University honours Mangosuthu Buthelezi with a statue for anniversary

University honours Mangosuthu Buthelezi with a statue for anniversary

Mangosuthu University of Technology has honoured Mangosuthu Buthelezi with a statue to mark its 40th anniversary. The gesture was to thank him for building the institution 40 years ago.

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Vice-chancellor Duma Malaza said management felt they should honour Buthelezi. He said Buthelezi’s passion for education inspired him to look for funds to build a university to cater for black students.

According to the Daily Sun, he was honoured at the first public lecture on Saturday night, which was given by historian and motivational speaker Dr Moss Mashamaite.

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University honours Mangosuthu Buthelezi with a statue for anniversary

University honours Mangosuthu Buthelezi with a statue for anniversary
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“We must thank you, Shenge for building such an important institution. We appreciate your passion for the black child’s education. You are one of my top 10 leaders”

Buthelezi responded by thanking the university for honouring him.

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He also added that he was impressed by the vice-chancellor’s work.

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