Mahikeng Campus News

NWU PhD student preserves African heritage through children’s book on Ndebele mural art

North-West University (NWU) PhD student in Indigenous Knowledge Systems Thulisile Bhuda recently wrote a children’s book that focuses on Ndebele mural art.

NWU PhD student preserves African heritage through children’s book on Ndebele mural art

North-West University (NWU) PhD student in Indigenous Knowledge Systems Thulisile Bhuda recently wrote a children’s book that focuses on Ndebele mural art.

According to Thulisile the aim of the book is to promote, preserve and disseminate African heritage.

NWU Soccer Institute goalkeeper coach joins PSL team

North-West University (NWU) goalkeeper coach Thato Haraba has recently joined South Africa Premier Soccer League team Bloemfontein Celtic FC as a goalkeeper coach for the Free State-based outfit.

Thato has been with the NWU Soccer Institute as a goal keeper coach since January 2020…

NWU tennis wizz to partake in International Premier Tennis Challenge

North-West University (NWU) student Mogami Gideon Thakgwe has been invited to take part in the KM Sports International Premier Tennis Challenge.

The tournament – which will take place from 9 to 14 January 2021 at Selbourne Park in East London…

NWU research entity looks into lifestyle diseases in Lokaleng village

On 28 November 2020 the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Lifestyle research entity in the Faculty of Health Sciences shared its research findings on the lifestyle of the Lokaleng village - situated only a few kilometres from the NWU’s Mahikeng Campus - with its community.

NWU partners with department to promote Indigenous Knowledge Act

The North-West University’s (NWU’s) Indigenous Knowledge Systems (IKS) Centre has partnered with the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) on a public awareness campaign on the Indigenous Knowledge Act and the Bio-cultural Protocol*. This Indigenous Knowledge Act focuses on the protection, promotion, management and development of…

NWU’s eye on the cosmos just became bigger

The North-West University’s (NWU’s) Mahikeng Astronomy Observatory now boasts a new, bigger and better telescope – the New Mahikeng Astronomy Telescope. The new telescope, manufactured by Planewave Instruments in the USA, has a 50 cm diameter which is significantly bigger than the older 41 cm Meade LX200 GPS telescope that was unveiled in 2018…

NWU Disability Rights Unit receives assistance for visually impaired

The North-West University (NWU) Disability Rights Unit recently received donations in the form of laptops and technology devices such as large-print yellow-on-black keyboards for the visually impaired.

This follows the launch of a collaborative project – sponsored by the Sasol Social and Community Trust – between the NWU, the…

NWU Jiu-Jitsu maestro dominates virtual tournament

North-West University (NWU) Jiu-Jitsu maestro Moses Radebe made a clean sweep at the recent virtual South African Jiu-Jitsu Kata competition.

Moses obtained positions one and two respectively in the two virtual competitions that were judged by a panel from Brazil.

Moses says due to Covid-19 the future of sports lies in…

NWU female rugby team wins Leopards virtual rugby tournament

The female rugby team on the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Mahikeng Campus was crowned the winners of the Leopards Rugby Virtual League tournament on 25 October 2020.

The NWU team won the league with 3 104 votes and 24 points.

With the lockdown still being a reality, the Leopards Rugby Club decided to host a virtual…

NWU nursing students teach learners about health and hygiene

Two third-year students from the North-West University’s (NWU’s) School of Nursing were recently invited to give lessons on health and hygiene to female learners in Grade 4 to 7 at the Molema Memorial Primary School in Mahikeng.

Nomshado Ncube and Imagine Thakadu, accompanied by Boitumelo Molato, a lecturer in community nursing…