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Wednesday 11 December 2019


Mr. Bonginkhosi Magagula – Chairman

LLM in International Law: specializing in Aviation and Telecommunication Law- University of Pretoria, LLB (University of Swaziland), B.A. Law (University of Swaziland)

Mr. Magagula is an accomplished Corporate Attorney and Chairman of the board. He started his practice with Robinson Bertram Attorneys then worked with Cloete, Henwood, Dlamini, Magagula Law firm. Mr Magagula has immense experience in commercial litigation, legal drafting and interpretation of complex contracts and legislation. He has approximately 20 years practice experience under his belt. Having obtained a Master’s degree in International Law, specializing in Air, Space and Telecommunications law, he is particularly qualified to advise clients on aviation regulatory & compliance framework, insurance aspects of aviation, aircraft and airline licensing.

Mr Magagula is not new at ESWACAA as he served in the previous ESWACAA Board of Directors as the Board Chairman. He manages his own practice, Magagula Attorneys, based at Ezulwini.

Mrs. Thandeka Dlamini

Chartered Accountant South Africa-CA (SA), Post Graduate Diploma in Auditing (UNISA); Honours Bachelor of Accounting Science/ Certificate in Theory of Accounting (UNISA); Bachelor of Commerce-Accounting (University of Eswatini); Diploma in Commerce (UNISWA).

Mrs Dlamini is Head of Operations at Standard Bank. She was an Associate Director at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) before joining the banking sector. She is a member of the Eswatini Institute of Accountants (SIA) and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). She has a wealth of experience in financial reporting, risk management as well as financial control management across various business sectors both locally and internationally.

Mrs. Nokwazi Mhlanga-Mathabela

MSc International Economics and Public Policy (Cardiff, UK); BA Social Science with majors in Economics and Political Science (UNISWA).

Ms. Nokwazi Mhlanga-Mathabela is currently the acting Director Response leadership at NERCHA. She has led the implementation of HIV response Strategies, mobilised resources for the national HIV response and has extensive experience in monitoring, evaluation and research. Previously, Mathabela worked for the Ministry of Economic Planning and Development in Eswatini as a Senior Macroeconomist.

Mr. Fanie Mthethwa

Master of Business Administration (University Of Cape Town), Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management (Wits Business School.

B.A. Social Science (University of Swaziland), Mr Mthethwa is experienced in the air transport industry, having worked for local National Airline for many years and received exposure and training in East Africa, USA and Europe. During his tenure as an airline employee, Mr Mthetwa was attached to Ethiopian Airlines for a period of two months as part of a process to impact but practice standards for successful airline operators.

He is not new at ESWACAA as he served in the previous ESWACAA Board of Directors where he was Acting Board Chairman of the Board and a member of the Audit Committee. He is presently the Commercial Director at Galp Swaziland.

Ms. Nokuthula Dlamini

MSc Fiscal Studies (University Of Bath, UK); BA Social Science (UNISWA)

Ms Nokuthula Dlamini works as Principal Officer in the Ministry of Finance. She has enormous experience in Economics and Fiscal issues. She is not new at ESWACAA as she served in the previous ESWACAA Board of Directors where she was the Chairperson of the Finance and Investment Committee. She has received in service training on Macroeconomic Management and Fiscal issues from the IMF Institute amongst other trainings. She is also a Board Member of the Sincephetelo MVA Fund.

Mr. Solomon Dube – Director General

MSc in Airport Planning and Management (Loughborough University, UK), Higher TEC Diploma Electrical and Electronics (Oldham College, UK), Diploma Electrical and Electronics (Fanshaw College, Canada)

Mr Solomon Dube is the Director General of the Authority, a position he has held since 2009.He started his career at Matsapha International Airport in the Electronics Department in charge of navigational aids instruments. Over the years he has risen from the ranks and was seconded to the Ministry of Economic Planning and Development as a Senior Engineer Aviation under the Project Management Unit (PMU), which was tasked with the Millennium Projects under which the King Mswati III International Airport was designed and constructed.

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