Andrew Mlangeni to receive honorary degree

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Andrew Mlangeni signs the limited edition Lifiesleaf Rivonia Ten gold medallion that was auctioned in honour of the 50th anniversary of the Rivonia Trial on 10 June 2014.

DURBAN - Struggle icon Andrew Mlangeni is set to receive another honorary degree.

The Durban University of Technology will bestow the doctorate of education in recognition of Mlangeni&39;s contribution to the fight against apartheid.

Earlier this month, he was awarded an honorary doctorate by Rhodes University.

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The 92-year-old was imprisoned on Robben Island for 26 years.

He emerged from prison with two degrees and remains passionate about education.

Mlangeni is one of only two surviving Rivonia trialists.