south african student media
- In conversation with #SpeakOutUP – Disability Awareness Month Webinaron November 23, 2021 at 11:10 am
On 18 November, SpeakOutUP in conjunction with BOLD UP, a committee under the UP Disability unit, held a Disability Awareness Month Webinar. The webinar was divided into three segments, each highlighting a specific theme related to the topic. Segment 1 sought to address the theme of lived experiences of persons with disabilities, segment 2 unpacked
- SLICE: At first sighton November 23, 2021 at 8:22 am
“It’s a match!” – dating during a pandemic Youth is the time to get to know people, find your significant other and date but my failures in pre-covid dating may have actually been for a good reason. I have waded through profiles, swiping left more than right, but nothing has come of my Tinder and
- Sport Biteson November 20, 2021 at 10:22 pm
Sport Bites for Issue 12. TuksHockey head to India TuksHockey saw nine players named as part of the South Africa under 21 national field hockey team that will play in the 2021 Men’s FIH Hockey Junior World Cup. The tournement will take place in India from 24 November to 5 December. The team will be led by captain Guy Morgan
- PDBY Featured Athlete: TuksBasketball with Liam Haywardon November 20, 2021 at 10:17 pm
Liam Hayward in a TuksBasketball player and a third year BCom Investment Management student at UP. Hayward recently captained his team at the 2021 USSA Basketball Men’s Championships, and spoke to PDBY about his basketball journey. How did you get into basketball? I went to a small primary school so there wasn’t much sport there. However, in high school there
- PDBY Featured Artist: Motiveon November 20, 2021 at 10:12 pm
PDBY recently spoke to third year mechanical engineering student Lethabo Kupayi, also known as Motive, about him, his music and what it is like being a student DJ. When did you realise that being a DJ is what you want to do? Growing up one of my uncles used to have virtual DJ on his laptop and that’s how I
- Meg Norquoy on her music careeron November 20, 2021 at 10:06 pm
PDBY had the pleasure of talking to Meg Norquoy, who is a performing artist from Pretoria. In this interview Meg chats to us about her music career, how she started and how social media has impacted her music journey. At what age did you realise that music was your passion and that you really wanted to pursue it as
- Respublica Rising Starson November 19, 2021 at 9:11 am
Respublica Rising Stars is an initiative that was introduced by the Respublica Student Living Accommodation on 22 June. This segment is aimed at introducing the world to an array of talent within the Respublica residences, each week a student was featured on the Respublica_life Instagram account. The likes of Precious Nkosi from Hatfield Square, Roman Figga from Eastwood Village, and many
- The music journey of Senna-Marieon November 19, 2021 at 8:31 am
PDBY recently spoke to the amazing performer, Senna-Marie. We spoke about her life, her inspiration, her journey in music, her writing process, and her upcoming projects. PDBY presents Senna-Marie. For those who do not know you, who are you on and off stage? Who am I? Gosh, that’s a big question, I don’t know where to begin. I
- Seven Deadly Sins by Andie Padayacheeon November 19, 2021 at 8:20 am
Andie Padayachee is a local author who published the poetry anthology, Seven Deadly Sins, through publishing house, Chasing Dreams Publishing. This anthology is available via PDF, and can either be found on the link in Andie’s bio (@andienannyfine) or on Chasing Dreams Publishing’s website. The theme of this anthology follows the general knowledge of the seven deadly sins, but each sin
- Networking as a studenton November 19, 2021 at 8:13 am
Professional success is a common goal amongst members of the working class. Forbes highlights the importance of the quote “no man is an island” and how it has proved to be particularly important in one’s journey to achieving professional success. This phrase emphasises the necessity of a collective effort in the process of an individual achieving professional success. According to
- Ending friendships in universityon November 19, 2021 at 8:01 am
University can be a great time for students to socialise and make new friends. While this process is incredibly important, it can be just as important to know when it is time to end a friendship. While it can be difficult to end a friendship, doing so can contribute greatly to your mental health and overall well-being. Friendships
- Coffee Shop and Study Spot All in Oneon November 3, 2021 at 10:01 am
BY ARSHIA RAMLUCKUN As exams draw closer, many students find themselves preparing to hibernate amongst
ghana student media
- World Cup 2022 play-off draw: Wales host Austria & Scotland face Ukraineby radio univers on November 26, 2021 at 9:21 pm
Scotland will host Ukraine in the play-off semi-final for the 2022 World Cup, while Wales have been drawn at home to Austria. If Scotland and Wales win their matches, they will face each other in Cardiff in a final for a spot in Qatar. Wales are bidding to reach their first World Cup in 64 The post World Cup 2022 play-off draw: Wales host Austria & Scotland face Ukraine appeared first on Radio Univers 105.7FM.
