Staff Profiles

Faculty of Humanities, Social Science and Education
Ms. Hulisani Sannie Mulaudzi
Ms. Hulisani Sannie Mulaudzi
Part-time Junior Lecturer - Department of English, Media Studies and Linguistics
Designation: Part-time Junior Lecturer Qualifications: CCBEN, BA, (Univen), BA(Hons) (UP) Phone: +2715 962 8305 Email: hulisani.mulaudzi@univen.ac.za Office no: 26 Humanities and Social Sciences Building
Dr. Sam James Murungi Kaheru
Dr. Sam James Murungi Kaheru
Designation: Senior Lecturer Qualifications: BSc, DipEdu (Makerere University); DipScEduc; Ma (Science Education) (King’s College London); DipHE (Rhodes University); PhD Physics Education Phone: +27 15 962 9095 Email: sam.kaheru@univen.ac.za Office No: FF07, New Education Building
Dr. ‘Mamotena Mpeta
Dr. ‘Mamotena Mpeta
Senior Lecturer and Head of Department - Department of Professional Studies and Curriculum Studies
Designation: Senior Lecturer and Head of Department Qualifications: BSc, PGCE, MSc, PhD, PGDip(HE), PGCert (Entrepreneurial Management and Leadership). Phone: +2715 962 9177 Email: m.mpeta@univen.ac.za Office No: FF13, New Education Building
Ms. Ndiafhi Catherine Nedambale
Ms. Ndiafhi Catherine Nedambale
nGAP Lecturer in Media Studies - Department of Early Childhood Education

Designation: NGap Lecturer
Qualifications: B.Ed-Hons (Early Childhood Education), B.Ed Hons(Edu. Management) (UNISA), B.Ed Foundation Phase (Univen).
Phone: +2715 962 9084
Email: catherine.nedambale@univen.ac.za
Office No: GF21, New Education Building

Bio: Ms. Ndiafhi Catherine Nedambale is a nGap Junior Lecturer in the Department of Early Childhood Education. Before she joined the University of Venda as, she served as a teacher for three years. Ms Nedambale holds BEd-Hons in Early Childhood Education and BEd Hons in Education Management. She is currently pursuing MEd- Mathematics in Early grades.
Dr Glory Mmasetjana Lekganyane
Dr Glory Mmasetjana Lekganyane
Senior Lecturer - Department of Social Work

Designation: Senior Lecturer
Qualifications: D Science (SW), M Soc Science (SW), BA IV (SW), B.A III (SW)
Phone: +2715 962 8350
Email: Glory.Lekganyane@univen.ac.za
Office No: Mo4, Music Building

Ms. Fhulufhelo Olga Mikosi
Ms. Fhulufhelo Olga Mikosi
Administrative Clerk - Tshivenḓa National Lexicography Unit

Designation: Administrative Clerk
Qualifications: Certificate for the Executive Secretary (Boston City Campus and Business College)
Phone: +2715 962 8143
Email: Fhulufhelo.Mikosi@univen.ac.za
Office No: 03, Old Economics Building

Dr. Ndanganeni Florence Litshani
Dr. Ndanganeni Florence Litshani
Senior lecturer - Department of Educational Studies

Designation: Senior Lecturer
Qualifications: D.Ed, M.Ed in Education Management, (RAU) B.Ed (UNISA in Education Management), B.A (UNISA), HED (VISTA in commerce), PG Dip HE (Rhodes), SPTC (Tshisimani).
Phone: +2715 962 9114
Email: ndanganeni.litshani@uiven.ac.za
Office No: FF28, New Education Building

Ms Malatji Carlifonia
Ms Malatji Carlifonia
Intern - Support and Administrative Staff

Designation : Intern
Qualification : BA hons in rural development (Univen)
Phone : +2715 962 8309/8115
Email : carlifonia145@gmail.com
Office No : Office No. 34 Humanities and Social Sciences

Ms Aluwani Mathoma
Ms Aluwani Mathoma
Intern - Support and Administrative Staff

Designation : Intern
Qualifications : PGCE (Univen)
Phone : +2715 962 8318
Email : aluwanima1992@gmail.com
Office No : FF19 – New Education Building

