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 at the Women’s Development Bank.
Daphne remains committed to the people of South Africa and uses every available resource to enrich the lives of the average South African.She is responsible for the creation of over 30 000 jobs in the Northern Cape, and will go down in history as the mother of the largest mining venture of its kind in the last 30 years. She is also a trustee & chairperson of the Women’s Development Bank Trust, chairperson of WDB Investments Holdings. WDB nominated her to study development economics in Nagoya, Japan in 1993.
Daphne is founder & director of Temoso Telecommunication, represents shareholder interests as director of various companies including Temoso Holdings, Kalahari Resources & Metmar Trading. She is also a chairperson of Bakhazi-Banalim & trustee of the FirstRand Empowerment Trust. Directly involved in the successful structuring of the Cell C third network operator in South Africa. Strong development background & activism in gender issues, brings focus to business issues that improve the quality of life of poor communities & the nurturing of women entrepreneurs & leaders.
She has been on the cover of Forbes Africa.