“When all is said and done, a genius should have a net positive contribution to society.”-Dr. S Falala

About A.G.A

Recognising African Geniuses

A.G.A's Permanent Adjudication Committee

Professor Tawana Kupe

Vice-Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria. Former Vice Principal of the University of Witwatersrand. Prof. Kupe holds a PhD in Media Studies that he attained at the University of Oslo (Norway). He is a published author of various books, book chapters and journal articles, newspaper articles and has worked in the media arena as a radio and television commentator. He also forms a part of the judging panel of journalism awards whilst also being the Chairman of boards of media NGOs.

Professor Steven Friedman

Director of the Centre for the Study of Democracy at Rhodes University and the University of Johannesburg. He has conducted research and written studies that concentrate on the transition that South Africa has/is making to democracy prior and after the 1994 elections. He is an acclaimed political scientist whose work emphasises equality, economic growth and citizens’ active participation in embracing democracy.

Dr Pulane Molokwane

Dr Pulane Elsie Molokwane is a Nuclear Physicist and an Environmental Specialist with expertise in ground water remediation, nuclear waste, process and solid waste management. She is a registered Radiation Physicist and holds a PhD in Environmental Engineering, M.Sc. (Applied Radiation Science and Technology), Post-Graduate Diploma (Applied Radiation Sciences and Technology) and B.Sc.(Physics).

Fulufhelo Ntsandeni

Mr. Fulufhelo has a BCom in Accounting, Auditing, Financial Management and Management Accounting obtained from the University of Cape Town. He is currently the CEO of MIH Advisory and has 12 years experience in the industry.

Simon Gathua

Mr Simon Gathua is a thinker and an author. He holds a senior position at Chartall Business College and has more than 15 years business and academia experience. He participated as a research collaborator in various research projects. He worked as a Senior Manager and lecturer in various positions at The Da Vinci Institute for Technology Management. He is a member of the following bodies: Golden Key international Honour society, South African Statistical Association (SASA), Institute of Information Technology Professionals (IITPSA), and The Institute for the Management of Information systems (IMIS - UK).

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