Staff Profiles

Department of African Languages
Faculty of Social Science and Education
Mr Onasiss Mathebula – Lecturer – Department of African languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education
Mr Onasiss Mathebula – Lecturer – Department of African languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Education
Full names: Mr Onasiss Mathebula Designation: Lecturer Qualifications: Bachelor of Education: Further Education and Training (English and Xitsonga), Bachelor of Arts Honours (Xitsonga) and Master of Arts (Xitsonga) Phone: +2715 962 8729 Email: Onasiss.Mathebula@univen.ac.za Office No: M05, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

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Mr Mashudu Peter Makhado – Part-Time Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Mr Mashudu Peter Makhado – Part-Time Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Part-Time Lecturer - Department of African Languages

Mr Mashudu Peter Makhado is a Part-Time Lecturer in the MER Mathivha School of Langauges, Arts and Culture. He has worked for over 4 years in the higher education sector. He is a researcher whose interest is in the fields of Translation, Intercultural Communication, Lexicography and Interpretation. Mr Makhado is a skilled Language Practitioner, with qualifications from the University of Limpopo (BA.Education),University of South Africa (Communication), University of Stellenbosch (BA.Hons: African Languages) and University of the Free State (MA. Language Practice). He is currently pursuing Doctoral studies in African Languages, specializing in Lexicography, at the University of Venda. His involvement in publications started in 2020 when he contributed a chapter to a book authored by Professor Mavhungu Abel Mafukata from the Department of Development Studies, University of South Africa. The book, published by IGI, is titled The Impact of Immigration and Xenophobia on Development in Africa, and the chapter contributed by Mashudu Peter Makhado is titled “ How apartheid education encouraged and reinforced tribalism and xenophobia in South Africa: An analysis of selected vernacular literature” . He is currently involved in the writing of another paper, teaching rural children under the covid, with specific attention on the technologically untrained rural teacher.

Department: Department of African Languages
Designation: Part-Time Lecturer

Mr. Avhatakali Jonathan Makhado – Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Mr. Avhatakali Jonathan Makhado – Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Qualifications: Secondary Teachers Diploma (VECO), BA Degree (Univen), BA (Hons) (University of Stellenbosch, Further Diploma in Mathematics Education (RAU), B.Ed (Hons) (UNW), MA Degree (University of Stellenbosch) Phone: +2715 962 9211 Email: Avhatakali.Makhado@univen.ac.za Office No: 05, Foundation Building

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Mr. Ofhani Israel Tshovhewaho – Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Mr. Ofhani Israel Tshovhewaho – Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Qualifications: BA (ed.) (Univen), FDE (Wits), B.Tech (Unisa), Hons. BA (Unisa), MA (UFS) Phone: +27(0) 962 9225 E-mail: Ofhani.tshovhewaho@univen.ac.za Office No: 02, Tshivenda LRD West Building

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Dr Mashudu Maṱhabi – Senior Lecturer – Department of African Languages –  Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Dr Mashudu Maṱhabi – Senior Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Designation: Senior Lecturer Qualifications: BA, BA (Hons), MA, UED (Univen), PhD, (UL) Phone: +2715 962 8491 Email: Mashudu.nthambeleni@univen.ac.za Office No: 21, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

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Dr. Tshinetise David Raphalalani – Senior Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Dr. Tshinetise David Raphalalani – Senior Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Qualifications: BA (Hons), MA (SUN) STD (VECO), Dipl. Ed Management, PhD (Univen) Phone: +2715 962 8201 Email: tshinetise.raphalalani@univen.ac.za Office no: 24, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

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Mr Sikhumbuzo Sibusiso Khoza – Part-time Junior Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Mr Sikhumbuzo Sibusiso Khoza – Part-time Junior Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Qualifications: CMUS (Univen), BA Media Studies (Univen) and BAHISW (Univen) Email: Sikhumbuzo.Khoza@univen.ac.za Office no: 04, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

