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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.

Nhlanhla Buthelezi - English Conversational - OSM Talent
Nhlanhla Buthelezi - English Corporate - OSM Talent
Nhlanhla Buthelezi - English Narrator - OSM Talent
Nhlanhla Buthelezi - English Poetic - Skill - Dramatic - OSM Talent
Nhlanhla Buthelezi - Setswana Conversational - OSM Talent
Nhlanhla Buthelezi - Zulu - Conversational - News-Reader - OSM Talent
Nhlanhla Buthelezi - Zulu - Hardsell - OSM Talent
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Andile Mngadi

Andile Mngadi

Andile is a voice over artist extraordinaire - known for his incredible energy behind the mic, his creative efforts in bringing a script to life, his versatility with delivery styles - Andile enjoys leaving each of his clients feeling like they’ve received “a whole lot more” from him, when he walks out the booth.

With an education from the Durban Institute of Technology where he obtained a National Diploma in Drama, Andile has since worked as an actor in theatre, corporate theatre, TV commercials, television and film. He has also worked as a casting director for television and television commercials.

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

Andile Mngadi - English Bright
Andile Mngadi - English Conversational
Andile Mngadi - English Corporate 1 - OSM Talent
Andile Mngadi - English Hard Sell
Andile Mngadi - English Intimate - OSM Talent
Andile Mngadi - English Narrator
Andile Mngadi - English Soft Sell
Andile Mngadi - Zulu Conversational - OSM Talent
Andile Mngadi - Zulu Hard Sell
Andile Mngadi - Zulu Soft Sell
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Thabisile Thabang Dlamini

Thabisile Thabang Dlamini

Thabisile Thabang Dlamini is an experienced voice-over artist, a creative writer & content producer and an aspiring musician. Her voice-over portfolio boasts an array of productions of radio dramas, commercials, public service announcements, promos for radio and television, corporate videos and podcasts.

Thabisile also has experience as a stage actor. After 2 years of training at the South African State Theatre in 2011 – 2012 she was in a musical as part of the Rain Of Art festival at the State Theatre; “My Richest Yard” directed by Ayanda Sithebe.

At only age 20 and still a 2nd year Media student she already had her byline in a national youth magazine with a monthly circulation of 600 000 copies; loveLife’s own UNCUT Magazine. She worked with UNCUT for three years being part of the editorial team and then began producing radio content for loveLife (the largest and most recognised youth HIV prevention NGO in South Africa). The content was translated and broadcast in all eleven official South African languages on all the nine African language radio stations of the SABC (South African Broadcasting Commission) and community radio stations across all nine provinces of the country.

2009 was a giant leap into digital media. Together with a New Media Consultant from New York City, Thabisile produced a first in South Africa - a youth mobile social network dedicated to social change, namely www.mymsta.mobi which has since been re-launched into www.ilovelife.mobi. This was also the year Thabisile worked with the HIV/Aids & Media Project, the journalism department at the University of Witwatersrand and the Perinatal HIV Research Unit; where she wrote a series of articles on "Fatherhood and Aids" after her father passed away from Aids in 2008. The articles focused not only on her personal story, she interviewed many other HIV positive fathers and their children. In 2012 the series was published and released internationally in a book called Uncovering Men: Rewriting Masculinity and Health in South Africa.

Thabisile currently writes for FunDza Literacy; her short stories are published by FunDza on the FunDza mobile app which is aimed at delivering good literature to young people who would otherwise not have access to it – thus encouraging a culture of reading in young South Africans. The stories address social ills and issues that young people face and are written not only to entertain but also to educate, guide and expand young minds.

She is currently working on her debut album, a unique sound fusing indigenous African instruments with poetry and pop. It’s set to be a first in the world promising to be a special work of art focused on healing the emotional body – a must for audiences who prefer to go deep.

Thabisile is a vibrant young woman with special gifts and a character that promises to keep her where her gifts will lead her to. She’s experienced and professional; clients who’ve booked Thabisile are always amazed at how well she takes direction and how articulate she is in both English and isiZulu. Her writing experience makes her very good at interpreting scripts, thus her delivery is always well executed. Thabisile Thabang Dlamini is one of a kind.

