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[durban] - UKZN graduates at it again with ‘lit’ celebrations

Durban - The University of KwaZulu-Natal’s graduation ceremonies are the most ‘lit’, so say social media commentators after passionate parents and their graduates broke the internet on Monday.

And true to form, the ‘UKZN’ trend was the number one trending topic in Durban, sixth in South Africa, seventh in Johannesburg …

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[durban] - LETTER: Public servants milk taxpayers dry

While many in the private sector are not receiving increases, or are making do with below-inflation increases, government employees make ridiculous demands like the 11.4% being demanded by SA Revenue Service (Sars) workers.

I think Sars is being generous in offering a 7% increase - I certainly would be grateful …

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[durban] - House music star Holly Rey graduates Cum Laude at UKZN

Durban- AS thousands of students graduate in the next week and a half at the University of KwaZulu-Nata, one of the more notable ones will be house musician Holly Wasserfall or more popularly known as “Holly Rey”.

The Durban born artists is known for songs like Deeper’, ‘Joy’, and ‘You …

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[durban] - Masters study explores why Durbanites are becoming young parents

Durban - The lack of proper sex education in homes and schools is a significant cause of early childbearing. That was what University of KwaZulu-Natal masters graduate Seluleko Ngcobo found during his postgraduate studies in Population Studies.

For his efforts, Ngcobo excelled and was conferred with a Cum Laude pass.

His …

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[durban] - Gene linked to hair loss in African women

Patients with Central Centrifugal Cicatricial Alopeciawere recruited from Durban, from 2013 to 2016 and in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, from 2014 to 2017.

Pic: Supplied

Professor Ncoza Dlova, Dean of UKZN’s School of Clinical Medicine and

internationally renowned dermatologist, through her global collaborative work with a

number of scientists; has …

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[durban] - KZN taxi industry slams attacks on foreigners

Police spokesperson Lieutenant-Colonel Thulani Zwane said one person was killed in violence in uMlazi’s Y section. He said a South African male was killed and the community attacked foreign nationals in the area believing they were behind the murder.

He said police were investigating and monitoring the situation. “We …

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[durban] - PIC’s investment strategy 'racist' - Dr Survé

Cape Town - The Public Investment Corporation’s (PIC) investment strategy is racist and favours white-owned and controlled companies at the expense of firms started and managed by black entrepreneurs.

This is according to businessman Dr Iqbal Survé, who is Executive Chairman of Sekunjalo Group and a shareholder in companies including …

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[durban] - WATCH LIVE: Dr Iqbal Survé testifies at #PICInquiry

Dr Iqbal Survé, is testifying before the PIC Commission of Inquiry on Tuesday. File picture: Nokuthula Mbatha/ African News Agency (ANA)

JOHANNESBURG - The commission of inquiry probing allegations of impropriety at the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) continues on Tuesday.

Dr Iqbal Survé is testifying before the PIC Commission of Inquiry …

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[durban] - Activist champions the rights of children in PhD study

Durban - South African Child Rights activist, Joan van Niekerk, graduated with a PhD in Social Work from the University of KwaZulu-Natal this week. Her PhD study has provided recommendations for the creation of a developmental model for child protection services in the country.

In her research, Van Niekerk, the former …

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[durban] - LETTER: DA-EFF coalition would be a disaster

We have many challenges in Reservoir Hills.

It was with hope and expectation that I voted for the DA in the last local government elections.

But hope turned to disappointment and anger when our DA ward councillor absconded from the ward and service delivery became non-existent.

Complaints to the DA …

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[durban] - Claims in #GangsterState a worry for Magashule

Johannesburg - ANC secretary general Ace Magashule is worried about the fresh allegations that he was involved in systemic corruption in the Free State, and has reiterated that he was considering taking legal action against the author of the book who implicated him.

Magashule was speaking on the sidelines of a …

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