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Nelson Mandela partnership

by Ioanna Haritos In honour of the 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s release from prison, Nelson Mandela University and the Nelson Mandela Foundation have partnered together to further forward Madiba’s legacy. On 3rd February 2020, university vice-chancellor Prof...

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Happy Human Rights Day!

Who were 69 people that changed South Africa? For this years Human Rights Day article, we will look at its history, its influence or impact and how we can celebrate it. For the past years, South Africa as a nation has celebrated the 21st of March as Human Rights Day....

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Madibaz chess star set for World Olympiad

Nelson Mandela University student Charlize van Zyl continues to make her mark in the chess world, having been chosen to compete in the World Olympiad in Russia later this year. The 20-year-old, who is in the third year of a BA media, communications and culture degree,...

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Madibaz netball event extended to three days

Nelson Mandela University will host its biggest netball club competition yet this weekend when the SPAR Madibaz Tournament takes place over three days for the first time. Seen as the opening event of the Eastern Province season, the university club will host at least...

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Can love be blind?

Is it possible to fall in love with someone without seeing what they look like? To conclude the month of love, we thought we would tackle a controversial and often talked about topic. The word “love” on its own calls for widespread debate. Others argue of...

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Madibaz aim to bounce back against Rhodes

The FNB Madibaz rugby team are determined to regain their intensity after they went off the boil to suffer a Varsity Shield defeat against Walter Sisulu University in Port Elizabeth last Friday. The 19-14 result was the Nelson Mandela University side’s first loss in...

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LOVE like a bee

What is love? The Oxford dictionary defines love as: to adore, to be fond of and to care. In yoga, it has been established that every human being craves love. It started from the time we were babies, we craved love from our parents. We wanted them all to ourselves,...

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Why the future is female

The 21st century has seen a massive increase in activism and movements. The messages that these groups aim to spread have been given platforms to achieve a wider reach. We are talking about movements like #Blacklivesmatter, #loveislove, #metoo, the list goes on but...

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