12 November 2021
Volume: 9
Issue: 48
Musicians and vocalists who performed at the African Calabash festival (clockwise, from top left) Victor Sithole, Mjolisi, LilyFaith and Mandisa.

Music Discipline Holds 16th African Cultural Calabash Festival

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The African Music Outreach Community Development Class within the School of Arts hosted its 16th African Cultural Calabash Festival under the theme of Sounds of Peace Imvunge Yokuthula.

Professor Vincent Nyamori.

Stellar Academic Career Celebrated During Inaugural Lecture

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Dr Vincent Nyamori joined UKZN’s Westville campus Chemistry staff as a young lecturer in 2008, fresh from a two-year term as a postdoctoral research Fellow at the University of the Witwatersrand.

From left: Health Promotions Officer, Mrs Samukelisiwe Dladla, Ms Normah Zondo and Mrs Dana Govender and the MTB Building lit up.

UKZN Building Goes Green in Support of World Stroke Day

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In commemoration of World Stroke Day, UKZN - in partnership with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of South Africa - lit up the Memorial Tower Building (MTB) on the Howard College campus in green with the impressive sight visible from many parts of Durban.

Best presentation winners at the 2021 SA Society of Psychiatrists Congress (from left) Dr Shaun Hain, Dr Nikita Singh and Dr Bilkis Dawood.

UKZN Psychiatry Registrars Win Awards at SASOP’s National Congress

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Three UKZN Registrars were announced as winners of research awards during the 20th National Congress of the South African Society of Psychiatrists (SASOP).

UKZN’s Sustainable Transportation Research Group is focusing on sustainable solutions for national and international transportation issues.

Spotlight on UKZN’s Civil Engineering Sustainable Transportation Research Group

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The work of the Sustainable Transportation Research Group (STRg) in Civil Engineering at UKZN was highlighted in the Outlook newsletter of the Durban branch of the South African Institution of Civil Engineering.

Professor Judy Khanyola.

Webinar on Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice

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UKZN’s College of Health Sciences hosted a webinar on Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice (IPE) in the professions of dentistry, nursing, medicine, pharmacy, osteopathic medicine and public health.

The Ntuli sisters on the show Family Feud South Africa with US television personality and comedian Steve Harvey.

Students Compete in International TV Game Show

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The Ntuli Family, comprising UKZN students and alumni, participated in Family Feud South Africa, the popular international television game show with Steve Harvey as the host.

Fourth-year Law student Ms Bongisile Nophakela.

Student Excels in Global Community Challenge

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Fourth-year Law student Ms Bongisile Nophakela has been making UKZN proud in the 2021 Global Community Challenge (GCC), being in the team which won the semi-finals of the online contest.

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South Africans Should Expect Petrol Price to Exceed R20 a Litre Before Year End

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The cost of petrol went up again in South Africa this month with the price now set to top R20 a litre by the  end of this year.

Ms Khanyisile Mngomezulu.

UKZN Doctoral Student Puts Traditional Medicine on International Stage

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Discipline of Traditional Medicine PhD student Ms Khanyisile Mngomezulu’s abstract has been selected as the best in the Track A: Basic Science section and she has been invited to deliver the paper at the 2021 International Conference on AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Infections in Africa (ICASA) next month.

Dr Danyela Demir with her new book.

UKZN Postdoc Student Co-authors Book on Contemporary SA Authors

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English studies postdoctoral student in UKZN’s School of Arts Dr Danyela Demir has co-authored a book titled: Tracing the (Post)Apartheid Novel Beyond 2000. Demir is under the supervision of Professor Lindy Stiebel.

Victims of gender-based violence can contact the GBV Command Centre at 0800 428 428 (toll-free).

Domestic Violence - Where to Get Help

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A victim of domestic violence (DV) can approach their local magistrate’s court and request assistance in applying for a protection order.