HAS EFFSC WON THE ELECTIONS AGAIN?

After three days of voting the preliminary results are finally out and EFFSC runs for second term. DUT’s Independent Electoral Commission and Student governance released the preliminary results with Aphelele Ndabazandile of the EFFSC leading with 5013 votes followed by seven other EFFSC members who will be the in the SRC. DUT was painted red as…..

[WATCH] TOP 20 CHART RECAP – TOP 5 (31 AUG)

Every Saturday from 1-3pm, Yola and Samkelo countdown the biggest soundtracks to your life based on streams, requests and various other charts! Have the time that you have spent streaming your favourite song made any difference this week? Let’s Find out! Here is your Top 5 for the week! 5. DJ Maphorisa x Kabza De Small-…..

[PODCAST] DJ FORTEE HAS A BRAND NEW ALBUM! #UNBOXED

DJ Fortee spoke to Matt Tsolo following the release of his brand New Album #UNBOXED. He says that his most loved song “Monini” ft Niniola is part of the album. Asked about whether he was able to sleep the night before the release of his album he replied “No, I wasn’t” “I stayed up until 3am”…..

[PODCAST] SENIOR STUDENTS GIVE FIRST TIMERS VOTING ADVICE

The SRC elections begin on Tuesday 27 August 2019 and can be very daunting for a person who has no idea what is going on. So in the spirit of Ubuntu and leading by example, the Afternoon Shutdown’s Matt Tsolo reached out to the senior students for help. To further prepare you, a first time voter,…..

#DUTSRCELECTIONS2019 : ON YOUR MARKS, SET, GO!

The SRC elections 2019 are on and the countdown has begun. So if you are a first year student, I am sure you have noticed some buzz around campus with elections going on, right? 58 candidates from both the Durban & Midlands campuses stand a chance to be part of the 15 members of the SRC……

RIP David Kekana and Thandi Ndlovu

Sports analysist and journalist David Kekana has been reported dead this morning. According to reports, Kekana died yesterday after he was admitted to hospital and allegedly died from diabetes. This has left the country in sadness with messages of condolences  pouring in on Twitter since this morning. In another incident, Mother construction company has released a…..

[PODCAST] ALCOHOL AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Still keeping up with Women’s Month, as part of Future Beats brought to you by HEAIDS, Matt Tsolo was joined by Thabang Lubisi from DUT’s HIV& AIDS Centre. This week they looked at the effects of violence on women and some of the factors that are around such an issue. One question that had the WhatsApp…..

[PODCASTS] DREAMS TAA WEEK

Dreams Thina Abantu Abasha This week on DreamsTAA, the girls face challenges between schooling, their person lives and making ends meet financially. They help each other in overcoming the different hardships they face by coming up with solutions to better whatever situation they are going through. The feature is headed by Asiphe Ntuli and Snenjabulo Mthethwa……

THE #DUTSRCELECTIONS2019 BATTLE IS ON!

The DUT community is getting ready for the upcoming elections which will take place from August 27 2019. Student movements have been working at winning over students to trust them to be their representatives this coming term. Last year the EFFSC took all positions in the SRC with most votes taking over from the SASCO. Both…..

[PODCAST] #MENARETRASH YES OR NO?

When we heard that the International Student Organisation (ISO) will be hosting a woman’s month open dialogue #Men Are Trash (Yes/No?), we had to find out more about it. That is why AMtoPM hosts Louis B and Londa Mbatha got in touch with Israel Tafara Gabi who is part of the ISO to talk about the…..