Durban - Former Public Protector, Professor, Thuli Madonsela is to be awarded the University of KwaZulu-Natal's highest honour in law, the degree of Doctor of Laws honoris causa.
According to UKZN, Madonsela is being recognised for her outstanding contribution to the betterment of society.
She is an Advocate of the High Court of South Africa and is best known for her former role as Public Protector of South Africa.
She will be honoured at the UKZN College of Law and Management Studies Spring Graduation ceremony on Thursday.
Madonsela is an advocate and professor of law, and was instrumental in drafting South Africa’s constitution. She also brought to light the R246m worth of upgrades at former President Jacob Zuma’s Nkandla homestead.