South Africa

Tshepi Seakamela

This month 5FM welcomed a brand-new on-air presenter, Tshepi Seakamela. Originally from a small town in the Free State, Tshepi is a BSc Chemical Science graduate who is currently studying BSc Biotechnology part time at Unisa. She earned her stripes at campus radio TuksFM, in 2018, on a graveyard slot before progressing to other shows, which… read more »

Musa Keys

Musa Appreciate Makamu, Musa Keys was born in Giyani and raised in Polokwane. The multi hit track maker became South Africa’s most loved due to his love for music that began at the age of 13 through playing piano at church. He learnt how to produce music by observing the works of other producers and… read more »

Arnold Vosloo

Arnold Vosloo is one of the most recognizable South African actors in the modern-day era. Born on 16 June 1962, Vosloo was born into a family of stage actors. After finishing high school and completing his mandatory military service, Vosloo enrolled in drama courses held at the Pretoria Technikon. It was in the early 1980s… read more »

Jessica Mbangeni

Born and raised in the Eastern Cape, Jessica is one of South Africa’s most sought after female Imbongi (praise singer) and has made her mark in a male dominated cultural terrain. Invoking the role of this ancient tradition, largely influenced by her grandmother’s isiXhosa storytelling in the village of Nqamakwe, Jessica offers insightful commentary on… read more »

Daphne Mashile-Nkosi

Mashile-Nkosi has a Small Business Management Diploma from Wits Business School and she serves as the chair and director of a wide range of companies. She is the chairperson of Kalahari Resources and executive chairperson of Kalagadi Manganese. She is a trustee and the chairperson of the Women’s Development Bank Trust and leads the board… read more »

Clayson Monyela

Mr. Clayson Monyela is the Deputy Director-General: Public Diplomacy in the Department of International Relations and Cooperation. Monyela is a seasoned result-driven professional with over 20 years’ experience in communication, public relations, marketing, event management, advertising, brand management, business development, and stakeholder management in both public and private sectors.He is a strategic thinker able to… read more »

Mlungisi Johnson

Mr Mlungisi Johnson is a Trustee at Brand South Africa. He holds a Certificate in Public Development and Management from Wits Business School.He cut his teeth of activism in the Students/Youth Movement through Young Christian Workers, COSAS and ANC YL. Upon his stint at the ANC YL HQ, he worked for FBC Fidelity Investment Bank…. read more »

Joanne Bate

Ms. Joanne Bate is the Chief Operating Officer at the IDC, where she aims to play a central role, contributing to the creation of balanced, sustainable economic impact, at a time when there was never a more critical need to expand the South African economy. Joanne found herself back at the organisation which in 1996… read more »

Wamkele Mene

Wamkele Mene was elected by the 33rd Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of States & Government of the African Union, to the position of Secretary-General of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat. Prior to being elected Secretary-General of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) Secretariat, he served as Chief Director: Africa… read more »

Sithembile Ntombela

Sithembile Ntombela is the General Manager of marketing at Brand South Africa, responsible for the development and implementation of strategic marketing strategies that promote South Africa’s Nation Brand to local and international audiences. She is currently serving as the Acting CEO of Brand South Africa Ntombela is an experienced Chartered Marketer (SA) who is passionate… read more »

Milton Nkosi

Mr. Nkosi is chairman of MMN International Consulting, specialising in reputation, advisory and media. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at Africa Asia Dialogues, a small think tank. He was for four years the South Asia Bureaux Editor based in Delhi, India. He was in-charge of the BBC’s news bureaux in the region in… read more »

Nzinga Qunta

Nzinga Qunta is a business news anchor with experience in radio and television, currently anchoring SABC 3 and SABC News’ daily business news show, On Point. Qunta is able to MC and facilitate discussions, conferences, events and seminars with a focus on business, entrepreneurship, tech and innovation. Her recent work includes facilitating discussions at the… read more »

Sipho Sithole

Dr. Sipho Sithole is a cultural strategy consultant and a Research Fellow at the Johannesburg Institute of Advanced Study (University of Johannesburg) and holds a PhD in Anthropology from Wits University, a master’s degree from the London School of Economics, in Industrial Relations and Personnel Management, as well as a Political Science and International Relations… read more »


In 2012 Lootlove entered the world of entertainment atter winning the SABC 1 Live Amp presenter search. In 2013 she continued . host Live Amp but also bagged a new presenting gig and hosted Skyroom Live, a live music show showcasing different genres of music. In 2014 Lootlove hosted a youth game show on SABC… read more »


For the better half of 2019, Makhadzi was propelled into national stardom and beyond. The SouthAfrican singer and dancer has her monster hit Matorokisi to thank and the infectious dance ofrevellers recreating coaches of a train in motion. Makhadzi solidified her position is a tour de forcewhen she stunned television viewers with a mesmerising performance… read more »