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.