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Tuks FM takes on the world
TuksFM
Gelaai op 19 May 2014

Radio stations from around the world competed in the World Radio Challenge from 6 to 9 May 2014. The challenge consisted of various student radio stations contending for the best radio programme and the longest broadcast. The challenge was the first of its kind and focused on a youth-based global networking channel in order to create content for listeners from their own country and listeners from across the world.

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Sarchi Chair in Sustainable Malaria Control to boost South Africa’s only comprehensive malaria research effort
DUR
Gelaai op 25 Apr 2014

“Malaria is a very complex disease. Trying to stop it is like trying to hit thousands of tennis balls with a teaspoon.” Using this analogy, Lyn-Marie Birkholtz, an associate professor in the Department of Biochemistry and a member of the Centre for Sustainable Malaria Control at the University of Pretoria (UPCSMC) reiterates the importance of on-going, trans-disciplinary research in an effort to eliminate the disease that remains one of Africa’s greatest killers.

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Superhero appointed to help fight malaria
DUR
Gelaai op 24 Apr 2014

Mosquitoes and parasites aren’t the only villains in the battle against malaria. A lack of education, especially in South Africa’s malaria endemic provinces, also does a lot of harm.

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Getting books to our learners by adopting African solutions
DUR
Gelaai op 23 Apr 2014

The biggest challenge facing South African readers is access to books. For everyday South Africans, loading digital texts onto smartphones or tablets isn't a viable solution. You might have heard the saying that we should use African solutions to solve African problems. In this piece, I write about three organisations — Paperight, Siyavula and Worldreader — that offer practical and context-relevant ways of getting books into the hands of South African learners.

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TuksFM shines again at the 2014 MTN Radio Awards
TuksFM
Gelaai op 14 Apr 2014

The best of SA radio was honoured at the fifth annual MTN Radio Awards gala dinner at the Sandton Convention Centre on Saturday 12 April 2014. Tuks FM walked away with nine awards including the prestigious "Campus Station of the Year" award for the third consecutive year.

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University of Pretoria hosts Setlogane Manchidi at its first alumni business breakfast for 2014
Edwin Naidu
Gelaai op 10 Mar 2014

Mr Setlogane Manchidi, Investec’s head of Corporate Social Investment (CSI) in South Africa, launched this year’s series of alumni business breakfast events organised by the Office of Alumni Relations on Friday, 7 March 2014. The topic of his presentation was “Why purpose should be central to corporate giving".

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University of Pretoria partners with The MasterCard Foundation in providing financial assistance to needy students
Sanku Tsunke
Gelaai op 03 Mar 2014

The University of Pretoria is the first academic institution in South Africa to partner with The MasterCard Foundation to provide financial aid to academically talented students from different parts of the SADC region.

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Research Focus: Send in the Perfect Business Rescue Practitioner
Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences
Gelaai op 25 Feb 2014

“War-zone” experience is needed to rescue ventures in distress. “Business rescue practitioners (BRPs) face a challenging job,” says University of Pretoria’s Dr Marius Pretorius in the South African Business Review. “A BRP’s tasks are complex, vaguely stated and involve a wide range of competencies not accessible to the average person.”

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Faculty of Veterinary Science launches first veterinary online information portal (AfriVIP) in Africa
MG
Gelaai op 25 Feb 2014

On 18 February 2014 the first veterinary online open educational resources platform in Africa – the African Veterinary Information Portal (AfriVIP) was launched at the Onderstepoort Campus of the University of Pretoria

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Strengthening the Rule of Law by Following the German Model?
Erika de Wet
Gelaai op 20 Feb 2014

On 16 and 17 May the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa (ICLA) in the Faculty of Law of the University of Pretoria is hosting a workshop titled: "The Implementation of International Law in South Africa – Strengthening the Rule of Law by Following the German Model?”

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