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Discover the notable alumni of University Of South Africa. The list includes people like Nelson Mandela, Robert Mugabe, Cyril Ramaphosa, Thabo Mbeki & Julius Malema. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as leaders, intellectuals & academics, musicians and singers etc.
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 1 
Nelson Mandela
(President of South Africa (1994-1999))
Nelson Mandela
55
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 18, 1918
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mvezo, South Africa
Died: December 5, 2013
 2 
Desmond Tutu
(First Black African Archbishop of Cape Town & Nobel Peace Prize Winner)
Desmond Tutu
50
Birthdate: October 7, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Klerksdorp, South Africa
Died: December 26, 2021
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 3 
Cyril Ramaphosa
(President of South Africa)
Cyril Ramaphosa
17
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 17, 1952
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Soweto
 4 
Thabo Mbeki
(Politician, Economist)
Thabo Mbeki
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Transkei
 5 
Tokyo Sexwale
(Politician, Businessperson)
Tokyo Sexwale
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 5, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Transvaal
 6 
Robert Mugabe
(Former PM & President of Zimbabwe)
Robert Mugabe
15
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 21, 1924
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Harare, Zimbabwe
Died: September 6, 2019
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 7 
Ahmed Kathrada
(Politician, Activism)
Ahmed Kathrada
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 21, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Schweizer-Reneke
Died: March 28, 2017
 8 
Robert Sobukwe
(Politician)
Robert Sobukwe
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 5, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Graaff-Reinet
Died: February 27, 1978
 9 
Yvonne Chaka Chaka
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1965 AD
Birthplace: Dobsonville
 10 
Julius Malema
(Politician)
Julius Malema
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 3, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Seshego
 11 
Lazarus Chakwera
(President of Malawi)
Lazarus Chakwera
0
Birthdate: April 5, 1955
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Lilongwe, Malawi
 12 
Tom Thabane
(5th Prime Minister of Lesotho)
Tom Thabane
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 28, 1939
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Maseru, Lesotho
 13 
Ephraim Mirvis
(Chief Rabbi of Ireland between 1985 and 1992)
Ephraim Mirvis
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: 1956 AD
Birthplace: Johannesburg, South Africa
 14 
Ergun Caner
(Writer who co-authored Unveiling Islam)
Ergun Caner
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 3, 1966
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
 15 
Charlotte Osei
(Former Chairperson of the Electoral Commission of Ghana)
Charlotte Osei
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 1, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Axim, Ghana
 16 
Pakalitha Mosisili
(4th Prime Minister of Lesotho)
Pakalitha Mosisili
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 14, 1945
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Qacha's Nek, Lesotho
 17 
Es'kia Mphahlele
(South African Writer and One of the Founding Figures of Modern African Literature)
Es'kia Mphahlele
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 17, 1919
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Marabastad, South Africa
Died: October 27, 2008
 18 
Steve Tshwete
(Politician)
Steve Tshwete
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: November 12, 1938
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Springs, South Africa
Died: April 26, 2002
 19 
Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini
(8th Prime Minister of Eswatini)
Barnabas Sibusiso Dlamini
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 15, 1942
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Swaziland
Died: September 28, 2018
 20 
Z. K. Matthews
(Politician, Anthropologist)
Z. K. Matthews
0
Birthdate: October 20, 1901
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Dikgatlong Local Municipality, South Africa
Died: May 11, 1968
 21 
Nianell
(Singer, Pianist)
Nianell
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Omaruru, Namibia
 22 
Royal ǀUiǀoǀoo
(Politician)
Royal ǀUiǀoǀoo
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 30, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Namibia
 23 
Job Amupanda
(Politician, Activist)
Job Amupanda
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 28, 1987
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Oshana Region, Namibia
 24 
Benedict Wallet Vilakazi
(South African Novelist)
Benedict Wallet Vilakazi
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 6, 1906
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: KwaDukuza, South Africa
Died: October 26, 1947
 25 
Chenjerai Hove
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 9, 1956
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zvishavane, Zimbabwe
Died: July 12, 2015
 26 
John Gordon Davis
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 21, 1936
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Enkeldoorn, Southern Rhodesia
Died: November 5, 2014
 27 
Dendy Young
(Former Politician, Judge, Lawyer)
Dendy Young
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: September 4, 1907
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Cape Colony
Died: July 11, 1998