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Emmanuel Munyai

"I started working in 2012 and over the years I donated my 13th cheque to the poor families around me and those who stay on the street. As a former street person myself, I saw a need to give back to the people."

Emmanuel works in the retail sector, and r wants to place job creation at the centre of government. He studied law at the university of Venda and intends to complete his degree in 2024 with Unisa. In 2018, he was elected as a retail shopsteward and continues to work to ensure justice in Labour market.

In the coming years he would like to see the employment sector being conducive enough for training and up-skilling employees to become future employers and not rely on employment for survival. Labour laws should not be a practice where some are more superior than others.


Eloise Briggeman

"I have worked in community for over a decade. I have seen how people struggle with poverty, access to education, and even no IDs. We need skilled people to grow our economy. It begins with education and Birth Certificates. I believe I bring solutions to the table. I am a hard worker and determined to build one South Africa."

Eloise Briggeman was born and raised in KwaZulu Natal, is married and a mother to two children. She has a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Comm.) degree from the University of South Africa. She is the founder and CEO of The Wellness Centre Trust for almost a decade - an NPO that assists the homeless and destitute off the streets and into society on a sustainable level. Eloise is involved in numerous community projects to uplift, upskill and empower people who are less fortunate. She sits on the board and is active in her family businesses, a group of companies which she started and built with her husband almost 14 years ago. Being community focused, Eloise has always encouraged and motivated people at corporate, religious and other events to live their best lives in the best version of themselves and to help others.


Dumisani Hlatshwayo

"I work with matriculants, assisting with extra classes and securing space at tertiary institutions. I believe that education and mentorship will equip the youth with necessary skills to become successful leaders. While many people have lost interest I hope that we will help them realise the power (through voting) that they have as citizens ensuring thebetterment of our country and all her citizens."

Dumisani Bheki Hlatshwayo is a proud resident of the Mpumalanga Province, where he grew up in a small township of Kabokweni. He is also a final year LLB (Bachelor of Law) student at UNISA and his other qualifications include a diploma in Law (UNISA), a Diploma in Business Administration and a Certificate in pastel both from Damelin College. Apart from his studies, he is a community activist and a Sunday school teacher in his local church. He has a great passion in working closely with the youth and community members through mentorship and grooming young people in his community to be passionate about education in order to safeguard a sustainable future.


Dikeledi Ditabo

"My vision for a prosperous future for South Africa is one where every child receives quality education; that sufficient skills are harnessed to ensure dignified employment in every household; and that we live in a clean and safe environment where we can live free without fear."

Having served her community on several bodies and organizations, Dikeledi became a councillor in 2000 and has worked since to bring integrity, reliability discipline, and efficiency into public service. With a diploma in Public Relations & Human Resource Management, and after 20 years in business, Dikeledi ventured into politics as a ward councillor for 5 years. Thereafter she served as a PR Councillor in the city of Tshwane for 9 years. In 2011-2015 moved to the private sector, as a facilitator, championing skills and development programmes.

She is a community builder, a religious leader and currently serves as a board member at Fanang Diatla, a centre for the disabled.


Athenkosi Tyapha

"I am longing to see a South Africa that is one. I plan to focus on

  • Increased access to education and Healthcare.
  • Job opportunities.
  • Improved infrastructure.
  • Environmental sustainability.
  • Strengthening the economy of the Easter Cape.
  • Improved access to clean water and sanitation."

Based in the Eastern Cape. Athenkosi first encountered and committed to politics at school, and in 2011 when the people of Sterkspruit were fighting for their Municipality to remain in Sterkspruit.

After time working in an industrial organization, and in shopfloo representation, he worked as an Assistant Educator at Bardale Primary School in Cape Town.

He has committed most of his time to community engagements - Khangelani Magengenene International Foundation; Phuthanang Old Age Centre in my ward. He also coaches 12-19 soccer.

He has an End-user Computing diploma.


Martha Moshiga

"I am committed to skills developent for our creatives."

Martha is a music teacher, an arts administrator, director, and arts project coordinator arts workshop facilitator. Passionate about arts and culture, she has worked with arts institutions namely: UNISA, University Of Pretoria, and Tshwane University Of Technology Arts Campus in empowering youth, women, children, and people with disabilities with arts and business skills. Martha is the Founder and Director: Mc Art Academy


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Nikilitha Mxinwa

"I am 21 years old. I am here. It's possible. If I can do it, you can do it. Let's vote BOSA. Let's vote to Build One South Africa."

Nikilitha is currently undertaking his studies for a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics at the University of the Witwatersrand. In his leadership role as Chairperson for the YBM- WITS student organization, he strives to amplify and empower youth voices. Through participating in illuminating leadership development programs such as the Masakhane Youth Leadership Course and the SAICA Thuthuka Camp, he has honed interpersonal and organizational skills to better serve his community. With his multifaceted interests and community engagement, his aim is to engender positive societal change in South Africa.


Tania Coenraad

"I thought about the legacy I am going to leave for my children. It's not only about generational wealth but also about the type of South Africa my children are going to inherit."

Tania hails from Gugulethu in Cape Town. After a stint in corporate, she moved into public service. A multi-award-winning servant leader in the Civil Society, Government, NGO, and Community arenas, Tania specializes in the management and disaster relief of residents in Informal Settlements and has won awards for her work in innovation and community engagement. She currently works in local government to provide destitute citizens with access to housing.


Maria Du Toit

"I am not afraid of a challenge. I have stood against corruption and nepotism.l strive to uphold the Rule of Law and hold crooks accountable for their actions especially where stealing state resources. I am passionate about fixing inefficient state institutions by implementing simple management practices eg SASSA; Home Affairs and judicial institutions."

Maria is an attorney, with 24 years of experience specializing in labour law and fighting for the rights of employees - both in a union environment, as well as in her own law firm.

She has championed highly complex Labour Court cases that seemed unlikely to succeed, yet the employees walked away knowing justice was served and their cases upheld.

She is also a former councillor in local government.


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Equity, Unity & Inclusiveness

We believe in one South Africa, where all citizens have equal access and opportunity. South Africans are stronger together—when learning from each other—in achieving the shared goal of creating a prosperous, safe and thriving country.


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We serve the greater good of the collective—as active members of our communities we seek to contribute to their development and growth responsibly. We build trust between each other and seek to gain and maintain the trust of the general public by aligning our actions with the values we profess.

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