UZKN secures Covid-19 rapid-testing tool from Gift of the Givers

Durban – The College of Health Sciences at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) can now give a Covid-19 test result in just six hours, thanks to a new instrument called the Ilex Genechecker. The “ultra-fast PCR” [polymerase chain reaction], valued at almost R175,000, was donated by Gift of the Givers following a request made by… Continue reading UZKN secures Covid-19 rapid-testing tool from Gift of the Givers

Frantic search for missing UKZN student, Natasha Conabeer

Durban – An extensive search is underway for 23-year-old UKZN student, Natasha Conabeer, who went missing two weeks ago.  Her friends said she was last seen leaving her Florida Road apartment heading to Inanda, north of Durban, to visit her family. Her family said “alarm bells” started ringing when her mother, Rosemary contacted her friends… Continue reading Frantic search for missing UKZN student, Natasha Conabeer