Makaziwe Mandela

Person from South Africa

Makaziwe Mandela Makaziwe Mandela (born 1953), known as Maki, is the daughter of former South African president Nelson Mandela and his first wife Evelyn Ntoko Mase. She was named after her older sister, born in 1947, who died aged just nine months. Of the four children born to Ntoko and Mandela, Makaziwe is the only one still living. She received her secondary education at Waterford Kamhlaba UWC of Southern Africa before going to the University of Fort Hare in South Africa. In 1993 she earned a PhD in anthropology at the University of Massachusetts, in Amherst, Massachusetts, USA. She has held senior posts at the University of the Witwatersrand and the Development Bank of Southern Africa, and now heads the Industrial Development Group (IDG), with interests in mining and petroleum.  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Known as
Maki Mandela
Date of birth
Place of birth
South Africa
Evelyn Ntoko, Nelson Mandela


Institution From To
University of Massachusetts Amherst
University of Fort Hare
Waterford Kamhlaba

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