Sakhile Gumede

Sakhile Gumede

Previously worked as a peer educator under HIVAN at the UKZN and previous roles including programming the shorts section for the DIFF. His role includes talent search, community events organising, schools programme as well as the prison programme for the literature festivals.  He is currently heading Isiphethu which is the

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Valma Pfaff

Valma Pfaff is a woman of Colour born and raised in Valma Pfaff Cape Town, South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa. Shespent her formative years living under the restrictive policies of Apartheid. Thisshaped her view of difference and “otherness” whilst encouraging a personaljourney toward understanding. She

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Nonsikelelo Ndaba

Nonsikelelo Ndaba manages the  CCA’s finances for the CCA’s varied festivals and operations by administering day-today financial transactions according to the University’s strict financial controls, policies and regulations. She supports the CCA’s festival curators in budget planning, administration and procurement as well as logging of all contracts and Service Level

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Siphindile Hlongwa

Siphindile Hlongwa works as the Senior Administrator and Curator for the Time of the Writer Festival and Poetry Africa Festival. She attained her Bachelor of Technology degree in business administration and holds a diploma in drama studies obtained from the Durban University of Technology. She joined the Centre for Creative

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Ismail Mahomed

With more than 35 years in cultural leadership Ismail Mahomed is a multi-award winning arts administrator and published playwright. His previous roles include serving as the Chief Executive Officer of the Market Theatre Foundation, Artistic Director of the National Arts Festival and as Senior Cultural Specialist of the US Embassy

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