Lifetime Achievements

Bongani Mayosi was born in Mthatha on 28 January 1967, moved to the village of Ngqamakhwe when he was one year old, with his father, George, the local district surgeon, and his mother, Nontle, a nurse. One of five children, Mayosi was home-schooled by his mother before he matriculated top of his class at the age of 15 from St John’s College in Mthatha. Read more about his path to academia.