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Tune in to our weekly podcasts for insightful and actionable content from African Super leaders!

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On this podcast Maanda Tshifularo (SuperLead CEO) interviewed Polo Leteka who is  the Chairman and Founder of IDF Capital, a South African based entrepreneurial financier and advisory firm. Polo Leteka is a highly accomplished and experienced entrepreneur and private equity investor. Through IDF Capital, Polo has contributed towards channelling investments into women-owned SMEs across South Africa. […]

Nov 24

39 min 57 sec

On this podcast Maanda Tshifularo (SuperLead CEO) interviewed Victor Kgomoeswana who is an author, speaker, and African Business Expert, among others. Following the success of his book – Africa is Open for Business –in 2014, Victor recently published another riveting book, titled Africa Bounces Back – Case Studies from a Resilient Continent. On this interview, Victor, who […]

Oct 21

37 min 30 sec

On this podcast Maanda Tshifularo (SuperLead CEO) interviewed Faisal Mkhize who is a Group Managing Executive of Absa Vehicle and Asset Finance. Faisal has served in several senior roles in the bank including Head of Market Leadership and Change in Absa Business Bank and as Regional Executive of Private Bank in the Northern Region. He holds a […]

Oct 8

36 min 34 sec

On this podcast Maanda Tshifularo (SuperLead CEO) interviewed Nontokozo Madonsela, who is the Group Chief Marketing Officer at Momentum Metropolitan Holdings. Nontokozo has more than 20 years of leadership experience in various organisations. On this interview, Nontokozo shared her incredible journey of leadership excellence, the lessons she has learnt over the years and her experience of repositioning […]

Sep 3

35 min 29 sec

On this podcast Maanda Tshifularo (SuperLead CEO) interviewed Steve Briggs who is the Chief Sales and Marketing Officer at SEACOM. Steve has two masters degrees – an MBA from Wits University, and a masters in Theology from Stellenbosch University.  He has also completed a Senior Executive Program at Harvard Business School. On this interview, Steve shared lessons he […]

Aug 12

34 min 25 sec

On this podcast Maanda Tshifularo (SuperLead CEO) interviewed Bongiwe Gangeni who is the Deputy Chief Executive for Absa Retail and Business Bank. Bongiwe holds a Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) degree from Wits University, a Postgraduate Diploma in Management (PDM) from Wits Business School and an MBA from the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS). She has also […]

Jul 20

38 min 30 sec

On this podcast Maanda Tshifularo (SuperLead CEO) interviewed Tinashe Ruzane who is the CEO and Co-Founder at Flexclub, which is a car subscription market place. Tinashe unpacked his incredible journey from growing in Pretoria to his executive role at Uber based in Amsterdam and ultimately co-founding this transformative organisation aimed at disrupting the car financing and ownership model. […]

Jul 6

38 min 23 sec

On this podcast Maanda Tshifularo (SuperLead CEO) interviewed Salome Maswime who is an Associate Professor and Head of Global Surgery at the University of Cape Town. Salome is also an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, and the President of the South African Clinician Scientists Society. She is a global surgery expert and an advocate for woman’s health rights and […]

Jun 17

39 min 19 sec

On this podcast Maanda Tshifularo (SuperLead CEO) interviewed with Dr. McLean Sibanda who is the Managing Director at Bigen Global Limited. Dr. McLean is an experienced executive who has worked in various industries and sits on numerous boards. He is the author of a fantastic book – Nuts and Bolts:Strengthening Africa’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystems. On […]

Jun 3

46 min 44 sec

Today’s podcast is part 2 of the Live Conversation Session, where Maanda Tshifularo interviewed  Mteto Nyati – CEO at Altron and the author of the incredible book, Betting on a Darkie: Lifting the corporate game. Mteto has won many awards recognising his leadership excellence and the most recent being the EY World Entrepreneur Award Southern […]

Jun 3

33 min 32 sec

Today’s podcast is from our Live Conversation Session, wherte Maanda Tshifularo interviewed  Mteto Nyati – CEO at Altron and the author of the incredible book, Betting on a Darkie: Lifting the corporate game. Mteto has won many awards recognising his leadership excellence and the most recent being the EY World Entrepreneur Award Southern Africa. On […]

