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Max Boqwana

Xolani Maxwell Boqwana is an internationally respected lawyer, having occupied leadership roles in the Legal Profession at home and abroad.

Dr Georgina Kemp

Dr Georgina Kemp (nee Cundill) has a global reputation for her work in sustainability and climate change, a well-established and internationally recognised expertise in natural resource management and climate change adaption research as well as an expertise in action research, research for impact and working to close the gap between science and policy.

Dr Clive Shiff

South African-trained Dr Clive Shiff is one of the most experienced full-time researchers and lecturers in America’s entire health sector.

Professor Emeritus Pat Terry

Professor Emeritus Pat Terry is an international author who has made major contributions in the disciplines of Computer Science and Information Technology.

Actor's song a protest against femicide - Vakele Genu

CONVERSATIONS in a hair salon have inspired actor, hip-hop artist, writer and producer Vakele Genu, also known as AG Akel, to write his debut song for digital platforms as a form of protest against femicide.“It is my dedication act against the femicide that is happening in our country right now. As men we need to stand up and say this is enough, no more mistreating of women,” said Genu.

Rhodes University Chancellor, Judge Lex Mpati, appointed to head PIC commission

Rhodes University Chancellor and former Supreme Court of Appeal president, Justice Lex Mpati, has been appointed to lead a judicial commission of inquiry into the Public Investment Corporation (PIC).

e4 appoints Masego Khutsoane Head of Financial Services

Digitalisation expert e4 has appointed Masego Khutsoane, as its new divisional head of financial services. Khutsoane joins e4 with a wealth of experience having held senior positions within the JSE, Absa, Woolworths Financial Services and Nedbank.

Local actor making his mark on the nation’s screens

Pietermaritzburg actor Zenzeli¬sphesihle “Sparky” Xulu puts the city on the map as he stars in one of Mzansi’s biggest shows at the moment, The Herd.The Maritzburg College old boy, from Imbali Unit 18, said he discovered his acting gift when he was in high school. “I was never really into sports and academics so my love for acting came during my quest to find my true calling. I was quite intrigued by story-telling and being able to play different characters,” he said.

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