Mhlobo Jadezweni

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Mhlobo Jadezweni (born 14 June 1954) is a South African academic. He has degrees from the University of Fort Hare and Stellenbosch University.[1] He has been attached to the Department of African Languages at Stellenbosch University since 1983, where he teaches Xhosa literature and language, and studies isiXhosa poetry.[2] He has served on various Xhosa language boards since 1984.

Jadezweni is the author of a multi-lingual children's book called uTshepo Mde: Tall Enough (ISBN 978-0-620-36918-3). The book is written in Xhosa and English.


  1. ^ Breuer, R. Retrieved August 4, 2014.
  2. ^ "Competition for isiXhosa Writing". Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport (Provincial Government of the Western Cape). Retrieved 4 January 2011.