Sr. Nkhensani Shibambu

Nkhensani Shibambu is a member of the Congregation of the Companions of St. Angela, which is a diocesan congregation based in Johannesburg, South Africa. She is the current superior general. She serves as president of the Leadership Conference of Consecrated Life in Southern Africa (a body of both religious men and women major superiors in Southern Africa) and as chairperson (delegate) for Constellation C6 Africa South (a geographically defined cluster of superiors general under the International Union of Superiors General). She is a qualified social worker by profession and is passionate about youth ministry.

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The scourge of gender-based violence in South Africa

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