May 13

35 min 59 sec

On this podcast Maanda Tshifularo, interviewed Vuyo Mpako, who is a Chief Digital and Data Officer at Old Mutual Limited.  Vuyo is a senior executive with over 20 years experience in telecommunications and financial services in senior positions. He also holds an MBA from GIBS. We unpacked a topic that affects pretty much every business leader, and […]

May 4

45 min 49 sec

On this podcast Maanda Tshifularo, interviewed Carice Anderson the author of a fantastic new book – “Intelligence Isn’t Enough” which is aimed at  empowering young Black graduates entering the workforce and Black professionals already at work, teaching them not only how to survive but also thrive in the corporate environment. Carice Anderson holds an MBA […]

Apr 13

43 min 23 sec

On this podcast we discussed what many leaders are faced with, having to turn around the companies that they lead. Be it small, medium and even large corporates. Most organisation are still battling with the effects of the pandemic/crisis. Stephen van Coller is delivering on the promise of turning around one of the most iconic […]

Mar 30

45 min 24 sec

On this podcast Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Antoine Paillusseau who is a Co-Founder and CEO at FinChatBot. FinChatBot is the South African leading provider of conversational AI solutions (largely known as chat bots). Currently serving some of the largest businesses in South Africa and abroad with its customer-centric conversational AI solutions. Antoine holds a Master’s Degree in […]

Mar 24

38 min 42 sec

On this podcast Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Molefe Pooe who is the Managing Director of Inertia Leadership and Business Coaching. Molefe is an author, certified leadership and business coach, speaker, leadership development expert, facilitator and member of the John Maxwell Team. He established Metamorphic Engineering in 2004, a company specialising in industrial piping and high pressure […]

Feb 18

37 min 18 sec

On this podcast Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Hwalani Mabaso, who is a Provincial General Manager at Absa . Hwalani is also a Board Member of Women in Tech® – an international organisation with a  mission to empower 5 million women and girls in tech by 2030. She was a finalist in the Standard Bank under 40 […]

Feb 5

34 min 47 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Prof Prof Tshilidzi Marwala to unpack his book, Closing the Gap: The fourth industrial revolution in Africa. Prof Marwala needs no introduction to the SuperLead community, he is a Vice-Chancellor and Principal at the University of Johannesburg. He served as a deputy chairperson of the presidential commission on the fourth […]

Feb 3

1 hr 3 min

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed with Prof Tawana Kupe Vice Chancellor and Principal of the University of Pretoria. We unpacked key insights from his journey of leadership excellence, his philosophy of maximising impact with limited resources, future of learning, digital transformation and so much more. He gave us a fantastic challenge and recommended Ousmane […]

Jan 22

45 min 56 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Elizabeth Rachidi who is an HR Director at Tiger brands. She has held senior HR leadership roles at Vodacom, Nedbank and as well as at Standard bank to name a few. Elizabeth holds an MBA from Gibs and is currently completing her coaching qualifications at UCT. She is very passionate about […]

Jan 13

35 min 25 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Candice Watson, who is the Group Executive for Human Capital at AECI. AECI is an explosive and speciality chemicals company focused on providing products and services to a broad spectrum of customers in the mining, manufacturing, agricultural, food and beverage, and general industrial sectors. In her role, Candice, leads the […]

Dec 2020

33 min 37 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed with Dr Vincent Maphai, who is the Chairman of the Sibanye-Stillwater Board. He is also a non-executive director of Discovery Limited. Previously, Dr. Maphai was the Director of Corporate Affairs and Transformation at SAB. In addition, he served as the southern African Chairperson of BHP Billiton. He has accumulated 20 […]

Nov 2020

38 min 27 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Dr. Liziwe Masoga who is the Chief HR Officer at Massmart. She is a seasoned Executive who has worked in Retail and Financial Services industries over the last 25 years. Prior to joining Massmart, Dr. Masoga was the Executive for People, Brand & Customer Experience at Old Mutual Insure, and […]

Oct 2020

48 min 5 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Dr Andrew Johnson, who is a guru in leadership development. He is the Chief Learning Officer at Eskom and co-author of the book: Leadership: perspectives from the front line. It was named the biggest book on Leadership in South Africa, with over 100o pages. This episode is part two of the […]

