Senior Project Assistant
Mlungisi Majozi is working as a Research and Advocacy Officer for Budget Monitoring and Expenditure Tracking(BMET). He works on BMET activities, specifically on district level. He joined CEGAA in 2013 as an intern and in 2014 was employed as a Researcher and Advocacy Assistant.
Mlungisi Majozi has a Bachelor of Technology in Public Management and currently is doing his Master Degree in Public Management at Durban University of Technology (DUT).
Community Budget Monitor
Mlungisi Vilakazi works for CEGAA as a Community and Budget Monitor. He has been working in the field of health and HIV/AIDS through the Treatment Action Campaign and started working with CEGAA 2009, conducting community monitoring or research on health and HIV/AIDS and TB budget issues in uMgungundlovu and OR Tambo Districts. He is currently working with partners on research and capacity building around health and education policies in five districts.
He serves as a chairperson of the Songonzima Clinic Committee in Umgungundlovu District.
Nhlanhla is the Director of CEGAA, responsible for the overall strategic direction and management of CEGAA. He joined CEGAA in October 2008 after working for other non-profit research and training organisations and the University of KwaZulu-Natal, where he promoted effective policy and budget research and capacitated many stakeholders, including community groups, students, journalists, government officials and members of parliaments with skills on budget monitoring and expenditure tracking, resulting in improved knowledge of government budget systems and processes, and increased engagement with the processes for improved health care service delivery in many African countries and elsewhere.
He holds a Master of Philosophy Degree in Public Policy from the University of Cape Town, an Honours Degree in Commerce and a Bachelor's Degree in Social Sciences from University of Kwaulu-Natal.
He serves as Treasurer of the Board of Directors for SECTION-27, incorporating the AIDS Law Project (ALP), and is also a member of the Board of Trustees for CEGAA.
Joshua Mushagalusa Karume
Joshua Mushagalusa Karume is bright, hardworking and professional with excellent research potential. He actively contributes to the research projects with proven ability to methodically and accurately input, manage and manipulate large volumes of data.
Having effective organisational, leadership and communication skills, He has co-ordinated the National Aids Spending Assessment (NASA) in four of the African countries between 2010 and 2013. He currently works on FIN-CAP project, providing technical support and capacity building to HIV/AIDS and TB financial and programme managers in the Provincial Departments of Health and the Provincial Councils on AIDS (PCAs). The foci includes costing and budgeting, expenditure management and provision of on-going technical support for business planning and the implementation of the PSPs.
Joshua has a Master of Commerce Degree in Peace Studies from UKZN and is currently studying toward his Master degree in Public Health at the University of Western Cape. He has tutored Community development and Political science, and serves as a volunteer within the Alternative to Violence Project.