Category Archives: News In South Africa

UJ Student Chosen as one of 100 Young Mandela’s of the Future

UJ Student Chosen as one of 100 Young Mandela’s of the Future Palesa “Deejay” Manaleng, 31, a UJ student and journalist has been selected as one of the 100 Young Mandela’s of the future. Through her leadership, creativity, resilience, vision and compassion, Palesa has made incredible efforts to make a difference in the lives of others and shown… Read More »

UCT Hosts First Gesture Studies Conference in Africa

UCT Hosts First Gesture Studies Conference in Africa UCT is proud to host the first-ever International Society for Gesture Studies conference to be held on the African continent. The Eighth Conference of the International Society for Gesture Studies (ISGS): Gesture and Diversity, hosted by UCT and running in Cape Town until 8 July, marks the first time this… Read More »

Determination and Drive Steers Rhodes Graduate to Achieve her Goals

Determination and Drive Steers Rhodes Graduate to Achieve her Goals Lwanda Maqwelane formed part of the 63% female representation at this year’s Rhodes University graduating class and who, through strong-willed dedication and tenacity, managed to defy the odds and obtain her BSocSc Honours Degree in Anthropology in record time. In 2014, Maqwelane had hardly begun her studies at… Read More »