Wits University Press champions knowledge from and about Africa to local and global readers. Since 1922 we have been curating and publishing innovative research that informs debate for the greater good of society. If knowledge drives change, we are committed to publishing excellence and passionate about bringing writers with bold ideas and a progressive agenda to the world. Our mission supports the University of the Witwatersrand’s vision to promote research excellence, public engagement and social justice. African Content. Global Impact.