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Meet our Scholars

The ripple effect: get to know our impactful alumni

Mandela Rhodes Scholars go on to accomplish extraordinary things, collectively working to deliver Madiba’s legacy of transformative impact in Africa.

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Making magic with actor, Masasa Mbangeni
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Taseer Din, doctor beyond borders: In the mind of an ENT surgeon in training
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Driving a green agenda within big business: Yannick Yala Konga

Current scholars

DecorationAlfateresia Mwasangama

Alfateresia Mwasangama

Tanzania & University of the Witwatersrand, 2024

DecorationAminata Diallo

Aminata Diallo

Mali & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationBernard Kivuma

Bernard Kivuma

Tanzania & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationBrenald Dzonzi

Brenald Dzonzi

Malawi & Stellenbosch University, 2024

DecorationCaitlin MacDonald

Caitlin MacDonald

South Africa & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationCharline Chikomo

Charline Chikomo

Zimbabwe & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationCissé Oumar

Cissé Oumar

Mauritania & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationDavid Chapoloko

David Chapoloko

Zambia & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationDeniz Mirembe

Deniz Mirembe

Uganda & Stellenbosch University, 2024

DecorationDunga Mashilo

Dunga Mashilo

South Africa & University of Pretoria, 2024

DecorationEmma Mederic

Emma Mederic

Seychelles & Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, 2024

DecorationEmma Swart

Emma Swart

South Africa & Stellenbosch University, 2024

DecorationEmma Wasonga

Emma Wasonga

Kenya & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationEsther Abel

Esther Abel

Nigeria & Stellenbosch University, 2024

DecorationEvaline Mamboleo

Evaline Mamboleo

Tanzania & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationEvelyn Odhiambo

Evelyn Odhiambo

Kenya & University of Pretoria, 2024

DecorationExiba Epupu Baweli

Exiba Epupu Baweli

Cameroon & University of Johannesburg, 2024

DecorationFrancisca Darkoh

Francisca Darkoh

South Africa & Stellenbosch University, 2024

DecorationFrank Uche Mike Ogwang

Frank Uche Mike Ogwang

Uganda & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationGrace Kathure

Grace Kathure

Kenya & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationHannah Stevens

Hannah Stevens

South Africa & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationHellen Tesfamariam

Hellen Tesfamariam

Kenya & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationIsatou Baldeh

Isatou Baldeh

Gambia & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationIsmail Konneh

Ismail Konneh

Liberia & University of the Witwatersrand, 2024

DecorationJoanna Kahumbu

Joanna Kahumbu

Kenya & University of the Western Cape, 2024

DecorationKamogelo Ntsoeng

Kamogelo Ntsoeng

South Africa & North-West University, 2024

DecorationKudakwashe Foya

Kudakwashe Foya

Zimbabwe & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationKudzai Mhwanga

Kudzai Mhwanga

Zimbabwe & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationLansana Konneh

Lansana Konneh

Sierra Leone & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationLeslie Banyaza

Leslie Banyaza

Congo (DRC) & University of Pretoria, 2024

DecorationLily Van Rensburg

Lily Van Rensburg

South Africa & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationLoveness Kimaro

Loveness Kimaro

Tanzania & University of the Witwatersrand, 2024

DecorationMeebelo Malama

Meebelo Malama

Zambia & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationMelissa Muchiri

Melissa Muchiri

Kenya & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationMonica Phiri

Monica Phiri

Zambia & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationMoses Malebana

Moses Malebana

South Africa & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationMunaka Munyai

Munaka Munyai

South Africa & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationNgobi Ambrose

Ngobi Ambrose

Uganda & University of the Witwatersrand, 2024

DecorationNina Mary Kirabo

Nina Mary Kirabo

Uganda & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationPhilip Anderson Samura

Philip Anderson Samura

Sierra Leone & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationRuth Kasanga

Ruth Kasanga

Zambia & University of Pretoria, 2024

DecorationRuth Mughogho

Ruth Mughogho

Malawi & Tshwane University of Technology, 2024

DecorationRuvimbo Harriet Masvosva

Ruvimbo Harriet Masvosva

Zimbabwe & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationSakina Rashid

Sakina Rashid

Tanzania & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationSibongiseni Mkhonta

Sibongiseni Mkhonta

Kingdom of eSwatini & University of the Witwatersrand, 2024

DecorationSimphiwe Zondani

Simphiwe Zondani

South Africa & Stellenbosch University, 2024

DecorationSophia Wabosha

Sophia Wabosha

Kenya & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationSuzie Shefeni

Suzie Shefeni

Namibia & Rhodes University, 2024

DecorationWayne Dlodlo

Wayne Dlodlo

Zimbabwe & University of Pretoria, 2024

DecorationYanelisa Pulani

Yanelisa Pulani

South Africa & University of Cape Town, 2024

DecorationZainab Agbolade

Zainab Agbolade

Nigeria & University of Cape Town, 2024

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