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Hitting the right notes in new book (Published March 2018) 


Ulagh, the Musician, musicology master’s degree alumnus and Nelson Mandela University jazz vocals part-time lecturer recently launched her first book, a novel titled, ‘Dying for a song’.

The novel was inspired by her own experiences as an international traveling entertainer. She is especially fond of the Middle East and loves the mystery and suspense genre.


She is also the founder of the production company TwoTone Music along with her husband Gareth Williams, who is a fellow alumnus. , Their company specialises in high-end corporate entertainment and musical production.








Computer Science alumnus lands international post (Published March 2018)

David Brown, BCom honours graduate, has been promoted to Vice President, Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) at Amazon. He is currently leading the various EC2 Compute, Networking and Load Balancing teams, building and maintaining cloud-based services used by several of the Internet's largest global domains, including many that are accessed by millions on a daily b


Amazon is an international online shopping store selling anything from the earth's biggest selection of books, magazines, music, DVDs, videos, electronics, computers, software, apparel & accessories among many others.




Alumni Rising Star and alumnus raising the bar (Published March)





BongoHive is playing a key role in helping entrepreneurs and startups grow in Zambia. Well done Lukonga - keep flying the university flag high.






















Mandela Alumnus appointed as SADC Regional Associate (Published March)

PGDip (Maritime Studies)Mandela Alumnus Siboniso Dlamini a Marine and Maritime Studies researcher as well Chairperson of the Marine and Maritime Association at the University who has been appointed as the Southern African (SADC) Regional Associate on the International Executive Committee of the Youth Alliance for Leadership Development in Africa (YALDA).  As the regional associate, Siboniso will act as the chief YALDA representative in the region with his  responsibility being to support all existing branches and ensure that they are fulfilling their respective obligations.




Labour Law graduate part of panel discussions (published March 2018)

Mandela Alumnus Tasneem Fredericks will be part of the panel discussion.  The topic is, Rohingya Apartheid:  the world's fastest refugee crisis.