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Carol Ofori

Carol Ofori

Carol currently lives between Johannesburg, and Durban and is willing to travel for work.

Carol is an accomplished and highly regarded voice-over artist, radio presenter, TV presenter, author, and master of ceremonies. With a career spanning over 15 years, she has achieved numerous accolades and notable experiences.

In 2023, Carol received the prestigious SOVAS (Society of Voice Artists and Sciences) award, often dubbed the “Oscar for voices,” in the “Africa radio” category. This recognition highlights her exceptional talent and contributions to the industry. She has lent her voice to various significant events and shows throughout her career. For instance, Carol has been the voice of the South African Music Awards, Miss South Africa voice of god, and the MTV MAMA’s voice. She has also voiced many beloved brands such as Cell C, Game, Standard Bank, Dstv, Protex, Parmalat, 947, and KFM.

Not limited to voice-over work, Carol is also a Disney character who portrays the role of Manomi in Disney Plus’s first African anthology series called “Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire.” This demonstrates her versatility and ability to captivate audiences across different mediums.

Aside from her voice-over success, Carol has excelled as a radio presenter and TV presenter. She hosted the SABC Talk show “Raising Babies 101” for two seasons and has worked on various radio shows broadcasted on stations like 947, Radio 2000, Metro FM, and East Coast Radio. Hosting her own radio show on East Coast Radio from 9 am to 12 pm, she has earned the endearing nickname “daytime diva” from her fans.

Carol’s skills extend beyond broadcasting and entertainment. She is a skilled master of ceremonies, keynote speaker, and facilitator. She has presided over numerous events, including East Coast Radio’s business breakfasts, the KZN top business awards, the Face of Oceans Mall competition, and Soroptimist International events.

Furthermore, Carol is a published author of the children’s book series titled “African Adventures of Sena and Katlego.” The books, published by Lingua Franca Publishers, are available at leading stores and online at Amazon and Takealot. This initiative showcases her creativity and commitment to engaging with young readers.

In partnership with East Coast Radio, Carol launched “The Carol Ofori Podcast” in 2023. The podcast features conversations with seasoned professionals who share their experiences and insights or ordinary people with interesting stories to tell. This platform allows Carol to showcase her interviewing skills and engage with a diverse range of guests.

Carol holds two degrees—a journalism degree from the University of Johannesburg and a postgraduate degree in marketing management from the Vega School. Her educational background complements her professional achievements, enabling her to excel in her field.

Throughout her career, Carol has had numerous memorable moments. She has been a weekly columnist for the Witness newspaper in KwaZulu-Natal and contributed to SOUL magazine with a monthly dedicated feature. She has interviewed notable figures such as President Nelson Mandela, Hollywood actor Antonio Banderas, and American rapper Lil Kim. Additionally, she has won a Liberty Radio Award and delivered a keynote address at the international Essence Festival in Durban, among other accomplishments.

Overall, Carol Ofori is an accomplished and multi-talented individual who has made significant contributions to the voice-over industry, broadcasting, literature, and event hosting. Her versatility, professionalism, and engaging presence have solidified her reputation as one of Africa’s prominent media personalities.

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

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Mamohau Seseane

Mamohau Seseane

While Mamohau sadly does not personally know Charlize Theron, she comes “straight outta” Benoni, on the East Rand of Johannesburg, but now wakes up to much-loved views of Table Mountain. Within the Primedia stable, she has participated in a number of round-table discussions on sister talk radio station, Cape Talk, regarding social issues, as well as completing various voice-over projects. She relishes engaging in intimate conversation with her listeners, accompanied by love jams, on “Kfm Sunday Love Songs with Mamohau”, every Sunday, from 7-10pm.

With a voice described as “golden”, she is an accomplished voice over artist, having lent her voice to many corporate campaigns, TV and radio advertisements and social initiatives, including the Third Inter-ministerial Conference for Health and Environment in Africa. She also serves as the station voice for Gauteng’s biggest commercial talk radio station, 702, as well as CapeTalk. Mamohau thrives as a lifestyle model and performer. Her modelling portfolio exhibits her immense versatility and vibrant personality, having shot campaigns for leading brands including Levi's, Globacom, Nedbank, Pep, Lewis Stores, and Sportsman's Warehouse.

