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Current Affairs

Current affairs keynote speakers are experts and thought leaders who address critical and timely issues shaping the world today.

These speakers provide invaluable insights, analysis, and perspective on the most pressing global events, challenges, and trends.

They offer informed opinions, research-based findings, and real-world experience, making them indispensable for organizations, conferences, and events seeking to stay informed and engaged with the rapidly evolving landscape of current affairs.

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Mandla Isaacs is a public speaker, and facilitator. He is Managing Director of Zehuti Advisory, a communications and strategy firm.  His main areas of expertise and interest are: political economy, business strategy/trends, South African and African development, international relations, public policy/administration and politics. His career has spanned management consulting, including with McKinsey – where he […]

  • Cape Town, WC
  • Political Economist
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Ambassador Tony Leon is an author, speaker and consultant, and careers in both front line South African politics and international diplomacy.

  • Cape Town, WC
  • Ethical Politics
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Solly Moeng is a widely experienced professional with a career that has seen him manage a variety of projects in various sectors and in countries spanning several continents. He is an established independent media professional with specialisation in Reputation Management, Stakeholder Engagement Strategies, Strategic Internal & External Communications, PR and Media Relations. As a destination […]

  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Political Commentator
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Judith February is a lawyer, governance specialist and columnist. She is based at the Institute for Security Studies (ISS) as a Senior Research Associate and is a Visiting Fellow at the WITS School of Governance. Prior to that she was executive director of the Human Sciences Research Council’s Democracy and Governance unit and also head […]

  • Cape Town, WC
  • Political Commentator
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Bronwyn Nielsen is a Senior Anchor at CNBC Africa and Group Executive Director of the ABN Group (CNBC Africa and Forbes Africa). She has been part of the CNBC group since its launch in 2007. As one of the first faces to join the channel, Bronwyn comes with over thirteen years of experience in the […]

  • Johannesburg
  • Business Journalist
  • 227 Views

Leanne Manas is a multiple-award winning South African TV presenter that has graced our screens for over a decade. Not many broadcasters can boast having had live TV experience 5 days a week for 12 years … Leanne is a qualified Speech and Drama teacher which she completed through London Trinity College and she also […]

  • Johannesburg
  • Current Affairs
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Bruce Whitfield is a name synonymous with excellence in financial journalism. Renowned for his insightful analysis and captivating storytelling, Bruce has garnered widespread acclaim throughout his career. With a string of prestigious awards to his name, including being named Sanlam Financial Journalist of the Year twice and winning the Citadel Words on Money Overall Winner […]

  • London, UK
  • Current Affairs
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Karyn Maughan is a senior legal journalist at News24, documentary producer and bestselling author. She appears on SABC, Newzroom Afrika and eNCA. She is a BBC contributor. She was the associate producer on aN Amazon Prime Documentary on Oscar Pistorius. The four-part series, called “Pistorius” and was shortlisted for the prestigious Grierson award. Karyn Maughan […]

  • Johannesburg
  • Legal Journalist
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Richard Poplak is an award-winning author, journalist, and filmmaker. He has become one of the most widely read and controversial political journalists in South Africa, editing at large for the Daily Maverick. Poplak has reported from over 25 developing countries, for the Financial Times, Atlantic Monthly, The Guardian, among others. He was recently part of a team that won the prestigious […]

  • Johannesburg
  • Current Affairs