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She might be a professor now, but Thuli Madonsela’s mission – to create a better South Africa for all – hasn’t changed

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Professor Thuli Madonsela isn't planning on retiring quietly anytime soon. (PHOTO: Corrie Hansen)
Professor Thuli Madonsela isn't planning on retiring quietly anytime soon. (PHOTO: Corrie Hansen)

She's just reached the age when many people start to think about taking things a little easier, maybe indulging in hobbies or spending more time with their children and grandkids.

But Thuli Madonsela has always been in a league of her own – a soft-spoken yet tireless workhorse for justice, a crusader in the fight against state capture, a lifelong believer in equal rights for all.

However, education was the former public protector’s first love and it was to the halls of learning that she returned in 2018, taking on the position of law trust chair in social justice at the law faculty at the University of Stellenbosch.

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