Several Kruger National Park (KNP) staff recently graduated from the Tshwane University of Technology, having completed a BTech degree in management. The graduation was held at the Shoshanguwe Campus of the Tshwane University of Technology. This degree was first offered in the KNP in 2005, and has become a popular course for staff wishing to develop their management skills. It is an off-site course run by the Tshwane University of Technology and students attend three-day contact sessions every month for the year in either the Letaba or Skukuza camps.
Staff who have completed the course but who will attend the graduation ceremony in May include: Solly Sekwane - duty manager, Mopani; Phuti Namethe - hospitality manager, Olifants; Witness Mmatho - interpretive officer, Punda Maria; Andrew Lumbe - CIS, Skukuza; Miyelani Kubai - hospitality manager, Sirheni; Kate Katane - duty manager, Skukuza; Albert Msimango - duty manager, Berg-en-Dal; Johann Mdluli - acting hospitality manager, Shimuwini; Dansile Nxumalo - manager human resources, Marula and Nkayeni regions; Wesley Mabasa - housing and recreation manager, Skukuza; Rhulani Mabasa - people and conservation officer, Marula; Dalton Mabasa - section ranger, Pretoriuskop.
By Kirsty Redman