Ms Tshimangadzo Mudau
Ms Tshimangadzo Mudau
Intern - Support and Administrative Staff

Designation : Intern
Qualifications : BA Hons in Sociology (UL)
Phone : +2715 962 9110
Email : mudautshimangadzo4@gmail.com
Office No : FF24 – New Education Building

Mr Chuma Weltious
Mr Chuma Weltious
Intern - Support and Administrative Staff

Designation : Intern
Qualification : Bed (Univen)
Phone : +2715 962 8309/8115
Email : weltious@gmail.com
Office No : Office No. 34 Humanities and Social Sciences Building

Mr Khuthadzo Andrew Magada
Mr Khuthadzo Andrew Magada
Intern - Support and Administrative Staff

Designation : Intern
Qualifications : BA Communications (NWU)
Phone : +2715 962 8318/8502
Email : cutymagada10@gmail.com
Office No : FF19 – New Education Building

Dr Rifumuni Nancy Mathebula
Dr Rifumuni Nancy Mathebula
Mr Fhatuwani Eric Ramudzuli
Mr Fhatuwani Eric Ramudzuli
Lecturer - Department of Human Sciences

Designation: Lecturer
Qualifications: BA(HONS) (UNIVEN),BA(HONS),Archival Science(UNISA),Postgraduate Diploma in Archival Science(UNISA),LLB (UNISA), MA(History) (UJ), MBA (MANCOSA)
Phone: +2715 9628387
Email: fhatuwani.ramudzuli@univen.ac.za
Office no: 19, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

Ms Avhavhudzani Virginia Mantsha
Ms Avhavhudzani Virginia Mantsha
Lexicographer - Tshivenḓa National Lexicography Unit

Designation: Lexicographer
Qualifications: BA, UED, BA(Hons) (Univen), MA (UL), Computer Diploma (Techniven)
Phone: +2715 962 8327
Email: Avhavhudzani.Mantsha@univen.ac.za
Office No: 04, Old Tech Building

Dr Phyllis K Kaburise
Dr Phyllis K Kaburise
Part-time Senior Lecturer - Department of English, Media Studies and Linguistics

Designation: Part-time Senior Lecturer
Qualification: BA (Hons) Univ. of Ghana (Legon, Ghana); MEd Univ. of East Anglia (Cambridge/East Anglia, UK); Cert. TEFOL (Cambridge, UK); Cert. TESOL, (Wellington, NZ); PhD Univ. of Pretoria (South Africa).
Telephone: 0159628331
Email: phyllis.kaburise@univen.ac.za
Office: SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES BLOCK C Building, Office Number , Floor Number

Dr. Matodzi Grace Muremela
Dr. Matodzi Grace Muremela
Senior Lecturer - Department of Educational Studies

Designation: Senior Lecturer
Qualifications: DED (Educational Management) University of Zululand, M.ED (Educational Management) University of Venda, BA (Unisa), BED (Educational Management ) Unisa, FDE (Educational Management) Unisa. STD (Makhado College) Dip. in Theology (The Living Gospel World Mission Church), Certificate in Computer (Avuxeni Computer Academy).
Phone: +2715 962 9102.
Email: grace.muremela@univen.ac.za
Office No: FF27, New Education Building

Dr. Hlengiwe Thomas Mashele
Dr. Hlengiwe Thomas Mashele
Editor-in-Chief - Xitsonga National Lexicography Unit

Designation: Editor-in-Chief
Qualifications: BA Degree (UL), HED (UL), BA Hons in Xitsonga (UL), BA Hons in Qualifications: English (UL) MA in Lexicography (UP), PhD Lexicography (OGU), Certificate of Training on Digitalisation and Sketch Engine Software Program (Cambridge University, UK), Certificate of Achievement – Understanding English Dictionaries (Coventry University, UK).

