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Hugh Masekela receives honorary doctorate

Posted on 17 July 2014

The department is honoured to have presented Hugh Masekela for the degree of Doctor of the University, honoris cause.

Masekela – composer, performer and anti-apartheid activist – is responsible for significant musical and human innovations in South African culture.

During the graduation ceremony, Masekela treated graduands and their guests to a stunning performance, which you can watch below.