Puku is delighted to welcome Dr. Nokuthula Mazibuko Msimang as Director of Special Projects and Fundraising. 

Mazibuko Msimang championed 100 percent indigenous languages ECD content when she was the Head of SABC Children (2013-2019) – under her leadership, the unit won five SAFTAs, two Promax Awards and two Prix Jeneus quality certificates.

She speaks 7 South African languages fluently, and is excited that she joins Puku during the UN’s celebration of mother tongue.

In another life, she produced news for the BBC and travelled across Africa. 

Mazibuko Msimang has written five novellas for young people: In the Fast Lane, A Mozambican Summer, Freedom Song, Spring Offensive and Love Songs for Nheti. She is the recipient of the 2003 Bessie Head Fellowship. Her stories are about life’s comic slices, music, healing and family.

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