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Zulu Royal Princess Obtains Master’s Degree

Zulu Royal Princess Obtains Master’s Degree

The annual University of Zululand (UNIZULU) graduation ceremonies, which began on Monday, 5 July 2021, are a culmination of the hard work and many years of sacrifice made by students, parents and lecturers alike. This Faculty of Arts virtual graduation session marked a joyous occasion for the Zulu royal family as Her Royal Highness (HRH) […]

Dr Khathi: A Born Teacher and Lifelong Scholar

Dr Khathi: A Born Teacher and Lifelong Scholar

Dr Joseph Lamlani Khathi lives his life with the unwavering conviction that whatever is impossible to man is surely possible to God. Considering the events of the retired teacher’s life, it is evident why he holds true to his belief. He has found himself rising above every seemingly challenging situation, all through the “grace and […]

Exhilaration as Brothers Receive Doctoral Qualifications

Exhilaration as Brothers Receive Doctoral Qualifications

A pair of siblings, with incredible young minds, have each bagged a doctoral qualification from the Department of Public Administration at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU). Dr Daniel Nkosinathi Mlambo and Dr Victor Halalisani Mlambo are amongst hundreds of students who graduated during the Faculty of Commerce, Administration and Law’s virtual graduation ceremony today (Tuesday, […]

Mbatha Contradicting All Odds

Mbatha Contradicting All Odds

“It feels like a miracle,” Ulundi-born Anele Mbatha said on graduating despite his health challenges. Mbatha graduated with a Bachelor of Education (Further Education and Training) on Wednesday, 9 December 2020. He decided to study at the University of Zululand (UNIZULU) since it is closest to home. It was going to be easy for his […]

Music Producer Lindelani Mkhize Honoured

Music Producer Lindelani Mkhize Honoured

Lindelani Mkhize has been honoured with an honorary doctorate of Philosophy in Community development by the University of Zululand. The renowned music producer and entrepreneur is well known for his work with jazz, afro-pop, kwaito and gospel. His legacy is embedded in performance cultures, theatres and learning spaces across the globe where music is studied, […]

Professor Mathews Mthembu

Professor Mathews Mthembu

He was born and raised in rural Manguzi, KwaMhlabuyalingana, near the borders of Mozambique. Coming from an underprivileged background such as his may be a scapegoat for many who lack the zeal to follow their dreams. Luckily, this was not the case for Prof Mthembu (41). He endured numerous hurdles which could have easily wiped […]

Puleng Nontobeko Biyela

Puleng Nontobeko Biyela

Date & Place of birth    :              The 7th of January 1986 at Empangeni. I grew up at eNseleni Study History                  :              In 2003, Biyela  obtained her  senior certificate with merit at John Ross College. In 2007, she completed her 4 year BSc Industrial degree at UNIZULU. Her highest qualification is a PhD in Physics […]

Thami Mathe

Thami Mathe

Date &  Place of birth     : 21 May 1969 at Benedictine Hospital in Nongoma Study History                  : Mathe started his  lower primary education at Hlabisa Lower Primary School in 1976 where he got promoted from Sub B to Standard One in one year when he displayed exceptional performance. In 1979, he went on to […]