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Sechaba Gqeba

Sechaba Gqeba

The multi-talented Sechaba Gqeba hails from Vereeniging in Gauteng. Many are familiar with her voice on radio as she has over a decade of broadcast experience. In addition to being a radio host she is also a television presenter, a seasoned MC and speaker.

Her commercial radio breakthrough came up when she won a region wide annual talent search hosted by 947 previously known as Highveld Stereo and subsequently worked for Eye Witness News (EWN.) This then secured her role as a news reader for some of South Africa’s leading national radio platforms, namely; SAfm & Radio 2000. The next step was when Sechaba was offered her own nighttime radio show on Kaya FM.

The Kaya FM break proved that she was more than ready to share her distinctly recognizable voice with any radio audience, looking to further her career Sechaba moved to Cape Town to host her own daytime show on KFM for over 3 years. Sechaba has since returned to the City of Gold to expand her horizons and explore additional opportunities.

She made her television debut as the host of Motswako (Season 19) – a show that addresses pertinent issues such as women empowerment and leadership with a strong focus on informing while entertaining. Sechaba was also named among the 2018 Mail & Guardian Top 200 South Africans.

Sechaba continues to make strides in media broadcasting. She can also be heard across many radio and TV channels as she lends her disctinct voice to some of the country’s leading brands (Such as Woolworths, Audi, Engen, DHL, Johnson & Johnson, Old Mutual, Savlon, GNC, Vodacom, 1Magic, Albany and many more) as a voice artist.

She’s also an event host & MC, her clients include hosting the Transnet Annual Awards, The Cape Town Tourism AGM, Pink Polo, DHL Employee of the Year Award Ceremony, Good Housekeeping Mother’s Day Event, The African Odyssey, True Love Magazine’s Empower Yourself Breakfast & The Old Mutual/Cosmopolitan Magazine Fierce Money Management Event, amongst others.

A self-confessed foodie, a devoted mother and wife. Sechaba Gqeba epitomizes hard work, dedication and an insatiable drive for excellence.

For bookings or more information on Sechaba, please get in contact with an agent at Owen S. Management on 011 483 0940 / [email protected].

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Helen Herimbi

Helen Herimbi

Helen Herimbi has been an arts and entertainment journalist for 12 years. She has sat down with everyone from Babyface to Babes Wodumo. She has a general love for the entertainment scene, in particular Urban African music.

Branching into voice overs was not a major leap as Helen has produced and presented on Touch HD's platform. She also produces and records a podcast "i(m)bali" which she now showcases live.

Her modern and young tonality is fresh and lends itself to the current trends of the voice over market.

For bookings or more information on Helen, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Elma Akob

Elma Akob

Elma is a dynamic young woman who strives to be the change she wants to see in the World. She is a young and vibrant Bcom Law Graduate and Communication Management Honours student at the University of Pretoria. An advocate for women empowerment, a Pan African citizen and a Voice To Be reckoned with. She has made the Gradstar's Top 100 employable graduates list for the years 2019 and 2020 and is an Ambassador for SA Start Up Awards.

Her Public speaking and presenting career started at a very young age as she represented her province in various public speaking as well as debating championships. In 2015 she made it to the Toastmasters Public Speaking National Championships. At age 16 she was selected to represent the Continent for the Global Young leaders Conference at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. There she received a standing ovation for her closing speech titled “Dare to Dream”. For her selection as the Chairperson of the UN she was honoured with an invitation from President Barack Obama to attend the inauguration of the incoming President of the United States

At age 17 she received a Barclays Africa scholarship for leadership potential and academic excellence. At age 18 she became the president of Golden Key International Honours Society UP chapter, leading over 20 000 members mostly older than herself. At age 19 she sat on the judging panel of the National Public Speaking and Debating Championships Highschool division. At age 20 she completed a Bcom Law degree and received a Mastercard Foundation scholarship developing Africa’s next generation of leaders for her honours degree in Communication Management. In the same year she also became the President of the UP International student's society. Her lifelong dream is to be the Chairperson of the African Union and believes anything is possible if you “Dare To Dream”

She is a motivational speaker who has given multiple Keynote addresses for the likes of Women Leaders SA, KZN Women in Business Breakfast, Golden Key South Africa, and Hillcrest Primary school etc. She is also an MC who has MC’s for TedX talk, University of Pretoria, Women Achievers Awards.

Elma is a dedicated and devoted young lady who strives for excellence in all spheres of life and her people skills make her a pleasure to work with.

For bookings or more information on Elma, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent

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Nambita Ntsabula

Nambita Nstaluba

Nams Ntsaluba is an Actress and Producer from the Eastern Cape. She has a degree in Drama from Rhodes University and an Honours Degree in Film Producing from AFDA.

