Bongani is a writer and a photographer. He has recently published his first book of words and images.Trained in film and television production. Born in Zimbabwe, he spent 22 years in South Africa.
Bongani is running for president.
Equestrienne and Marketer
Laura has a passion for people and technology. She works with 3-D prosthetics at Nashua Zimbabwe. She is a single mom to an intuitive, wonderful and feisty 6 year old son and spend the times I'm not working on the back of a horse.
Memory Nguwi is a Zimbabwean human resources consultant and entrepreneur. He is the founder of Industrial Psychology Consultants (IPC), a well known consulting company in Zimbabwe.
Nicola Willis is the founder and Director of Africaid’s Zvandiri programme in Zimbabwe. She is a paediatric / adolescent HIV nurse, originally from the UK but left to work in several African countries assisting health facilities and communities to establish paediatric and adolescent HIV treatment, care and support services. She has written a variety of training curricula over the years and is a member of Newlands Clinic training faculty. However, her true passion lies in the development of innovative, effective community interventions which complement facility-based care in promoting both the health and psycho-social well-being of children, adolescents and young people with HIV.
This is the foundation for the Zvandiri programme which is best known for its unique approach in engaging young people living with HIV at the forefront of services for their peers.
Priscah and Simba Mufunde are co-founders of The Maker Club, an organisation dedicated to producing localized curricular content that is designed to equip the young people of Zimbabwe and Africa with critical 21st century skills that will ensure that they are able to contribute meaningfully to their local, national and international communities.
Tariro neGitare is loosely translated, Tariro and the guitar is a Zimbabwean musician (singer, songwriter and guitarist), entrepreneur and philanthropist. She plays an original mix of indigenous African sounds and contemporary urban styles with a strong afro soul feel. She is an avid collaborator, working and touring frequently with musicians from different parts of the world. Tariro neGitare is a brand that came to fruition through a monthly event called Acoustic Nights Zimbabwe, run by her organisation, Magitare Africa Trust which focuses on using the creative arts as a tool for engagement with different communities. She also runsT NG Music, an arts events and promotions company. She has released 2 successful albums to date, a self titled debut, produced by David Sengwayo and “Chipo Changu” produced by Steve Dyer.
African Digital Arts Creative Consultant
Tinodiwa has over 10 years experience in the Zimbabwean Digital Arts industry where he has been specializing in character design, conceptualization, design for print, 2D animation, illustration and comic art. Tinodiwa published the first Zimbabwean Action Comic Book and later went on to co-found Comexposed - The Zimbabwe Comic Book and Digital Arts Convention, a vehicle he uses to jump start African Digital Arts with a view that Africans creating new content, freely expressing ideas, and building on their cultural identity will positively impact the whole continent and the world.