Ms. Mulalo Esther Takalani
Ms. Mulalo Esther Takalani
Lexicographer - Tshivenḓa National Lexicography Unit

Designation: Lexicographer
Qualifications: BA, BAHons (Univen) MA Language Practice in Translation (UFS)
Phone: +2715 962 8384
Email: mulalo.takalani@univen.ac.za
Office No: 02, Old Tech Building

Mr. Avhatakali Jonathan Makhado
Mr. Avhatakali Jonathan Makhado
Lecturer - Department of African Languages

Designation: Lecturer
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

Mr Avhatakali Jonathan Makhado is a Lecturer in the Department of African Languages. He has worked for over 2 years in the higher education sector. He specializes in Phonetics and Phonology, Folklore as well as Morphology. He has supervised 3 Honours Students so far.

Mr. Ofhani Israel Tshovhewaho
Mr. Ofhani Israel Tshovhewaho
Lecturer - Department of African Languages

Designation: Lecturer
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

Dr Mashudu Maṱhabi
Dr Mashudu Maṱhabi
Senior Lecturer - Department of African Languages
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
Mr. Humbulani Tshamano
Mr. Humbulani Tshamano
Lecturer - Department of Human Sciences

Designation: Lecturer
Qualifications: BA, BA Hons (History), UED (Univen), MA (History) (UJ)
Phone: +2715 962 8499
Email: tshamano@univen.ac.za
Office: 27, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

Dr. Tshinetise David Raphalalani
Dr. Tshinetise David Raphalalani
Senior Lecturer - Department of African Languages

Designation: Senior Lecturer
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

Mr Sikhumbuzo Sibusiso Khoza
Mr Sikhumbuzo Sibusiso Khoza
Part-time Junior Lecturer - Department of African Languages

Designation: Part-time Junior Lecturer
Qualifications: CMUS (Univen), BA Media Studies (Univen) and BAHISW (Univen)
Email: Sikhumbuzo.Khoza@univen.ac.za
Office no: 04, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

Dr Machete Hlupheka Amos
Dr Machete Hlupheka Amos
Lexicographer - Xitsonga National Lexicography Unit

Designation: Lexicographer
Qualifications: BA (UL), HED (UL), BA Hons (UL), MA (UL) MA (UFS, PhD (UL)
Email: macheteha@gmail.com

Mrs Gumani Tshimange
Mrs Gumani Tshimange
Faculty Administrator - Support and Administrative Staff

Designation: Faculty Administrator
Qualifications : N.Dip in Public Management (Unisa)
Phone : +2715 962 8888
Email : gumani.tshimange@univen.ac.za
Office No : New Student Admin Building

Mr Pfunzo Lawrence Mashau
Mr Pfunzo Lawrence Mashau
Part-time lecturer - Department of African Languages

Designation: Part-time lecturer
Qualifications: BAMS, BAHons & MA (Linguistics) (UNIVEN)
Phone: +2715 962 9224
Email: pfunzo.mashau@univen.ac.za

Mr. Ndivhudzannyi Michael Nndwamato
Mr. Ndivhudzannyi Michael Nndwamato
Lecturer - Department of Professional Studies and Curriculum Studies

Designation: Lecturer
Qualifications: Secondary Teachers Diploma (VECO), BA (Univen), BAHELT Hons (Univen), MA (Univen)
Phone: +2715 962 9106
Email: ndivhudza.nndwamato@univen.ac.za
Office No: FF30, New Education Building

Dr. Shumani Leonard Tshikota
Dr. Shumani Leonard Tshikota
Senior Lecturer - Department of Professional Studies and Curriculum Studies
Designation: Senior Lecturer Qualifications: PhD(UL), BAHons & MPhil Lexicography (SUN), BA & UED (Univen). Phone: +2715 962 9176 Email: stshikota@univen.ac.za Office No: FF14, New Education Building
Prof. Ndileleni Paulinah Mudzielwana
Prof. Ndileleni Paulinah Mudzielwana
Senior Lecturer and Head of Department - Department of Early Childhood Education