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

Thabisile Thabang Dlamini - English Bright
Thabisile Thabang Dlamini - English Conversational
Thabisile Thabang Dlamini - English Conversational 2
Thabisile Thabang Dlamini - English Corporate
Thabisile Thabang Dlamini - English Skill Promo
Thabisile Thabang Dlamini - English Softsell
Thabisile Thabang Dlamini - Zulu Huggies (Bathing_podcast) Showcase
Thabisile Thabang Dlamini - Zulu Radio Promo (Koo) Showcase
Thabisile Thabang Dlamini - Tswana Conversational VO - OSM Talent
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Noms Hlongwe

Noms Hlongwe

Noms is born and bred from KZN, Richards Bay. She is fluent in both English and Zulu.

Noms’ broadcasting career started in 2010 when she began studying Media Studies and worked as a volunteer at neighbouring community radio stations In Meadowlands JHB. In 2011, she majored in Sound Engineering, continuing for three years and graduated in 2014.

Currently Noms works as a sound engineer for a Gauteng based radio station, often also recording voice overs for radio ads and even sometimes works as a copy writer.

Noms’ VO career comes mostly from Engineering VOs over the years, participating in radio station campaigns, gaining experience and broadcasting exposure from all media houses she’s been fortunate to work with.

Outside of been an engineers, voice artist and writer, Noms is the Director of a non profit organisation for mental health awareness and community care services.

Noms’ other hobbies include enjoying being a home taught cook and a blogger for healthy skin and general health.

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

Noms Hlongwe - English Bright
Noms Hlongwe - English Conversational
Noms Hlongwe - English Conversational 2
Noms Hlongwe - English SoftSell
Noms Hlongwe - Zulu Conversational
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Thabang Byl

Thabang Byl

Thabang is a dynamic South African Voice Over Artist whose love for story telling has propelled him to lend his voice to telling the stories of a multitude of clients across the corporate and entertainment landscape of South Africa and abroad.

His compelling narration style and wide area of knowledge has lead to Thabang's voice being selected for usage by several brands on TV, Radio and online.

Thabang is a passionate professional and his unique voice, delivery and versatility makes him a great choice for a wide variety of campaigns.

Thabang is also a Master of Ceremonies, an avid music lover, song writer who has played a very active role in South Africa's music industry over the last decade.

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

Thabang Byl - English Bright 1
Thabang Byl - English Bright 2
Thabang Byl - English Conversational
Thabang Byl - English - Pan African Conversational
Thabang Byl - English Corporate 1
Thabang Byl - English Corporate 2
Thabang Byl - English Dramatic
Thabang Byl - English Intimate
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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.

Celia Ncalane - English Bright - OSM talent
Celia Ncalane - English Conversational - OSM talent
Celia Ncalane - English Dramatic - OSM talent
Celia Ncalane - English Hardsell 1 - OSM talent
Celia Ncalane - Hard Sell (2) - OSM talent
Celia Ncalane - English Hardsell 3 - OSM talent
Celia Ncalane - Zulu Hard Sell - OSM Talent
Celia Ncalane - Zulu Intimate - OSM talent
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Trevor Gumbi

Trevor Gumbi

Trevor Gumbi is a South African comedian, writer and actor best known as co-host (and voice over artist) of the Mzansi Magic entertainment magazine show Headline (2010-2013) and for his active and vocal Twitter account.

He also stars as Gideon Gwinyimbuzi, the dim-witted security guard that works at the reception of the apartment building, in the SABC1 sitcom Ses'Top La and hosted the Mzansi Magic travel show Msawawa True South with Trevor Gumbi.

Trevor also writes monthly columns for both the Campus Cosmo and the Cosmopolitan magazines, in which he portrays an agony Uncle and a helpful Professor. Trevor was voted one of South Africa's Twitter Kings in Cosmopolitan magazine's January 2011 issue.

