The University of Cape Town (UCT) is the best university in Africa according to the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings 2023.
At a recent Africa Month event panellists discussed the role of language, particularly Swahili, in fostering African integration and development.
The University of Cape Town will add Swahili to its language offerings from 2023, hoping to launch it as a major in 2028, the VC has announced. Swahili will be taught as an elective language course at UCT from 2023, with the aim of launching it as a major subject in 2028.
Mhlangabezi Mdutyana is a University of Cape Town (UCT) PhD graduate-in-waiting. He’s the son of a domestic worker and a security guard and he grew up on the dusty roads of Polar Park in Mthatha in the Eastern Cape.
South Africa’s cannabis industry currently worth an estimated R28 billion has the potential to lift the economy from the brink of ruin – provided every effort is made to destigmatise the sector first.
Ahead of the 16 days of activism against gender-based violence (GBV), a new platform brings the public closer to the stories of women who migrate, detailing how they endure multiple forms of intersecting violence.
If you’re planning to learn an indigenous African language, then Vambo Academy is what you’ve been looking for. This student start-up makes language learning fun and interactive; at the click of a button users will be well on their way to achieving their language development goals.
Internationally acclaimed author and renowned feminist Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie delivered the second UCT VC’s Open Lecture for the year.
Decolonised African education is urgent but has slipped off the agenda, participants heard at a recent symposium. The bigger question: What does it look like?