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Sienne Molepo

MPhil Student


Sienne Molepo holds an Honours in Public Management and Governance and a Bachelor’s degree in Humanities, both from the University of Johannesburg. Her areas of interest include land restitution research and post-settlement support, security of communal tenure and mining on communal land. She worked as a researcher with Khanya African Institute for Community Driven Development (Khanya AICDD) on 54 successful land claims across five provinces, and has tackled complex cases such as lost rights under nominee systems, labour tenants, share croppers, and the creation of homelands.