News published September 2016


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ROLE OF SPORT IN SOCIETY SCRUTINISED AT CONFERENCE
23 Sep 2016
The third Provincial Conference on Sport will focus on the role sport plays in society when it takes place from September 30 to October 1 at NMMU’s George campus. Read More

MADIBAZ EYE STRONG VARSITY NETBALL FINISH
23 Sep 2016
After three wins in five matches, the SPAR NMMU-Madibaz netball team are targeting a strong finish to their Varsity Netball programme. Although level with the universities of Free State (Kovsies) and Stellenbosch (Maties) on 15 points, they are trailing them on goal difference and are fifth on the log. Read More

RECORD RETURN FOR WHEELCHAIR WEDNESDAY
20 Sep 2016
As Nelson Mandela Bay executive mayor Athol Trollip committed himself to a Wheelchair Wednesday exercise, SPAR Eastern Cape and the Association for Persons with Physical Disabilities (APD) announced a record handover of wheelchairs today. Read More

JULY TOURIST ARRIVALS CONTINUE AN UPWARD TREND
20 Sep 2016
The current trend in the last few months of growing tourism arrivals in South Africa continues unabated. A total of 822 416 tourist arrivals were recorded for July 2016, which is an increase of 12.2% (89 525) compared to the same month of the previous year. There was an increase of 131 002 tourists in July 2016 compared to the same month in 2016. This brings the total tourist arrivals for... Read More

BIDDING FOR PENGUINS: SANCCOB EASTERN CAPE BENEFIT AUCTION
19 Sep 2016
SANCCOB (the Southern African Foundation for the Conservation of Coastal Birds) is hosting its annual benefit auction on 22 October 2016 at the St Francis Links to raise funds for its seabird centre in Cape St Francis (Eastern Cape). Read More

QUINS CLAIM KOSHUIS RUGBY TITLE AGAIN
14 Sep 2016
Harlequins will represent NMMU-Madibaz in the Steinhoff Koshuis rugby competition for the second year in a row after defeating Pointers 19-0 in the final at the South Campus on Friday. Read More

Performing Arts Festival NMMU
12 Sep 2016
The NMMU Department of Arts & Culture, in collaboration with the P.E Opera House, the MBDA, the Faculty of Education, and Student Housing, proudly bring you the NMMU Performing Arts Festival 2016. Now in its second year, the project seeks to ‘bring the arts to the university’, specifically in the forms of dance and drama. The festival takes place over a period of a 3 days, namely from the... Read More