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The corresponding author of the study is Richard Matzopoulos of the School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, who is also a specialist scientist at the Burden of Disease Research Unit at the South African Medical Research Council. The study ...
In a thoughtful and wide ranging interview, Dr Ruth Hall of the South African Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies at the University of the Western Cape makes a telling point. Land reform has become equated with farming whereas the most pressing land hunger in this country is for well located ...

In 2008 she was awarded an Honorary Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administrations from the Walter Sisulu University, and in 2009 Achiever of the Year by Business Against Crime in the Western Cape and a Lifetime Achievement Award at the Ernst & Young World Entrepreneur Awards.
"South Africa is a deeply divided country," said Schwella, who is also a professor of public leadership at Stellenbosch University in Western Cape. ... But it wasn't until mid-February that the national government declared the ongoing drought a national disaster in Western Cape and two neighboring ...
Other board members include: Professor Adam Habib, University of the Witwatersrand vice-chancellor; Professor Nico Cloete, director of the Centre for Higher Education Trust; Dr Bhekinkosi Moyo, head of the Southern Africa Trust; Professor Goolam Mohamedbhai, former Association of African Universities ...
The DA called on the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) council, with the help of the higher education and training department, to decisively stamp out corruption at its ... "The presence of corruption in university residences needs urgent forensic investigation at CPUT and other universities.

The treatments developed through the research collaboration with the University of the Western Cape aim to slow the spread of tuberculosis, which is the ... Chiedza Maponga, PharmD, director of the School of Pharmacy in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Zimbabwe, will also participate.
Police probing whether a repeat rapist may be stalking female students at the University of the Western Cape have issued an identikit. They are appealing to members of the public to assist. This comes after they received a second rape complaint with the same modus operandi in a year. Police have ...
Commencing immediately, an exciting opportunity exists for an Administration Officer to provide a broad range of facility and building management support services to the Western Cape College (WCC) Grounds, Facilities, and Projects Coordinator, including the management and coordination of the WCC Weipa Campus ...
On Tuesday, the crew were hosted by the University of Western Cape management; the High Commissioner of India to South Africa, Ruchira Kamboj; the deputy director of Sport and Recreation, Sumayya Khan; and Health MEC Nomafrench Mbombo. Kamboj congratulated the women on breaking the ...
Cape Town - Police are searching for a rape suspect who allegedly attacked a 20-year-old student at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) in Bellville on March 3. Police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Andre Traut said the woman was walking to a university residence to look for her friend when the ...
I visited the University of Western Cape Dental Hospital yesterday and was amazed to see that not only could I flush with municipal drinking water. Not only could I flush but I couldn't stop the flow of water in the toilet as it is an automated unit. It only stopped after flushing down an estimated 30 – 50 liters ...
... Silicon Cape and RIIS, with other partners, have launched an open innovation challenge looking for agri-water technology innovations in an effort to address the water crisis in South Africa's Western Cape. The challenge is inviting submissions from entrepreneurs, universities and other interested parties, ...
And the weather services say their latest long-term predictions for rainfall in the south-western Cape, which suggest Cape Town may get above normal ... Kevin Winter, head of the University of Cape Town's (UCT) Future Water Institute, said while scrapping Day Zero may have a calming effect on the public, ...
“Droughts are a natural phenomenon in the Western Cape and the effect of climate changes is that it magnifies all weather events – both drought and flooding – and makes them less easy to predict,” says Dr Piotr Wolski, a hydrologist in the climate system analysis group at the University of Cape Town.
Two short-listed candidates — UCT deputy vice-chancellor for research Mamokgethi Phakeng the and University of the Western Cape deputy vice-chancellor for academic affairs Vivienne Lawack — were interviewed last week. The BAC held a lunch time picket at UCT to draw attention to its unhappiness ...
The winter rains fill the six large dams around the city that form the core of the Western Cape Water Supply System (WCWSS), which services the vast majority ... Using historical rainfall data, Piotr Wolski of the Climate Systems Analysis Group at the University of Cape Town has determined that a multi-year ...

