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First African to head up UN University

Image: University of Johannesburg

University of Johannesburg vice-chancellor will take up rector role in early 2023

The University of Johannesburg in South Africa has confirmed that its vice-chancellor and principal will leave in eight months to become the first African rector of the United Nations University.

Tshilidzi Marwala (pictured) will take up the job in Tokyo, Japan on 1 March 2023. He will succeed David Malone of Canada who has been rector since 2013.

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