Prof Kambule - mathematician, education specialist and author dies at the age of 88.
Famous Soweto mathematician and education specialist, Thamsanqa Wilkinson Kambule, has died at the age of 88.
Maskew Miller Longman is proud to have had a relationship with Kambule. He co-authored two of our Mathematics series - Kagiso Maths and Mathematics the Outcome Way.
In 2002, Kambule received the Order of the Baobab from former President Thabo Mbeki for his exceptional contribution to mathematics education, human development and community service. The Univeristy of the Witwatersrand awarded Kambule a Doctor of Science degree in 199, and the University of Pretoria honoured him with a Doctorate in Education in 2006.
Some of the great South Africans shaped and influenced by Kambule include, among others, Nobel Prize winner Archbishop Desmond Tutu, former police boss Jackie Selebi, Reverend Frank Chikane, Communications Minister Siphiwe Nyanda, journalists Phil Molefe and Joe Thloloe, Independent Electoral Commission advocate Pansy Tlakula and soccer boss Kaizer Motaung.
Maskew Miller Longman is proud to have been associated with Kambule, and we offer our sincere condolences on his passing to his family. He was a great man, and his dedication to education inspires us all.
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