07 April 2022
Volume: 10
Issue: 10
African Ombudsman Research Centre Webinar Series.

African Ombudsman Share Best Practice in Managing Complaints

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The African Ombudsman Research Centre (AORC), the research and training arm of the African Ombudsman and Mediators’ Association (AOMA), which is housed in UKZN’s School of Law in the College of Law and Management Studies (CLMS) hosted its second webinar themed: Complaint Handling on 8 March.

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The Decoloniality Debate is Deep and Multifaceted

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The decoloniality discourse is void of substance if language is left out.

From left: Professor Mariam Seedat-Khan, Ms Xatyiswa Maqashalala, Dr Sinazo Nomsenge, Ms Londiwe Jali and Dr Maserole Kgari-Masondo.

Colloquium on Womxn in the Academy and Shaping Futures Beyond COVID-19

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The School of Social Sciences in partnership with Is’thebe Mentoring hosted a colloquium to mark International Women’s Month on Womxn in the Academy: Shaping futures beyond COVID-19.

Guest speakers at the webinar, Mr Gregory Khoza (left) and Mr Simon Fenyane.

InQubate Co-hosts Intellectual Property and Company Registration Webinar

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The Technology Transfer Office under UKZN InQubate, in collaboration with the Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC), an entity of the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (DTIC), hosted a virtual information session on intellectual property (IP), commercialisation and company registration.

Masters student Ms Thobile Maphanga.

Humanities Student Part of Prestigious Atelier for Young Festival Managers in Canada

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Masters student in Drama and Performance Studies, Ms Thobile Maphanga will represent South Africa at the prestigious Atelier for Young Festival Managers in Canada in June.

Mr Jean-Marc Akakpo.

CCS Hosts Webinar on COP26

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UKZN’s Centre for Civil Society (CCS) hosted a webinar to review the Conference of the Parties’ (COP26) role in addressing climate change in Africa.

UKZN Sports Sliders vs Limpopo.

Professor Hosts National Sitting Volley Championship

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Sports Science Academic Leader in the School of Health Sciences Professor Rowena Naidoo hosted the inaugural National Sitting Volley Championship from 26 to 28 March on UKZN’s Westville campus.

Ms Mendy Shozi at the 5th General Assembly of the World Youth Parliament for Water and the 9th World Water Forum in Dakar, Senegal.

Research Assistant Represents South Africa at World Youth Parliament for Water

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Ms Mendy Shozi, a research assistant in UKZN’s Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Research and Development (WASH R&D) Centre represented South Africa at the 5th General Assembly of the World Youth Parliament for Water (WYPW) and the 9th World Water Forum in Dakar, Senegal.

Highlights from World Social Work Month activities in which UKZN academics participated.

UKZN Academics Commemorate World Social Work Month

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Three Social Work lecturers within the School of Applied Human Sciences, Dr Sibonsile Zibane, Dr Thembelihle Makhanya and Mr Livhuwani Ramphabana were part of World Social Work Month activities during March.