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Johannesburg City Parks and Zoo (JCPZ) appointed Dr Mzwandile Muzi Dube as Executive Manager of the Zoo on 1 June 2016. We welcome him to the JCPZ family!

Dr Mzwandile Muzi Dube
Dr Mzwandile Muzi Dube

Dr Dube holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry and Biology from the University of Swaziland and a Bachelor of Veterinary Science from University of Zimbabwe. He also holds a MSc. Veterinary Tropical Diseases from the University of Pretoria. He is currently on his final year of MBA with Regent Business School.

Dr Dube is widely respected and has extensive knowledge in the veterinary field. He has worked as Manager: Animal Health at Waterberg District, and also served as Deputy Director: Laboratory Services and Epidemiology in Limpopo Province.

Dr Dube was a Quarantine Master-MoA in Swaziland for 10 years, and also led their Laboratory and Diagnostics services for the same number of years prior to being appointed as the Chief State Veterinarian in the Eastern Cape.

He also served as a member of an SADC diagnostic subcommittee for 10 years.

"I look forward to serving the JCPZ board and Joburg residents to the best of my ability and being part of the team at the Joburg Zoo," said Dr Dube.

"My vision is to have the Joburg Zoo as a locally and internationally recognized integrated conservation institution through accreditation."

We wish him all the best!