25 March 2015
Volume: 3
Issue: 9
Albie Sachs.

Albie Sachs to deliver the 13th Victoria and Griffiths Mxenge Memorial Lecture

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Is this the country we fought for? Struggle hero Albie Sachs will pose this thought-provoking question at the 13th Victoria and Griffiths Mxenge Memorial Lecture at UKZN on 16 April.

King Dinuzulu Hospital staff and a visiting delegation from the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in the United States.

UKZN is Florida Delegation’s ‘SA University of Choice’

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A delegation from the Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University in the United States was hosted at UKZN – their university of choice - by the Pharmaceutical Sciences discipline recently.

Rofiah Sarumi delivering her presentation.

Human Rights a Passion for Law Postdoctoral Fellow

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School of Law Postdoctoral fellow, Dr Rofiah Sarumi, recently presented a paper at the Annual International Conference on Interdisciplinary Legal Studies at St Anne’s College at Oxford University in England.

Members of the VCU Africa Combo (from left) Ryan Moses (piano), Roger Pouncey Jr. (guitar), Jordan Mason (bass), Cleandre Foster (drums), Trey Sorrells (alto sax) and Doug Jemison (tenor sax), with Professor Antonio Garcia (trombone).

VCU Africa Combo performs at Centre for Jazz and Popular Music

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Avid jazz-lovers, students and staff packed UKZN’s Centre for Jazz and Popular Music to enjoy the sounds of The VCU Africa Combo.

From left: Ms Jacky Kabidu from the Congolese Solidarity Campaign; Mam Khuluse from Ocilwane; Ms Zama Ntuli from Somkhele and Ms Melissa Hansen, a CCS post-doctoral fellow.

CCS hosts International Women’s Day seminar

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The Centre for Civil Society (CCS) in the School of Built Environment and Development Studies (BEDS) held a seminar focusing on extractive industries and their impact on communities in KwaZulu-Natal, the Eastern Cape and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as part of International Women’s Day.


The UKZN Griot. Of Discounting and End Users

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As is now common knowledge, I am now a Distinguished Professor at the University of Johannesburg. This location returns me to my roots, close to where I got all my degrees, from Wits.

From left: Professor Quarraisha Abdool Karim with Professor Berhanu Abegaz and Professor Deresh Ramjugernath.

Capacity Building for Science and Technology in Africa

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The Executive Director of the African Academy of Sciences, Professor Berhanu Abegaz, delivered a Public Lecture at UKZN titled: “Capacity Building for Science and Technology in Africa – an African Academy of Sciences (AAS) Perspective.”

Iqembu Lomdanso Lasekhempasini Yase-UKZN.

Iqembu Lomdanso Lasekhempasini Yase-UKZN i-Westville Lidanse Kahle

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Iqembu lomdanso lase-UKZN ekhempasini i-Westville  lingenele umncintiswano walo wokuqala ngqa  kulonyaka , i-Midlands Festival, obuhlelwe yi-Federation of Dance Sport South Africa obubanjelwe ekhempasini yase-Durban University of Technology Indumiso.

Professor Maria Palacios Mackay with UKZN’s Professor Richard Scott.

Triple C Lessons from Canada

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UKZN’s Department of Telehealth recently hosted University of Calgary’s Assistant Professor in Family Medicine and Medical Education Specialist, Professor Maria Palacios Mackay...

‘Poogle’ pair - entrepreneurial students Mr Siba ‘Faro’ Dlamini (left) and Mr Oliver Kongolo.

Navigating Durban’s Social Scene with ‘Poogle’

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UKZN undergraduates Mr Siba ‘Faro’ Dlamini and Mr Oliver Kongolo are making their mark on Durban’s social scene - they have created ‘Poogle’...

Top pupils attend information sessions held by UKZN in Hlabisa and Richards Bay.

UKZN talks to Top Learners at Rural Schools

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The Schools Liaison Unit of UKZN’s Corporate Relations Division (CRD) visited the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast earlier this month to enlighten pupils from rural areas about the University, courses offered and to answer questions from youngsters about tertiary studies.