International Genocide Conference Biographies


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Dr. Nompilo Cindy Ndlovu graduated from her PhD programme in Historical Studies. Dr. Ndlovu is an ALC Alumna from the ALC Peace and Security Fellowship for African Women programme. She submitted her thesis on the 11th of February, 2019 and graduated on the 12th of July, 2019. Her doctoral degree was obtained through the Department of Historical Studies at the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa. The thesis is entitled ‘The Gukurahundi “Genocide”: Memory and Justice in Independent Zimbabwe'. This oral history study focuses on various aspects or concepts associated with memory in post-conflict societies, including the nexus between memory and silence; gender and memory; sites or spatialities of memory; as well as the intergenerationality of memory. Further, justice initiatives (across various actors) of the Gukurahundi atrocities in post-colonial Zimbabwe are discussed in-depth.