DUT honours late alumni journalists
Friends, students, and industry colleagues gathered at the Durban University of Technology, City Campus to pay their respects to departed DUT alumni journalists, Xolani Gwala, Zamani Mbatha, and Ben Said on Thursday.
Heartfelt memories were shared during the memorial service, amongst the speakers was Alan Khan, the Senior Director: Division of Corporate Affairs at DUT.
A recent DUT journalism graduate, Zamani Mbatha was remembered by all his lecturers as a very disciplined young man. Head of the Department of Media, Language, and Communication, Ayesha Mall said that Mbatha always made sure that his work was done.
Today’s memorial service marked as one of several that have been held around the country to pay tribute to Xolani Gwala.
The Former Regional Head of News & Current Affairs at SABC, Nhlakanipho Zulu said that, “It may be difficult to isolate Xolani Gwala from the complexities and intricacies of South Africa and the globe. He has dedicated his life advancing the course of Journalism,”