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November 23, 2018 2:58 AM University of Pretoria appoints Tawana Kupe as new VC

Professor Tawana Kupe has been appointed vice-chancellor and principal of the University of Pretoria. The professor is currently the vice-principal of the University of the Witwatersrand. Kupe’s appointment follows the resignation of Professor Cheryl de la Rey who will now serve as the VC of New Zealand’s University of Canterbury. University of Pretoria 74

November 5, 2018 8:40 AM Nust students win ticket to Zurich

A team of students from the National University of Science and Technology (Nust) were last Thursday named as winners of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Research Challenge in Zimbabwe. Following their victory, the students advanced to the next level of the world’s leading investment research competition and will compete against universities 107

October 19, 2018 4:57 AM Mnangagwa to cap 1 719 at Bindura University

President Mnangagwa will today cap 1 719 graduates at Bindura University of Science Education’s 17th graduation ceremony in Bindura. The university, which has produced 11 756 graduates to date, has five faculties, Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Science, Faculty of Commerce, Faculty of Science, Faculty of Science Education and Faculty of Social 83

September 20, 2018 5:41 AM Nust ‘takes over’ unused firms

The National University of Science and Technology (Nust) has identified 20 hectares of land and empty factory shells in Bulawayo, which it is targeting to use to design industry driven prototypes. Nust Pro-Vice Chancellor in charge of innovation and business development, Dr Gatsha Mazithulela, said the local university has a role in the revival of Bulawayo 80

May 8, 2018 3:52 PM Zambia library warns ‘half-naked’ female students

One of Zambia’s top universities has urged female students to stop visiting the library “half-naked” because it distracts male counterparts. The University of Zambia – in the capital, Lusaka – has stuck up notices around its library telling them to dress more modestly. But students at the university tend to dress more fashionably, says the BBC’s Kennedy 69

May 1, 2018 7:46 PM Nyagura granted passport – Nehanda Radio

University of Zimbabwe Vice Chancellor, Professor Levi Nyagura, was yesterday temporarily granted access to his passport when he approached Harare magistrate Tilda Mazhande. Prof Nyagura, through his counsel, made the application stating that he had been invited to attend a joint universities conference in Maputo, Mozambique from May 13 to 15. Magistrate 89

April 22, 2018 3:57 AM Outrage over Ndebele spelling ‘boob’

A MATABELELAND South chief has accused the government of insulting Ndebele people with ‘a new word’ when the country’s constitution was translated into the official language. The Ndebele version of the new constitution recently produced by the Justice ministry is titled ‘Isisekamthetho seZimbabwe’ referring to the country’s constitution. Chief Vezi Maduna 73

April 10, 2018 8:05 AM Four new State universities to open

Government has approved the opening of four new State universities countrywide in a move expected to consolidate Zimbabwe’s position as one of the countries with the highest number of institutions of higher learning in the region and beyond. Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister Professor Amon Murwira said some of the universities 93

March 8, 2018 2:07 AM Grace PhD: suspended UZ don still at work

SUSPENDED University of Zimbabwe Vice Chancellor, Professor Levi Nyagura, has been reporting for duty despite the Council of the University resolving to send him on indefinite paid leave with full benefits. The university council resolved at a meeting last week to send Nyagura on forced leave after he was arrested on charges of abuse of office over Grace 154

March 5, 2018 4:29 PM LSU gives students on attachment ultimatum

Lupane State University (LSU) has given students on industrial attachment an ultimatum to pay full fees or risk de-registration. The institution said students who fail to pay on time will not be assessed.In a notice signed by the university’s registrar, the institution said students who would not have paid by March 14 will not be assessed. “The university 103