Designation: Senior Lecturer and Head of Department
Qualifications: PhD in ECE (Pretoria), MEd (Australian Catholic. Univ), BA, BEd, UED (Univen), PGDip in HE (T&L) (Rhodes), FD in Sch.Read. (RAU), Cert in ABET, HD in ABET (Unisa), Cert. in Women Leadership (Wits). PTC (Tshisimani).
Phone: +2715 962 9085
Email: Ndileleni.Mudzielwana@univen.ac.za
Office No: GF 20, New Education Building

Mr Rudzani Alpheus Mashamba
Mr Rudzani Alpheus Mashamba
Junior Lecturer - Department of Arts and Social Sciences

Designation: Junior Lecturer
Qualifications: BA, BA(Hons) (Univen).
Phone: +2715 962 8174
Email: Rudzani.Mashamba@univen.ac.za
Office No: C7-10, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

Mr Nngodiseni Jimmy Budeli
Mr Nngodiseni Jimmy Budeli
Lecturer - Department of Social Work

Designation: Lecturer
Qualifications: Qualifications: MA (SW) (UL); PGDipHE (Rhodes); BA (Hons) HIV/AIDS(Unisa); Advanced Certificate: Labour Law (UFS) and BASW (Univen).
Phone: (015) 962 8468
Email: Jimmy.budeli@univen.ac.za
Office No: C-48, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

Dr Themba Victor Baloyi
Dr Themba Victor Baloyi
Senior Lecturer - Department of Social Work

Designation: Senior Lecturer
Qualifications: BASW (Univen), MA (SW) (UP), PHD(UL) PGDIP(UKZN)
Phone: +2715 962 8447
Email: Themba.baloyi@univen.ac.za
Office No: M03 Music Building

Dr Matimba Allan Mabasa
Dr Matimba Allan Mabasa
Senior Lecturer - Department of Social Work

Designation: Senior Lecturer
Qualifications: BA (SW), MA (SW) (UL), PGDIP (HE) (UKZN), D Phil (SW) (UL)
Phone: +2715 962 8579
Email: Allan.Mabasa@univen.ac.za
Office No: C7 – 5, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

Mr. Vincent Tinyiko Bvuma
Mr. Vincent Tinyiko Bvuma
Lecturer - Department of English, Media Studies and Linguistics

Designation: Lecturer
Qualifications: BAEd (Unin), MEd (TesI) (Notre Dame, USA)
Phone: +2715 962 8172
Email: Vincent.Bvuma@univen.ac.za
Office No: 19, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

Mr Mashilo Sipho Mokgola
Mr Mashilo Sipho Mokgola
Junior Lecturer - Department of Arts and Social Sciences

Designation: Junior Lecturer
Qualifications: BAIR (Univen), Hons Pol. (UL), MA (Univen)
Phone: +2715 962 8357
Email:Mashilo.Mokgola@univen.ac.za
Office No: 07, Music Building

Dr. Matodzi Sikhwari
Dr. Matodzi Sikhwari
Senior Lecturer - Department of Early Childhood Education

Designation: Senior Lecturer
Qualifications: PhD (Linguistics); MA (Linguistics); ME.D (Education Policy); PGDIP(Research Methods) (Stellenbosch); BA (Education), B.Ed (Hons) (General); BA (Hons) (UL) ACE (Tech) (UNISA); PGDIP(HE) (UKZN); FDE (Educational Management) (UJ); Certs. Moderator & Assessor (Competitive Edge); JPTD (Tshisimani College).
Phone: +2715 962 9082
Email: matodzi.sikhwari@univen.ac.za
Office No: GF 25, New Education Building

Prof Mashudu C Mashige
Prof Mashudu C Mashige
Research Professor - Research and Postgraduate office

Designation: Research Professor
Qualifications: BA Ed, BA Hons (English) [UL], MA , D Litt et Phil (English) [UJ], ALPC (Maccuavlei Training Centre)
Phone: +27 (0) 15 962 8496
Email: Mashudu.Mashige@univen.ac.za
Office No: 30, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

Dr. Mbulaheni Paul Tshisikhawe
Dr. Mbulaheni Paul Tshisikhawe
Senior lecturer - Department of Professional Studies and Curriculum Studies

