University of Venda

Type: Organization
Name: University of Venda
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Students learn about space science

PHUTHADITJHABA. Three students of the University of the Free State’s (UFS) Qwaqwa Campus were recently invited to attend the prestigious National Astrophysics and Space Science Programme (NASSP) held at the South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) ... [Published Express - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Top communicator Adv Alilwei Mushavhanamadi passes away

The untimely death of Adv Ailwei Mushavhanamadi came as a shock to his family, colleagues and the entire community of Vhembe.According to his elder brother, Konanani, Mushavhanamadi died in a hotel room at the Holiday Inn in Millpark last Friday.The spokesperson ... [Published Zoutnet - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Satellites can help save the environment

Two images sit side-by-side, satellite footage of what the area in the country’s northern-most province looked like in 2004 and 2013. To the untrained eye, there is obviously less green, more brown and the grey of settlements.Satellite images often look ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Human Rights resource centre at Univen

Ms Katherine Liao from the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has urged Univen students to make use of the new human rights resource centre for research.The recent donation of a resource centre to the law library by the United Nations High ... [Published Zoutnet - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Who is Ntsieni?

News of the arrest last week of an alleged serial killer, who left a trail of destruction, pain and suffering for victims and their families, has brought a sigh of relief to the communities around Thohoyandou, and Univen in particular.A week after his ... [Published Zoutnet - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Murder victim Brenda laid to rest

The latest victim of a suspected serial killer, Brenda NdobeHer funeral was attended by her colleagues from the University of Venda as well as the senior manager of Univen, students, members from the ZCC, family, relatives and community members.She was ... [Published Zoutnet - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Thought you were safe on campus? Think again!

Safety on campus is once again in the spotlight after the arrest of a University of Venda student on suspicion of multiple murders. We tend to forget that campuses can still be a hotspot for crimes and that we need to keep alert at all times, as annoying ... [Published Student Village - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 4 reports

Serial killer suspect ‘a nice guy’

THE suspected University of Venda serial killer and alleged rapist was very protective of women and even warned those he shared a rented house with never to go out at night “as people were getting killed” in Thohoyandou, Limpopo.The BSc student is facing ... [Published Herald Live - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Serial killer accused denied bail

Montsho MatlalaA 24-year-old man accused of being a serial killer was denied bail by the Thohoyandou Magistrate’s Court in Limpopo yesterday.Godfrey Ntsieni, a final-year student at the University of Venda, was not asked to plead and the case was postponed ... [Published The New Age Online - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 2 reports

SAPA - COURT-THOHOYANDOU.

COURT-THOHOYANDOU.Contributed by NAMPA / SAPA.SUSPECTED UNIVERSITY SERIAL KILLER IN COURTA university student linked to four murders, a rape and an assault in and around the University of Venda appeared in the Thohoyandou Magistrate's Court on Thursday, ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 3 reports

Victims hairpin helps nab ‘serial killer’

Johannesburg - A hairpin that belonged to the murdered Livhuwani Mbodi was among items of evidence that helped to nail a suspected serial killer who prowled the University of Venda.Another item that police found when they arrested the 24-year-old suspect ... [Published South Africa Star - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 3 reports

Fears of a campus serial killer in Limpopo

Students at the University of Venda in Thohoyandou, in Limpopo say they live in fear of a suspected serial killer roaming the campus and the surrounding communities.Seven people have been killed on campus and the nearby Golgotha township since the beginning ... [Published SABC - Jul 22 2014]

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...spokesperson for the University of Venda, Takalani Dzaga, confirmed that Mushavhanamadi was in Johannesburg to attend a training session at Wits. "We are greatly saddened by his death. It is more painful when we consider that he seemed healthy when we were with him here at work. His death came as a shock. We are still depressed by his untimely death" says Dzaga
The dean of the School of Law, Ms Annette Lansink, welcomed the establishment of the resource centre as a "most generous gift to the University of Venda and its community. We have made enormous strides at the University of Venda, as we have almost 13 000 students and eight schools in the School of Law."
A woman who stayed with him at the rented house said that they still did not believe that he could be the killer. "He was a humble, dedicated and focussed young man, with a bright future ahead. He was loved by all in the house. We are still in shock and we feel like we are dreaming" she said
Local religious leader, Dean Alunamutwe Randitsheni said that "the suspect should rot in jail. We have had enough of heinous crimes in our community and we commend the police for swiftly arresting the suspect. Our community was no longer safe and with the arrest we can now breath freely" he said after the postponement

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Students learn about space science [Published Express - Aug 24 2014]
Top communicator Adv Alilwei Mushavhanamadi pas... [Published Zoutnet - Aug 22 2014]
Satellites can help save the environment [Published Mail & Guardian Online - Aug 22 2014]
Rot at Master of High Court’s office exposed [Published Swazi Observer - Aug 17 2014]
Premier Chupu Mathabatha: Women's Day celebrations [Published South African Government - Aug 12 2014]
Human Rights resource centre at Univen [Published Zoutnet - Aug 08 2014]
Where are our black academics? [Published City Press - Aug 03 2014]
Who is Ntsieni? [Published Zoutnet - Aug 01 2014]
Murder victim Brenda laid to rest [Published Zoutnet - Aug 01 2014]
Thought you were safe on campus? Think again! [Published Student Village - Jul 28 2014]
Serial killer? [Published Zoutnet - Jul 26 2014]
U.Va. Darden School MBA Project Creates New Soc... [Published Newswise - Jul 25 2014]
“We feel our community is not safe” [Published Zoutnet - Jul 25 2014]
Arrest prompts calls for calm from premier [Published Security.co.za - Jul 25 2014]
Serial killer suspect ‘a nice guy’ [Published Herald Live - Jul 25 2014]
Student up for 4 killings and 5 rapes [Published Dailysun.co.za - Jul 25 2014]
Serial killer accused denied bail [Published The New Age Online - Jul 25 2014]
Take care, said 'campus killer' [Published Times Live South Africa - Jul 24 2014]
Suspected 'serial killer' denied bail [Published The New Age Online - Jul 24 2014]
SAPA - COURT-THOHOYANDOU. [Published Namibia Press Agency - Jul 24 2014]
Chaotic day in court for 'campus killer' suspect [Published Times Live South Africa - Jul 24 2014]
Victims hairpin helps nab ‘serial killer’ [Published South Africa Star - Jul 24 2014]
Venda University student to appear in court for... [Published SABC - Jul 24 2014]
Serial murder suspect caught [Published The New Age Online - Jul 23 2014]
Campus serial killer being investigated [Published Student Village - Jul 23 2014]
Univen student believed to be Thohoyandou seria... [Published SAnews.gov.za - Jul 23 2014]
Student arrested for triple murder at Universit... [Published SABC - Jul 23 2014]
Fears of a campus serial killer in Limpopo [Published SABC - Jul 22 2014]
Are Limpopo Students Being Terrorised By A Seri... [Published Radio Wave - Jul 22 2014]
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