Welcome to Wiki Mzansi

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

Stacey Brewer

Stacey Brewer, SPARK Schools’ Co-Founder and CEO, is a true innovator who has actively disrupted the norm. Dedicated to making a difference and solving South Africa’s education challenges, Stacey launched the SPARK Schools network in 2012 and has been intricately involved in its evolution and growth ever since. She completed a Bachelor of Science in… read more »

Dr Thabi Leoka

Thabi Leoka is an economist who has worked for various organisations in the financial sector. Thabi was recently appointed by President Ramaphosa to the Public Investment Corporation Commission of Inquiry. Thabi is a non-executive director of the Small Business Institute and ACT-Afrique which is based in Senegal. Thabi sits on the Statistic South Africa (Stats… read more »

Nomalungelo Gina

Nomalungelo Gina is the Deputy Minister of Trade Industry and Economic Development Department of the Republic of South Africa from 29 May 2019. Ms Gina is a teacher by profession and has taught in eMpangeni district for more than 15 years. She has been a member of SADTU, site steward and later a leader of… read more »

Penwell Lunga

Penwell is the current chairperson of the board of the South African Furniture Initiative (SAFI) and has served in this position since 2017. He has been involved in the Furniture Manufacturing industry for more than 15 years having served in the Executive Committees of the Furniture Manufacturing Associations in Gauteng, Western Cape and KZN and… read more »

Barbara Copelovici

Barbara Copelovici is the Entrepreneurship Director for SAB. She joined SAB in 2017, initially to shape and amplify the supplier development programme. Prior to joining SAB, Barbara was a management consultant, and then senior manager in the consulting arm of SizweNtsalubaGobodo. In this role, she led the delivery of strategic projects around supply chain transformation,… read more »

Suren Rampasadh

Suren Rampasadh is the current commander in chief of South Africa’s premier sportsbook, Hollywoodbets. Aside from offering the country with an award winning sports betting platform, Hollywoodbets puts plenty of focus on its Corporate Social Investment, making them a company that many others follow when it comes to giving back to the community, a facet… read more »

South African Cryptocurrency Regulation: Is It on The Way?

As you may already know, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are becoming hugely popular in South Africa. The country easily ranks in the top five for Bitcoin Google searches worldwide. However, that’s nothing compared to the millions of USD worth of crypto trading in and out of SA regularly. However, South Africa is also approaching crypto… read more »

Sello Hatang

Sello Hatang is current CEO of the Nelson Mandela Foundation (NMF). The NMF has partnered with the Imbumba Foundation and Kolisi Foundation on an initiative called #Each1Feed1 which seeks to provide brief relief to families facing food insecurity due to the impact of COVID-19 in South Africa. They aim to supply 10 000 needy families with food packs over a… read more »

Dr Almero Oosthuizen

Dr Almero Oosthuizen is a specialist Emergency Physician who jointly runs the Emergency Centre at the Karl Bremer Hospital. He has a special interest in health innovation, service & education, and is currently heading a team of collaborators to develop performance tools to equip healthcare workers under pressure. He believes that people and relationships should be at… read more »

Dr Zaraina Solomons

Dr Zaraina Solomons is a Specialist Physician based at Melomed Gatesville. Dr Zaraina Solomons completed her medical degree at the University of Cape Town in 2006. Dr Solomons performed her internship, community service and first year as a senior medical officer at the New Somerset Hospital, in Greenpoint, Cape Town from 2007 to 2010. She… read more »

Kim Williams

Kim Williams, is an entrepreneur and well-respected local interior creative of the full-service Cape Town-based interior studio, Kim Williams, working across décor, design and interior architecture.  Kim started renovating her own properties during her early twenties, with the aim of increase their resell value and making good profit. However, it was in Kim’s 40s that… read more »

Montana Mall Zimbabwe

Montana Mall Zimbabwe is a physical and online store operating from Macheke. They sell goods ranging from security camera, generators, solar panels, walkie talkies , solar alarms, security gates, drills , generators, suits, sneakers etc. The store delivers in Harare, Marondera, Ruwa, Macheke and Rusape. Customers can buy online for deliveries on request cash on… read more »

Winnie Mashaba

Winnie Mashaba is a multi-award-winning South African gospel musician, TV presenter, and businesswoman. She was born and raised in the small village of Kgoši Phasha, Steelpoort, South Africa. Winnie Mashaba went to school at Mashupje High School but dropped out soon after passing Grade 11 in 1998 to pursue her passion for gospel music. Her… read more »

Deejay finzo

Finzo Sefatsa (also known as DJ Finzo) is a South African DJ and actor best known to television viewers for his role as Mr Chuene, a businessman who agrees to invest in the airline the two taxi drivers propose to him, intent on winning his family back after they find out about the affair he… read more »

Wilfred Mandlebe

Dr. Wilfred J. Mandlebe (PhD) is Botswana’s Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, comes from Tutume village in the Central district. He has worked for the Ministry for over twenty-seven (27) years, including six (6) years of secondment to the African Development Bank (AfDB) between 2007 and 2013. Before joining the… read more »