The North-West University (NWU) hosted its first-ever virtual conferral of degrees and awarding of diplomas due to the challenges posed by social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic.
In the times in which we currently find ourselves, adequate healthcare and the accompanying screening are of the utmost importance to limit the spreading of the coronavirus.
All over the world the coronavirus pandemic has created a new, unknown and challenging reality that is accompanied by various significant losses. Such losses are far more than just the financial impact on individuals – they also include other losses that have an impact on our mental health.
If you log on to any social media platform in the early hours of the morning you are likely to find a lot of people online. Since the country went into lockdown due to Covid-19 a few weeks ago, South Africans have been struggling to fall asleep.
He strode the red, rich earth of the old Western Transvaal like a colossus, this enigma of a man. Hard and uncompromising, dedicated to the extreme. For decades his name was known in rugby circles the world over as a Goliath of the game.
The Covid-19 virus is causing unprecedented uncertainty on a global scale. An economist from the North-West University (NWU) says the impact of the pandemic is expected to be greater than that of the Spanish flu of a century ago.
When Cynthia Mudau steps onto the basketball court, you can be sure of one thing: she is ready to make her presence felt, especially on the score board.
The global Covid-19 pandemic has seen unprecedented economic disruptions during the last few months.
According to North-West University (NWU) professor of Economics at the NWU Business School, Prof Ravinder Rena, it will take a very long time for the country’s economy to recover meaningfully after the measures introduced by government to curb the spread of the global virus.
Across the globe, a major concern in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic has been a shortage of medical equipment, particularly ventilators. As the number of confirmed cases increase on a daily basis in South Africa, the private and public sectors are preparing for the anticipated need, but it is still unclear if we will have enough ventilators should the predicted surge in infections come.
The Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas is a 5,513 km test of driving expertise. Most turns bank to the left, exerting excessive amounts of G-force on the driver. “Don’t brake too late,” the motoring journalist mutters to himself as he reaches the apex of what the vehicle allows going down the straight. His face contorts as his concentration is centred on the turn ahead.
With the business of football facing major turmoil due to the worldwide impact of Covid-19, North-West University (NWU) alumnus and South African Football Professional Union (SAFPU) President Thulaganyo Gaoshubelwe says the union continues with its mandate to protect and defend football players’ rights during the pandemic.