She has significant experience in production and has an intimate understanding of the production process which enhances her capabilities as a performer. She is a professional who takes direction very well and brings a warm and light presence wherever she goes.

For bookings or more information on Nambita, please, get in contact with an agent at Owen S. Management on 011 483 0940 / [email protected] 

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Celia Ncalane – CPT

Celia Ncalane - CPT

Celia Ncalane, graduated from Wits University with an Honours degree in Bachelor of Arts and received distinctions in, Screen Writing, Drama and Education facilitation. Whilst a student, Celia represented Wits University as an actor, twice at the National Grahamstown Arts Festival.

She then began her career in 2006 as a presenter for 34 Degree's South on the Hope Channel for a year. The following year she worked behind the camera as a producer and scriptwriter for a production company that produced documentaries for Sabc 1 and 2.

In 2008, she was then chosen to be a presenter for a motivational program on Sabc 3, called ‘Stand-Up’. Since then she has acted in films, a television drama and comedy such as  ‘Stokvel’ and over the past ten years she has performed in numerous commercials for South Africa and the rest of the African continent for brands such as MTN, Orange, Royco, Purity and others.

As a professional voice over artist, she has promoted brands, such as Clicks, Checkers, @Home, Homechoice and Woolworths just to name a few. She has especially enjoyed, working as a children's storyteller and presenter for SAFM from 2014 to 2016 on a show called ‘Nali Bali’.

A definite honour for her was being chosen to announce the passing of the first black President of South Africa, Nelson Mandela on national radio; for two weeks encouraging the country to reflect upon his life and the values he inspired in us all.

Celia is a Zulu women, who is cheerful, peaceful and has a driven, never give up attitude, behind and in front of the camera.

For bookings or more information on Celia, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Msizi James

Msizi James

Msizi James, born in Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal, 24 years ago, is a DJ/MC/Radio Host currently co-hosting the 5FM Drive-time show with Thando “Thabooty” Thabete. With his signature loud mouth that’s bound to keep you entertained on the airwaves and his reputation for being affectionately known to his peers as the “King of Commercial”, he is one of the most versatile and hard working entertainers of the next generation.

His start in the industry seemed to come by fate after winning an East Coast Radio talent competition in 2014. Their search for new talent on twitter found them this young bright-eyed radio jockey and they quickly jumped on the chance to offer him a slot hosting the early breakfast show every weekday 4-6AM. It wasn’t long before his natural ability to engage with his listeners began to shine and he was offered the chance to host the popular weekend breakfast show every Saturday & Sunday. In 2016 he was cast as the presenter of The Big Brand TV show on ETV.

In May 2017 Msizi was offered prime time slot at 5FM and became the youngest person and the first person from Durban to host a drive show on a national radio station. Msizi Is also the new host of an Educational TV Game show called Hidden Science, which will air in 2018. Msizi is also the owner of a branding and marketing company called The Brandlab.

Msizi’s skill-set is not limited to entertaining thousands of radio listeners on a daily basis though. He also spends his weekends playing deep house and commercial music for club and festival goers across the nation. Having only gotten into DJ’ing by chance at a nightclub in Durban a few years ago when he was asked to fill-in for a resident DJ who happened to miss his set, he has since developed a deep love affair with the 1’s & 2’s and his energy behind them is evidence of this. His style of music is described as “feel good” - the type of music that makes you forget about your issues and forces you to lose yourself in the rhythm. With his background in radio he brings a keen ear to song selection and plays music that’s guaranteed to get the crowd going. This has also worked in making him extremely comfortable behind the microphone and has allowed him to host some of Durban’s biggest festivals and the country’s biggest concerts namely hosting The Lumineers, Chris Brown, even Michael Bublé.

Although his journey has been fairly short, he has managed to grow in leaps and bounds to get to where he is today and it’s safe to say the story of Msizi James has only just begun. His life’s motto is - Until further notice, celebrate everything.

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Sabelo ‘Sabby’ Mtshali

Sabelo 'Sabby' Mtshali

DJ Sabby, born Sabelo Mtshali, is the compass to all things urban youth culture throughout the continent of Africa. A voice that has been sourced out by various platforms across the world to speak on youth culture.