- ‘Hot weather in Kenya was a setback’-Aziz Mohammedby Princeton Wiredu on November 26, 2021 at 8:13 am
University of Ghana athlete Aziz Mohammed says the hot weather in Kenya was a setback in the 10km race of the of the just ended All Africa Universities Cross Country Championship at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya. The Diploma in Public Administration student was ranked 20th out of 69 athletes The post ‘Hot weather in Kenya was a setback’-Aziz Mohammed appeared first on Radio Univers 105.7FM.
- GAA to decide on Martha Bissah’s future after committee meetingby Kelvin Okai-Twum on November 25, 2021 at 6:14 pm
The Ghana Athletics Association has acknowledged a receipt of Martha Bissah’s apology to the association but says any decision to rescind her indefinite ban can only be taken after the GAA’s executive committee meeting. The US based athlete Bissah finally apologised to Prof. Francis Duodu and the Association for wrongly accusing them of extortion six The post GAA to decide on Martha Bissah’s future after committee meeting appeared first on Radio Univers 105.7FM.
- GFA hands referee 8-matchdays ban for poor officiating in Hearts vs Aduanaby Kelvin Okai-Twum on November 25, 2021 at 4:01 pm
The Match Review Panel of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) has suspended Referee Eso Doh Morrison for 8 matchdays for “the multiple errors committed” during matchday 3 of the Ghana Premier League tie between Hearts of Oak and Aduana Stars at the Accra Sports Stadium on November 14, 2021 which ended in a 1-1 draw. The post GFA hands referee 8-matchdays ban for poor officiating in Hearts vs Aduana appeared first on Radio Univers 105.7FM.
- Three MPs to table private member’s bill for legal education reformsby radio univers on November 25, 2021 at 2:08 pm
Three Members of Parliament are set to file a private member’s bill seeking to address challenges associated with legal education in Ghana. The bill is being sponsored by Members of Parliament for Bolgatanga East, Dominic Ayine, Patrick Yaw Boamah, Okaikoi Central, and Muntaka Mohammed Mubarak, Asawase. A memo from the three MPs said the bill The post Three MPs to table private member’s bill for legal education reforms appeared first on Radio Univers 105.7FM.
- UG: Prof. Peter Quartey inducted as fellow of Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciencesby radio univers on November 25, 2021 at 1:40 pm
The Director of the Institute of Statistical, Social and Economic Research at the University of Ghana, Professor Peter Quartey, was on Tuesday inducted as a fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences. The induction was administered by the President of the Academy, Emeritus Prof. Samuel Kofi Sefa-Dedeh, FGA, after the candidate was presented The post UG: Prof. Peter Quartey inducted as fellow of Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences appeared first on Radio Univers 105.7FM.
- University of Ghana to commence camping ahead of 27th GUSA Gamesby radio univers on November 25, 2021 at 11:05 am
The Sports Directorate will commence camping for athletes of the University from 28th November to 19th December 2021 in preparation for the 27th Ghana Universities Sports Association (GUSA) Games to be hosted by the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi in April 2022. About Two Hundred and Seventy student athletes have been invited to prepare ahead The post University of Ghana to commence camping ahead of 27th GUSA Games appeared first on Radio Univers 105.7FM.
- University of Ghana student ranked among twenty athletes in Africaby radio univers on November 25, 2021 at 10:47 am
University of Ghana’s Aziz Mohammed has been ranked among the best twenty (20) Cross Country Athletes at the just ended 5th All Africa Universities Cross Country Championship held at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya on Saturday, 20th November 2021. Mohammed, a beneficiary of the University of Ghana Policy on the Admission The post University of Ghana student ranked among twenty athletes in Africa appeared first on Radio Univers 105.7FM.
