North-West University: Students fly NWU flag high at Debating Championship


The Debating Society on the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Mahikeng Campus made great strides at the Southern Africa Universities Debating Championship grand final when Thato Katametsi and Jeremiah Mukwena attained overall second position in the English second language category.

The grand final took place on 13 August 2022 at Wits University, with four teams – consisting of two people per team – participating. The teams were the NWU, Wits University, the University of Johannesburg and Free State University. Wits University walked away with the first prize.

NWU students Thato and Jeremiah were also recognised as joint ninth best speakers at the debating championship.

According to NWU debate team chief adjudicator Mbizeni Sandile, the tournament was tough, but he is very happy the NWU team scored second place.

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