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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, ...


 

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