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literature and language professor

Mtholeni Nkosinathi Ngcobo, literature and language professor. Certified University South Africa, 2008. Recipient Principal's Prize, University South Africa, 2009; grant, State University of New York, 2000, Graduate Students Organization Research Fund grant, 2002.


Ngcobo, Mtholeni Nkosinathi Son of Bafana Because and Thokozile Mirriam Ngcobo.


Bachelor, University Natal, Durban, South Africa, 1996. Bachelor with honor, University Natal, Durban, South Africa, 1997. Master of Arts, University Natal, Durban, South Africa, 1999.

Doctor of Arts, State University of New York, Albany, 2003.


Adjustment lecturer State University of New York, Albany, 1999—2003. Lecturer University South Africa, Pretoria, 2006—2007, NRF postdoctoral research fellow, 2007, senior lecturer, since 2008. Language teacher NBS Adult Training Center, Durban, 1997.

Zulu language tutor University Natal, 1997, research editor, book editor, 98. Language teacher Hermes Academy, Durban, 1998—1999. Off-premise distribution operator Sunlight Service Group, Chelmsford, 2004—2005.

Roject management facilitator Streams Hr Strategies, Johannesburg, 2006.


  • Certified University South Africa, 2008.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Learn and Speak Zulu: A Practical Guide for Second Language Learners. Chicago: International Academic Publishers. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Researcher Presidential National Commission, Pretoria, South Africa, 2006—2007. Member rural development forum Dept Transport, Stanger, South Africa, 1998—1999. Researcher Eastern Cape Youth Commission, Bisho, South Africa, 2006.

Contact person Hlomendlin Traditional Authority, Stanger, 2009. Trust member Hlomendlini Community Trust, 2004. Member of Linguistic Society Southern Africa.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel, music.


Married Ntomboxolo Rinky Busakwe-Ngcobo, December 9, 2006. Children: Mpilwentle Siyamthanda, Amahle Alande.

Bafana Because

Thokozile Mirriam Ngcobo

Ntomboxolo Rinky Busakwe-Ngcobo

Mpilwentle Siyamthanda Ngcobo

Amahle Alande Ngcobo