded arrest for several months by using various... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Why Healthy Teens Are Taking A Daily Anti-AIDS Pillactive teens between the ages of 15 and 19. Linda-Gail Bekker is the deputy dir
Why Healthy Teens Are Taking A Daily Anti-AIDS Pill
KERA North Texas / Posted 7 days ago
active teens between the ages of 15 and 19. Linda-Gail Bekker is the deputy director of the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre at the University of Cape Town and one of the lead investigators on this pilot study. "I think having [a form of HIV prevention]... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Why Healthy Teens Are Taking A Daily Anti-AIDS Pillactive teens between the ages of 15 and 19. Linda-Gail Bekker is the deputy dir
Why Healthy Teens Are Taking A Daily Anti-AIDS Pill
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
active teens between the ages of 15 and 19. Linda-Gail Bekker is the deputy director of the Desmond Tutu HIV Centre at the University of Cape Town and one of the lead investigators on this pilot study. "I think having [a form of HIV prevention]... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Varsities brace for fee increase as Sasco warns of 'worse' protests than last yearwere always taken after consultation with the SRC, adding: “The decision is tra
Varsities brace for fee increase as Sasco warns of 'worse' protests than last year
Mail & Guardian / Posted 7 days ago
were always taken after consultation with the SRC, adding: “The decision is traditionally announced around November.” The University of Cape Town (UCT) said the announcement of fees for next year was usually ratified by its council in the last... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
MIT gets SA smartsRob and Sam Paddock founded the company in 2008 after helping their father, a p
MIT gets SA smarts
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 7 days ago
Rob and Sam Paddock founded the company in 2008 after helping their father, a property lawyer who lectured at the University of Cape Town, to extend his teaching to professionals who could not attend lectures. Now the company, which has... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Alleged UCT rapist back in the dockis substantial evidence, including video footage and cell phone records, linkin
Alleged UCT rapist back in the dock
Eye Witness News / Posted 7 days ago
is substantial evidence, including video footage and cell phone records, linking Hlomane to a series of rapes near the University of Cape Town campus. He is yet to be charged for all five attacks, but does stand accused of raping and robbing a... Read more
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Daily Maverick
A round-up of fake AIDS ‘cures’knows how this works”. That is because it simply cannot work, Professor Ed Ryb
A round-up of fake AIDS ‘cures’
Daily Maverick / Posted 8 days ago
knows how this works”. That is because it simply cannot work, Professor Ed Rybicki, a professor of microbiology at the University of Cape Town Biopharming Research Unit, who has extensively studied HIV, explained to Africa Check. He said that... Read more
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Eye Witness News
FACT CHECK: A roundup of fake Aids ‘cures’knows how this works”. That is because it simply cannot work, Professor Ed Ryb
FACT CHECK: A roundup of fake Aids ‘cures’
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
knows how this works”. That is because it simply cannot work, Professor Ed Rybicki, a professor of microbiology at the University of Cape Town Biopharming Research Unit, who has extensively studied HIV, explained to Africa Check. He said that... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Nathi Mthethwa Pays Tribute to the Phyllis Ntantala-JordanHealdtown and Lovedale and studied at the University of Fort Hare where she met
Minister Nathi Mthethwa Pays Tribute to the Phyllis Ntantala-Jordan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Healdtown and Lovedale and studied at the University of Fort Hare where she met her husband to be. She also studied at the University of Cape Town. She taught in Kroonstad. The Jordan Family were forced to leave South Africa in the early 1960s on... Read more
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BBC News
South Africa exports online courses back to the Westof academic entrepreneur. The company grew out of a project to help their fath
South Africa exports online courses back to the West
BBC News / Posted 8 days ago
of academic entrepreneur. The company grew out of a project to help their father, a property lawyer who lectured at the University of Cape Town, to extend his teaching to professionals who had no chance of attending lectures. They were aware of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CA Expert Brings Wealth of Knowledge to Krumhukamong communal farmers in Namibia. In 2010 Von Hase was awarded his Bachelor o
CA Expert Brings Wealth of Knowledge to Krumhuk
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
among communal farmers in Namibia. In 2010 Von Hase was awarded his Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Botany by the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Prior to that he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Environmental and Geographical... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Calls for Citizens to Adopt SA's Only Children's Orthopaedic Hospitalin which specialists perform orthopaedic surgery and provide a training platfor
Calls for Citizens to Adopt SA's Only Children's Orthopaedic Hospital
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
in which specialists perform orthopaedic surgery and provide a training platform for post graduate students from the University of Cape Town. The hospital specialises in the medical and surgical treatment of children with physical disability... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Gugu Zulu ‘should have turned back’‚ experts sayCollins. Edmund February‚ an ardent climber and an associate professor in the
Gugu Zulu ‘should have turned back’‚ experts say
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 9 days ago
Collins. Edmund February‚ an ardent climber and an associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Cape Town‚ however‚ believes there could be more deaths on Kilimanjaro which go unreported. “I would imagine... Read more
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