Staff Profile 

Please feel free to contact the ULPDO with any queries using the details below:

Telephone  +27 (0)31 260-1921
Fax +27 (0)31 260-3360
Email ulpdo@ukzn.ac.za
Physical &
Postal Address
Ground Floor, Francis Stock Building
Howard College
University of KwaZulu-Natal
Durban
South Africa
4041
Website http://ulpdo.ukzn.ac.za
Director(acting) : Doctor Makhubu-Badenhorst

Phone No. +27 31 260 8539                                                                                       
E-Mail makhubuR@ukzn.ac.za
Office Room Z01, Ground floor, Francis Stock Building, Howard College
Dr Lolie Makhubu-Badenhorst is the acting Director of Language Planning and Development at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. read more...

Coordinator : Mr Mngadi

Phone No. +27 31 260 1873
E-Mail mngadik2@ukzn.ac.za
Office Room Z04, Ground floor, Francis Stock Building, Howard College
Projects Coordinator: Language Planning And Development, University of KwaZulu-Natal read more...
Language Practitioner : Mr Manyoni
Mr Manyoni
Phone No. +27 31 260 1898
E-Mail manyonin@ukzn.ac.za
Office Room Z03, Ground floor, Francis Stock Building, Howard College
Njabulo Manyoni joined the University Language Planning and Development Office as a Language Practitioner in 2013. read more...

Language Practitioner : Mrs Zungu
Mrs Zungu
Phone No. +27 31 260 1548
E-Mail Zungut@ukzn.ac.za
Office Room Z03, Ground floor, Francis Stock Building, Howard College
Tholakele Zungu is a language Practitioner at the University Language Planning And Development Office at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. read more...

Language Researcher : Mr Nkontwana
Mr Nkontwana
Phone No. +27 31 260 3574
E-Mail nkontwana@ukzn.ac.za
Office Room Z06, Ground floor, Francis Stock Building, Howard College
Siyabonga Nkontwana graduated with his Bachelor of Social Science(Political Science) from University of KwaZulu-Natal in (2012). read more...


PA/Admin Officer : Miss Ngubane
Miss Ngubane
Phone No. +27 31 260 1921
E-Mail ngubanen2@ukzn.ac.za
Office Room Z02, Ground floor, Francis Stock Building, Howard College
Nomkhuleko Ngubane is an administrative officer in the University language Planning and Development office
Computational Linguist : Mr Hadebe

Phone No. +27 31 260 3456
E-Mail HadebeN3@ukzn.ac.za
Office Room Z06, Ground floor, Francis Stock Building, Howard College
Njabulo Hadebe is a computational linguist in the University language Planning and Development office. 


Corpus Planning Intern : Miss Putini 

Phone No. +27 31 260 2098
E-Mail putinin@ukzn.ac.za
Office Room Z05, Ground floor, Francis Stock Building, Howard College
Neo Putini is a corpus planning intern in the University Language Planning and Development Office. She graduated with a Bachelor of Social Science Degree in Linguistics and Industrial Psychology from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She further graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in Linguistics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She has worked as a Linguistics tutor. She is currently registered for the Master of Arts in Linguistics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Translation and Terminology Development intern : Miss Mazibuko

Phone No. +27 31 260 2098
E-Mail MazibukoN5@ukzn.ac.za
Office Room Z05, Ground floor, Francis Stock Building, Howard College
Nqobile Mazibuko, An energetic honours graduate who is a hard-working individual and believe in herself. Very passionate to take any challenge with a positive attitude. Bachelor of Social Sciences in Community development and isiZulu, Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in African Languages under the University of KwaZulu-Natal. A tutor(basic and mother tongue isiZulu), mentor and library assistance under the University of KwaZulu-Natal Howard College. Currently enrolled for master of Art in African languages


Admin intern : Miss Dlamini

Phone No. +27 31 260 2098
E-Mail DlaminiN16@ukzn.ac.za
Office Room Z05, Ground floor, Francis Stock Building, Howard College

Nkokhelo Dlamini is an intern at the University Language Planning and Development Office (ULPDO) in the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She holds the following from the University of KwaZulu-Natal: Bachelor of Social Sciences (2016), Postgraduate Certificate in Education(2018),Bachelor of Arts Honours in IsiZulu (with cum laude) (2019), She is currently enrolled for a Master of Arts Degree in IsiZulu language. She worked as a Tutor in the college of Humanities in 2018-2020.

Corpus building intern : Miss Mthethwa

Phone No. +27 31 260 2098
E-Mail MthethwaN6@ukzn.ac.za
Office Room Z05, Ground floor, Francis Stock Building, Howard College
Noxolo Mthethwa is a corpus intern in the University Language Planning and Development Office. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Anthropology, Drama & Performance and IsiZulu from the University of KwaZulu Natal. She further graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in IsiZulu at the University of KwaZulu Natal. She has worked as an IsiZulu Tutor from 2018-2020. She is currently registered for the Master of Arts in IsiZulu at the University of KwaZulu Natal. 

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