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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 […]

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. […]

Never Too Old to Study

Never Too Old to Study

Hlengiwe Zulu became the first in her family to graduate from university. She has a diploma in commercial administration. On Tuesday, 6 July 2021, she obtained her second qualification in public administration from the University of Zululand (UNIZULU). And boy did she graduate in style- with 20 distinctions at the age of forty-six! On her […]

Talking MPC with Dr Brooks

Talking MPC with Dr Brooks

The Department of Mathematical Sciences in the Faculty of Science, Agriculture and Engineering recently hosted a webinar during which Dr Kevin Brooks gave a talk entitled: “All models are wrong but some are useful – Model Predictive Control (MPC) in Industry”. From the Department of Mathematical Sciences, Dr Syamala Krishnannair took the initiative to arrange […]

UNIZULU hosts an African Webinar Series honouring Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe

UNIZULU hosts an African Webinar Series honouring Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe

“The wheel of progress revolves relentlessly and all the nations of the world take their turn at the field-glass of human destiny. Africa will not retreat! Africa will not compromise! Africa will not relent! Africa will not equivocate! And she will be heard! Remember Africa!” – Robert Sobukwe. The University of Zululand hosted one of […]

Celebrating International Albinism Awareness Day

Celebrating International Albinism Awareness Day

On 13 June, the world celebrates International Albinism Awareness Day (IAAD). The day is observed by millions of people across the world to raise awareness about the inherited genetic condition.   Moreover, the purpose of this day is to stand in solidarity with people living with albinism through their triumphs and challenges. It is a […]

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