Nhlanhla Lux Biography| Age, Education, Businesses, Operation Dudula
Nhlanhla “Lux” Dlamini is a South African controversial activist, businessman, pilot, and motivational speaker.
He is the proprietor of Native Airways and previously headed the contentious Operation Dudula.
Background And Education
Born on September 2nd, 1986, in Soweto to Mr. and Mrs. Mohlauli, Nhlanhla Lux has been identified by some sources as Nhlanhla Paballo Mohlauli.
He spent his childhood in Soweto, dividing his time between homes in Dube and Meadowlands.
Despite being recognized as a public figure, information about his parents remains scarce.
The activist, however, has frequently referred to his father as a struggle hero and a former gangster who had to resort to bank robberies to finance the struggle.
He completed his primary education at Pankhurst Primary School before enrolling at Jeppe High School, where he excelled in sports, earning him a sports scholarship to St. David’s Marist Inanda, an elite Catholic private boys school in Johannesburg. He matriculated from St. David’s in 2005.
In a previous interview with Bona Magazine, Nhlanhla Lux shared that he initially pursued Political Science at the University of Johannesburg, where he served as the campus ANC youth league secretary.
However, he eventually lost interest and dropped out. He also disclosed that he was a qualified pilot.
Nhlanhla Lux Career And Businesses
Nhlanhla Lux has reportedly established ten companies under his name, with one of his prominent ventures being Native Airways – a private aviation company that offers private jet and helicopter rental services to clients.
In addition to his entrepreneurial pursuits, he has also dabbled in politics.
He previously held the position of commander for the Soweto Parliament and was involved with the Naturena Community Policing Forum’s patrol group around 2019.
However, he gained notoriety for leading Operation Dudula, which has been associated with xenophobic attacks in Soweto.