- Former Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, has received an honorary doctorate from North-West University
- This follows calls from the public for her to be appointed as the next deputy-president of the country
- Madonsela has previously received honorary doctorates from other universities due to her sterling contribution to South Africa
Briefly.co.za previously reported on Mzansi calling for Thuli Madonsela to be appointed as deputy-president of South Africa.
Based on social media comments, Madonsela was lauded for her achievements and it was deemed that Madonsela would be the right person to get the country back on track.
Well it seems social media users have their fingers on the pulse as North-West University honoured her recently.
The academic institution awarded her with an Honorary Doctorate and shared the news via their twitter account on Thursday morning.
The university shared that the doctorate was based on Madonsela promoting democracy, good governance and accountability in South Africa.
Madonsela was a single mother of two children and the university detailed her rise to prominence via their website.
She graduated with a BA (Law) degree from the University of Swaziland and an LLB degree from the University of the Witwatersrand.
Madonsela became a household name after her term as Public Protector of South Africa.
The universities of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, Fort Hare and Rhodes University have all awarded her honorary doctorates as well.
Her decorated career saw her attain other prestigious awards as well, such as Transparency International’s prestigious Integrity Award and the General Council of the Bar’s Sydney and Felicia Kentridge Award.
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