04 May 2023
Volume: 11
Issue: 13
The late Ms Bavelile Gloria Hlongwa (left) was awarded a Doctor of Administration posthumously. On the right is her mother, Ms Bukani Hlongwa, and Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma at the Graduation ceremony in PMB.

UKZN Bestows Highest Honour on the Late Bavelile Gloria Hlongwa

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The University of KwaZulu-Natal honoured the former Deputy Minister for Mineral Resources and Energy, the late Ms Bavelile Gloria Hlongwa, by awarding her a Doctor of Administration posthumously.

Dr Mbalenhle Nxumalo who is passionate about education and knowledge transfer.

PhD in Management for Young Academic

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A thesis titled: The Perceived Impact of Management Styles on Employee Job Satisfaction and Organisational Commitment: A Case Study of Hulamin, Pietermaritzburg earned Dr Mbalenhle Nxumalo a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Mr Ndumiso Ngubane - seen with his mother, Nokwethemba (left) and sister, Thandeka (right) - celebrated graduating with a Master of Commerce in Management.

Civil Engineer Sharpens Business Acumen with a Master of Commerce

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The quest to become a well-rounded professional saw professional Civil Engineer, Mr Ndumiso Ngubane, pursuing studies which earned him a Master of Commerce in Management at UKZN in May.

Mr Thabiso Molefe celebrates with his wife, Khangelani, and brother, Mlungisi.

Postgraduate Studies Hailed as Key to Solving Local Government Challenges

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Growing up in Willowfontein, Pietermaritzburg surrounded by poverty piqued an interest in politics for former Ward Councillor Mr Thabiso Molefe who then dedicated his life to ensuring that the basic human rights of South African citizens are upheld.

All set to further her studies in the United States is Ms Yarissa Govender, who graduated cum laude from UKZN.

BCom Honours Student Graduates Cum Laude

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Supply Chain Management’s Ms Yarissa Govender graduated with her Bachelor of Commerce Honours degree cum laude.

Karateka, Mr Hemal Heeralal, graduated summa cum laude.

University Sports South Africa Karate Champion Graduates Summa Cum Laude

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Bachelor of Commerce Law summa cum laude graduate, Mr Hemal Heeralal, is excelling in karate and academics.

Top achievers, Ms Kiara Rajcoomar (left) and Ms Nompilo Simelane.

Bachelor of Commerce in Economics and Finance Students Graduate Cum Laude

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Graduating cum laude for Ms Kiara Rajcoomar and Ms Nompilo Simelane is proof that hard work and dedication are synonymous with success.

Master of Commerce in Management graduate, Ms Nontobeko Dambuza (left) celebrating with her mother, Ms Phumzile Mfeka.

Master’s Study Investigates Hindrances in the Granting of Taxi Operating Permits

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Hindrances in the granting of operating permits have resulted in many clashes between the South African taxi industry and law enforcement.

Dr Hilary Muguto, PhD in Finance graduate, shares his proud moment with his wife, Dr Lorraine Muguto (left), and parents, Ms Melia Muguto and Mr Herbert Muguto.

Doctoral Study Shines Spotlight on the National Health Insurance Scheme

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The National Health Insurance (NHI) Scheme in South Africa: A Pre-implementation Evaluation of Systemic Threats, Financial Affordability and Stakeholders’ sentiments, was the title of a thesis which saw Dr Hilary Muguto graduate with a Doctor of Philosophy in Finance during the UKZN Autumn Graduation ceremonies in May.