- UG: All accommodation secured due to introduction of modular system becomes invalid – Head of Hallsby Gideon Nicholas Agbeka on November 25, 2021 at 5:59 am
Head of Halls of the University of Ghana, Dr Charles Wiafe Akenteng has revealed that all accommodation secured due to the introduction of the modular system becomes invalid at the end of the 2020/2021 academic year. He reiterated that the decision was made known to the affected residents at the time they were filing their The post UG: All accommodation secured due to introduction of modular system becomes invalid – Head of Halls appeared first on Radio Univers 105.7FM.
- UPSA: Expulsion of students alleged to be involved in threesome from hostel was unauthorised – Managementby radio univers on November 25, 2021 at 4:50 am
The management of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) says it has not taken a decision regarding two female students accused of lesbianism during a threesome. In a press statement, the school’s registrar said the Vice-Chancellor is the Chief Disciplinary Officer and all actions taken by him or her are communicated through the Registrar. The post UPSA: Expulsion of students alleged to be involved in threesome from hostel was unauthorised – Management appeared first on Radio Univers 105.7FM.
uganda student media
- 15 Regional Referral Hospitals Receive Eye Equipment Worth Shs 399mby Miiro Allan on November 27, 2021 at 9:24 am
15 regional referral hospitals including Mulago hospital have received high-tech eye equipment worth Shs399 million to improve eye treatment during the Covid-19 pandemic. While handing over the equipment to the Ministry of Health, the country director of Light for the world, Silvester Kasozi says the current equipment used by ophthalmologists in the hospital involves close The post 15 Regional Referral Hospitals Receive Eye Equipment Worth Shs 399m appeared first on The Campus Times.
- Global Education Merit Scholarships at Western Michigan University in USAby Busingye Patricia on November 26, 2021 at 11:09 am
If you have a desire to study in the USA, then you have an excellent opportunity to apply for the Global Education Merit Scholarships at Western Michigan University. The WMU Global Education Merit Scholarship offers one-time $5,000 based on merit to first-time international students. Application Deadline: The applications for this scholarship must be submitted no later than February The post Global Education Merit Scholarships at Western Michigan University in USA appeared first on The Campus Times.
- New Covid Variant: How Worried Should We Be?by Kasirye Martin on November 26, 2021 at 11:02 am
It is early days and the confirmed cases are still mostly concentrated in one province in South Africa, but there are hints it may have spread further. Immediately there are questions around how quickly the new variant spreads, its ability to bypass some of the protection given by vaccines and what should be done about The post New Covid Variant: How Worried Should We Be? appeared first on The Campus Times.
- International Financial Aid in USAby Busingye Patricia on November 26, 2021 at 10:30 am
Columbia University is very keen to provide incoming international students with the opportunity to participate in its new International Financial Aid scheme. The scholarship will be granted to those students who demonstrate academic achievements, involvement in extra-curricular and co-curricular activities, and leadership. Columbia University is a private Ivy League research university in New York City. Established The post International Financial Aid in USA appeared first on The Campus Times.
- Unknown Nokia Phones Surface, Two Show Off a New Designby Kasirye Martin on November 26, 2021 at 9:48 am
Images of four unknown Nokia smartphones have surfaced, shared by Evan Blass. while we don’t know much about them not even their names, just their model numbers they hint at a change in design language. We’ll start with the N150DL and N1530DL. Two clearly related devices, they have their camera bump in the upper left, The post Unknown Nokia Phones Surface, Two Show Off a New Design appeared first on The Campus Times.
- Robin Kisti Succeeds Tv jobby Kakiiza Faustine on November 26, 2021 at 9:29 am
Days ago, Robinah Nambooze a.k.a Robin Kisti, was making a low rumbling sound towards being cheated out of a TV presenter slot in favor of her nemesis. A month later, she has a job on TV though with depression. But news going rounds show that she has a new job at SK Mbuga’s STV. Robinah started The post Robin Kisti Succeeds Tv job appeared first on The Campus Times.