Designation: Senior Lecturer
STD(RMTC), ACE, Educational Leadership (Unisa), BA, BED (HONS), MEDCS (Univen), D.Ed (Univen)
Phone: +2715 962 9078
Email: paul.tshisikhawe@univen.ac.za
Office No: GF29, New Education Building

Dr Mzamani J Maluleke
Dr Mzamani J Maluleke
Senior Lecturer - Department of English, Media Studies and Linguistics

Designation: Senior Lecturer
Qualifications: PhD In English Language Teaching (Univen), Master of Arts and B.A Hons in English at University of Limpopo, B.A (ed) University of Limpopo
Phone: +2715 962 8291
Email: Mzamani.maluleke@univen.ac.za
Office no: 25, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

Dr A Thomas Nesengani
Dr A Thomas Nesengani
Senior Lecturer - Department of Educational Studies

Designation: Senior Lecturer
Qualifications: DEd (Educ. Management), MEd (Educ. Management) (UNIVEN), BAHons (Educ. Management) (UNISA), BAHons (HRD)(UJ), BA.(Ed)(UNIVEN), ScTD (UNIVEN)
Phone: +2715 962 9101
Email: thomas.nesengani@univen.ac.za
Office No: FF29, New Education building

Mr Shandukani F Mathagu
Mr Shandukani F Mathagu
Lecturer - Department of Arts and Social Sciences

Designation: Lecturer
Qualifications: BAdmin (Hons) (Univen), MA (UNISA), Dip. Journalism (TF.
Cardiff) Cert. Higher Education Assessment & Moderation, Rhodes; B.Th, BTC.
Phone: +27159628477
Email: Shandukani.mathagu@univen.ac.za
Office No: 07, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

Dr. Fulufhelo Oscar Makananise
Dr. Fulufhelo Oscar Makananise
Senior Lecturer in Media Studies - Department of English, Media Studies and Linguistics

Designation: Senior Lecturer in Media Studies
Qualifications: PhD (Media Studies), MA (Media Studies), BA (Hons) (Media Studies) (UL), BA (Media Studies and English) (Univen), PG(dip)HE (Rhodes University).
Phone: +2715 962 8215
Email: fulufhelo.makananise@univen.ac.za
Office No: 28, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

Dr. Shumani Eric Madima
Dr. Shumani Eric Madima
Part-time Senior Lecturer in Linguistics - Department of English, Media Studies and Linguistics

Designation: Part-time Senior Lecturer in Linguistics
Qualifications: PhD Linguistics, MA Linguistics (Cum Laude) (Univen), BA Hons Applied Linguistics (UP), BA (Unisa), SPTD (TCE)
Email: Eric.Madima@univen.ac.za

Mr Sitsula Mbulungeni Maxwell
Mr Sitsula Mbulungeni Maxwell
Part-Time Junior Lecturer - Department of English, Media Studies and Linguistics

Designation: Part-Time Junior Lecturer
Qualifications: BA (Honours)
Email: maxsitsula@gmail.com
Office No: C 7-4, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

Ms. Khutso Eunice Mabokela
Ms. Khutso Eunice Mabokela
nGAP Lecturer in Media Studies - Department of English, Media Studies and Linguistics

Designation: nGAP Lecturer in Media Studies
Qualifications: BA Hon Media Studies (UL), MA Media Studies (UL)
Phone: +2715 982 8420
Email: Khutso.Mabokela@univen.ac.za
Office No: 09, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

Mr Freddy Mahori
Mr Freddy Mahori
Lecturer - Department of English, Media Studies and Linguistics

Designation: Lecturer
Qualifications: BA, BAHons, MA (English Literature) (Univen)
Email: Freddy.mahori@univen.ac.za
Phone: +2715 962 8299
Office no: 23, Humanities and Social Sciences Building

Dr Nthambeleni Charles Ṋetshisaulu
Dr Nthambeleni Charles Ṋetshisaulu
Senior Lecturer - Department of African Languages

Designation: Senior Lecturer
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