Oct 2020

44 min 5 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Dr Andrew Johnson, who is a guru in leadership development. He is the Chief Learning Officer at Eskom and co-author of the book: Leadership: perspectives from the front line. It was named the biggest book on Leadership in South Africa, with over 100o pages. This episode is part one of the […]

Aug 2020

39 min 10 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Bohani Hlungwane, who is a Group Head of Sales for Trade and Working Capital at ABSA. He is a guru and a respected thought leader in finance and trade. Prior to this role Bohani was a Director and Product Lead at HSBC based in Hong Kong. He holds a Senior […]

Aug 2020

48 min 55 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Yandiswa Xhakaza CEO at Nal’ibali Trust. Prior to her  role as Chief Executive, she was a founding Head of  School at the Arrow Academy, in Centurion. She holds an MBA from GIBS and she is driven and committed to the uplifting of others, particularly children through quality education. She shared powerful leadership principles […]

Jul 2020

41 min 33 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Prof Tshilidzi Marwala, who needs no introduction. He is the Vice-Chancellor and Principal at the University of Johannesburg. Prof Marwala is also the deputy chairperson of the presidential commission on the fourth industrial revolution, non-executive director at Nedbank. He has received in excess of 45 honours and awards. On this conversation, […]

Jul 2020

52 min 33 sec

As the economy opens up, for most companies digital transformation is top of mind, and to that end, we started our digital transformation sub-series. This is the third installment of the series. On this podcast Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Yolanda Cuba, who is the Group Chief Digital & FINTECH Officer at MTN. Yolanda’s experience include being CEO of Vodafone Ghana, […]

Jul 2020

30 min 48 sec

As the economy opens up, for most companies digital transformation is top of mind, and to that end, we started our digital transformation sub-series. This is the third installment of the series. On this podcast Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Yolanda Cuba, who is the Group Chief Digital & FINTECH Officer at MTN. Yolanda’s experience include being CEO of Vodafone Ghana, […]

Jul 2020

36 min 40 sec

As the economy opens up, for most companies digital transformation is top of mind, and to that effect, we started our digital transformation sub-series. This is the second installment of the series. On this podcast Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Lunga Siyo, who is a the CEO of Telkom Business. We started by unpacking his journey before […]

Jun 2020

42 min 58 sec

As the economy opens up, for most companies digital transformation is top of mind, and to that effect, we kick of our digital transformation series, starting with Maanda Tshifularo’s interview with the Priya Thakoor, who is a managing executive for digital channels at Vodacom, Priya’s digital experiences include being Chief Digital Officer at Coca Cola Southern […]

Jun 2020

32 min 58 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Deshun Deysel, who is one of South Africa’s leading female mountaineers. she has been on 14 major expeditions to five continents. In 1996 she made history by being part of the first group of South Africans to plant the new democratic flag on the top of Mt. Everest. She is also […]

May 2020

40 min 46 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Donald Valoyi, the CEO and co-founder Zulzi.com, which is an on-demand groceries delivery platform. This was our second interview with Donny, Maanda first interviewed when, when Zulzi won the MTN App of the Year in 2017. On this podcast, we talked about how to rapidly adapt to the new normal, It’s an incredible case […]

May 2020

44 min 39 sec

This is part two of  Maanda Tshifularo’s  interview Leadership and organisational health expert Thokozile Lewanika Mpupuni,PhD. Thokozile is currently the group heads up Leadership, Learning and Talent for Absa Group Limited. Thokozile holds a PhD from from UCT and her experience include being heading up leadership, Talent and Organisational Design at Discovery as well as […]

Mar 2020

44 min 24 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Leadership and organisational health expert Thokozile Lewanika Mpupuni,PhD. Thokozile is currently the group heads up Leadership, Learning and Talent for Absa Group Limited. Thokozile holds a PhD from from UCT and her experience include being heading up leadership, Talent and Organisational Design at Discovery as well as at Novartis […]

Feb 2020

42 min 55 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed a young author Londolani Tsanwani – Londo wrote a book to share her story after being involved in a vehicle accident where she lost – Mpho Regalo – her partner and father of her beautiful daughter. She wrote the book to inspire and restore hope to people who maybe […]

Feb 2020

39 min 53 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed a young author Mzukise Kuse. Mzukise has written a book titled – “A man called purpose”. It written as a novel with powerful insights on finding and living out one’s purpose. We unpacked the book on the interview and Mzukise shared fantastic insights from his masterpiece.

