Siyabulela Mandela 1

Siyabulela Mandela

Siyabulela Mandela is currently a Regional Project Manager for East and Southern Africa at Journalists for Human Rights and a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Politics and History at Nelson Mandela University, South Africa. Born and bred in the rural areas of Qunu in the Eastern Province of South Africa, Mr. Mandela is passionate about conflict resolution and development in Africa, a continent characterized by chronic conflicts and underdevelopment. His doctoral dissertation is titled Preventive Diplomacy and Conflict Provention in Africa: Examining South Africa’s role in Conflict resolution in Democratic Republic of Congo.