Makaziwe Mandela-Amuah biography

Makaziwe Mandela-Amuah

Anthropologist, Person

1954 –

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Who is Makaziwe Mandela-Amuah?

Pumla Makaziwe "Maki" Mandela-Amuah is the daughter of Nelson Mandela and his first wife Evelyn Mase. She was named after her older sister, born in 1947, who died aged just nine months. Of the four children born to Nelson and Evelyn Mandela, Makaziwe is the only one still living. She is married to Dr. Isaac Amuah, who is of Ghanaian origin.

She received her secondary education at Waterford Kamhlaba UWC of Southern Africa before going to the University of Fort Hare in South Africa. In 1993, she earned a Ph.D. in Anthropology at the University of Massachusetts, in Amherst, Massachusetts, USA.

She has held senior posts at the University of the Witwatersrand and the Development Bank of Southern Africa, and now heads the Industrial Development Group, with interests in mining and petroleum.

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Born
1954
Johannesburg
Also known as
  • Maki Mandela
  • Pumla Makaziwe Mandela
  • Makaziwe Mandela
  • Makaziwe Mandela
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • South Africa
Profession
Education
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • University of Fort Hare
  • Waterford Kamhlaba

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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