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Staff Ifa lethu annual report 2012/13 5 Governance Tom Nevin Tom Nevin is a South African born journalist, and researcher and writer on African custom, tradition, ritual and folklore, and is the initiator of the Ifa Lethu project. His work as a reporter took him to many countries in Africa where he worked on newspapers, radio and television in south, central, east and north Africa. He currently works on assignment for Men’s Health magazine, is associate editor of London-published African Business magazine, editor of Energy in Africa magazine, South African correspondent for The Age newspaper in Melbourne, Australia, and writes television scripts for various channels locally and internationally. He has had many books on Africa published, including the best-seller The Quivering Spear, a collection of African tribal legends; a series of children’s African folklore stories; and a collaborative book with the University of Natal of folklorebased plays for schools, African Story Theatre. He is a keen golfer and is passionate about classical music and ballet. He has a large and growing collection of rare African books and documents. Kuseni Dlamini Previously CEO at Old Mutual Life Assurance Company, Kuseni Douglas Dlamini, BA, M.Phil is a renowned South Africa businessman. A Rhodes Scholar at Oxford University, where he read for his Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Degree, he joined De Beers in 1996 at its head office in Johannesburg as the Head of public affairs. He held a number of senior management positions at De Beers operations in South Africa and United Kingdom and at the Diamond Trading Company’s London offices between 1996 and 2003. Moving to Anglo American South Africa he held various executive positions at Anglo American plc and Anglogold Ashanti in Johannesburg. He is a Member of the Economic Advisory Council to the office of the Chief Economist of the Chambers of Commerce and Industry South Africa (Chamsa). In March 2008, he was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum (WEF). In June 2008, South Africa’s Mail & Guardian newspaper selected him as one of South Africa’s top 200 young people you must take to lunch. He serves on several boards and has been an Interim Chairman at Avusa Limited since October 2012. Mr. Dlamini also serves as a Member of the Board of Directors of the National Business Initiative (NBI). Michael Selekane Arts Administration Officer Jeanette Lopes Office Manager Geoffrey Masemola Projects Assistant


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