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MANCOSA to host third virtual graduation ceremony this winter

The countdown has begun for private higher education institution, MANCOSA, to host its graduation ceremony virtually on Saturday, 5 June at 10 am. Students from Durban, Pietermaritzburg, Nelspruit, Pretoria, Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Polokwane, Mauritius, Namibia, Zambia, Swaziland, Kimberly and East London will graduate. The graduation ceremony will be made available on the MANCOSA…

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Fuel price decreases will be a welcome breather

A stronger rand has come to the rescue of South African fuel users, causing fuel prices to decrease with effect from Wednesday, says Meshel Muzuva, a senior finance and economics lecturer at private higher education institution MANCOSA. However, consumers must remember there will always be the instability of local and global economies and this can…

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MANCOSA MBA student achieves distinction despite hearing disability

Despite being born with a hearing impediment, Anderton Naidoo, an MBA student at MANCOSA private higher education institution, was determined to achieve academic success. Naidoo, 44, from Durban defied his disability and completed the Master of Business Administration degree with distinction.  As a result of an ear infection followed by surgery at the age of…

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Legacy of Prof Karodia’s Million Books Project will endure

As World Book Day nears on 23 April, private higher education institution MANCOSA has renewed its pledge to donate a million books to promote the enjoyment of reading among children, especially in poor communities. Professor Magnate Ntombela, newly appointed as principal of MANCOSA following the untimely passing of philanthropist and eminent educationist, Professor Yusuf Karodia,…


Professor Magnate Ntombela appointed as Principal of MANCOSA

While recognising he has big shoes to fill, the newly appointed principal of MANCOSA, Professor Magnate Ntombela, says he draws strength from the human assets and organisational structures assembled by his predecessor. Professor Ntombela takes over the helm of the private higher education institution from the philanthropist and eminent educationist, Professor Yusuf Karodia, who passed…

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How digital technologies are transforming the mathematics classroom and teacher education at MANCOSA

Technology must be embraced for the teaching of science and mathematics, says Annie Kgosi, an academic at private higher education institution, MANCOSA. She said with the challenges associated with Covid-19 and its teaching and learning constraints, mathematics teaching at MANCOSA has transitioned to move from face-to-face delivery to online delivery. “MANCOSA developed new approaches for…


MANCOSA offers forgery-proof blockchain certificates

In an effort to tackle the fake qualifications threat and to protect its brand reputation, higher education institution MANCOSA is introducing a blockchain-based diploma certification service. The BCdiploma dematerializes and automates the issuance of certified diplomas and certificates, and is designed to guarantee the highest level of reliability on the market. The introduction of blockchain…


MANCOSA Alumni motivate matriculants with success stories

Successful graduates of MANCOSA, the private higher education institution, urge those who have recently matriculated to make the correct academic and career choices. At this time of year when school leavers must evaluate their choices for the future, they are encouraged by MANCOSA alumni to continue to pursue their dreams and plan their career paths….

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Black Friday and the Covid-19 pandemic

Holiday shopping has always brought the year’s best deals, and many shoppers are looking forward to Black Friday specials. However, COVID-19 has cast a dark cloud on the bargains-seeking event, which has gone online. Since many retailers consider Black Friday to be crucial to their businesses annual performance, investors look at Black Friday sale numbers…

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MANCOSA academic has come far from the days of guarding cars

Nowadays, Elizabeth Kanani is a contented wife, mother to three children and loves her job as an academic at MANCOSA, a private higher education institution. She has come a long way since she worked as a car guard on Durban’s Victoria Embankment and plaited hair at salons to eke out a living. However, she is…


The transition of students into employable leaders of tomorrow

Education is a fundamental factor for development. It improves the quality of life by raising people’s productivity and creativity and promotes entrepreneurship and technological advances. Education plays a crucial role in securing economic and social progress and improving income distribution. However, traditional teaching models will no longer prepare students for jobs of tomorrow or to…

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MANCOSA academics speak on women empowerment at Standard Bank Top Women Conference

Two academics from MANCOSA will join more than 60 women leaders from South Africa and other African countries in discussions to shape the conversation for women in business at the annual Standard Bank Top Women Awards and Conference. While the awards will recognise leaders who have played an active role in changing the role of…

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