Nhlanhla Xala

AboutNhlanhla Xala

Nhlanhla Xala is a retired educator. In high schools Mlokothwa and Mbelebele, he taught isiZulu and Geography. He also taught at University of Zululand, UKZN and also at a College of Education in Mpumalanga. Apart from teaching, he is involved in isiZulu language activities and matters. He took part in compilation of IsiZulu dictionaries; Izichazamazwi, one edited by Prof. AC Nkabinde and another edited by Dr MO Mbatha.  He is also  involved in isiZulu terminology development driven by PanSALB. At present, he is the chair of Terminology and Lexicography technical committee and a member of standardization, education and literature committees of Umzukwane.  Xala sub-edits Bayede Newspaper.