DJ Sabby is a name synonymous with trailblazing and premier radio. He studied Radio Production before being swept up by popular Cape Town radio station KFM and later held down a graveyard slot on 94.7 Highveld Stereo (now called 947). Following early success, DJ Sabby took further training as an intern within Y-Academy as an intern. After graduating, the broadcaster embarked on a legendary decade-long journey with YFM that saw him work up from the graveyard slot to drive-time with his ground-breaking and aptly-titled show; The Best Drive. The drive-time show made history as the longest-running drive show ever within YFM as well as on all urban radio within South Africa. The Best Drive received critical acclaim; racking up multiple “Best Drive Time Show” radio nominations within it’s 5-year run. Despite the pandemic, The Best Drive lived up to its name in 2020 with a seminal cycle that pushed its global footprint, capping the show’s exhilarating run on the highest of highs.

DJ’s Sabby’s international footprint in radio moves past The Best Drive. In late 2019, DJ Sabby joined the BBC’s radio show called #ThisIsAfrica, hosted by DJ Edu, as a correspondent profiling propelling African acts within the music space. The show is broadcasted across the world in over 50 countries. 2019 also saw him making history by being the first DJ on YFM to broadcast LIVE from the BBC’s Wogan House in London. DJ Sabby eats, sleeps and breathes radio and the results show within his building legacy. A legacy that now sees him at MetroFM, taking the reins of their flagship top 40 show.

DJ Sabby’s skills as a host move past his love for radio broadcasting with a formidable career as a Host across multiple platforms. His on-screen charisma has found him hosting several TV shows including SABC 1’s Bonisanani, Africa Magic Plus’ Unplugged, ETV’s #TheCulture, Soweto TV’s Babize Bonke, GauTV’sSlaghuis Cypher Ignition TV’s Celeb Rides to name a few as well as guest-hosting on shows like MTV Base Africa’s Newsish.

The consummate creative also had the honour of covering the MTV’s 2016 European Music Awards live from Amsterdam as well as hosting Vodacom’s Making Moves Virtual Conference in 2021.

With a voice as iconic and seasoned as Sabby’s it’s no wonder that he is a veteran Voice-Over Artist. His professionalism and charisma has seen premium brands entrusting him with their products including: Klipdrift, Apple, Beats Headphones, Ford, Mustang, VW, VW Polo Beats, Debonairs, McDonald’s and many more...

Sabelo Mtshali is also the ever-crafty online content creator. The creative has launched multiple online formats including his Instagram Live and IGTV music series Keeping It 100; as well as his YouTube channel The Best Life TV. The Best Life TV is a curation of the Sabby’s various interests within urban lifestyle, from music, current trends and podcasting to fashion and motoring fashion. As of 2021, The Best Life TV channel has amassed over 1 million views.

For bookings or more information on Sabby, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Morena Sefatsa

Morena 'Mo' Sefatsa

Morena "Mo" Sefatsa is a South African television presenter and voice artist best known as presenter of the e.tv youth programming block Craz-e, from 2002-2013.

He also presented Frenzy, Shiz Niz and Craz-e World Live on the channel as well.

Mo made his acting debut at the age of six in the 1995 feature film Cry, the Beloved Country, based on the novel by Alan Paton.

He later had a role in the film Beat the Drum and appeared in several television commercials before becoming the presenter of Craz-e on e.tv, a position he held for 10 years.

In 2013 he was the voiceover artist for the Mzansi Magic/Mzansi Wethu game show Ka-Ching.

Mo continues to pursue his music career as well as acting and voice over work.

For bookings or more information on Morena, please get in contact with an agent at OSM Talent.

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Maschapa ‘MJ’ Machaba

Mashapa 'MJ' Machaba

Mashapa 'MJ' Machaba is a very talented voice over artist, TV presenter, actor and musician.

He is one of our busiest voice over artists taking the voice over world by storm. MJ is a professional in studio and responds well to direction. He has a smooth, strong voice and is able to deliver in the current voice over styles. MJ is fluent in both English and Sepedi.

For bookings or more information on MJ, please get in contact with an agent at Owen S. Management on 011 483 0940 / [email protected].

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Diliza Madinga

Diliza Madinga

Ambitious, driven, hardworking and with loads of natural talent, Diliza Madinga is a 27 year old medical doctor from the Eastern Cape.

After graduating with his medical degree from the University of Cape Town in 2014 and working for the public health department for almost 2 years, Diliza decided to embrace his talents and passion for the entertainment industry which had been put on hold for several years. He has now decided to take a break from medical practice and to go full-throttle into the entertainment industry.

A talented rapper, he spends his free time writing lyrics and recording music which gives him a natural advantage in the voice-over industry. He also spends time building business opportunities, playing soccer and participates in various charitable endeavours.

Although he is new in the entertainment industry,  he does have a well known comedian as a brother; Loyiso Madinga, whom he has learn a lot from. Diliza approaches every challenge with hard work, determination and pure enthusiasm.

For bookings or more information on Diliza, please get in contact with an agent at Owen S. Management on 011 483 0940 / [email protected].

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