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Kovsie First Year Moot Court Competition - TuksLaw triumphs (again)! - 20/10/2014
From Faculty of Law

The University of Pretoria TuksLaw teams proved again that they are indeed the cream of the crop at the 10th Annual First Year Kovsie Moot Court Competition which was hosted by the University of the Free State from 2 to 6 October 2014.

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Opinion: Conflict Transformation in Kenya - 20/10/2014
From Department of Political Sciences

Ms Toyin Ajao, Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Political Sciences, recently published an article on the Ushahidi crowdsourcing platform on the Kujenga Amani website.

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Passing of Dr Sarah van Wyk - 20/10/2014
From Faculty of Education

It is with sadness that we announce that Dr Sarah van Wyk, who was a staff member in the Faculty of Education for 25 years, has passed away at the age of 91. A memorial service will be held today, 20 October at 12:00 at the Dutch Reformed Church Lynnwood.

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Launch of photographic exhibition at University of Pretoria celebrates Australia’s contribution to the new South Africa - 20/10/2014
From Department of University Relations

Prof Cheryl de la Rey, Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria (UP) was joined by the Minister of Women in The Presidency, Susan Shabangu , and the Acting High Commissioner of Australia, Chris Munn at the launch of a new photographic exhibition titled Celebrating 20 years of democracy: Australia’s contribution to the new South Africa.

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Limpopo’s tomato growers have to face up to climate change - 20/10/2014
From Department of University Relations

Limpopo Province produces 66% of the total annual tonnage of tomatoes grown in South Africa. The province is also deemed particularly vulnerable to the impact of climate change, partly because it is exposed to extreme weather events. A new study demonstrates the extent to which current climate change scenarios are likely to impact tomato production and proposes possible methods for farmers to mitigate the impact.

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