Month: May 2022

Exceptional Accomplishment for Msweli

Exceptional Accomplishment for Msweli

Lihle Msweli, a young, dedicated and goal-orientated student originally from Mtubatuba, KwaZulu-Natal is the top achiever in the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering. Msweli was studying towards his Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry and Microbiology, a degree he strategically chose to be able to advance to a degree in medicine. With devotion, the young […]

Paired Enchantment as Twins Graduate Side-by-Side with the Same Degree

Paired Enchantment as Twins Graduate Side-by-Side with the Same Degree

Together it has always been and is the best way to be for Mhlophe and Mhlophekazi Makhoba. They aren’t just identical twins, they’re inseparable best friends who tackle life as a team! The twins grew up doing everything together and knew they would go to university together too. This May, they graduated together with the […]

UNIZULU Keeps Empowering Educators in the District to Improve Maths Pass Rate

UNIZULU Keeps Empowering Educators in the District to Improve Maths Pass Rate

The University of Zululand (UNIZULU), on Tuesday and Wednesday (16 and 17 May), hosted its annual mathematics convention for educators working within the King Cetshwayo District in an effort to improve the pass rate of school learners in the district. The seminar was held at the University’s Science Centre, Richards Bay. It was facilitated by […]

Grand Accomplishment for 59-year-old Dr Clifford Mhlanyukwa Duma

Grand Accomplishment for 59-year-old Dr Clifford Mhlanyukwa Duma

Dr. Clifford Mhlanyukwa Duma has succeeded in proving that age is no object when it comes to pursuing one’s dreams. The determined scholar graduated with a Ph.D. in Anthropology and Development Studies during the recent weeklong University of Zululand (UNIZULU) graduation ceremonies, at the age of 59. Dr. Duma also managed to engrave his name […]

UNIZULU Doctoral Candidate’s Research Solves Common IT Issue

UNIZULU Doctoral Candidate’s Research Solves Common IT Issue

Dr Ayotuyi Tosin Akinola (36), a University of Zululand (UNIZULU) PhD graduate, has made a valuable contribution to the computer science field by finding a simple solution to the common challenge of interference during the flow of data within a data control centre (DCN) in a software-defined network (SDN). SDN refers to a group of […]

17 Distinctions for Tenacious Anita Mkhabela

17 Distinctions for Tenacious Anita Mkhabela

Countless hours of studious behaviour have seen Anita Mkhabela bagging a Bachelor of Education (Foundation Phase) degree along with 17 distinctions. Mkhabela received her richly deserved qualification on Thursday 12 May at 14H00 at the University of Zululand’s (UNIZULU) King Bhekuzulu Hall. She has also made history as he is the first to graduate in […]

Resilient Mkhize Graduates at the Top of His Faculty

Resilient Mkhize Graduates at the Top of His Faculty

There are those who go to university with the intention of obtaining their desired qualification but sadly lose sight of their goal and never make it. There are those who have been gifted with intelligence and to whom academic excellence simply comes easy. There are also those whose outstanding academic performance is indicative of conscientiousness. […]

ROBBEN ISLAND TO WALL STREET AUTHOR CONFERRED WITH AN HONORARY DOCTORATE IN ECONOMICS

ROBBEN ISLAND TO WALL STREET AUTHOR CONFERRED WITH AN HONORARY DOCTORATE IN ECONOMICS

The University of Zululand bestowed an honorary doctorate in Economics to Mr Gaby Magomola on Wednesday, 11 May 2022 at the KwaDlangezwa Campus. Mr Magomola is the Director of Development Bank of Southern Africa, and is one of South Africa’s respected business leaders, an ex-banker and author. He has also been at the forefront of […]

UNIZULU STAFF MEMBER EXCELLED IN POSTGRADUATE STUDIES

UNIZULU STAFF MEMBER EXCELLED IN POSTGRADUATE STUDIES

Cytochrome P450 enzymes play a key role in producing secondary metabolites or natural compounds. Secondary metabolites are widely used in human and veterinary medicine, agriculture, and manufacturing. Many bacterial species are known to produce secondary metabolites. However, the role of P450 enzymes in the production of secondary metabolites by Salinispora species has not been revealed. […]

Be the Solution to the Country’s Challenges, Duma Ndlovu Told Graduates

Be the Solution to the Country’s Challenges, Duma Ndlovu Told Graduates

The time has come for South African youth to rise up and become solution bringers instead of waiting for others to solve the social ills currently affecting them. This was the sentiment of Dumakude Mayivuke Ndlovu, a renowned playwright, journalist, anti-apartheid activist and one of SA’s most successful filmmakers, as he addressed graduates in the […]

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