[Podcast] “Making Moves With DJ Meech” – Matt Tsolo

This week I had the pleasure of chatting to one of the coolest Hip-Hop DJs, DJ Meech. He has a brand new song called Jug featuring all our favourites, Witness The Funk and Kid X. He also gave me advice of surviving at Eyadini. lol! Check him out on Socials, @djmeechsa and holler at him! Did…..

The Mahatma Gandhi Lecture pays tribute to Mam’Winnie Madikizela Mandela!

2018 marks the 125th anniversary of the arrival of Mahatma Gandhi in South Africa as well as what would have been the 100th birthday of the ‘icon of icons’ Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. This year the Mahatma Gandhi Media Lecture was held at the Durban University of Technology, City Campus. In this lecture the speakers paid tribute…..


  This year’s instalment of the annual Mahatma Gandhi Media Lecture (MGML) is of special significance for several reasons. It’s not only the 10th anniversary of the lecture hosted by DUT Journalism and the Gandhi Development Trust (GDT) but the event on Wednesday April 11 at the City Campus commencing at 16:30 will also serve as…..


The Durban University of Technology’s (DUT), international student, Somtochukwu Edeh is thrilled to have been part of the 62nd session of the Commission on the Status of Women, which took place at the United Nations Headquarters in New York in March 2018. Edeh who is a second year Information Technology (IT) student at DUT was the…..

Students Go To The Streets!! #StudentStrike Continues.

The Durban University of Technology has been taking a lot of hits this year. After an eight week long staff strike you would think that the students together with the lecturers would try to fight with time and cover all the work needed. The students went to ML Sultan campus to stop classes and take to…..


What a way of wrapping up your week with the Afternoon Shutdown today (Fri, 5 April 2017)! The amazing Amanda Bani joined Matt Tsolo and Minnie Ntuli to talk about the late Mam Winnie Madikizela-Mandela. The conversation was super cool and Matt couldn’t stop himself from his stupid but funny jokes! Besides Matt’s jokes, Minnie discussed…..

[PODCAST] is it possible to be in a relationship with an HIV(+) person when you are HIV(-) ?

SboDaKing  had a sit down with Thobile Zulu who is from the DUT HIV/AIDS student counselling and health centre. They spoke about the relationship dynamic faced by partners when one is HIV+ and the other HIV-. The discussion opened a door to a world of information that one wouldn’t have known was possible. The discussion gave…..

[PODCAST] DUT Students Share their views on sex. #CampusDrive.

The Afternoon Shutdown team spoke about sex on the show today. The question was easy, If only one person in the relationship is ready for sex but the other one is not, should the ready one leave and pursue other sexual relations or wait? DUT students came out guns blazing with their views via our WhatsApp…..

First Things First Campaign!

2018 FIRST THINGS FIRST CAMPAIGN The HIV/AIDS Centre will be hosting its annual awareness campaign ‘First Thing First’. The First Things First Campaign, which has been endorsed by Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, is an innovative HIV counselling and education campaign which aims to help South African students fulfil their destinies by encouraging them as future…..

#CatchUp Qakaza Ladies Network.

  Denmark Vee got to sit down with the Qakaza Ladies Network and talk about how they began a project about woman empowerment around res. Qhakaza Ladies Network also referred  to as QLN is a network that is an affiliation of DUT  Student housing. This  network aims to create  special  recognized  platform  for the women of…..