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Babongile F Malama



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Bangi joined PLAAS in August 2011 as a Senior Student Assistant and was promoted to Office Assistant in January 2012. She renders administrative support to all PLAAS staff, including internal and external correspondence/communications, reception and telephonic queries. Bangi also maintains and orders office supplies and stationery, captures contact address details and other data, supervises cleaning staff, raises purchase orders, co-ordinates staff equipment requests and set-up, administers daily postage (incoming and outgoing), organises catering for staff functions, and updates the office calendar and staff movements.

She previously worked as a customer consultant in the billing department at Powergen (E.on) in Nottingham, United Kingdom and as a student assistant in the Women and Gender unit and Linguistics department at UWC.


  • BA Honours degree in Language and Communication, University of the Western Cape, 2011