As a sought-after master of ceremonies, her portfolio includes the Sanlam Top Destination Awards, first TEDxStellenbosch Women’s event, Empower Me Women’s Day celebrations, Bubbles & Bliss annual charity event, and the LeadSA Heroes Awards, to name a few. She also masterfully hosts and facilitates dialogues & discussions, including the Chambord Freedom Day Women’s Lunch and Celebrity Power Panel, in conversation with successful celebrity women who are trailblazers in their fields.

While studying at Stellenbosch University, Mamohau was elected Irene Residence’s head of Critical Engagement, First Years, and Welcoming, and pioneered the very first Women Empowerment portfolio in her student community, a reflection of her passion for uplifting women and girls. As a law student, Mamohau is passionate about human rights, women empowerment and social justice. She aspires to truly be a changemaker and broaden access to legal mechanisms to effect tangible change. She has worked at The Justice Desk, an internationally-recognised and award-winning Queen’s Young Leaders human rights NPO. She is also the Vice Curator of the Cape Town Hub of the World Economic Forum’s Global Shapers Community, a network of young working professionals committed to making a positive impact.

When she’s not working on her diverse career endeavours, Mamohau enjoys the cultural side of life, travelling, adventuring, and experiencing the beauty the world has to offer. She loves being engrossed in a new read while drinking copious amounts of tea, dancing (very badly), trying out new restaurants and cuisine, hiking, playing netball, and doing a “sho’t left” to explore South Africa’s local gems.

Mamohau's multi-talented nature, go-getting spirit and warmth makes her a true asset in any social sphere. Living by the maxim, "Who dares, wins", this young talent is definitely one to watch.

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

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Eureka Nkese

Eureka Nkese

Meet Eureka, a seasoned voice-over artist with a knack for comedy and character performances. With over 10 years of experience as a stand-up comedian, Eureka brings a unique blend of humour and versatility to every project. Currently serving as a creative director in advertising, Eureka's deep understanding of the industry enables him to deliver captivating performances for both television and radio commercials.

Eureka is skilled at multiple delivery styles, including bright, conversational, soft sell and hard sell, whatever it is, Eureka captivates audiences with his dynamic performances. Eureka takes direction exceptionally well and his skillful interpretation of scripts combined with his innate comedic timing creates an engaging and memorable experience for listeners. As an international award-winning voice-over artist Eureka's talent has been recognized and celebrated in the industry.

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

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Njabulo Ndlela

Njabulo Ndlela

Njabulo is from Durban, Kwazulu-Natal and currently living in Johannesburg.

Njabulo’s received his first TV opportunity as a ten year old on an Aquafresh commercial featuring Lucas Radebe. The acting ‘bug bit’ following that opportunity and Njabulo nurtured his talent throughout his schooling career in Durban. He developed a love of reading, writing and speaking during high school and took part in several school plays. He is fluent in English and isiZulu, he has also developed a keen interest in accents and is able to deliver a generic American Accent as well as a Belfast, Northern Irish accent.

In 2021, Njabulo completed an FET certificate in Drama at Oakfield’s College in Pretoria and in 2022 he completed a higher certificate in Performing Arts at AFDA for which he received a distinction.

Njabulo is a natural in the voice over booth and easily able to take direction, he would be a great choice to lend his voice to any brand.

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

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Abulele Mafuya

Abulele Mafuya

Abulele Mafuya has been working as a voice actor, writer and presenter since 2007.

He began by presenting and narrating current affairs inserts for community radio and TV stations, as well as training videos and e-learning courses for a variety of organisations, including Pearson, Standard Bank and Oxford University.

He has since lent his voice to a number of radio and television commercials, in English and isiXhosa for top brands such as Burger King, Hyundai, Old Mutual and Parmalat.

As a writer, he has served in various capacities in the industry as a copywriter, scriptwriter, script supervisor and editor.

