University of Limpopo appoints Dlamini-Zuma as new chancellor

University of Limpopo appoints Dlamini-Zuma as new chancellor

On Friday, the University of Limpopo revealed it has chosen Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma as its new Chancellor.

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Nkosazana-Dlamini Zuma has had a busy week - first she was sworn in as a MP and now she has been appointed as the Chancellor of the University of Limpopo (UL).

Taking to social media, the university announced Dlamini-Zuma's appointment and revealed she'll be holding the position for the next five years.

"The University of Limpopo (UL) is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Nkosazana Clarice Dlamini-Zuma as its new Chancellor for the period 2019 - 2024," the post was captioned.

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The post sparked quite the reaction and Mzansi was left with mixed feelings - some congratulated Dlamini-Zuma while others said she's too old for the position.

Bokang Mokgaga, who goes by the Twitter handle‏ @MbMokgaga, commented: "Ebuhn, this gogo is old though. Why not appoint someone younger? Money circulating between few old grannies."

Meanwhile, previously reported Dlamini-Zuma has set her sights on another position - deputy president of South Africa.

Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma says that she is ready to serve the government in any capacity should the ANC retain power, including being deputy-president.

South Africans were left wondering if she might be elected as the vice president after David Mabuza postponed being sworn in this week.

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