Welcome to Wiki Mzansi

WikiMzansi is South Africa's free online information resource profiling the continent's prominent leaders.

Loveline Abinokhauno, aka Mrs Leo

A blogger and momfluencer who is also a successful entrepreneur (she owns a concierge and events company called La Prive Concierge & Events), Mrs Leo is also a proud wife of 14 years and mother to three girls and one boy. Multifaceted, she has achieved a lot in her customer service career: she has worked… read more »

Rushda Moosajee

Professionally and fondly known as RushTush, Rushda has an impressive social media presence and fitness empire – she has a global following of over 70 000 and almost 3 million impressions per week on Instagram alone. A qualified personal trainer and online coach, she is the mother of three boys. She is focused, passionate and… read more »

Beverley Steyn

Born and bred in Kwa-Zulu Natal, Beverley Steyn is an entrepreneur and businesswoman who moved to Cape Town five years ago. She describes herself as highly disciplined, passionate and creative. A property owner and investor with interests in commercial, warehouse and residential property, she loves planes, yachts, fast cars and a luxury lifestyle. Designer labels… read more »

Kutazwa ‘Rooksy’ Gqirana 

Born in Gqeberha and now a proud Capetonian, Kutazwa ‘Rooksy’ Gqirana  describes herself as a go-getter and hustler. When she sets her mind to something, she is sure to achieve that goal. Rooksy is a lover of beautiful things, especially interior decor. Through her company, Style Boutique SA, she sells the latest trends in fashion for… read more »

Thato Montse

Entrepreneur, strategist, designer, thinker and wine connoisseur, Thato Montse has a Garagiste winemaking diploma and is a member of BLACC – the Black Cellar Club. Her love of wine led her to create her own brand, Thato Wines, which has just recently been picked up by the Spar franchise. Thato’s aim is to reposition wine as… read more »

Camilla McDowell

Humanitarian, creative, vintage car collector, beekeeper, entrepreneur and public speaker Camilla McDowell is family-focused and has earned her seat on the throne as The Queen of Constantia.  This flower fanatic and antique expert is highly adaptable and at home everywhere, from the luxury high-end designer stores to hidden gem local thrift shops. Camilla understands that… read more »

Winani Ndlovu

Research professional with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Coventry University built off a marketing management background. With over 12 years of research experience, more than 5 of those within the employer branding space. Have worked across multiple industries at both a strategic and operational level. Passionate about empowering employers with insights into the… read more »

Ruvimbo Samanga

Ruvimbo Samanga is the CEO & Founder of AgriSpace, and a Space Policy Analyst specialising in the African traditional and NewSpace industry, working with national, regional and global organisations to build space law capacity. She is a social entrepreneur and space educator, and deeply passionate about creating opportunities for the youth. Her interests are multi-disciplinary,… read more »

Zukiswa Mandlana

Zukiswa Mandlana holds the position of Director: Organisational Effectiveness and Innovation at the City of Cape Town. She started her career in the City of Cape Town as an Environmental Health Practitioner in 1997, on the 4th year an opportunity to be part of an organisational renewal programme became available, she jumped at the opportunity… read more »

Sir Richard John Roberts

Sir Richard Roberts is a British biochemist and molecular biologist. He was awarded the 1993 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine with Phillip Allen Sharp for the discovery of introns in eukaryotic DNA and the mechanism of gene-splicing. The realisation that individual genes could exist as separate, disconnected segments within longer strands of DNA first arose in the study of adenovirus, one of the viruses responsible for causing the… read more »

Polo Letaka

Polo Leteka is a highly accomplished and experienced entrepreneur and private equity investor. She is the Chairman and Founder of IDF Capital – a South African based entrepreneurial financier and advisory firm. Through IDF Capital, Polo has contributed towards changeling investments into women-owned SMEs across South Africa. In 2015, she co-founded AlitheiaIDF to continue investing… read more »

Jacyntha Twynam

Jacyntha Twynam is currently the Head: Strategic Projects at Wesgro, heading up the Strategic Projects Unit at Wesgro – which is houses projects such as the Cape Health Technology Initiative, Cape Town Air Access, Cruise Cape Town, and previously, the Atlantis Special Economic Zone. She has over 14 years of experience working within the public… read more »

Janusha Singh

Janusha is a GIS Practitioner and the NED of ZASPACE and  Owner of Wanscan Consulting a Geospatial and Data Services company that celebrates 20 years of delivering services of data excellence.   Her motto ‘ a picture speaks a thousand words ‘ drives her passion to grow the Geospatial industry to take a step forward and… read more »

Martyna Scibiorek

Martyna is an accomplished scientist with a PhD degree in immunology and infectious diseases. Born in Poland, she completed her studies in South Africa and spent 10 years studying and working in various countries abroad including Netherlands, Germany, and South Africa. Her travels and educational experiences in each country have made her aware of the… read more »

Ashraf Garda

Ashraf Garda is the founding champion of Champion South Africa, a nation-building project with a singular powerful vision to build South Africa Into a Champion Nation. This is done by embarking on strategic connections with people and organisations that he describes as Champion Connections, it’s connecting the networks of people drawn to a common vision.Champion… read more »