Arne Elias Corneliussen – Copy

Arne Elias Corneliussen – Copy Book Now About Arne Elias Corneliussen is a geopolitical advisor who supports business leaders, financial companies, and policy makers. He is a political scientist and he studied in the US, Egypt, and Chile. He traveled around the world from a young age, and possesses a broad and deep global understanding […]

Arne Elias Corneliussen

Arne Elias Corneliussen Book Now About Arne Elias Corneliussen is a geopolitical advisor who supports business leaders, financial companies, and policy makers. He is a political scientist and he studied in the US, Egypt, and Chile. He traveled around the world from a young age, and possesses a broad and deep global understanding of geopolitical […]

Moeletsi Mbeki

Moeletsi Mbeki Book Now About Moeletsi Mbeki is a political analyst, author, and an entrepreneur. He is the Chairperson of The South African Institute of International Affairs (SAIIA) based at the University of the Witwatersrand which is an independent public policy think tank advancing a well-governed, peaceful, economically sustainable, and globally engaged Africa.  Mbeki also […]

Qaanita Hunter

Qaanita Hunter Book Now About Qaanitah Hunter is an award-winning political journalist and editor. She is a leader in political commentary and is a media industry leader in South Africa and a highly regarded commentator and columnist. She is a best-selling author and is the co-author of Who Will Rule SA. Qaanitah is the recipient […]

Sanusha Naidu

Sanusha Naidu Book Now About Sanusha Naidu is a foreign policy analyst. Her research interests include Democratisation in Africa; Africa’s Political Economy and Development; Africa’s relations with Emerging Powers from the South (BRICS and IBSA); South African Foreign Policy Analysis; and the role of track two diplomacy in International Relations. Ms Naidu has a Masters […]

Conrad Koch

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Conrad Koch Book Now About Conrad Koch is a double International EMMY nominated South African ventriloquist, with a master’s degree in corporate anthropology, who uses humor to inspire conversations in organizations. The CBC in Canada said “my face hurt from laughing so hard”, describing Conrad’s work as “absolutely delightful and technically brilliant”, “Koch throws away […]

Pieter-Louis Myburgh

Pieter-Louis Myburgh Book Now About Pieter-Louis Myburgh is a multiple award-winning investigative journalist and author. Pieter-Louis’s recent work on the Department of Health’s dodgy R150-million Digital Vibes contract booted former health minister Zweli Mkhize from his cabinet position.  In 2019, Myburgh’s acclaimed book, Gangster State (Penguin Random House), exposed former ANC Secretary General and ex Free State […]

Solly Moeng

Solly Moeng

Solly Moeng Book Now About Solly Moeng is a widely experienced professional with a career that has seen him manage a variety of projects in various sectors and in countries spanning several continents. He is an established independent media professional with specialisation in Reputation Management, Stakeholder Engagement Strategies, Strategic Internal & External Communications, PR and […]

Mandy Wiener

Mandy Wiener Book Now About Mandy Wiener is one of the country’s best known and most credible journalists and authors. She worked as a multi award-winning reporter with Eyewitness News from 2004 until 2014, filing reports for Talk Radio 702, 567 Cape Talk, 94.7 Highveld Stereo and Kfm radio stations. Mandy specialises in investigative reporting […]

Richard Poplak

Richard Poplak

Richard Poplak Book Now About Richard Poplak is an award-winning author, journalist, and filmmaker. He has become one of the most widely read and controversial political journalists in South Africa, editing at large for the Daily Maverick.  Poplak has reported from over 25 developing countries, for the Financial Times, Atlantic Monthly, The Guardian, among others. He was recently part of […]

Llewellyn Devereaux

Llewellyn Devereaux Book Now About Llewellyn Devereaux, also known as “Master Lui,” is a Visionary, Global Business Speaker, Hip Hop DJ and a best-selling author. With a firm background in Economics, he has become the go to expert on current/future industry analysis and geopolitical trends that affect macroeconomic conditions for business and governments.  His objective with […]

Ferial Haffajee

Ferial Haffajee

Ferial Haffajee Book Now About Ferial Haffajee is a South African editor and journalist. She is currently associate editor at the Daily Maverick. Previously, Ferial was editor-in-chief at the Mail & Guardian and City Press, where teams working with her won numerous investigative journalism awards. She is a regular analyst and commentator on radio, television […]

Nhlanhla Nene

Nhlanhla Nene

Nhlanhla Nene Book Now About Nhlanhla Nene served as the Minister of Finance of South Africa under President Jacob Zuma from 25 May 2014 until his controversial removal on 9 December 2015, and under President Cyril Ramaphosa from 27 February 2018 until his resignation on 9 October 2018 He had been a Member of Parliament […]

Daniel Silke

Daniel Silke Book Now About Daniel Silke is recognized as one of South Africa’s leading political economy analysts, futurists and most passionate keynote speakers. His success lies in blending both economic and political trends in highly accessible yet insightful presentations. As Director of the Political Futures Consultancy based in Cape Town, Silke serves a host of major global blue-chip […]

