In the week the World Health Organisation warned of a “new and dangerous phase” in the Coronavirus pandemic, the NWU ramped up its efforts to fight the scourge.
Through the help of local business owners in the small village of Logagane in the North West Province, North-West University (NWU) student Julius Mabebe is putting food on the table of struggling households in the village during the lockdown.
On 29 May 2020 the North-West University (NWU) hosted the first of its kind virtual Africa Day commemoration lecture.
Africa Day is commemorated annually to acknowledge and celebrate the African Union’s successes in its fight against colonialism and apartheid. Furthermore, this event recognises the progress made by the African continent, and also reflects on challenges that Africa continues to face.
On 6 May 2020 North-West University (NWU) alumnus Sydwell Sihlangu walked away as one of the winners of the Regional Connect Health Open Innovation Challenge with his business idea about establishing a mushroom hub.
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.
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.
The Covid-19lockdown has recently forced most companies to adopt a different approach to work by allowing employees to work from home.
North-West University (NWU) academic and a research professor in the Faculty of Humanities at the campus in Mahikeng, Prof Erhabor Idemudia, has co-authored a book with Prof Klaus Boehnke from Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany.