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Appointments, achievements and more in April 2018

Faith Mangope (BA 2008) has been appointed station manager at Massiv Metro.  

Connell Cruise (BA 2009) won the Dancing With The Stars SA contest.

Mapaseka Dlamini (BCom 2008) quit accountancy for hydroponic farming.

Brenda Berlin (BCom 1986, BAcc 1987) has been appointed chief financial officer of MC Mining.

Trudi Makhaya (BCom 2000, BCom Hons 2001, MCom 2003) is President Cyril Ramaphosa’s economic adviser.

Yatin Narsai (BSc 1987, BSc Hons 1989) talks about his “third career” – as CEO of Bank Zero.

Ed Gassner (BSc Eng 1984) has been appointed CEO of Britehouse Group.

Dr Salome Maswime (MMed 2014, PhD 2017) talks about her work in women’s health.

Dr Ridwan Mia (MBBCh 1989) talks about his career and service.

Dr Gbenga Olorunfemi received a Certificate of Commendation at the Faculty of Health Sciences prizegiving on 4 April 2018 to acknowledge his significant research into cervical cancer.

Prof Glenda Gray (MBBCh 1986) is one of South Africa’s “Science Legends”.

William Kentridge (BA 1977, honorary DLitt 2004) received an honorary doctorate from the University of Pretoria.

Nthikeng Mohlele’s (BADA 2000) latest book has been published: Michael K: A Novel.