Multi Award winning South African Actor Warren Masemola, 48th African Voice

This Episode features Warren Masemola, the gunslinger in the movie Five Fingers for Marseilles, an armed robber in the thrilling iNumber Number and a warlord in the play When Swallows Cry, which earned him a Best Actor nomination in the Naledi Theatre Awards.


Warren has been in numerous TV productions including Ses’Top La, Saints and Sinners, Scandal!, Intersexions, Ayeye and Ring of Lies. He won the Best Actor award in the South African Film and Television Awards for playing MaFred in SABC 1’s drama series, Tjovitjo.
In this episode we talk about religion, eating rats and worms on his travels, his preferred roles and why he doesn’t grow any hair at all.

Twitter and Instagram – @warrenmasemola
Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/warren.masemola?ref=br_rs
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Namibian Singer, Songwriter and Actress, Taylor Jaye is our 47th African Voice

This episode features Jaleesa !Gaoses better known by her professional name Taylor Jaye. She is an award-winning Namibian-born SA based singer, songwriter, and actress.



Taylor Jaye has performed at numerous corporate, social and special events both in Namibia and SA most recently alongside the likes of Davido and Runtown in Zimbabwe and Namibia and at events such as NAMAS Nomination Show.

You can connect with Taylor on;

Twitter – @taylorjayeworld and Instagram – taylorjayeworld

Holiday Special – 46th Voice – Tshedza Nengovhela – 12-year-old on Technology, Education and stuff in general

This episode features Tshedza from Lephalale in South Africa.



In the episode Tshedza talks about Technology, Education, Hunting, Video games etc.
If you ever wanted to get into the mind of a 12 year old this is the episode for you.
What’s the one thing the education department should do to help scholars?

Fascinating conversation.

SA Idols 2018 Winner, Yanga Sobetwa is our 45th African Voice

This episode features the 2018 SA Idols Season 14 Winner, 17 year old Yanga Sobetwa. The youngest ever winner of Idols SA.


In this episode Yanga talks about why she decided to enter the competition, clarifies whether she dropped out of school or not to enter the competition and relives some of her childhood memories.
What does she want to do with her R1 million ($70k)?
Click the play button above to find out.

@sobetwayanga on Twitter

yanga_sobetwa on Instagram

South African DJ Zinhle, The Queen of Djs is our 44th African Voice

This Episode features South African DJ, Zinhle Jiyane commonly known DJ Zinhle, the Queen of Djs. Zinhle is an award winning DJ, TV Presenter, Author, Producer and all-rounder awesome person among other things.


Zinhle Jiyane aka DJ Zinhle has become one of the most celebrated female house DJs in South Africa.
With over a decade of experience in the entertainment industry, she has become a household name in the South African music scene and has since received nominations for various award ceremonies such as Metro FM Awards and South African Music Awards.
In this episode we find out about the person who influenced her to become a DJ, the reason she would run home after school everyday, and why her dad named one of the dogs Braxton.
You can find Zinhle everywhere by following her on the different social media platforms;
Twitter – @DJZinhle
Instagram – djzinhle
Facebook – Dj Zinhle
#djzinhle
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Kenyan PhD student, Media Studies, 43rd African Voice

This Episode features Job Mwaura, Kenyan PhD Student at Wits University, Johannesburg, South Africa. He is a Teaching Assistant and a PhD student of Media Studies at Wits University. His current role includes teaching and researching on digital Media in Africa and to perform other administrative in my department.



He has won a number of awards such as the Postgraduate Merit Award at Wits University and he is also a Next Generation of Social Science Researchers (SSRC) fellow. Previously, he taught Journalism, and Public Relations at Moi University and also worked as a Media Researcher at European Research Council and NCIC-Kenya. He has authored and co-authored a number of peer reviewed journal articles, book chapters conference papers and other research papers and reports. He is passionate about music and also loves to travel. 

Twitter – @jobmwaura
#kenya
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Actor and Singer, 42nd African Voice, Lagos, Nigeria

This Episode features, Ayobami Ayoola Ayolola, Actor (Nollywood), Speaker, Singer and 5th Winner of the Project Fame West Africa.



He was born in Kano, Nigeria until he moved to Lagos in 2001. He graduated with a Biochemistry qualification from Covenant University, Ogun State, Nigeria.
In 2012, he won Project Fame West Africa. In 2015. he put his music on hold in order to pursue a career in the movie industry. He has since featured in notable productions including but not limited to; Skinny Girl in Transit (Ndani TV on YouTube), The Men’s Club (RedTV on YouTube) and If I am President among others.

In this episode we speak about Nollywood, Ayoola’s love of music, life in Nigeria, exercise and his general views on Africa. Really good episode.

Follow Ayoola primarily on Instagram (ayo_olla)and Twitter (@theAyoola)
#nigeria #naija
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