Patrice Tlhopane Motsepe | South Africa

Patrice Tlhopane Motsepe, born 28 January 1962, is a South African mining billionaire businessman of Tswana descent. He is the founder and executive chairman of African Rainbow Minerals, which has interests in gold, ferrous metals, base metals, and platinum. He sits on several company boards, including being the non-executive chairman of Harmony Gold, the world's [...]

Siya Kolisi | South Africa

Siyamthanda Kolisi (born 16 June 1991) is a South African professional rugby union player who currently captains the South Africa national team and also plays club rugby for the Stormers in Super Rugby and Western Province in the Currie Cup. He generally plays as a flanker. In 2018, Kolisi was appointed captain of the Springboks, [...]

Joel Hans Embiid | Cameroon

Joel Embiid (NBA) Joel Hans Embiid  is a Cameroonian professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). After one year of college basketball with the Kansas Jayhawks, he was drafted with the third overall pick in the 2014 NBA draft by the 76ers. Multiple foot and knee injuries delayed his [...]

Asisat Oshoala | Nigeria

Asisat Oshoala is a 25 year old Footballer from Nigeria. In a 2017 photograph taken at the CAF Awards ceremony in Accra, Ghana, Asisat Oshoala, stands proudly as the only woman in the photo among some of the football greats: Mohammed Salah, Sadio Mane, and countrymate Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. She may not be one of the [...]

Lewis Appiagyei | Ghana

Lewis Appiagyei is a 16 year old car racer in Ghana. Early years At the age of 10, Lewis Appiagyei already had his first Guinness World Record for the fastest lap driven on the Laguna Seca Circuit in virtual racing on PlayStation3. This record is still unbeaten. While many boys his age were playing with [...]

Nijel Amos | Botswana

Nijel Amos, 26, from Botswana is a Track and field athlete and known as Botswana’s 800-meter superstar. Early years Having shocked the nation by gaining podium position at the 2012 Summer Olympics at just 18 years old, he also made history by becoming the first Motswana to win a medal at the Olympics. Since then, [...]

Pieter-Steph du Toit | South Africa

Pieter-Steph du Toit, 27, is a South African Rugby player Early years Being the grandson of former professional rugby player, Springbok prop Piet Spiere du Toit, and older brother to Johan, also a professional rugby player, expectations are high to carry on the family legacy, but Pieter-Steph du Toit is doing well. He hails from [...]

Lloyd Harris | South Africa

Lloyd Harris from South Africa is a tennis player. Nicknamed ‘The King’ in the South Africa Davis Cup team, at only 22, Lloyd Harris is currently South Africa’s second ranked tennis player behind Kevin Anderson. Early years The young Cape Town-born player found his feet at the age of three when he picked up his [...]