Mahikeng Campus News

NWU alumna steps up the boxing ladder as deputy secretary general for SANABO

Onalenna Tsae, former North-West University (NWU) boxing team coach and alumna, was elected as the deputy secretary-general (DSG) of the South African National Boxing Organisation (SANABO) during its recent annual general meeting.

As a DSG of SANABO, she will be working hand in hand with the organisation’s secretary-general, Liwa Mlokothi. Their main responsibilities will be to organise national championships, report back to the organisation associates and its nine provincial structures, and ensure that the provinces and its associates are functioning well, and host tournaments.

NWU alumna steps up the boxing ladder as deputy secretary general for SANABO

Onalenna Tsae, former North-West University (NWU) boxing team coach and alumna, was elected as the deputy secretary-general (DSG) of the South African National Boxing Organisation (SANABO) during its recent annual general meeting.

As a DSG of SANABO, she will be working hand in hand…

NWU animal health hospital bolsters service offerings

As of 1 June, animal owners living within a 25-kilometre radius of the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Mahikeng Campus can look forward to more services from the institution’s animal hospital.

The Dale Bieghle Animal Health Hospital, as it is formally known, is…

NWU Mahikeng Campus to host secretariat of WaterNet

The North-West University’s (NWU’s) Mahikeng Campus has been chosen to host the Southern African Development Community (SADC) subsidiary, WaterNet during its 2022 to 2026 strategy implementation period.

WaterNet is a regional network of university departments and research and…

NWU student scoops another Golden Key award

North-West University (NWU) student Obriel Takunda Maposa recently added another Golden Key International Honour Society award to his list. He was announced one of three South African winners of the society’s Professional Development Award. Last year he also secured first prize for the Golden Key Ubuntu Scholarship Programme worth R30 000. The…

NWU and DSI continue to raise awareness on indigenous knowledge

In 2020 the North-West University (NWU) joined forces with the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) to start raising awareness about and to position, develop and promote indigenous knowledge systems – and in particular the Indigenous Knowledge Act (IK Act) and the Bio-cultural Community Protocol (BCP*) – in…

NWU unveils Pride Wall in celebration and recognition of LGBTIQA+ community

In the spirit of the International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia that was observed on 17 May, the North-West University (NWU) is making a concerted effort to foster a culture of inclusivity and acceptance.

Student Life and the Student Campus Council on the Mahikeng Campus recently joined forces in unveiling a unique…

Psychosocial management of depression among adolescents

Depression in adolescents is the most prevalent mental health problem in Sub-Saharan Africa and a major cause of disability.

In South Africa, depression among adolescents is the leading cause of poor cognitive and social development, posing a…

Alternative measures for discharging debt under the spotlight

Many South Africans drowning in debt could be thrown a potential lifeline following a study by North-West University (NWU) master’s degree graduate Paballo Mothibi into the discharging (cancelling) of the debts of those who have no income or assets. The topic of the study is “Alternative measures for the discharge of debts for over-indebted…

Moms and children behind bars have pros and cons

In South Africa, a woman can live with her child at a correctional facility while serving time for the crimes she has committed. This is permitted for the first two years of the child’s life and allows the mother and child to bond.

According to a study conducted by Belinda Ruzvidzo, a North-West University (NWU) LLM graduate, children…

NWU alumna finds her calling in agriculture

North-West University (NWU) alumna Keabetswe Mokgatla never would have thought she would find her true calling in farming.

Now a proud maize and cattle farmer, she is part of the first cohort of participants in the Corteva Agriscience programme…