Staff, students and members of the South African language community are mourning the passing of Prof Johannes Lenake – or Oom Johan, as he was fondly known. At 91 years of age, this language veteran still shared his wealth of knowledge with students from the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Vanderbijlpark Campus.
A great deal of courage and grit are needed to open an innings and look a determined opening fast bowler unwaveringly in the eye. However, 22-year-old Ruan Havenga, attacking opening batsman of the cricket team of the North-West University (NWU) in Vanderbijlpark, remains unfazed and dreams of establishing himself as a professional cricketer.
Fanie Roos, a lecturer in Sport Management at the North-West University (NWU), is serious about golf – both on the course and in the lecture room.
Amanda Dreyer is a netball coach without equal, and is currently one of only two elite netball coaches in the Sedibeng region. She is also the coach of the netball team of the North-West University (NWU) in Vanderbijlpark.
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.
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.