Tanya Accone

Distinguished Old Rhodian Award: Leadership and public service dating back to serving on the SRC, working with the community in iRhini Township to where she is today: Read the full Citation:

Honourable Judge Lex Mpati

Distinguished Old Rhodian Award: Lex Mpati, Honourable Judge is President of the Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa and the Chancellor of Rhodes University, his alma mater. Read the full Citation:

Mbusowemvelo Mtshali

Distinguished Old Rhodian Award: Mbuso joined Sanlam in 2004 and is currently head of legal, compliance and company secretary of Sanlam Investments. Read the full Citation and Acceptance Speech:

Caroline Rowland

Distinguished Old Rhodian Award: Caroline 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. Read the Citation:

Sherwin Bryce-Pease

Emerging Old Rhodian Award: Bureau Chief & Correspondent, South African Broadcasting Corporation. Sherwin is based in New York and reports on U.S. and UN politics/systems including the U.N. Security Council, U.S. Elections, the South African Presidency and Arts and Entertainment. Read the Citation:

Nondumiso Hlophe

Emerging Old Rhodian Award: Swaziland’s first female One Young Ambassador since 2011, Nondumiso founded the Mbabane Hub of Global Shapers Community, an initiative of the World Economic Forum. Ms. Hlophe is one of 60 inaugural winners of the Queen's Young Leader Award- an honour bestowed upon her by Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II - from the Commonwealth of Nations. Ms. Hlophe was recognized for her work as young and future leader in her various communities and from her country, for her long-serving history of volunteerism and contribution to youth affairs, in international relations