South Africa

Tshilidzi Marwala

Tshilidzi Marwala (OMB) born 28 July 1971 in Venda, Transvaal, South Africa is currently the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research and Internationalisation at the University of Johannesburg.

Brümilda van Rensburg

Brümilda van Rensburg is a South African actress. She is perhaps best known for her role as Louwna in the TV series Egoli: Place of Gold. She attained her BA Honours in Drama, cum laude, from the University of Pretoria. Brumilda has earned her many prestigious awards, such as Best Actress and the Fleur du Cap award, among many others.

David James (actor, born 1972)

David James (born 28 October 1972) is a South African film, theatre, and television actor known mainly for playing the villainous Koobus Venter in the 2009 Oscar-nominated science fiction film District 9. He is also known to South African audiences for his 2004-2006 appearance as “Mad Dog” on the long-running soap opera Isidingo, for his portrayal as Joel Joffe in the large-scale and well-received 2010 and 2011 stage productions of Rivonia Trial, and for his current role as radio station manager Hermanus Meyer on the soap opera Rhythm City.

Thula victorious

Thula victorious born as Nokuthula victoria makhubu is a South African model and beauty  queen who won four beauty contests.

Nicolaas Jacobus de Wet

Nicolaas Jacobus de Wet PC KC (11 September 1873 near Aliwal North – 16 March 1960) was a South African politician, lawyer, and judge who was Chief Justice of South Africa and acting Governor-General from 1943 to 1945.

Paul Hanmer

Paul Hanmer (born 1961, Cape Town) is a South African composer, pianist and one of its foremost jazz musicians. In 1970, Hanmer began classical piano and theory lessons. He enrolled at the University of Cape Town but stayed for a short period then left to work with guitarist Paul Petersen.

Luqmaan Samie

After Mr Samie’s successful career in real estate which included a spell in corporate strategy, he gained a passion for digitization whilst CEO of his previous fastest-growing technology trading real estate investment firm. This led to the start of Mr Samie’s own digital business, which grew into its clear category leader with 150+ staff, as well as an A+ customer satisfaction rating.

Afzul Farouk Rehman

At a very young age, Afzul Rehman started taking responsibilities; thus, he was elected as ward Councillor of Newcastle Local Council at the age of 22 in 1996. This was when everybody perceived him as incapable of leaving a significant mark, but with his outstanding administrative capabilities, he proved them wrong.

Ronelda Kamfer

Ronelda Kamfer, (born June 16, 1981 in Blackheath, near Cape Town), is an Afrikaans speaking South African poet.

Given Black

Sennet Given Ntimane (Born September 23, 1996) Is a South African Musical Artist who is known by his professional name Given Black. He started creating music back in 2011 as a band and in 2014 he began working as a solo artist, which made him to further learn more skills so he can be versatile in the entertainment industry.

In 2017 Sennet went to Tshwane University of Technology to study Film and TV Production. But he never gave up on his music carrier, he carried on pushing music on the side. After graduating as a film maker, he then established his music record label called Mabari Records and his film production company, Fiohn Films.

Jonathan Himebauch

Jonathan Himebauch (born August 13, 1975 in Greenwich, Connecticut) is a professional American football offensive line coach. As a player, he was an offensive lineman and played over parts of five years with various teams in different leagues.

John Salmon Lamont

John Salmon Lamont (April 15, 1885—October 11, 1964) was a politician in Manitoba, Canada. He served in the Legislative Assembly of Manitoba from 1936 to 1941 as a Liberal-Progressive representative.

John Obed Howard

James Obed Howard, alias Richie “Kid” Howard (October 9, 1928 – January 4, 1975), was a lightweight professional boxer from Canada.

John Maxwell Evans

John Maxwell Evans (born August 4, 1942) is a former judge of the Canadian Federal Court of Appeal.

John L. Saksun

John L. Saksun (May 3, 1922 – November 1, 2016) was a Canadian-Czechoslovakian tool and die maker and precision machinist. He was born in Zalobin, Czechoslovakia. At age 16, shortly after the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia in March 1938, Saksun left the country for Canada. He founded military and commercial aircraft manufacturer, The Queensway Machine Products Ltd, in 1952. He later founded golf club manufacturer, Accuform Golf in 1975.

Joey Walters

Joey Walters (born October 29, 1954 in Florence, South Carolina) is a former slotback and wide receiver who played in the Canadian Football League, mainly for the Saskatchewan Roughriders. He later played for the Washington Federals and the Orlando Renegades of the USFL. Walters played college football at Clemson University.

Jim Culhane

Jim Culhane (born March 13, 1965) is a Canadian retired ice hockey defenceman. He played for the Hartford Whalers. Culhane coached the Western Michigan Broncos men’s ice hockey team from 1999 to 2010.

Jeffrey S. Lyons

Jeffrey S. Lyons (1939 or 1940 – July 26, 2015) was a Toronto lawyer, lobbyist, and community activist.

Jeff Chiba Stearns

Jeff Chiba Stearns is a Canadian independent animation and documentary filmmaker who works in traditional and computer-based techniques.