University of Transkei

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University of Transkei was a university in Umtata in the former bantustan of Transkei in South Africa. It was founded in 1976 as a branch of the University of Fort Hare and after the Transkei gained independence in 1977, it became the University of Transkei. On 1 July 2005, the university merged with Border Technikon and Eastern Cape Technikon to become the Walter Sisulu University, named after anti-apartheid activist Walter Sisulu.

Well-known graduates include Wiseman Nkuhlu, economic adviser to former President Thabo Mbeki , and Luyanda Sithamela. Cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro was made an Honorary Doctor of Literature by the University in 2004.