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Five killed in KwaZulu-Natal robbery

18 November 2017, 6:56 AM

Five people have been shot dead outside a supermarket in Dlangezwa Township near the University of Zululand on the KwaZulu-Natal north coast.


COVID-19 exacerbated crisis in education system: Prof Msibi

26 September 2020, 8:01 PM

University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) academic, Professor Thabo Msibi, says the COVID -19 pandemic has exacerbated what was already a crisis in education at schools. Msibi says research in recent years shows that about 60% of children in grade 1 will not make it to matric.

UKZN Digital Arts student makes top 15 of the Young Creators Network competition

23 August 2020, 9:41 AM

Digital Arts honours student at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Zico Mthethwa, is ecstatic after being selected from over 600 creatives from across the country in the national Young Creators Network competition.

Call for independent probe into KZN patient’s death in a makeshift structure

6 August 2020, 1:39 PM

The Health MEC, Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu has instructed the head of department that an independent team of experts from the University of KwaZulu-Natal probe the death of 67 – year old Sibusiso Khumalo at the Northdale Hospital in Pietermaritzburg.

COVID-19 can affect brain cells: Virologist

11 July 2020, 9:39 AM

New research has shown that COVID-19 can affect the brain cells of those infected and its affects remain even after they have recovered, says Professor Tulio de Oliveira, Virologist and Director of the KwaZulu-Natal Research Innovation and Sequencing Platform at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Gift of the Givers donates rapid COVID-19 testing instrument to UKZN

1 July 2020, 10:16 AM

Gift of the Givers donated an advanced instrument to conduct rapid COVID-19 tests to the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s College of Health Sciences.


UKZN, HSRC probe impact of COVID-19 on health workers

18 April 2020, 10:10 AM

 The University of KwaZulu-Natal and the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) have launched a joint survey investigating the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on healthcare workers.

UKZN launches war room for coronavirus research

3 March 2020, 7:28 PM

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) has put together a group of clinical and health experts to help with research on the coronavirus outbreak. 

UKZN reluctant to write off historical debt

3 March 2020, 4:33 PM

The University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) says it can’t give in to student demands to write off historical debt.

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‘Ladysmith Black Mambazo gave hope to migrant workers during apartheid’

12 February 2020, 10:45 AM

The Faculty of Humanities, Development and Social Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal says the isichathamiya group Ladysmith Black Mambazo gave hope to migrant workers during the apartheid period in the 1960s.



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