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Our Partnership With Nedbank

Nedbank believes in youth innovation, and provides products and services for future-looking approaches to personal finance, entrepreneurship, and the creation of solutions for South African society. As a returning sponsor of Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans, Nedbank is proud to support future leaders, changemakers and innovators. 

Our Partnership With Nedbank

Nedbank believes in youth innovation, and provides products and services for future-looking approaches to personal finance, entrepreneurship, and the creation of solutions for South African society. As a returning sponsor of Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans, Nedbank is proud to support future leaders, changemakers and innovators. 

Our Partnership With Nedbank

Nedbank believes in youth innovation, and provides products and services for future-looking approaches to personal finance, entrepreneurship, and the creation of solutions for South African society. As a returning sponsor of Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans, Nedbank is proud to support future leaders, changemakers and innovators. 

Kwara Kekana, 29

Kwara Kekana, 29

Spokesperson for the MEC of health in Gauteng
Gauteng Department of Health

Kwara Kekana doesn’t have an easy job. She currently serves as the spokesperson for the MEC of health in Gauteng. In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, her job has been pretty hectic, but she’s very proud to be part of the Gauteng Health team during this time. “The...

Fatima Moosa | mg.co.za
Nondumiso Mbambo, 30

Nondumiso Mbambo, 30

Development manager
Apolitical Academy

Nondumiso Mbambo is a developmental manager. Through her work at the Apolitical Foundation she works to cultivate the next generation of leaders. Her interest in social justice was piqued during her time in the Texas Legislative Programme, an internship that enabled...

James Nash | mg.co.za
Kholekile Mnisi, 29

Kholekile Mnisi, 29

Digital content officer
Africa Centre for Disease Control

Kholekile Mnisi believes that there is no limit on what dreams can achieve: “There was a time when people from our backgrounds could not dream beyond our confinements, but I managed to break through. Being one of the few young South Africans working in diplomacy and...

Max Dylan Lazarus | mg.co.za
Thato Mabe, 29

Thato Mabe, 29

Parliamentary monitoring fellow

Thato Mabe is ambitious, self-assured and driven, three very valuable attributes for a young politician. “My biggest mistake was in not believing that a young person, from Parys in the Free State, has the power to change the world in which he lives. As a young queer...

Max Dylan Lazarus | mg.co.za
Karabo Khakhau, 23

Karabo Khakhau, 23

Member of Provincial Legislature
Free State Democratic Alliance

“I want to retire knowing that democracy is not just a dream whose genesis and revelation are the pages of the Constitution. I want to retire knowing that I was, at least, a hammer used towards the building of a capable state. I want to retire comfortable with the...

Rosie Goddard | mg.co.za
David Kabwa, 23

David Kabwa, 23

Commonwealth Youth Parliament prime minister, University of Pretoria SRC president

As time passes it becomes more and more apparent that a career in politics needs to start when you’re young, and be driven by a passion for helping people. It’s an apt description of the journey David Kabwa finds himself on; he’s the first ever African prime minister...

Scott Dodds | mg.co.za