Dr Melba Nzimande.

Graduate Examined Interpretations of Masculinities in SA Soapies

Interpretations of masculinities presented in three South African soap operas – Uzalo, Imbewu and Isibaya – by Zulu male audiences living in KwaZulu-Natal were the focus of doctoral research. The research was done by Dr Melba Nzimande who graduated with a PhD in Media and Cultural studies. Nzimande says research contributes to African masculinity studies,

Student bursary winners (from left) Ms Nonhlanhla Majola, Ms Nqobile Khanyile, Ms Zama Ngcobo and Ms Zinhle Nhlumayo.

East Coast Radio Bursaries for UKZN Students

Nine students from the Centre for Communication, Media and Society (CCMS) in the School of Applied Human Sciences (SAHS) received full tuition bursaries from East Coast Radio (ECR), KwaZulu-Natal’s leading commercial radio station.