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: Dr Khumalo
Profile Detail

Langa Khumalo is the Director of Language Planning and Development at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He holds a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Oslo (Norway), and an MPhil in Linguistics from Cambridge University (UK). He has been an invited speaker at various conferences and colloquia. read more.

Contact Details

 Tel:    +27 31 260-3589
                                     
Email:   khumalol@ukzn.ac.za

Web:     https://www.langakhumalo.co.za/

Office:  Room Z01, Ground Floor,
             Francis Stock Building,
             Howard College Campus
  

+27(0)31 260-3589
+27(0)31 260-3589
Coordinator: Mr Mngadi
Profile Detail

 Projects Coordinator: Language Planning and Development, University of KwaZulu-Natal      read more
Contact Details

 Tel:    +27 31 260-1873
                                     
Email:   mngadik2@ukzn.ac.za

Office:  Room Z04, Ground Floor,
             Francis Stock Building,
             Howard College Campus

 

+27(0)31 260-3589
+27(0)31 260-3589
Language Practitioner: Mr Manyoni
Profile Detail

Njabulo Manyoni joined the University Language Planning and Development Office as a Language Practitioner in 2013 and is currently working in the ULPDO, his duties entail inter alia the provision of a translation, editing and proof reading service for all official University documentation, providing interpreting services in official University gatherings and participation in the development of discipline specific terminologies. He graduated with his National Diploma: Language Practice in 1999 and thereafter participated in an International  College Exchange Program in Orlando,Florida, USA from 2003 to 2004 upon his return in 2004 he completed his B-Tech Degree: Language Practice  also from Durban University of Technology in 2005. He worked in Durban University of Technology as an Associate Lecturer in the Department of Language, Media and Communication from 2000 till 2008, after having worked as a training consultant for Absa bank from 2008 till 2012.

Contact Details

 Tel:    +27 31 260-1898   
                                
Email:   manyonin@ukzn.ac.za

Office:  Room Z03, Ground Floor,
             Francis Stock Building,
             Howard College Campus
 MR MANYONI 

+27(0)31 260-3589
+27(0)31 260-3589
Language Researcher: Mr Nkontwana
Profile Detail

Siyabonga Nkontwana graduated with his Bachelor of Social Science (Political Science) from University of KwaZulu-Natal in (2012), Honours in Public Policy (2013) and Masters in Public Policy (2015). He served as SRC president in UKZN Howard College in 2010. He worked as a student assistant and Tutor in the College of Humanities in 2011. He also worked as an intern and research assistant in the University Teaching and Learning Office in 2012-2014. He joined the University Language Planning and Development Office as a researcher in 2014 till to date. He is currently serving in various structure including some within the university.

Contact Details

 Tel:    +27 31 260-1548
                                     
Email:   nkontwana@ukzn.ac.za

Office:  Room Z03, Ground Floor,
             Francis Stock Building,
             Howard College Campus
 NKONTWANA 
Language Practitioner: Mrs Zungu
Profile Detail

Tholakele Zungu is a Language Practitioner at the University Language Planning and Development Office. She graduated with a distinction for her BA Honours Degree in African Languages at Rhodes University in 2010. In 2012 she participated in an internship programme at the KZN Provincial Language Services in the Department of Arts and Culture. In 2013 she was employed as a permanent staff member at the KZN Department of Arts and Culture where she worked for 5 years. Apart from being a Language Practitioner at the University Language Planning and Development Office, she is also studying towards a Master of Arts Degree in the School of Arts (African Languages) at the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal. 

Contact Details


 Tel:    +27 31 260-1898   
                                
Email:   zungut@ukzn.ac.za

Office:  Room Z01, Ground Floor,
             Francis Stock Building,
             Howard College Campus
Mrs Zungu  



+27(0)31 260-3589
+27(0)31 260-3589
PA/Admin Officer: Miss Ngubane
Profile Detail

Nomkhuleko Ngubane is an administrative officer in the University Language Planning and development Office (ULPDO).
 
Contact Details

 Tel:    +27 31 260-1921
                                     
Email:   ngubanen2@ukzn.ac.za

Office:  Room Z02, Ground Floor,
             Francis Stock Building,
             Howard College Campus

              
Computational Linguist: Mr Hadebe
Profile Detail

Njabulo Hadebe is a Computational linguist in the University Language Planning and Development Office. He graduated with a Bachelor of science in Computer Science and Information System and Technology Degree from the University of kwaZulu Natal. He further graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree in Information Systems and Technology from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He is currently registered for the Master of commerce in Information Systems and Technology at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Contact Details

 Tel:    +27 31 260-2098
                                     
Email:   hadeben3@ukzn.ac.za

Office:  Room Z05, Ground Floor,
             Francis Stock Building,
             Howard College Campus
CL 


+27(0)31 260-3589
+27(0)31 260-3589
Corpus Planning Intern: Miss Nzama
Profile Detail

Lusanda Nzama is a Corpus Planning intern in the University Language Planning and Development Office. She graduated with a Bachelor of Technology Degree in Translation and Interpreting Practice from the Durban University of Technology. She further graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in IsiZulu from the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She is currently registered for the Master of Arts in IsiZulu at the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Contact Details

 Tel:    +27 31 260-2098
                                     
Email:   nzamal1@ukzn.ac.za

Office:  Room Z05, Ground Floor,
             Francis Stock Building,
             Howard College Campus
 LUCY

+27(0)31 260-3589
+27(0)31 260-3589
Terminology Development Intern: Miss Ndlovu
Profile Detail

Thandi Eva Ndlovu is a Terminology Development intern in the University Language Planning and development Office (ULPDO). She did her undergraduate degree (BSS) at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, she obtained her Honours degree (BAH) in UKZN and she is currently registered for her Masters in Arts. 
Contact Details
 Tel:    +27 31 260-2098
                                     
Email:  ndlovut2@ukzn.ac.za

Office:  Room Z05, Ground Floor,
             Francis Stock Building,
             Howard College Campus




+27(0)31 260-3589
+27(0)31 260-3589
+27(0)31 260-3589
+27(0)31 260-3589
PA/Admin Officer: Miss Ngubane
Profile Detail

Langa Khumalo is the Director of Language Planning and Development at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He holds a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Oslo (Norway), and an MPhil in Linguistics from Cambridge University (UK). He has been an invited speaker at various conferences and colloquia. read more.

Contact Details

 Tel:    +27 31 260-1921
                                     
Email:   khumalo@ukzn.ac.za

Office:  Room Z01, Ground Floor,
             Francis Stock Building,
             Howard College Campus
  

+27(0)31 260-3589
+27(0)31 260-3589
PA/Admin Officer: Miss Ngubane
Profile Detail

Langa Khumalo is the Director of Language Planning and Development at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. He holds a PhD in Linguistics from the University of Oslo (Norway), and an MPhil in Linguistics from Cambridge University (UK). He has been an invited speaker at various conferences and colloquia. read more.

Contact Details

 Tel:    +27 31 260-1921
                                     
Email:   khumalo@ukzn.ac.za

Office:  Room Z01, Ground Floor,
             Francis Stock Building,
             Howard College Campus
  


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