Lecture commemorates 150 years of JL Dube

Professors Cherif Keita and Simangaliso Kumalo.

UKZN’s School of Education and the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics in the College of Humanities, in collaboration with the University Language Planning & Development Office hosted the 2021 John Langalibalele Dube Memorial Lecture. The lecture was facilitated by Ms Natalia Molebatsi, a South African writer, performance poet and cultural worker.  Deputy Vice-Chancellor and […]

Critical Issues Facing UKZN Explored During Roundtable Event

At the roundtable event are (clockwise from top left) Professor Nana Poku, Dr Maserole Kgari-Masondo, Professor Vivian Ojong, Professor Lebo Moletsane, Ms Pearl Thwala, Mr Calvin Thomas, Professor Simangaliso Kumalo, Dr Bongani Ngqulunga, and Professor Maheshvari Naidu.

Key issues, including declining public financing for Higher Education Institutions and uncertain political times impacting on UKZN’s planning and operations, were explored by the University’s Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Nana Poku, at a roundtable event. Poku made the observations while delivering the keynote address at the event titled: UKZN as a Premier University of African Scholarship: […]

About Theological Studies at the SRPC

We believe that theology is essentially a communal enterprise in which we grow in understanding our faith commitments through mutual challenge and enrichment. Our goal is to help you develop your abilities to think theoretically and to be critically constructive about yourself and tradition. We try, while offering a classical training with academic excellence, to […]

The South African Council of Churches Speaks on the Vaccine

A healthcare worker receives the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at Khayelitsha hospital in Cape Town [Mike Hutchings/Reuters]

Introduction by Rev Simangaliso Kumalo, Professor, University of KwaZulu-Natal, and CIHA Blog Co-Editor South Africa has been affected by the novel Coronavirus like many other countries on the globe. To date more than a million South Africans have been infected by the virus, and more than forty thousand lives have been lost. On a brighter […]