Feb 2020

35 min 50 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed the CEO of Fundi SA – Tshepo Ditshego. Tshepo’s journey is a perfect example of how anyone reach their dreams regardless of the background and life’s constant curve balls. Tshepo shared how Fundi SA can help anyone from high schools to postgraduate to further their studies and he believes […]

Jan 2020

38 min 48 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Shirley Machaba, who is the CEO of PWC Southern Africa. Notably the group’s first female CEO. Shirley is a Chartered Accountant with over 26 years of experience and has been a partner at PWC for over 15 years. On this podcast, Shirley shared her journey so beautifully, highlighting not […]

Nov 2019

49 min 33 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Khensani Nobanda is a Group Executive for Marketing and Corporate Affairs at Nedbank. She has a BCom from Wits (majoring in marketing and information systems) and an MBA from GIBS. Prior to joining Nedbank, she was a marketing executive at Vodacom and held senior leadership roles SA Breweries and […]

Oct 2019

29 min 48 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Khensani Nobanda is a Group Executive for Marketing and Corporate Affairs at Nedbank. She has a BCom from Wits (majoring in marketing and information systems) and an MBA from GIBS. Prior to joining Nedbank, she was a marketing executive at Vodacom and held senior leadership roles SA Breweries and […]

Oct 2019

32 min 23 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Rendani Mamphiswana. Rendani serves in the presidential commission of the 4th industrial revolution, he is a senior technical advisor at Sasol, he is currently pursuing a Phd on innovation systems at UJ and he has reading extensively on the topic of innovation. He has also travelled globally to present […]

Oct 2019

38 min 41 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Lebogang Chaka founder and CEO of Afro Visionary Legacy, a strategic advisory and public speaking firm with a focus on Africa and its diaspora. Lebogang has experience from top –tier consulting firms having worked within the advisory divisions at Accenture, Deloitte and KPMG. Her career has seen her on […]

Sep 2019

44 min 11 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Personal transformation expert  – Dineo Molokoane. Dineo is the managing director of Shedding Light and an author of a new book ” A new becoming, A guide to personal transformation”. She unpacked insights from the book and shared her own personal transformation journey. To get your copy of the […]

Jul 2019

46 min 34 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Shannon Lourens. Shannon is charted accountant by training and a senior manager at PWC. She is also a triathlete who has completed multiple half and two ironman and two full ironman races. She believes that anyone can complete an ironman race, even if one is a couch potato, one can […]

Jul 2019

53 min 42 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Mbali Nwoko, Mbali is an award winning farmer, CEO of Green Terrace. On this podcast, Mbali unpacked her journey of entrepreneurship in the Agriculture industry, how she transitioned from corporate to recruitment and her final pivot to farming. This is the second part of that interview – the focus was […]

Jul 2019

34 min 7 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Mbali Nwoko, Mbali is an award winning farmer, CEO of Green Terrace. On this podcast, Mbali unpacked her journey of entrepreneurship in the Agriculture industry, how she transitioned from corporate to recruitment and her final pivot to farming.

Jun 2019

45 min 46 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Amanda John, She is a co-author of a financial journal titled, Financial fitness to financial freedom, Amanda serves as a non-executive director at The Financial Planning Institute and she is also a business transformation coach at Old Mutual. She is Super passionate about financial literacy, Amanda holds a post graduate diploma in […]

Jun 2019

46 min 54 sec

On this podcast, Maanda Tshifularo interviewed Dr Tashmia Ismail-Saville, the CEO of the Youth Employment Service (YES), a joint initiative between business, labour and government, which addresses South Africa’s youth unemployment challenge, by creating 1 million work experiences in South Africa. She founded Boundless World, which focusses on strategy and innovation, inclusive business models, mobile […]

May 2019

44 min 11 sec