06 July 2016
Volume: 4
Issue: 30
Ms Ndoni Mcunu.

Graduate in Mail & Guardian’s 200 Young South Africans

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UKZN MSc graduate Ms Ndoni Mcunu was named in the Mail & Guardian’s 2016 list of 200 Young South Africans showcasing the talent, drive and innovation of young folk striving to improve the lives of others.

Professor Bernard De Meyer flanked by Philippe Bataille (AUF Director for the Indian Ocean region), answering questions from journalists.

UKZN Part of Doctoral School Launched in Madagascar

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A new regional doctoral school in Social Sciences and Humanities, titled “Languages, Plurality and Development or Prélude”, has been launched in Antananarivo, Madagascar, as a project of the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF).

Timelines, directed by Tarryn Crossman, premiered at this year’s Durban International Film Festival.

Documentary at DIFF Highlights How Strangers Lives can Connect

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Timelines showcases the stories of three teenagers who lived separate existences but shared a commonality with their lives being celebrated all over the world.

Professor Max du Plessis.

Law Academic Awarded Colenso Research Scholarship

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School of Law’s Associate Professor Max du Plessis is the recipient of the Colenso Research Scholarship to St John’s College, Cambridge University in England.

Kalushi stars (from left) Thabo Rametsi as Kalushi; Gcina Mhlope as his mother, Martha Mahlangu; and Pearl Sithole, who played the role of Kalushi’s girlfriend, Brenda.

DIFF Features Kalushi

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Forty years after the Soweto uprising in June 1976, Kalushi - the story of freedom fighter Solomon Kalushi Mahlangu - featured at the 37th Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) hosted by the Centre for Creative Arts in UKZN’s College of Humanities.

The Principal of Dawnridge Primary, Mr SN Pillay (left) with learners and UKZN’s Mr Kumeren Govender and Dr Nadaraj Govender.

From Mars to Medicine Seminar

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Grade 5 to Grade 7 pupils from Dawnridge Primary in Chatsworth, Durban, enjoyed an exciting seminar on Mars and Medicine presented by UKZN father and son team, Nadaraj and Kumeren Govender.

A panel of political party representatives during an hour-long live elections debate on the Howard College campus.

UKZN hosts Elections Debate

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UKZN in partnership with eNCA,  and Independent Newspapers recently hosted an hour-long live elections debate on the Howard College campus.

Together are some of the Film Festival Award winners.

Durban International Film Festival Award Winners Announced

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Award winners at the Durban International Film Festival (DIFF) - hosted by the Centre for Creative Arts (CCA) within the College of Humanities - were announced during the closing ceremony at the Playhouse Theatre in Durban.

UKZN welcomed the second cohort of top candidates earmarked for academic careers at the University.

UKZN Welcomes Potential Academics

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UKZN’s Human Resources Division (HR) recently welcomed a group of high achieving, potential future academics during a congratulatory lunch held at the Durban Country Club.

Kufundwa imibhalo ka-Phyllis Naidoo.

I-UKZN ibinomcimbi Wokufundwa Kwemibhalo Ekhethekile ka-Dkt Phyllis Naidoo

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Isizinda sase-UKZN i-Gandhi-Luthuli Documentation Centre ekhempasini yase-Westville sibe nomcimbi wokufundwa kwemibhalo ekhethekile nezincwadi zika Phyllis Naidoo ongasekho emhlabeni.

Mr Chris Gevers.

Academic to Further Research in International Law as a Harvard Resident Fellow

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School of Law Lecturer Mr Christopher Gevers has been awarded the Institute for Global Law and Policy Fellowship allowing him to spend a year at Harvard University in the United States to further his research into the intellectual history of Pan-Africanism and International Law.

Maritime Teachers Training Workshop participants during their visit to the shipyard.

KZN High School Teachers Benefit from Maritime Studies Workshop

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UKZN’s Unit of Maritime Law and Maritime Studies in partnership with the eThekwini Maritime Cluster and the Durban University of Technology (DUT) recently hosted a Maritime Teachers Training Workshop to empower high school educators.

A Mile in my Shoes, directed by Saeed Khallaf.

A Mile in my Shoes Featured at Durban Film Festival

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A Mile in My Shoes is a psychological thriller involving a child, Saeed, born and bred in misery and suffering, who decides to take revenge on the society which has marginalised him.