An enthusiastic and self-motivated Nqobile on #CampusDrive

On the Afternoon Shutdown Matt tsolo was joined by DUT’s Nqobile Hlekwayo, a 22-year-old enthusiastic and self-motivated artist that has been applauded with the opportunity to perform in various awareness campaigns. Nqobile’s passion has allowed her the privilege to audition in front of international scouts like Kim Myers (ARTS) & Rhayvan drummer (Tyler Perry Studios). On…..

Mampintsha tells his side of the story

Mampintsha says Babes Wodumo is being influenced to discredit him. Mampintsha who is accused for assaulting Babes has suspected her of staging the attack which was streamed live on the singer’s Instagram account. The kwaito musician told his side of the story yesterday afternoon after appearing in the Pinetown Magistrates Court on a charge of assault……

Babes’ family breaks the silence

                    Bongekile Simelane popularly known as Babes Wodumo was expected to break her silence at a media briefing after laying a criminal complaint of assault against her manager and boyfriend Mandla “Mampintsha” Maphumulo. According to her father, Welcome Simelane, who addressed media, the Gqom Queen is in…..

Plans to Transform, develop and upscale DUT

  The Durban University of Technology has allocated 24 million for the construction of new buildings. This was publicised by the Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Professor Thandwa Mthembu delivering his maiden State of the University Address (SOUA) at DUT’s Indumiso Hall, Midlands Campus in Pietermaritzburg on Thursday, 28 February 2019. Prof Mthembu said the construction of two…..


Capitalizing off her 2019 Grammy award hosting momentum, Alicia Keys dropped a new video.   The singer-songwriter announced the new track and video via her Instagram account. She shared a snippet of the video, and wrote, “I just dropped something for y’all! I was in the studio and I wanted to VIBEEEEE out! My friends were…..

Applications for clubs and societies are now open!!

In relation to Section 10.4 of the SRC Constitution application for renewal of existing clubs and affiliation or recognition of new clubs as well societies for 2019 academic year now open. Requirements: Statement of intent (aims, objective, vision and mission), A proposed budget supported by a plan of action A draft constitution Minimum of 150 signed…..

[Podcast] #MondayMotivation on The Feel Good Breakfast Show

In case you missed it, the motivational speaker Sfundo joined Bright on The Feel Good Breakfast Show to motivate about the importance of forgiveness and how it helps one to move on. Sfundo also shared a personal story about his father who died through a hit and run and how it took him a long time…..


Durban University of Technology (DUT) resumes classes after students and management resolved most of the issues raised in a memorandum of grievances submitted over by the Student Representative Council (SRC). Lectures were suspended from the past three weeks after students protested over being not able to register, financial aid and unconducive residences. In a press briefing…..

[PODCAST] Reclaiming my identity with Rosie Motene

The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) in association with Durban University of Technology present to you the Reclaiming My Identity seminar. Rosie Motene, global speaker, Pan African media proprietor and an award-winning author of Reclaiming joined the Afternoon Shutdown with Matt Tsolo talking about the importance of our African tradition, language and culture through her…..

“I still haven’t paid up my 1st year fees “ – Matt Tsolo

Social media has been abuzz with conflicting views on when should students go back to campus. One of the topics that arose was the fact that self-paying students are ‘rich’, well, that didn’t sit well with me knowing the struggles that I went through in my first year of study after I was rejected by NSFAS……