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List of famous alumni from University of the Western Cape, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from University of the Western Cape include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished University of the Western Cape alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended University of the Western Cape are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from University of the Western Cape.

List contains graduates like Zackie Achmat and Wilmot James.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to University of the Western Cape?” and “Which celebrities are University of the Western Cape alumni?”
Zackie Achmat is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of The Western Cape Alumni
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Abdurrazack "Zackie" Achmat is a South African activist and film director. He is a co-founder the Treatment Action Campaign and known worldwide for his activism on behalf of people living with HIV and AIDS in South Africa. He currently serves as Board member and Co-director of Ndifuna Ukwazi, an organisation which aims to build and support social justice organisations and leaders, and is the Chairperson of Equal Education. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 56

Birthplace: Cape Town, South Africa

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Tina Joemat-Pettersson MP is a South African politician and the Minister of Energy since 25 May 2014. She was previously the Minister of agriculture, forestry, and fisheries from 2009-2014. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English and History from the University of the Western Cape and Higher Diploma in Education from the University of the Western Cape. She was married to Swedish businessman Thorvald Pettersson who died in 2006. Together they had two sons; Austin and Terrence. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 54

Birthplace: Kimberley^! Northern Cape, South Africa

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Wilmot James is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of The Western Cape Alumni
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Professor Wilmot Godfrey James MP is a noted South African academic-turned-politician, who serves as the country's Shadow Minister of Health and as a Member of Parliament and Federal Chairperson for the opposition Democratic Alliance. He has served as director of Sanlam, Media24 and the Africa Genome Education Institute, and is the chairperson of the Cape Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Immigration Advisory Board of South Africa. He is also a former Trustee of the Ford Foundation of New York. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 64

Birthplace: Paarl, South Africa

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Danny Jordaan


Daniel Alexander "Danny" Jordaan is the current president of the South African Football Association as well as a former lecturer, politician and anti-apartheid activist. He led South Africa's successful 2010 FIFA World Cup bid, the first successful one for Africa. He also led their unsuccessful bid four years earlier for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. He was also the Chief Executive Officer of the 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa. He has served FIFA in numerous capacities, including, as a General Co-ordinator for the Youth World Cup, 2001 FIFA Confederations Cup and the 2002 FIFA World Cup in Korea/Japan. He was also a match commissioner for the 2006 FIFA World Cup and a member of the 2006 FIFA ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 66

Birthplace: Port Elizabeth, South Africa