Xolo Msomi


Xolo is a Research Intern within ACCORD’s Research Unit. 

He is a 2008 People to People World Leadership Forum Delegation Leader, United World College Davis Scholar, The 2016 Annual Cranshaw Scholar, and a 2022 African ChangeMakers Initiative Fellow. Xolo holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Language, Literature & Politics, from Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, United States of America (USA). Xolo was the Vice President of his alma mater’s African Union Organization, in 2015. 

He possesses a distinction in American Foreign Policy and before joining ACCORD he was interning at eThekwini Muncipality’s International Governance & Relations department, where he was tasked to head all USA related events and programmes. Honourably, Xolo has also worked for the South African Human Rights Commission. Notably, he is a paralegal, as well as essayist, and identifies as a vanguard of human rights advocacy and constitutional democracy. 

Xolo, enjoys ontological and epistemological discussions. He is equally fond of foreign policy.