In his private time he attempts to take flight by flapping his long arms. Results have been at best, negligible. Once he managed to raise himself to around stoep height. It was a Tuesday.

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

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Nhlanhla Buthelezi

Nhlanhla Buthelezi

Nhlanhla Buthelezi, otherwise affectionately referred to by his clan name, Shenge, is a language practitioner and polished communicator. His fluent usage of IsiZulu, Setswana, and English, to effectively convey diverse messages, has earned him appreciation from various sectors of society as a seasoned language enthusiast, writer, and voiceover artist.

He has been a sought after programme director and speaker at keynote community events, brand activations, schools, media launches, as well as corporate functions. His voiceover journey commenced in 2007, this, coupled with his work within the communication industry, has since established him as a fervent advocate and communicator with a deep love for Indigenous languages.

Buthelezi is a progressive rebel, passionate about people development, conflict resolution programmes, as well as key intervention strategies for youths and communities at risk. He advocates for the development of holistic socio-economic and cultural systems, as critical, and primary in the elevation of black impoverished communities from squalor. To this end, he works extensively with NGOs across the country, to create sustainable programmes of mentorship, to assist, equip, and train diverse members of society.

In his formative career, he established his footprint within the marketing and communications industry, as well as joint consultancy work within the private and public sector. He has done extensive work in brand strategy, advertising, as well as brand communications. He is also a published author.

He is married to Yondela MaDhlamini Buthelezi, together they are parents to Mlulamisi and Emihle Buthelezi. He resides with his family in Johannesburg, Gauteng.

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

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Tshepo Matshaba

Tshepo Matshaba

After studying Journalism at Rhodes University Tshepo’s professional journey began at Succeed Magazine writing entrepreneurial articles which led to his own column “Da Funki Generashun” in 1998. Tshepo’s writing caught the eye of John Hunt, head of renowned advertising agency TBWA Hunt Lascaris. John asked Tshepo to join the team and work on the MTN account as copywriter, producer and he managed to also voice a character in the MTN “Stix” radio campaign. This led to Tshepo’s first television voice over performance for an MTN TV commercial.

In 2004, after working heavily in advertising, Tshepo began leaning more towards recording voice overs. By 2006, Tshepo regularly booked voice work, radio and TV campaigns in English, Setswana, Sesotho and isiZulu. In 2008 Tshepo was approached by Mr Patrick Bogatsu, then Programme manager for the leading Durban based KZN regional radio station Gagasi FM to be the station’s imaging voice, a role he continued with for nine years.

Tshepo has voiced countless radio and TV commercials for top companies such as Vodacom, Total, SAB Breweries, Multichoice, Mzansi Magic, Old Mutual, DSTV, Nedbank, Mzansi Bioskop, Mzansi Wethu, Absaville, Multichoice Diski Challenge, Nedbank Cup, Kaya FM, MTN, Accenture, Cambridge Food, Anglo American and Telkom Mobile.

Tshepo has experience in writing, translating, voicing, and producing radio dramas, educational videos, e-learning, documentaries for all major industries including Mining, Financial Services, Automotive, Health, Entertainment, Retail, Government and more. Tshepo’s experience is wide and varied.

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

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Zanele Potelwa

Zanele Potelwa

Zanele Potelwa is one of the youngest minds in the commercial radio and TV space - 5FM Monday – Friday Lunch 12pm to 3pm & TV Presenter on SABC 1: Selimathunzi.  Zanele is full of life, inspired and a multi-faceted young woman from the Eastern Cape and there is nothing she loves more than people. Her passion and absolute respect for the art of speaking - in every shape and form - stems from the love that she has for communicating with, being with, and wanting to know more about people from all different walks of life. From radio to television presenting, to being an MC (for corporate events and musical festivals), and even acting.

After having worked as The Drive Time show host at TuksFM in 2018, Zanele joined 947 as part of the 947 Crew and as an on-air presenter on their overnight show on weekends. During the week, Zanele and her fellow crew members were correspondents and the ‘on the ground’ crew for 947 for all the cool things happening in and around Joburg with teams like 'Anele and The Club'.

