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Old Rhodian Awards 2016

Date Released: Sat, 27 August 2016 12:09 +0200

Outstanding Old Rhodian

It’s that time of year again when The Old Rhodian Awards recognise the leading role models of our University and celebrate their achievements over the Founders’ Weekend.  2016 honours six individuals for their excellent successes.

Distinguished Old Rhodian Awards

Tanya Accone is honoured for her leadership and public service serving on the SRC and working with the community in iRhini Township which has led to where she is today.

Honourable Judge Lex Mpati is President of the Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa and the Chancellor of his alma mater, Rhodes University.

Mbusowemvelo Mtshali joined Sanlam in 2004 and is currently head of legal, compliance and company secretary of Sanlam Investments.  He also serves on the Board of Directors at Simeka Consultants & Actuaries (a member of Sanlam group)

Caroline Rowland is Founder and Executive Creative Director of New Moon, the company thought to have redefined the role of film in campaigning to win major sporting, cultural and business contacts.

Emerging Old Rhodian Awards

Sherwin Bryce-Pease is the Bureau Chief & Correspondent of the South African Broadcasting Corporation. Sherwin is based in New York and reports on U.S. and UN politics including the U.N. Security Council, U.S. Elections, the South African Presidency and Arts and Entertainment.

Nondumiso Hlophe is Swaziland’s first female One Young Ambassador since 2011 and founded the Mbabane Hub of Global Shapers Community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum.

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