“You can literally wipe out a species by developing an area not bigger than a tennis court,” says Adam West, an ecologist at the University of Cape Town. In an 8 ... Western Cape province is “aware of the concerns,” a spokesperson says, and authorities have “engaged with the relevant role players to find ...
The Western Cape's housing market is expected to underperform in 2018 and Gauteng's may be improving‚ according to FNB's Property Barometer. ... Prof Cyril Mbatha from the University of SA (Unisa) warned that the water crisis in the Western Cape could lead to other catastrophes if not addressed ...
says Helen Zille, former Cape Town mayor and the current premier of South Africa's Western Cape province, in a guest newspaper column published earlier this year ... "I'm not sure if we'll be able to avert Day Zero," says Kevin Winter, lead researcher at an urban water group at the University of Cape Town.
Engen's Maths and Science Schools (EMSS) held an awards ceremony held at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology on Saturday, March 3rd to ... Claremont High School matriculant Uri Engelbrecht came top in the Western Cape and was named the third best performer nationally, beating out more ...
The boys from Stellenbosch will be hoping to keep their undefeated record this season intact when they host their University of Cape Town counterparts. Maties come off a tough 30-30 draw away at Wits after conceding a seven-point try in the dying moments. Despite the draw, Maties remain at the summit ...
The study refutes common sense explanations of higher education success and failure that continue to dominate in our universities. ... Professor Delia Marshall (Faculty of Natural Science at the University of the Western Cape) and Dr Disaapele Mogashana (student success coach and consultant at True ...
She was the party agent for the ANC in the Western Cape for every election since the first democratic elections in 1994," said Modack. He said she was an activist in her own right and supported her husband so that he could play a greater role in society. Faieza, who held a masters degree in public health, ...
Yet, things are changing in Mankosi. A research team at the University of the Western Cape has worked with residents to develop a solar powered wireless community network. The Zenzeleni Networks project — Zenzeleni means “do it yourself” in isiXhosa, the Eastern Cape's most prevalent language — is, ...
Ramaphosa also won the most nominations in the Western Cape, Northern Cape and Eastern Cape, while Dlamini-Zuma was backed by the Free State and North West, and by a small majority in Mpumalanga who stated their preferences. Susan Booysen, a professor at the University of Witwatersrand's ...
The Smart Meter System was developed by the University of Stellenbosch, who started Bridgiot to support the installations. The Western Cape Department of Educated (WCED) has partnered with, Shoprite, Bridgiot and Cape Talk in the campaign aimed at saving water at schools. Schafer says she has ...
Desalinated sea water poses a probable health risk to Capetonians, say scientists from the Western Cape's top universities. ... A team led by Professor Leslie Petrik, of the environmental and nano-science group at the University of the Western Cape, writes in the December edition of the SA Journal of ...
The conference, hosted last month by South African non-governmental organisation Inyathelo at Stellenbosch in the Western Cape, considered how the country's universities and those in other African countries should take greater advantage of growing philanthropic support for higher education to meet ...
Lisa O'Malley, 37, was working as a deputy principal at the Western Cape College when her home was raided in late October with police allegedly locating a quantity of cannabis. She has been charged with one count each of possession of dangerous drugs and possession of a utensil and appeared in the ...
... a joint statement by the City of Cape Town, the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), the Desmond Tutu TB Centre at Stellenbosch University, Anova Health Institute, Kheth'Impilo, Medecins Sans Frontieres, Ekhayavac, Equal Education, and the Social Justice Coalition said in a joint statement on Saturday.
In February 2014, Kraan-Korteweg and Michelle Cluver, an astronomer at the University of Western Cape in South Africa, set out to map the Vela Supercluster over a six-night observing run at the Anglo-Australian Telescope in Australia. Kraan-Korteweg, of the University of Cape Town, knew where the gas ...
In February 2014, Kraan-Korteweg and Michelle Cluver, an astronomer at the University of Western Cape in South Africa, set out to map the ...
Considering an artistic career in South Africa means entering into an old but all too relevant debate about what art's role in society should be.
This temporary vacancy is open to Expressions of Interest and accordingly any appointment (and extension to this appointment) will not extend beyond 12 ...
It is the Western Cape universities, together with the University of the ... Higher Education Minister Hlengiwe Mkhize cautioned journalists last ...
The University of Cape Town has erected several large tents on its rugby fields ... report by the Commission on Higher Education and implementation of free ... by the Western Cape High Court against the disruption of university activities. ... of the state and universities to provide free, quality and decolonised ...
The University of the Western Cape. Picture: ... The institution is the last of the province's universities to get their final examinations underway.
University management has arranged an examination venue on the ... The University of the Western Cape (UWC) spokesperson Luthando ...
The University of the Western Cape says it hopes government gives it ... on the Fees Commission report which has found free higher education ...
CAPE TOWN - Exams at Cape universities are set to start this week despite ... The University of the Western Cape's Luthando Tyalibongo says ...
FILE: Students mill about outside the Cape Peninsula University of ... CAPE TOWN - Examinations at Western Cape Universities are set to start ...
... on the platform from 24 of 26 of South Africa's universities. ... a family, Hirome battled to fund his fees at the University of the Western Cape.
University of Cape Town students and staff who are Vodacom subscribers ... of the 23 South African universities, including UCT, with free internet access. ... Vodacom managing executive for the Western Cape region Alberts Breed ... providing access to higher education and further education and training.
CAPE TOWN - Students and staff at the University of Cape Town (UCT) ... 19 of the 23 South African universities, including UCT, with free internet access. ... Vodacom Managing Executive for Western Cape Region, Alberts Breed ... role in providing access to higher education, further education and training.
The “badly damaged” undercroft at St Mark's Church in District Six following an arson attack on the building at the Cape Peninsula University of ...
Students design system to save university thousands of litres of water ... at Stellenbosch University in the drought stricken Western Cape are ...
Free internet access for university students ... of the 23 South African Universities, including the University of Cape Town (UCT), with free ... Vodacom managing executive for the Western Cape region, Alberts Breed, said their ...
Western Cape dam levels remain critically low ... Meanwhile, University of Cape Town (UCT) researchers say that harvesting stormwater may ...
A group of fourth-year nursing students at the University of The Western Cape are to raise funds to help set up projects to address the issue.


 

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