Madiba’s head of staff receives honorary doctorate

Barbara Masekela hailed for her role in using arts as a cornerstone of the liberation struggle

Noting her appointment by late former president Nelson Mandela as his head of staff, and her ambassadorial appointments in France and the US, Barbara Masekela was conferred an honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) degree on Wednesday.

Masekela is one of five honorary recipients at the 2024 Rhodes University graduation which will run until April 5 in Makhanda...

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