Madibaz chess star plots upward curve in rankings

Nelson Mandela University student Charlize van Zyl emerged from a challenging Online Chess Olympiad tournament with fresh determination to improve her status in the sport. The third-year BA media, communications and culture student was a member of the South African...

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Madibaz name new coach to tackle Varsity Cup

New FNB Madibaz rugby coach Andre Tredoux wants to make Nelson Mandela University the institution of choice for talented players in the Eastern Cape. The 42-year-old Tredoux, currently head coach of Russian club Moscow Slava, has been appointed to guide the team’s...

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Olive trees for COVID-19 Survivors

In a symbolic gesture of peace and victory, every Nelson Mandela University staff member who overcomes COVID-19 will receive an olive tree sapling from the institution. Additionally, the University will also recognise the recovery of these staff members through the...

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The MadibazNews Student Newspaper is a student-run newspaper at the Nelson Mandela University, founded in 2014.

Our main objective is to provide news that is both informative and entertaining for the students of Nelson Mandela University.

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