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Mr Pfunzo Lawrence Mashau – Part-time lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Mr Pfunzo Lawrence Mashau – Part-time lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Qualifications: BAMS, BAHons & MA (Linguistics) (UNIVEN) Phone: +2715 962 9224 Email: pfunzo.mashau@univen.ac.za

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Dr Nthambeleni Charles Ṋetshisaulu – Senior Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Dr Nthambeleni Charles Ṋetshisaulu – Senior Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Qualifications: BA (Hons) (Univen), MA, PhD (SUN), UED (Univen) Phone: +2715 962 8119 Email: Nthambeleni.Netshisaulu@univen.ac.za Office No: 22, Humanities and Social Sciences Building
Dr Morris Thembhani Babane – Senior Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Dr Morris Thembhani Babane – Senior Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Qualifications: BA(Ed), BA (Hons), M.Ed (Unin), D.Ed (Unisa) Phone: +27159628212 Email: babane@univen.ac.za Office No: 33, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

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Dr. Mkhacani Thomas Chauke – Senior Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Dr. Mkhacani Thomas Chauke – Senior Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Qualifications: BA(Ed.), BA(Hons.)(UL), MA(UJ), PhD(UL) Phone: +2715 962 8351 Email: mkhacani.chauke@univen.ac.za Office No: 03, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

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Ms. Baker Sannah Leah – Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Ms. Baker Sannah Leah – Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Qualifications: MA (UP), BA Hons (UP), FDE (UP) BA (Unisa), JSTC (Transvaal Teachers Training College). Phone: +2715 962 9231 Email: sannah.baker@univen.ac.za Office No: 12, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

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Ms. Ngwanapule Margaret Malele – Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Ms. Ngwanapule Margaret Malele – Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Qualifications: BA (Vista), BA (Hons), MA (UP), Diploma in Education, HEDP, Diploma in Translation (Unisa) Phone: +2715 962 8283 Email: Margaret.malele@univen.ac.za Office No: 07, Kuwait Building

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Dr Madala Crous Hlungwani – Senior Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Dr Madala Crous Hlungwani – Senior Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Qualifications: PhD, MA (US), BA HONS, BA ED (UL) Phone: +27 15 962 8349 Email: Crous.hlungwane@univen.ac.za Office no: 25, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

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Mrs. Malehu Getrude Maluleke – Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Mrs. Malehu Getrude Maluleke – Lecturer – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Qualifications: PTC (Mokopane College), PTD (Mokopane College) B.A. (Unisa) BA Hons (UP), B.A. Hons in Gender Studies (Univen) M.A. in African Studies (Univen) Telephone: +2715 962 8200 Email: Lamolam@univen.ac.za Office No: 11, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

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Dr. Mafemani Joseph Baloyi – Senior Lecturer in the Language Practice – Department of African Languages –  Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Dr. Mafemani Joseph Baloyi – Senior Lecturer in the Language Practice – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Qualifications: BA (Hons) (Univen), BA (Hons) (Unisa), MA (Univen), DLitt et Phil (Unisa), STD (Science and Maths) Tivumbeni College, FDE (science and Maths) RAU, FDE (Education Management) RAU, AMDP (UP), Certificate in Project Management, Certificate in Strategic Management (Unisa) Phone: +2715 962 9224 Email: Mafemani.baloyi@univen.ac.za Office No: 02, Foundation Phase Building

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Dr. Khulisile Judith Nkuna – Senior Lecturer and Head of Department – Department of African Languages –  Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Dr. Khulisile Judith Nkuna – Senior Lecturer and Head of Department – Department of African Languages – Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Qualifications: PhD (Univen), MA (Unizulu), BA(Hons) (Unizulu), UED (Unizulu), BA (Unizulu) Phone: +27 15 962 8238 Email: khulisile.nkuna@univen.ac.za Office no: 18, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

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