Inspiring stories from UKZN students and alumni.

Thulile Zama

Thulile Zama keeps the fires burning at Africa’s oldest Jazz CentreCo-ordinator  at  the  UKZN  Jazz  Centre, Thulile Zama keeps the fires burning at Africa’s oldest Jazz Centre. “I am the designated slave but I love what I do,” she...

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Musa Kika

Through seeing some of the greats to come out of the Law School at UKZN, I realised that I could be anything as wellAt just 27 years old, UKZN alumnus, Musa Kika is about to graduate with a PhD in Public law. His passion is human rights and access to justice. Kika...

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Mthokozisi ‘DJ Tira’ Khathi

Focus on your goal and make it work at all costsUKZN is a disciplined institution. It kept me grounded, gave me the best education and also made it possible for me to explore my entertainment interests during my spare...

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Jessica Nkosi

You need to study the craft of acting and be committed to itLeading Lady pays tribute to Alma Mater, with her smile and gorgeous features, UKZN alumnus and actress Jessica Nkosi is indeed a leading lady. She describes herself as driven and zealous and...

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Ayanda Mpama

We should not only be creating, we also have to look at the way we live.This former host of Our Perfect Wedding is a warrior when it comes to causes she believes in. When Ayanda Mpama was in high school she wanted to be...

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Oregan Hoskins

Oregan Percival Mark Hoskins

Players can make it with hard work and determinationThe President of the South African Rugby Union (SARU) and an alumnus of UKZN, Mr Oregan Hoskins, was interviewed by UKZNdabaOnline journalist, Raylene Captain-Hasthibeer for the NdabaOnline series, Spotlight on Alumni. Hoskins, who grew up in...

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