Deputy President Zuma gets more honours

Cape Town- South Africa (PANA) -- The University of the North has conferred an honorary doctoral degree on South Africa's Deputy President, Jacob Zuma, in recognition of his proven dedication to freedom, equity and democracy.
"We also recognise his perseverance, hard work and consistent focus on achieving socially and economically desirable goals and objectives for society," university spokesman, Kgalema Mohuba, said.
"The university further recognises his ability to shape and transform context and situations of conflict or potential conflict into paths of peace and prosperity," Mohuba added.
This distinction is the fourth conferral on Zumba this year.
He first received an honorary doctorate in Laws from the University of Fort Hare for his contribution to the struggle for liberation and democracy.
Later, the Medical University of Southern Africa granted Zuma a doctorate in Philosophy for contributing to the fight against HIV/AIDS.
He is chairman of the South African National AIDS Council.
The University of Zululand also conferred on Zuma a Doctor of Administration degree for his contribution to peace and economic development in KwaZulu-Natal, and to the struggle for democracy.
The University of Zululand also inaugurated him as chancellor.

15 october 2001 09:05:00




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