Our Staff


  • Mr Kubera Naidoo – Managing Director


  • Mr Tsiu Khoanyane


  • Heidi Jooste


  • Ms Portia Mbangula
  • Ms Emily Mathabathe
  • Ms Thembelenkosini Shwala
  • Ms Lindi Madonsela
  • Ms Kagiso Ledwaba/li>

Academic Full time Lecturers:

  • Mr Marius Pelzer
  • Mrs Elsie Heyns
  • Mrs Christabel Phiri
  • Mr Dewald Heath
  • Mrs Rene Bodika
  • Mr Riaan Slier

Academic Part time Lecturers:

  • Mr Joubert du Plooy
  • Mr Christopher Wright
  • Mrs Tasneem Mayflower
  • Mr Pieter van Zyl
  • Mr Ronald van der Westhuizen
  • Mr Ricardo De Menezes
  • The African Academy was established in 1994 to address the critical need for well-trained and skilled Draughtspersons, and to contribute towards reducing unemployment in South Africa. The African Academy is recognized as one of Africa’s leading Draughting Education & Training Institutions. The African Academy has proven its worth by achieving an above 80% pass rate and an above 80% placement of graduates in employment. Industry attests to the high calibre of graduate that the African Academy produces.

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