As we are approaching the 3rd annual silent protest, we take a look back at where it all began. On the 16th of August 2017 at Sport Centre from 08h00, HIV/AIDS Centre will be hosting the 3rd annual silent protest. The initiative aims to show solidarity for victims who previously and are still experiencing Gender Based Violence. It also shows that students and society as a whole are against such inhumane behavior and it need not to be tolerated. In this short clip we take down a memory lane of the message of support from the Former DUT Vice Chancellor and Principal, Prof. Ahmed Bawa.
Drama for Life and DUT HIV/AIDS Centre decided to come up with a strategy that will bring artists together, poets to be specific. The Lover + Another poetry challenge aims to discuss issues around HIV/AIDS through poetry, which is an innovative way to make awareness and reach a larger group. This programme was separated into two parts the first day being a workshop and second day being auditions. Continue reading →
From birth a baby boy is on the road to stardom as a man, at home and outside of home. From time to time the value of manhood in him is instilled throughout the journey of growth. Loyalty, strength, leadership accountability and responsibility are all some of the choruses that are sung as a young boy is brought up. He is being groomed to one-day lead, to lead his own family, sometimes his peers or the community or whatever scale is brought unto his leadership. However, leadership does not emerge out of nowhere nor fall from the sky. Leadership is practiced though leading a reputable character and a principled life style. Continue reading →
Today for annual students marks the first day of lectures, as for semester students the kick start of the registration period. We would like to welcome back all students and hope everyone had wonderful winter break. We would like to congratulate all those who passed their modules in the first semester and also encourage those who did not make it not to lose hope. The insert below shows the real life situation students go through, we hope it will motivate and inspire you. We wish everyone all the best in the second semester.
In a society where there are few praises then blames sung to fellow South African men. We are still a generation that lived amongst men who set an example not only in their immediate families, relatives or close friends but in the whole country and the world over. We are the generation that was fortunate enough to live in the same era with men like Nelson Mandela. Continue reading →
As we wrapping up youth month HIV/AIDS Centre had a pleasure of hosting an exclusive interview with the founder of “isgubhu” speakers, Syabonga Ndwalane. His work has landed him interviews on radio stations such as Ukhozi FM and INANDA FM. His speakers are unique in design, sound, can use USB, USB cables and can be connected to the computer.
It is that time again if the semester where some of us get to close our books and hang out with our friends. Some of us also get to go home to be united with our families after a long and stressful semester. The best thing about the end of the semester that we get away from our daily campus routine and get back to what to many of us enjoy in life. The reality is that most of us come from rural areas or the township, so life is not as simple when we go home. Imagine the tons of chores you will be getting back to nonetheless most of us still survive. Continue reading →