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Emerging scholar Andiswa Mfengu represents us at AfLIA

7 Jun 2019 - 12:15
Andiswa Mfengu and Ayo Alonge
Andiswa Mfengu and Ago Alonge at AfLIA

Emerging scholar Andiswa Mfengu, a recent addition to our academic staff, represented our School at the 3rd AfLIA ( African Library & Information Associations & Institutions) Conference and African Summit in Nairobi, Kenya, in May.

We are very pleased that Andiswa was chosen as the new Vice-Chair of the AfLIA Library and Information Education/Training Institutions (LIT) Section. Her contribution to the section will be mutually beneficial to AfLIA and to UCT DKIS, enhancing our footprint in LIS Education in Africa while ensuring that we remain up to date with the latest developments in LIS education on the continent.

Andiswa is pictured here with Dr Ayọ̀ Alóńgẹ́ (left) of the University of Ibadan, who will serve as Chair of the Section for the 2019-2021 term.