MER Mathivha Centre for African Languages, Arts and Culture

School of Human and Social Sciences

About Us

Vision
The MER Mathivha Centre for African Languages, Arts and Culture is committed to the development of African Languages of the Region as well as to be responsive to the linguistic problems that affect the societies of the Region with the purpose of promoting multilingualism.

Mission
The MER Mathivha Centre for African Languages, Arts and Culture has a pivotal role to document, develop and promote Arts and culture of the Region with the purpose of encouraging scholarship and academic network in developing and broadening the African perspective ness of the communities of the Region that UNIVEN serves.

Mandate
The Centre aims at empowering the communities that UNIVEN serves by developing scholars, researchers and language practitioners in African Languages, Arts and Culture of the Region

Staff

Name: Mr Sikhumbuzo Sibusiso Khoza
Designation: Part Time Junior Lecturer


Name: Dr Thembhani Morris Babane
Designation: Junior Lecturer In Xitsonga


Name: Mrs Matodzi Rebecca Raphalalani
Designation: Lecturer In Tshivenda


Name: Mrs Malehu Getrude Maluleke
Designation: Lecturer In Northern Sotho


Name: Dr Nthambeleni Charles Netshisaulu
Designation: Lecturer In Tshivenda


Name: Mr Ofhani Israel Tshovhewaho
Designation: Lecturer In Afrikaans


Name: Mr Avhatakali Jonathan Makhado
Designation: Lecturer In Tshivenda


Name: Dr Mafemani Joseph Baloyi
Designation: Lecturer In Tsonga


Name: Mr Tshinetise David Raphalalani
Designation: Lecturer In Tshivenda


Name: Dr. Khulisile Judith Nkuna
Designation: Lecturer


Name: Dr Mashudu Mathabi
Designation: Associate Professor In Tshivenda


Name: Mr Piet Jan Masilela
Designation: Senior Lecturer Lth100


Name: Dr Madala Crous Hlungwani
Designation: Lecturer In Xitsonga


Name: Prof Mokgale Albert Makgopa
Designation: Professor In Northern Sotho


Name: Dr Mkhacani Thomas Chauke
Designation: Professor In Xitsonga


Name: Ms Ngwanapule Margaret Malele
Designation: Senior Lecturer/Lecturer Northern Sotho


Name: Dr Lekau Eleazar Mphasha
Designation: Lecturer In Northern Sotho


Name: Mrs Sannah Leah Baker
Designation: Lecturer In Northern Sotho


Name: Dr Arnold Mushwana
Designation: Lecturer


Name: Mr Mashudu Peter Makhado
Designation: Part Time Junior Lecturer


Name: Mr Mudzulathungo Nelson Mmbi
Designation: Part Time Junior Lecturer