15 April 2014
Volume: 2
Issue: 23
PhD in Economics graduate Dr Josue Mbonigaba with his wife Solange and son Patience.

Health Economics at the Core of PhD Thesis

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Lecturer Dr Josue Mbonigaba’s keen interest in Health Economics culminated in him being awarded a PhD for his study titled: “The Cost-Effectiveness of HIV/AIDS Interventions in South Africa”.

Dr Vangeli Gamede celebrating his achievement with his wife Nozi.

PhD for College of Law and Management Studies Fellow

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Growing up in a disadvantaged community at Thornybush Location in Umzimkulu did not deter newly-appointed Postdoctoral Fellow of the College of Law and Management Studies Dr Vangeli Gamede from realising his dream to obtain a PhD.

A PhD in Entrepreneurship for Dr Gnagam Pillay.

PhD Graduate’s Research aims to Enhance Social Entrepreneurship in KZN

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Doctor of Philosophy in Entrepreneurship graduate Ms Gnanam Pillay’s research into social entrepreneurship in KwaZulu-Natal aims to address social issues such as unemployment and inequality through empowering the youth to become self-sufficient and independent.

PhD in Economics graduate Dr John Dramani with his wife Abigail and son Nathan.

PhD Contributes to Electricity Literature in Ghana

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The supply of electricity in Ghana was the focus of a study by Dr John Dramani who was awarded a PhD in Economics.

PhD graduate, Dr Obianuju Okeke-Uzodike with her family.

Doctoral Qualification Opens New Doors for Nigerian Graduate

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For PhD in Human Resource Management graduate Dr Obianuju Okeke-Uzodike doing a doctoral degree had not been in her plans but experiencing the life of an academic at the side of her husband – Dean and Head of UKZN’s School of Social Sciences, Professor N Okeke-Uzodike - made her realise the qualification was the key needed to unlock her potential.

Dr Francis Tandoh with his father Asora and mother Ama who travelled all the way from Ghana to celebrate his achievement.

No Gain Without Some Pain, Says PhD Graduate

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Missing the birth of his second son, not being there for any of the child’s birthdays and taking out bank loans to survive were some of the sacrifices PhD graduate Dr Francis Tandoh had to make in order to fulfil his childhood dream.