Mandla Isaacs

Mandla Isaacs

Mandla Isaacs Book Now About Mandla Isaacs is a public speaker, and facilitator. He is Managing Director of Zehuti Advisory, a communications and strategy firm. His main areas of expertise and interest are: political economy, business strategy/trends, South African and African development, international relations, public policy/administration and politics. His career has spanned management consulting, including […]

Herman Mashaba

Herman Mashaba

Herman Mashaba Book Now About Herman Mashaba grew up in a small village on the outskirts of Pretoria during the dark days of apartheid South Africa. Mashaba embraced independence early in life, having lost his father at the age of two. When his studies were interrupted by state security forces during the struggle against apartheid, […]

Aubrey Matshiqi

Aubrey Matshiqi

Aubrey Matshiqi Book Now About Aubrey Matshiqi is a Financial Mail rated political analyst. He was a Senior Research Associate at the Centre for Policy studies (CPS) in Johannesburg until March 2011, and was a research fellow at the Helen Suzman Foundation until December 2016. In 2010, he was invited to take up a research […]

Dr Roelof Botha

Dr Roelof Botha Book Now About Dr Roelof Botha is currently Joint Managing Director of GOPA Group SA, a multi-disciplinary research company that specialises in development facilitation. He has been an economic adviser to PriceWaterhouseCoopers for the past 17 years and is an experienced presenter & sought after consultant.  In 2005, he received the Sake-24/ABSA […]

Stephen Grootes

Stephen Grootes Book Now About Stephen Grootes is an Award-winning journalist and political commentator, is the host of the Afternoon Drive show and former host of the Midday Report. Stephen Grootes is also a regular contributor to Daily Maverick, is very active on Twitter and has published a book, S.A. Politics Unspun which offers a roadmap […]

Judith February

Judith February

Judith February Book Now About Judith February is a lawyer, governance specialist and columnist. She is based at the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) as a Senior Research Associate and is a Visiting Fellow at the WITS School of Governance. Prior to that she was executive director of the Human Sciences Research Council’s Democracy and […]

Max du Preez

Max du Preez

Max du Preez | Political Please select an image first to render the grid properly Book Now About Max du Preez is a veteran journalist and television personality with a strong reputation for his independent thinking,  understanding of the political and social dynamics of South Africa and abilities  to communicate complex issues simply and clearly. […]

Arabile Gumede

Arabile Gumede

Arabile Gumede Book Now About Arabile Gumede is a financial journalist with a career glowing from remarkable feats and interrogative work. The world of money, markets, finance and economics are where he has garnered a lot of his reputation as a leading commentator, reporter, anchor and writer. ArabileG is also a firm believer and advocate […]

Justice Malala

Justice Malala Book Now About Justice Malala is a best-selling author, newspaper columnist, media entrepreneur, talk- show host, and public speaker. In 2023, The Economist magazine said he is “perhaps the country’s most astute political commentator”. He writes regular columns forBloomberg, the Financial Mail and TimesLive in SA. He is a political analyst for Lefika […]

Dr Mzukisi Qobo

Dr Mzukisi Qobo Book Now About Dr Mzukisi Qobo is an Associate Professor and Deputy Director at the NRF Research Chair on African Diplomacy and Foreign Policy, University of Johannesburg. He serves on the Boards of Corruption Watch and Johannesburg Development Agency. At the Johannesburg Development Agency, he has chaired the Human Resources and Remuneration […]

Dr Adrian Saville

Dr Adrian Saville

Dr Adrian Saville Book Now About Dr Adrian Saville holds a Professorship in Economics, Finance & Strategy at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS), where he is the Founding Director of the Centre for African Management and Markets (CAMM). He is the author of the Visa Africa Integration Index (2012-2020) and the Investec-GIBS Savings […]

Dr Azar Jammine

Dr Azar Jammine

Dr Azar Jammine Book Now About Dr Azar Jammine matriculated at Pretoria Boys’ High School after which he did a BSc Honours in Mathematical Statistics at the University of the Witwatersrand.  During the period 1970 – 75 he was employed as Investment Analyst at Senbank and subsequently at Stockbrokers Martin & Co, now JP Morgan, during […]

Dawie Roodt

Dawie Roodt Book Now About Dawie Roodt career in economic and political analysis spans over 25 years and includes nine years as an economist at the South African Reserve Bank as well as being the economic editor of a financial publication. He published his first book in 2013, ‘Tax, Lies & Red Tape’, which has […]

Tony Leon

Tony Leon Book Now About Ambassador Tony Leon is an award-winning author, noted speaker and consultant, and has had two highly successful careers in both front line South African politics and international diplomacy. Currently the Chairman of Resolve Communications (Pty) Ltd., he also consults to business in South America and South Africa, writes columns for […]

Dr Martyn Davies

Dr Martyn Davies Book Now About Dr Martyn Davies is the Managing Director of Emerging Markets & Africa at Deloitte Africa. He also leads the Africa firm’s China and Japan Services Group. Over his career, he has been an advisor to a large array of multinational firms on their market entry & engagement strategies in […]

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