Joel Tshehla

Joel Tshehla is a creative and animator with six years’ experience in film animation. He has created explainer videos for different companies and has worked as a cartoonist for a local newspaper. His unique drawing style is complemented by his ability to create humour from sad situations.

Simo Sizani

Simo Sizani is the founder and creative director of Blaqmor, based in eMalahleni. The company specialises in handmade leather goods, such as accessories, shoes, bags, belts, and wallets. Their skilful and dedicated artisans ensure that their products are functional in design and of a high quality.

Vusi Emanuel Silinda

Silinda Vusi was born and raised in Mpumalanga. He obtained a National Diploma and Degree in Fine Arts from Vaal University of Technology. Upon finishing his education, Silinda began working as a professional sculptor at Bataung Legacy. Since 2018, he has worked on a variety of creative projects, with his work sold at art galleries…

Given Nyawo

Given Nyawo AKA Mgive is a producer, entertainer and businessperson from About Time Entertainment in KwaMhlanga in Mpumalanga. As a producer, he works with rappers and trappers (hip-hop artists) between the ages of 15 and 35, both locally and internationally. This includes singers, DJs, voice-over artists, choirs and instrumentalists. About Time Entertainment offers pre-session exercises,…

Africa Zwelibanzi Ngubane

Africa Zwelibanzi Ngubane is 26 years’ old and was born and raised in the urban neighbourhood of Kwaguqa, eMalahleni. He is the founder and executive director at Notepad Poetry. He has worked as a theatre script writer, an events coordinator, freelance copywriter and facilitator. He has decade of experience in the creative writing and performance…

Deborah Motsepe

Deborah is a young, energetic woman who is a self-taught make-up artist, specialising in beauty/face art and special effects. Her business venture, Make-Up by Minkey, creates art from within.

Mpho Fortunate Mokwala

Mpho Fortunate Mokwala is the Founder and CEO at Adcore Media. From eMalahleni in Mpumalanga, he is an aspiring film director. He freelances as a social media manager, specifically for small businesses, and creates photographic and videographic content. He loves the theatre and being in creative spaces. His latest business idea, as presented during the…

Gugulethu Mlombo

Gugulethu Mlombo is from eMalahleni in Mpumalanga, and the proud owner of Blacbrush Productions. The company offers unique integrated marketing solutions, professional photography and motion graphics. As the saying goes, “First impressions last”, and Blacbrush believes that how you present yourself can either break you or make you. Blacbrush connects people through creative thinking and…

Mafoko Manyala

Mafoko Manyala is from the small village of Pankop in Mpumalanga. An entrepreneur by destiny, he has a degree in Fine and Applied Arts from the Tshwane University of Technology. He hopes to manufacture canvases and picture frames, as well as create frames from scratch.

Collen Mabaso

Collen is the gifted, spirited, and passionate director of OLLECCUTURE, who has always been interested in the written and spoken word. He is a Rhodes drama scholar and an experienced writer, creative and performer. His business is focused on copywriting (script, adverts, letters, web, print and official documents/affidavits); translations (English to Siswati, and vice versa);…