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  • UKZN Student Reflects on His Time in France19 July 2019, 11:23 am
    Bachelor of Social Science student, Mr Khulekani Thombo is back in South Africa after five months at the Université de Tours in France on an exchange programme. Thombo, a third-year student majoring in Philosophy and French, said the fondest memories of his sojourn were of meeting French students and sharing ideas with them on the [...]Read More...
  • Tribute to Johnny Clegg – Doctor of Music (honoris causa)17 July 2019, 2:18 pm
    A Giant has Fallen! It is with sadness that we received the news of the passing of world-renowned music legend Dr Johnny Clegg. A true son of Africa who in his youth and under a repressive government dared to flout the laws preventing the mixing of races and go on to create an entirely new [...]Read More...
  • Songbird Zethe at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music16 July 2019, 4:11 pm
    Songbird Zethe at the Centre for Jazz and Popular Music The Centre for Jazz and Popular Music proudly presented songbird Zethe on Wednesday 10 July 2019. Zethe – born Zethembiso Mdletshe – is the 2017 Vodacom NXT LVL winner, a competition sponsored by Vodacom to discover raw talent that they could assist to get to [...]Read More...
  • UKZN Jazz Student Takes on New Orleans15 July 2019, 10:08 am
    UKZN Jazz student and bassist, Mr Dalisu Ndlazi, is attending the Louis Armstrong Summer Camp in New Orleans, courtesy of T Musicman through the Standard Bank Joy of Jazz Youth Development Program, GELEZA KLEVA AND LEARN. The 24-year old – whose musical journey began when he was just 16 years old – is in New [...]Read More...
  • Global Shapers of UKZN Spearhead Health Awareness Drive15 July 2019, 10:07 am
    Mr Clement Agoni, a PhD student under the supervision of Pharmaceutical Chemistry’s Professor Mahmoud Soliman, and Medical School alumnus, Dr Thandeka Maphumulo, spearheaded a health awareness drive at the Umlazi U21 Clinic on 24 June. The initiative, which was part of Men’s Health Month, National Blood Donor Month, and Youth Month all commemorated in June [...]Read More...

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  • How Mandela Day came about17 July 2019, 4:02 pm
    How Mandela Day came about  It’s that time of the year again when social media feeds will be flooded with pictures and videos of good Samaritans doing their bit for Mandela Day. 67 Minutes for Mandela is in its 10th year of existence, and is still going strong. On 18 July 2008, while the late Nelson Mandela was celebrating his 90th birthday in London, he said: “It is time ...
  • Reappointment of SARB governor builds confidence in SA economy12 July 2019, 8:22 am
    Reappointment of SARB governor builds confidence in SA economy “The reappointment of governor Lesetja Kganyago for a further five years as head of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB)  is a welcome and highly confidence-building decision at a tough time for the South African economy.” This is according to Prof... Read more
  • Impressive line-up for 3rd annual NWU Human Capital Summit9 July 2019, 10:28 am
    Impressive line-up for 3rd annual NWU Human Capital Summit Following the overwhelming success of the 2018 rendition of the North-West University’s (NWU’s) Human Capital Summit, it is all systems go for the third annual summit to be hosted at the NWU’s campus in Mahikeng. This year’s summit – an initiative of the NWU’s School of Industrial Psychology and Hu...
  • NWU boasts two M&G Young South Africans8 July 2019, 3:19 pm
    NWU boasts two M&G Young South Africans  Dr Aurelia Williams, a senior lecturer at the North-West University’s (NWU’s) subject group Biochemistry, and Dr Musawenkosi Saurombe, an NWU alumna, were announced as two of the Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans at a gala event on 28 June 2019. Every year since 2006, the Mail & Guardian profiles 200 young S...
  • NWU appoints renowned business leader as its third chancellor4 July 2019, 10:54 am
    NWU appoints renowned business leader as its third chancellor The North-West University (NWU) Council appointed Dr Anna Mokgokong, renowned business leader and entrepreneur, as its third chancellor during its meeting on 20 June. As chancellor she will serve as titular head of the NWU. All qualifications awarded by the university are formally conferred by the chancellor. She follows in the il...
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  • Universities-to-prepare-for-4IR21 July 2019, 2:55 pm
    Page Content: ​Prof Saurabh Sinha is Deputy Vice-Chancellor for Research and Internationalisation at  the University of Johannesburg (UJ). He recently penned an opinion piece published in the Sunday Independent on 21 July 2019.I recently walked into a heated conversation among a group of young people in the foyer of an auditorium at the University of johannesburg (UJ) Kingsway...
  • Artificial-Intelligence-Where-are-the-users19 July 2019, 2:33 pm
    Page Content: ​Prof Jane Duncan is Head of Department of Journalism, Film and Television at the University of Johannesburg (UJ). She is author of ‘Stopping the Spies: Constructing and Resisting the Surveillance State in South Africa’ (Wits University Press, 2018). She recently penned an opinion piece published in the Daily Maverick on 18 July 2019.Claims abound that Artificial In...
  • UJ-staff-and-student-volunteer19 July 2019, 12:14 pm
    Page Content: ​Making every day a Mandela Day celebrates Madiba's life and legacy in a way that will bring about sustainable change.The spirit of Ubuntu was alive and well as the University of Johannesburg (UJ) heeded the call to promote social cohesion in commemorating Nelson Mandela's birthday. This year officially marked the 10-year anniversary of the internationally recognised Mandela Da...
  • Using-Art-Design-to-raise-awarenes19 July 2019, 10:27 am
    Page Content: ​The arts stimulate imagination, amplify everyday life activities and often enable people to understand messages better when carried through visuals. Students at the University of Johannesburg (UJ) Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture (FADA) use visual arts to spread messages discouraging risky student behaviour in sexual and reproductive health activities.The third edition ...
  • Symbolic-Significance-of-the-poem-Isinagogo18 July 2019, 1:21 pm
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