Nkululeko Ngwenya

Nkululeko Ngwenya, affectionately known as Page is a 30-year-old poet and arts curator from Durban, South Africa. At the age of 21, he participated on the main card of Poetry Africa and became the resident curator of the monthly Sundowners event held by The Playhouse Theatre. With a decade in the game, Page has established…

Shika Budhoo

Shika Budhoo, a multi-talented artist from Durban, graduated with honours in 2005 and has since excelled in acting, writing, comedy, and radio. Known for her versatile performances on stage and screen, she’s received critical acclaim and numerous awards. With a knack for both entertainment and education, she’s led various projects. From theatre hits like Shika-land,…

Bongani Masela

Software Engineer / Durban Bongani Masela, is a software engineering student at IIE Rosebank College, who is passionate about using technology to solve problems and create opportunities for African youth. An entrepreneur, he also co-founded Pluto Africa, a digital networking platform that won the Intra-Africa Trade Fair (IATF) Youth Hackathon in 2022. As the Sales…

Ash-Leigh La Foy

Ash-Leigh La Foy has 17 years’ experience as a performance artist. In 2011, she founded my company Heartistree Productions, through which she manages her music business administration, as well as the placement of other independent artists in income-earning opportunities. Ash-Leigh has performed at the International Poetry Africa Festival. She was one of 30 artists selected…

Niamh Ashling Walsh-Vorster

Niamh Walsh-Vorster is a Durban-based writer, independent photographer, and creative producer. She is co-founder and editor of the award-winning e-zine, Ja. Magazine. She has exhibited photographic work in group shows at galleries, as well as independently in various public spaces. In 2016, Niamh was the recipient of a BASA Arts Journalism Award for her review…

Tegan Kate Peacock

Tegan Peacock is a performance artist and creator. Through her work she aims to rethink, redefine and redirect the creation of art and believes in using art as a tool to address accessibility and create dialogue, in order to bring about social change. She founded, performed and choreographed for ReRouted Dance Theatre. Through the company’s…

Thobile Nobuhle Ximba

Thobile Ximba is a 33-year-old Acting Centre Manager at Kwamashu Community Advancement Projects (K-CAP). She is a qualified journalist with a certificate from Boston Media House. She is a qualified facilitator with a certificate from Oxbridge Academy in Accreditation and Training as a qualified health and safety officer. She is very passionate about art and…