Mastercard Scholars at University of Pretoria keep the African dream alive

The University of Pretoria (UP) is proud to welcome 43 Scholars from all over the African continent as part of the 2016 cohort of the MasterCard Foundation Scholars Program.

Key information on Zika virus and South Africa

Prof Leo Braack from the Zoonoses Research Unit and the Department of Medical Virology at UP, says that South Africans should be made aware that, in terms of Zika virus, there is no cause for panic in this country.

Research aims to bring human agency back to the environmental crisis

UP's recently established African Observatory for Environmental Humanities promotes the notion of ‘earth keeping’ and positions itself at the intersection of indigenous value systems and modernity.