22 March 2018
Volume: 6
Issue: 8
UMnu Tumisang Malete, umholi wokuzalwa.

Ukuhola Isizukulwane Sama-Selfie

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Umfundi wase-UKZN wonyaka wesi-4 weziqu zokwelapha uMnu Tumisang Malete usanda kushicilela incwadi ayichaza njengeyokuqala kweziningi zakhe ezimayelana nobuholi. Incwadi esihloko esithi Leading in a Selfie Generation yethulwe ngokusemthethweni mhla zingama-24 kuNhlolanja futhi isiyatholakala kulesi sizindalwazi, www.leadinginaselfiegeneration.co.za

Water collected for drought-stricken Cape Town.

Water Sharing is Caring!

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Cape Town’s burgeoning water crisis has prompted UKZN’s Dr Rudi Kimmie to collect 180 litres of water for the drought-stricken area.

Dean and Head of the Law School Professor Managay Reddi (left) with Professor Angela J Davis during her guest lecture at the Law School.

International Criminal Law and Procedure Expert Visits UKZN’s School of Law

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American University Washington College of Law academic and author Professor Angela J Davis recently shared insights on the issues of unfettered prosecutorial power and racism in the American criminal justice system with UKZN Law School’s staff and students.

Dr Victor Velaphi Otty Mkhize gives a guest lecture on African Divination.

The Uniqueness of Nguni Mediumistic Divination discussed in Lecture

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In celebration of African Religious Heritage the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics within the College of Humanities hosted a guest lecture by renowned African cultural expert and Healer Dr Victor Velaphi Otty Mkhize. The lecture was held in conjunction with the African Systems of Thought and Introduction to Religion Modules.

Meet and Greet for SLSJ Mentorship Programme.

Law Students Encourage Academic Excellence in Mentoring Programme

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Facilitating a relationship between student mentors and mentees was on the agenda as fourth-year LLB students  Ms Arlina Ramothar and Ms Zinhle Khoza hosted a “Meet and Greet” for the Students for Law and Social Justice (SLSJ) Mentorship Programme at UKZN’s Howard College campus.

Howard College campus and MATCH celebrated Sexual Reproductive Health month and demonstrate the menstrual cup.

Sexual Reproductive Health Awareness Month

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The University of KwaZulu-Natal HIV and AIDS Programme celebrated the month of love (February) by embarking on an awareness campaign on HIV and sexual reproductive health. The HIV and AIDS Programme offers a range of activities that seek to mitigate the HIV epidemic at UKZN and surrounding communities.

Back left: Mr Matthew Harcus, Professor Glen Bright, Mr Darron Tarr, Mr James Collins and Mr Tyrone Bright and front left: Miss Lindelwa Dlamini, Mr Clinton Eccles and Miss Michaela Geytenbeek.

Quadriplegic Archery System - World-Leading Innovation

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The Discipline of Mechanical Engineering at the University of KwaZulu-Natal is developing a quadriplegic Archery System, a device allowing a Quadriplegic to draw, aim and fire a compound bow.

The School of Chemistry and Physics together with their external stakeholders came out to celebrate the opening of two laboratories.

UKZN Unveils New State-of-the-Art Laboratories

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UKZN recently celebrated the opening of two new high-tech laboratories on its Westville campus at an event that included academics and more than 30 external research institutions and industry.


Three UKZN Publications on Springer Special edition

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Two UKZN students, Ms Sona Ayanikalath and Ms Inge Odendaal and an alumnus, Dr Kim Coutts, were featured in Springer Nature’s free articles campaign featuring the Top 1% cited papers in the Clinical Medicine field. This campaign was in celebration of the Chinese New Year.

Participants at the Third African Health Research Ethics Symposium.

UKZN hosts Third African Health Research Ethics Symposium

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The South African Research Ethics Training Initiative (SARETI) recently hosted their Third African Health Research Ethics Symposium (AHRES III) at the Protea Marriott Hotel. SARETI is a Masters in Social Science (Health Research Ethics) programme based at the School of Applied Human Sciences (Psychology).

Takkiewash SA is an innovative shoe-care company started by UKZN student, Miss Ntokozo “Meloh” Ntleko.

UKZN Alumnus Sets Up Innovative Shoe-Care Business

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Twenty-two-year old Miss Ntokozo “Meloh” Ntleko is running Takkiewash SA, a shoe-care business in Musgrave, Durban. The business caters for anyone who wants to put their best foot forward, whether you are wearing Converses or stilettos, this dynamic, young businessperson and UKZN alumnus has a shoe-care solution for you!

Mr Mpubane Emanuel Matlala.

PhD Candidate Presents Paper at International Conference

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PhD candidate in Information Studies in the School of Social Sciences, Mr Mpubane Emanuel Matlala, recently presented a paper at the South African Cultural Observatory Third International Conference. The conference was held at the Nelson Mandela Bay stadium in Port Elizabeth from 7-8 March 2018.

Sexual and Reproductive Health services offered to students and staff by Health and Wellness Centre at Edgewood during the STI and Condom Week awareness campaign.

STIs/Condom Week Campaign and Valentine’s Day events held at Edgewood Campus

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The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s (UKZN) Edgewood campus hosted a Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) and Condom week as well as a Valentine’s Day event to educate students about STI’s and to encourage them to always use condoms.