With John Vlismas, he co-hosted a multi-day conference for Nando's in later 2005 and performed for a large internal launch for McDonalds in 2006. That same year saw him as a performer in the FNB Lifestart campus road show, travelling to tertiary campuses countrywide.

While outspoken and sometimes controversial, Gumbi is active in the corporate market, where he can be found entertaining executives and their staff with tailored material.

Gumbi has appeared at several major comedy events in the country, including performing at Oppikoppi, Rocking the Daisies, King-size comedy jams, Blacks Only, Laugh out Loud and Arts Alive comedy festival.

He has voice over experience on e.tv's animated series Jozi Zoo, can be heard doing skits on 5fm as "The black guy at a braai" and enjoyed success staring on his TV skit show for the Vodacom Super 14 rugby season as Offside Vilakazi on "The desk with Offside Vilakazi".

He was also seen weekly on the SABC1 celebrity entertainment show The Real Goboza and was a featured comedian in the January episode of the Comedy Central series Comedy Central Presents... Live at Parker's, in 2013.

Gumbi can currently be seen performing stand-up comedy on comedy club stages countrywide. His birthday is 23 November.

In 2014 he had a starring role as Thomas Gumbi - a humble man hailing from a township in Newcastle in love with Mpho, last born and only daughter of the Ledwaba family, a royal wealthy family - in the eKasi+ sitcom Van 'n Sit.

In 2016 he replaced DJ Sbu as host of the SABC1 game show Friends Like These, beginning with the fourteenth season. He also began starring in his own dark comedy-drama series, The Sober Companion, on SABC3.

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

Trevor Gumbi - English Bright
Trevor Gumbi - English Comedic Character
Trevor Gumbi - English Conversational
Trevor Gumbi - English Conversational 2 - OSM Talent
Trevor Gumbi - English Dramatic
Trevor Gumbi - English Hard Sell
Trevor Gumbi - English Soft Sell
Trevor Gumbi - Zulu Corporate Showcase
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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.

Sabelo 'Sabby' Mtshali - English Conversational
Sabelo 'Sabby' Mtshali - English Conversational 1
Sabelo Sabby Mtshali - English Corporate
Sabelo Sabby Mtshali - English Dramatic
Sabelo 'Sabby' Mtshali - English Hard Sell
Sabelo 'Sabby' Mtshali - English Hardsell 1
Sabelo 'Sabby' Mtshali - English Intimate 2
Sabelo 'Sabby' Mtshali - English Skill Promo : Dramatic
Sabelo 'Sabby' Mtshali - English Slam Poetry
Sabelo 'Sabby' Mtshali - English Soft Sell
Sabelo 'Sabby' Mtshali - English Softsell 1
Sabelo 'Sabby' Mtshali - Zulu Conversational
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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.

Morena Sefatsa - Bright
Morena Sefatsa - English Conversationa
Morena Sefatsa - English Corporate
Morena Sefatsa - English Hard Sell
Morena Sefatsa - English Skill Promo
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Morena Sefatsa - English Soft Sell
Morena Sefatsa - Zulu Conversational - OSM Talent
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Zesuliwe Habede

Zesuliwe 'Zesu' Hadebe

Zesuliwe Hadebe gained her acting experience at the University of Witwatersrand where she appeared in a couple of productions. Zesu then interned on Ukhozi FM on the Breakfast Show with DJ Sbu, from there Zesu has performed on camera in shows such as Generations and Home Affairs IV.

Zesu has used her acting and radio experience as leverage to expand her career to include a professional voice artist. Her English recordings can be described as having a rich, African tonality and she also delivers an authentic Zulu voice over. With Zesu's vast experience she is able to deliver in a wide range of styles, such as; conversational to hardsell and corporate to dramatic.

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

Zesuliwe Hadebe - English Conversational
Zesuliwe Hadebe - English Corporate
Zesuliwe Hadebe - English Hardsell
Zesuliwe Hadebe - English Motivational Speaker
Zesuliwe Hadebe - Zulu Conversational
Zesuliwe Hadebe - Zulu Dramatic
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