Event Sponsor / SpeakerDr Blade Nzimande
Dr Bonginkosi Emmanuel Blaze Nzimande is the current Minister of Higher Education Science and Innovation. He holds a doctoral degree in philosophy specializing in sociology from the university of Natal. He lectured at the university of Zululand in 1985 and at the university of Natal in 1987. He was a council member at the university of South Africa, the University of Transkei and the university of KwaZulu-Natal. Dr Nzimande is the general secretary of the SACP (South Africa Communist Party) and a member of the National African Congress (ANC). Under his leadership, the Department of Higher Education Science and Innovation is spearheading the war against the lack of skills and identify scarce skills in the ocean economy that the youth can embark on studying for the prosperity of this country and its future.