#124 – Funny People Africa – We catch the funny with Tyson Ngubeni, a South African actor, writer, and comedian.

In this episode, Tyson takes us on a journey to where it all began. From a call centre agent – to one of Africa’s comedic rising stars. Tyson’s brand of character-driven humour and sharp observations is a distinct addition to Africa’s well of talent. 

His is a thrilling blend of stand-up and vocal deftness and he represented his country in Showmax’s ‘Funny People Africa’ – a show curating the continent’s rising comedy talents. Tyson speaks fluent Dutch – owing to his first job in a call centre. His subsequent background in media, research and advertising has had a profound impact on his work, which emphasizes story.

In 2020, his series of online comedy skits proved a welcome dose of distinctly South African humour amid a grueling lockdown.

Twitter: @tysonngubeni

Instagram: @tysonngubeni

#123 – Trends as business strategy – Founder of FluxTrends Dion Chang, gives us great insights on how to transform and inspire your business for the future.

Trend Analyst Dion Chang helps us connect unexpected dots, as he unpacks skills of the future and the importance of Generation Z – the most pronounced age demographic on the African continent.

Dion was fashion editor at Elle Magazine before founding FluxTrends. He tags himself a global citizen who is proudly South African.The observer. Forever curious.

Twitter: @dionchang

Instagram: @dionchang


#122 – Tidimalo Sehlako – Yoga Instructor, Actress and Entrepreneur with Journalist and BBC World News Host, Lerato Mbele

In this episode we speak to a multifaceted South African woman, Tidimalo Sehlako. In this era of innovation, she tells us how she balances entrepreneurship, yoga, and her acting career.

Tidimalo is a journalism & marketing graduate. She made it as a top 5 finalist in the Miss South Africa pageant, 2014.

Instagram: Tidimalo_S

Facebook: Tidimalo Sehlako

Team Africa Cheerleader, Lerato Mbele tells us why she loves being on the other side of the conversation as the host of “Talking Business Africa” on BBC and shares some of the lessons she has learned from the very best of African excellence.

Lerato has worked as a journalist for over two decades, starting at the South African Broadcasting Corporation in 1999. She holds a master’s in development studies with the University of London, and a bachelor’s degree majoring in politics and international relations from the University of Cape Town.

Twitter: @mbele_Inb