Researcher - Policy Programme
Azola is a writer and social activist from KwaZakhele, Port Elizabeth. He obtained a National Diploma in Journalism and further pursued a Bachelor of Arts degree in Media, Communications and Culture at the Nelson Mandela University. Besides being a nerdy news -junkie, Azola also enjoys conversations around literature, philosophy, politics and the post-94 media & journalism landscape in South Africa. He is also a contributing author to the book "We Are No Longer At Ease", a collection of essays, poems and reflections by Fees Must Fall activists and allies, edited by Busani and Wandile Ngcaweni. His interests include news/media production, strategic communication, social activism, public policy and governance, community and youth development as well as education for social change.