There is a fairly substantial literature on the manner and extent to which universities engage with society. Such engagement takes many forms: service to underprivileged communities, fair access, contributions...
The global economic architecture has in recent decades undergone a significant level of reconfiguration in terms of trade and investments as a result of the emergence of China as a direct competitor to...
SME financing has often been described as the missing middle piece of finance as SMEs are less likely to obtain financing than larger corporates or even micro borrowers. This problem is not new and yet...
Despite tremendous economic growth rates, especially in rural areas of South Africa and in its neighbouring countries, there is still a subsistence economy predominant. Thus, access to simple and wealth-generating...
Science relies on numeric quantification, which can be traced back to Euclid, Galileo, and Newton. While  many now take this success for granted, some scientists have pondered the “unreasonable effectiveness ...
Mkhululi Mabija and Paul Castles as a librettist-compose team working on two companion pieces of alternative music theatre.  The road between the desert and the ocean explores what it is to have lived...
The main purpose of this project is to interrogate whether the challenges faced by the new generation of African constitutions to enhance the prospects for constitutionalism was due, inter alia, to their...
This project deals with the representation of the narrating animal in present-day African texts written in English, French and Portuguese. What these texts have in common is that they use the animal narrator...
Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is projected to have the greatest global rate of increase in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) over the next 20 years. Within SSA, South Africa (SA) has the highest number of people...
Antibiotic resistant is a global problem that will only increase over time and is further highly relevant for the tuberculosis patients of South Africa. New drug targets and new approaches to develop novel...
What influence does living or working in a given area, an area delimited –even if informally – from its surroundings, have on those inside and those outside this distinct area? The insiders may...
In addition to their well known functions in the controlling infections, immune cells and inflammatory reactions play crucial roles in metabolic and neurodegenerative diseases, such as obesity and Alzheimer’s...