Zanele then joined the national radio station 5FM – 1 - 4AM Monday-Friday. She then moved to join the Roger Goode Show as traffic presenter and after just one year, was given her very own weekday lunch time show. Zanele quickly won the “Bright Stars Award” at the Liberty Radio Awards 2019.

In 2017, Zanele entered the “Mzansi Insider TV Presenter Search’ where she was awarded Runner-Up. Soon after, she became a guest presenter on Selimathunzi, the celebrity entertainment show on SABC 1 & the longest running magazine show in SA & as of early 2020, Zanele became the main TV Presenter for the show.

Zanele has also worked at the Global Citizen Festival Mandela 100 Event that took place at FNB Stadium in 2018, where she interviewed local and international trailblazers such Denai Gurira, D’banj, Bonang Matheba and the deputy Prime Minister of Belgium: Alexander Croo.

Other MC career highlights:

  • Red Carpet Host for South African Music Awards 2019
  • Host for Gen Next Awards 2021 & 2022
  • Red Carpet Host for SA Amapiano Awards 2021
  • Pink Carpet Host for Feather Awards 2021
  • Host for Homecoming 2021
  • Host for Big Brother eviction parties.

Zanele is also a DJ, Content Creator, Actress and Voice Over Artist and a true lover of the beautiful entertainment industry that she finds herself so blessed to be part of.

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

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Chilu Lemba

Chilu Lemba

Chilu Lemba is a Zambian-born and South African–based radio and television presenter, voice over artist, author and musician. His voice is heard across the continent daily on ads ranging from branding commercials for washing detergents and cellphone networks, to promos for satellite television channels.

A graduate of the AAA School of Advertising, Chilu has over two decades experience in collaborating with media institutions, production companies and has been the voice of the Eyewitness News brand heard daily on Talk Radio 702 and Cape Talk, for the past ten years. He also voices thousands of communication ads annually for multiple brands.

In June 2019, Chilu released his memoir titled Finding My Voice detailing his journey in the media industry.

Chilu won the award for Best TV Promo (2022) at the Voice Over Awards hosted by The Association of African Podcasters and Voice Artists. He was also awarded the Voice Arts Award in the Outstanding Commercial - TV or Streaming - Best African Voiceover (2022) category, hosted by The Society of Voice Arts and Sciences

Other achievements include the APVA Spotlight of the Year (2022) Legacy Recognition award for excellent work as an industry expert and key supporter of the African audio industry

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

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Paballo Koza

Paballo Koza

Paballo began acting at age 5, starring in numerous commercials. At age 11, he landed his first TV role on the SABC 2 drama series ‘Thola.’ He also starred in the short film ‘The Blanket’ and recorded voice overs for Cell C’s TV & radio ads. He proceeded to get a supporting role in the SAFTA winning soapie ‘Rhythm City’ at age 13 and starred in the Darrel Roodt, SATFA nominated, comedy film ‘Skorokoro’ the same year.

At age 14 he received an African Movie Academy Award nomination for Best Young Actor for his starring role in the theatrical drama film ‘Dora’s Peace.’ During the same year he also began acting on the SAFTA nominated Mzansi Magic telenovela ’The Queen’, to which he had a recurring role through the six consecutive seasons.

He starred in the ETV drama ‘Easy Money’ at the age of 15. Paballo then proceeded to act in the critically acclaimed Mzansi Magic drama series ‘Houskeepers’ the following year, to which he had a supporting role during the first two seasons and a starring role on the third season.

Paballo acted while simultaneously attending school, which showcased his passion for acting as well as diligence and good work ethic. He attended high school at The National School of The Arts, majoring in Dramatic Arts.

In 2020, he starred in the SAFTA nominated Netflix film ‘Riding with Sugar’ as well as a guest role on BET’s telenovela ‘Isono’ that same year.

After graduating high school with a bachelor’s pass and three distinctions in 2020, he took his studies further by studying filmmaking at The New York Film Academy.

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

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