August 2021

Month: August 2021

Economists Talk BEE During Webinar

Economists Talk BEE During Webinar

The recent African Thought Forum Series webinar saw a robust discussion taking place on the pros and cons of black economic empowerment (BEE). From the discourse, it was evident that although BEE was developed with the best intentions, its policies still require revisiting and amendment in order to fulfil their purpose. The event was organised […]

Pandemics, Poverty and Equality to Take Centre Stage

Pandemics, Poverty and Equality to Take Centre Stage

Pandemics, Poverty and Equality to Take Centre Stage During ASASWEI Conference The Department of Social Work at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU), in collaboration with the Association of Social Work Education Institutions (ASASWEI), will be hosting the virtual 2021 Biennial Social Work conference from Wednesday to Friday (1 – 3 September 2021). The theme for […]

PROFILING A SCHOLAR WHO WILL BE TRAVELING TO SWITZERLAND

PROFILING A SCHOLAR WHO WILL BE TRAVELING TO SWITZERLAND

A University of Zululand academic Nkululeko Dlamini will soon be fulfilling her lifelong dream and jetting off to Switzerland to further her studies towards her PhD in Sociology and Anthropology, her research is about Digital Entrepreneurship among South African Millennials as an alternative to formal employment. Dlamini is captivated by her research because South Africa […]

Dr HLENGIWE ROMUALDA MHLONGO

Dr HLENGIWE ROMUALDA MHLONGO

Dr Hlengiwe Romualda Mhlongo was born on 23 May 1959, at Enyezane reserve, a place between Eshowe and Gingindlovu in the province of KwaZulu-Natal. She is a senior lecturer and Head of the Department of Curriculum and Instructional Studies in the Faculty of Education at the University of Zululand.   EDUCATION HISTORY Dr Mhlongo went […]

UNIZULU academic to give a talk on P450 enzymes

UNIZULU academic to give a talk on P450 enzymes

Professor Khajamohiddin Syed, from the Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) has been invited to give a talk in a faculty development program by REVA University in India (online talk). The five-day Faculty Development Programme, will be conducted from August 16 to 23rd 2021. According to Prof Syed, “This five-day […]

UNIZULU Choir’s Hour with Mr. Music

UNIZULU Choir’s Hour with Mr. Music

Over 300 000 Facebook users and more than 100 000 Instagram users who follow musician and 2020 Idols SA runner-up Mr. Music are likely to do just about anything to get a few moments to spend with the talented young singer. For UNIZULU Choir members however, this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity was presented with ease on Friday, 13 August […]

Vryheid KZN: Sphamandla sweats it out while saying NO to GBV

Vryheid KZN: Sphamandla sweats it out while saying NO to GBV

Sphamandla Gumede believes that charity begins at home and this outlook saw him celebrating Women’s Day differently this year. He is currently based in Empangeni, but celebrated the occasion here in Vryheid. The 33-year-old undertook a 56km run from Paulpietersburg to Vryheid in a bid to raise awareness about gender-based violence (GBV) and child abuse. […]

The SAMRC and University of Zululand join forces to help manage COVID-19 in the City of uMhlatuze

The SAMRC and University of Zululand join forces to help manage COVID-19 in the City of uMhlatuze

The Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) and the  South African Medical Research Council (SAMRC) have partnered to provide a wastewater-based early warning system for COVID-19 in northern KwaZulu-Natal.   Shortly after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the SAMRC initiated an early warning system (EWS) based on SARS-CoV-2 levels […]

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