UB appoints Prof Tabane adjunct professor

The University of Botswana (UB) has appointed Prof Onkgopotse JJ Tabane as adjunct professor at the Department of Media Studies in the Faculty of Humanities. Tabane, a South African, holds a PhD in Media Studies from Wits University, South Africa.

He also holds a BA Degree from the University of Limpopo, BProc Degree from the University of the Western Cape (UWC) and a Master’s Degree in Political Economy from the Nelson Metropolitan Mandela University (NMMU) now Nelson Mandela University (NMU), South Africa. He is currently Professor of Communications at the UNISA School of Business Leadership.

Throughout his career, Tabane has completed leadership courses at Wits Business School and University of Cape Town (UCT) Business School. In 2010, he was admitted as an associate of the prestigious Institute of International Business (IIB). Tabane is skilled in strategic communications, something he crafted in 1989 when, at only 25, he became a ministerial spokesperson of the then Department of Constitutional Development in South Africa under former Minister Mohammed Valli Moosa. In 2002, he was selected the inaugural joint winner of the Government Communicator of the year.

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