Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Institute of Asian and African Studies

Involvement in professional associations



Member of South African Folklore Society. I served as assistant secretary SAFOS (1990-1994).


Member of ALASA (African Languages Association of Southern Africa)


Member of Balloting Panel for the Independent Mediation Services of South Africa from 1999-1996. I have conducted numerous training programs on National and Provincial level in South Africa, as well as the conducting of ballots for SANCO, the ANC Women's League, and numerous strike ballots at different mines and industries.


Member of Rotary International. Rotary Projects: Peace Garden project, Winterveld (1995-1997); Mobility for Africa project (1999 - 2000).


Translator and editor for the International Labour Organisation 1995-1997


Secretary and board member of the African Cultural Institute in Berlin, Germany since 2003.


Member of Berliner Gesellschaft für Missionsgeschichte e.V.