- Pandemic Accelerated Cases of FGMby Kasirye Martin on November 26, 2021 at 9:07 am
Uganda registered an increase in cases of Female Genital Mutilation during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to reports from the Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development. FGM is the removing of the external genitalia of girls and young women in some traditional cultures. In Uganda, FGM is practiced in the districts of Bukwo, Kapchorwa, Moroto, Nakapiripiti and Amudat. The post Pandemic Accelerated Cases of FGM appeared first on The Campus Times.
- Feminist Lawyers in Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania Want Husbands to Pay Housewivesby Miiro Allan on November 26, 2021 at 9:00 am
Regional lawyers have called upon the East African partner States to come up with a law that will see housewives paid by their husbands for the house chores and other services they render to the family. Feminist lawyers from Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania say, typical housewives spend a lot of time at home doing house The post Feminist Lawyers in Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania Want Husbands to Pay Housewives appeared first on The Campus Times.
kenyan student media
- NTSA ROAD SAFETY CAMPAIGNby Brian Kirui on November 23, 2021 at 11:42 am
The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) and the National Police Service (NPS) have jointly launched a road safety campaign in the coast region
- IEBC NOW TAKES VOTER EDUCATION TO PRIMARY SCHOOL PUPILSby Brian Kirui on November 19, 2021 at 12:04 pm
A primary school in Nakuru has embraced a democratic process in selecting its pupil’s leaders as a way of promoting voter education among its
- Security has been beefed up in the coastal region ahead of the Christmas and New Year festive season.by Brian Kirui on November 18, 2021 at 11:54 am
Coast Regional Commissioner (RC) John Elungata says visible security will be in place alongside intelligence surveillance across the region before and after the celebrations.
- 51 IMPOUNDED CONTAINERS STOLEN FROM WAREHOUSEby Brian Kirui on November 18, 2021 at 10:47 am
Parliamentary committee on Trade and Industry is probing how 139 40 feet containers of edible oil were sneaked out of a private Container Freight
- JKUAT STAFF THREATEN TO DOWN TOOLS NEXT WEEK OVER DELAYED IMPLEMENTATION OF CBAby Brian Kirui on November 11, 2021 at 7:49 am
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) staff have threatened to down their tools next week over delayed implementation of 2017/21 national collective
- Athletics Kenya on a mission to understand problems facing young athletesby Brian Kirui on November 10, 2021 at 8:25 am
Athletics Kenya Federation has rolled out a programme to educate athletes on matters gender based violence. Addressing the media in Machakos County on Tuesday,
- IEBC panic over low voter registration turnout.by Brian Kirui on October 29, 2021 at 9:55 am
With less than Five days remaining for the closure of the voter registration in the country, current trend of the exercise in Mavoko subcounty,
- Woman Convicted for Dumping Reunites with family .by Brian Kirui on October 29, 2021 at 7:58 am
It was a great joy as a woman who was arrested and detained at Thika Women’s Prison for unlawful waste dumping was released and
- NAKURU:SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AT MENENGAI TO CUT POWER COSTS BY A THIRD.by Brian Kirui on October 27, 2021 at 11:38 am
The plan to create a special economic zone in Menengai, Nakuru, has started taking shape after the Geothermal Development Company (GDC) officially kicked off direct
- Refrigeration units helps farmers in Murang’a cut post-harvest losses .by Brian Kirui on October 25, 2021 at 2:08 pm
Installation of cold storage units in the Kandara area of Murang’a has helped scores of avocado and banana farmers cut post-harvest losses to more
- Parents of 25 year old woman killed at Masalani police station in Garissa county seek justice.by Brian Kirui on October 25, 2021 at 12:52 pm
Joseph Muthui, the father to Anita Muthui who was brutally murdered by a police officer attached to Masalani Police station in Garissa county on
- KENYA’S PENSION FUNDS TO REBOUND IN 2021 DRIVEN BY INNOVATION AND ACCELERATED ECONOMIC GROWTH.by Brian Kirui on October 22, 2021 at 8:31 am
Pension scheme Trustees in Kenya have been urged to diversify their investments in a bid to revitalize the sector that has been impacted negatively