The Luthuli Museum and the University of KwaZulu Natal-Howard College successfully held Moot Court Competition for high schools in June this year at the University of KwaZulu Natal School of Law.
The programme is part of the Luthuli Museum`s school capacity building programme and the UKZN School of Law Street Law programme which aims to create greater awareness in schools and communities (mostly disadvantaged communities) about the justice system, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, and encourage young learners to consider pursuing career in law.
Participating schools were Mathubisizwe Secondary School Chief Albert Luthuli Secondary School, Stanger High School, Groutville High School, Nkosibomvu Secondary School, Stanger South Secondary School and Fairbreeze High School.
Groutville High School emerged the winners of the competition. Sthokozile Nyembe from Groutville High School was chosen as a best participant and she was awarded the DUX. As part of the prizes for the competition and as a motivation to the participants, the University of KwaZulu Natal awarded a bursary to first year study of Law Degree to the best participant. The bursary was awarded to Sthokozile Nyembe for her outstanding performance.