Experts seek improved support for human trafficking victims

Pretoria – Social welfare experts have called for improved coordination and integration of services between various role players to give better support to victims of human trafficking. This emerged from a roundtable that was held in Pretoria on Friday by the Department of Social Development. The meeting also sought to advance the implementation of the Prevention…..

Electricity supply vulnerable this week

Pretoria – The electricity supply system will remain vulnerable for the rest of the week due to a shortage of generating capacity, says power utility Eskom. “… Several units are currently out of service due to planned and unplanned outages. Due to the unavailability of a reserve margin (spare capacity), any extra load or faults in…..

Minister denies receiving Shaik’s application

Pretoria – Justice and Correctional Services Minister Advocate Michael Masutha has refuted claims that he has received an application from offender Schabir Shaik for conversion of his medical parole to ordinary parole. “There is no legal provision which allows any conversion of medical parole to ordinary parole. Therefore, any such application will be dealt with in…..

India a key trading partner for SA

Pretoria – Despite the slow rate of investment, India remains a key trading partner for South Africa, says Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Mzwandile Masina. The Deputy Minister was speaking at the 6th India Investment and Trade Initiative (ITI) seminar held in Hyderabad, India. The seminar, which was attended by more than 200 business people from…..

10 Tips for First Year University Students by RadioDUT

1.Go to all orientations. The faster you learn your way around campus and around all the red tape, the more at ease you’ll feel and the better prepared you’ll be when issues arise. 2. Buy Used Textbooks Buy used textbooks (from previous students…) or find them online for free. 3. Drag Yourself to Class Yes, some lecturers…..

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9 year-old boy’s hand stuck in pool for more than 3 hours

A 9-year-old was rushed to hospital on Friday afternoon after his hand got stuck in a pool during a school trip in Bloemfontein. A paramedic Pieter Russouw told Media that he first heard about the incident at 11:00. The boy was eventually freed at about 14:30. Russouw said the concrete around the weir was broken away…..

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FIFTY SHADES OF GREY SMASHES RECORD TO SNATCH BIGGEST OPENING OF ALL FILMS RELEASED IN SOUTH AFRICA

South Africans flock to the cinemas in anticipation of Christian and Anastasia’s ‘Red Room of Pain’ drama Universal Pictures and UIP South Africa today announced that Fifty Shades of Grey has broken the record to earn the highest opening weekend takings of all films released in South Africa. The film grossed a staggering R14 129 150 in…..

Jacob Zuma’s daughter, Thuli Zuma visited RadioDUT

Jacob Zuma’s daughter, Thuli Zuma visited RadioDUT on the 17/02/2015, along with three other talented personalities who spoke to us about their love for music and poetry. The well known Thuli who began sharing her poetry in 2011 is a BA live performance graduate from AFDA in Cape Town. Thuli is a live performance coach on…..

Miller and Duminy Partnership

Playing against fellow Africans and neighbors, Zimbabwe. The Zimbabweans batted well in their first few overs and exposed the flaw in the South Africans bowling. Luckily the day was saved earlier on when David Miller and JP Duminy put up a brilliant partnership each scoring 100 runs. The Proteas were pushed harder than anyone thought in…..

RedBull gives DUT students wings

A very tiresome Thursday afternoon changed direction when RedBull turned up the volume and cooled students down with their famous energy drink. The RedBull van with talented Djs arrived and demanded attention instantly. Students gathered at the courtyard in flocks and surrounded the van. Whilst some students listened to the groovy tunes, others decided to turn…..