FACE 2 FACE
Question: Tell us about your occupation?
Answer: I obtained a national diploma in journalism and a BA in communications and PR. I am the co-founder of Avenir Mediahouse and the founder of Zamantsundu Trading. I am also a photographer, events coordinator, MC, a freelance reporter for Queenstown Express, a social media manager, writer for Avenir Magazine and Avenir Online. Basically a media all-rounder.
Q: Favourite holiday destination?
A: Definitely Cape Town.
Q: Favourite snack?
A: Anything served at a grill house.
Q: How important are family and friends to you?
A: For someone who had an identity crisis it is very important to me, I love family. Friends, let all friendships be beneficial and be centred on financial growth.
Q: If you could be the president of any country, which would you choose and why?
A: Asian countries. I am very controlling and I want people to always stick to the script and Asian citizens are disciplined. Wow. I also love how innovative and financially driven they are. We are Africans who purchase African beads at Chinese stores.
Q: What makes you angry – and what makes you happy?
A: Men make me angry, they are so entitled. Creatives make me happy, whether it’s a writer, designer, photographer, poet etc they make me happy, the fact that we get visions of how things should be and we express it nicely, in words, music, visuals. Creatives have superpowers.
Q: Are you proudly South African and why?
A: No. Our country gives SMMEs a hard time and it is so discouraging when you are looked down on because of not being a recognised global brand.
Q: What do you believe should be done to alleviate unemployment?
A: Hire more women and put more women in leadership roles, especially in large co-operatives or organisations.
Q: Do you have a hobby and if so, what is it?
A: I read up on local