South Africa/Ireland Entrepreneurship Programme

SATN SA/IRELAND ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROGRAMME WILL HELP PRODUCE A GENERATION OF JOB-MAKERS

SATN in partnership with the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) and the Irish Embassy is proud to announce the South Africa/Ireland Entrepreneurship Programme, which seeks to act on the demand for more entrepreneurial-minded graduates who will go on to shape and grow the economy. From May 13th to May 17th 2019, two candidates (top entrepreneurial student and staff) from each SATN member institution will travel to Ireland and participate in the training programme, which gives students the opportunity to refine their[…]

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CUT professor to present at World Bank Water Week in Washington, DC

The Central University of Technology, Free State (CUT) management commends Professor and Head of Information Technology in the Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology, Prof. Muthoni Masinde, for being invited to present her innovative tool at the renowned World Bank Water Week where leading innovators, thought leaders, partners, etc. would connect the best global knowledge with implementation, while bringing together cutting-edge solutions to critical challenges.   Read More

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DUT’S DR TILOKE RECEIVES THE BEST POSTER PRESENTATION AWARD IN FRANCE

The Durban University of Technology’s (DUT’s) Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Dr Charlette Tiloke received the Best Poster Presentation Award at the NanoWorld Conference, which was held in Paris, France earlier this month (March 2019). The conference explored a range of scientific sessions including, Life sciences & medicine; Energy & Environment; Nano-electronics and Nanotechnology applications. Some of the topics covered include nanotoxicology and management of health risk. Dr Tiloke’s presentation was titled: ‘Niazimicin and its phytonanoparticle modulate Caspase – 9 splice variants,[…]

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DHBW UNIVERSITY DELEGATION VISITS DUT TO STRENGTHEN EXISTING EDUCATIONAL LINKS.

International academic representatives from the Duale Hochschule Baden – Württember (DHBW) University in Germany, were on a three – day visit to the Durban University of Technology (DUT) from 13 to 15 March 2019. The international delegation consisting of Professor Herbert Dreher (President of the DHBW Ravensburg), Professor Joachim Frech (Director of Centre of Advanced Studies – CAS), Thomas Schieber (Director of International Office DHBW Ravensburg), Professor Thomas Dobbelstein and Professor Karin Reinhard (HOD International Business, DHBW Ravensburg), were all[…]

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DUT DOCTORAL ALUMNUS APPOINTED ACTING CHAIRPERSON OF ICASA

The Council of the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) has appointed Dr Keabetswe Modimoeng as acting chairperson effective from 25 March 2019 until a permanent chairperson is appointed. The appointment follows the dismissal on 20 March of Rubben Mohlologa by the Communications Portfolio Committee after he was found guilty of fraud and money laundering. The appointment of the acting chairperson follows a special council meeting held on 25 March 2019 and is informed by the provisions of section[…]

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PRISA president shines in Zambia

South African expertise shone in Zambia when Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) journalism alumnus, Malesela Maubane, delivered the keynote address at the 7th Zambia Public Relations Association (ZAPRA) Annual Conference. Maubane, currently the President of the Public Relations Institute of Southern Africa (PRISA), delivered his address, Communication for development in the era of fake news during the three-day long conference held at the David Livingstone Safari Lodge and Spa in Livingstone, at the end of February 2019. Read More

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