Alumni News

Find out what fellow alumni are up to below. Do you have news to share about yourself or a fellow Waterfordian? Email to share. 


Charles de Koning , WK 1973  – 1979

Professor Charles de Koning is awarded the South African Chemistry Institute’s (SACI) gold medal and gets inducted as a Fellow of SACI. Congratulations from your Kamhlaba family. Read the full excerpt HERE

Likoebe Maruping, WK 1994 – 1995

Likoebe Maruping, was appointed as a Senior Editor for MIS Quarterly, the world’s leading scholarly research journal, in January 2020. Congratulations on this new achievement. Visit Likoebes website HERE.


Conrad Hughes (WK ’87 – ’93)

New article “COVID-19 and the opportunity to design a more mindful approach to learning” available now.

Proserpina Dhlamini-Fisher (WK ’79 – ’83)

Latest article, “What is international education in Africa?, is out in International School Magazine (May 2020 edition) – PG 65 – 66.

Arts and Entertainment

Velemseni Ndzimandze (WK ’05 – ’10)
Tatenda Mandaza (WK ’06 – ’11)

BBC “shines a spotlight on a rising talent from Eswatini: Tendaness is a producer, songwriter and DJ and one of the first from his country to be getting airplay and recognition in neighbouring musical giant, South Africa.


Alan Whiteside (WK ’69 – ’74)

Alan Whiteside manages a website “designed to keep you up to date on what he am publishing and doing; new ideas he wants to disseminate; and causes he thinks are important.” VISIT the site.

Zwelithini Hlabathe (WK ’10 – ’11)

The podcast is aimed at helping individuals do a deeper self-reflection when it comes to their current financial state, relationships and career. Check it out HERE


Craig Moffat (WK ’88 – ’94)

Congratulations to Craig who co-edited “Extremism in Africa”. Find the book on Amazon.


LOYISO NDLOVU (WK ’88 – ’90)

Loyiso Pityana Ndlovu, Head of ESG and Sustainability, Sibanye-Stillwater spoke at the United Nations Global Compact’s Business Ambition for #ClimateAction at #COP26. Watch Below


SOLIDARITY ESWATINI – Raising awareness, funds & resources for groups working in communities affected by the coronavirus pandemic in Eswatini. Support this Alumni- led fundraising initiative