African Genius Awards recognise Zakes Mda and Professor Tshilidzi Marwala

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Zakes Mda is one of the most celebrated writers in South Africa and beyond.
Zakes Mda is one of the most celebrated writers in South Africa and beyond.
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Award-winning novelist Zakes Mda and the illustrious scientist and former University of Johannesburg vice-chancellor Professor Tshilidzi Marwala have been nominated for the prestigious African Genius Awards (AGA). 

The awards celebrate and honour the remarkable achievements of Africans in various fields. They were established in 2021 by Priority Performance Projects, a subsidiary of Plus 94 Research, the largest independent black-owned research company in the country.

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