10 inspirational women in media & entertainment

By Misha Solanga
01 August 2017

Women who are paving the way for others

As women's month starts we want to shine a light on 10 most inspiring women blazing the trail in South African media and entertainment industry.

Basetsana Kumalo is a television personality, business woman and a philanthropist.

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Carol Bouwer is a television presenter, producer and production company owner.

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Connie Ferguson is an actress and production company owner.

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Sophie Ndaba is an actress and events business owner.


Judith Sephuma is a jazz and Afro-pop singer

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Carol Manana is our first lady of sports broadcasting.

Carol Manana

Redi Tlabi is a journalist, author, and radio presenter.

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Leanne Manas is an award winning television, radio presenter and MC.

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Lerato "Lira" Molapo is an award winning singer and reality television personality.


Yvonne Chaka Chaka is an internationally acclaimed singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, humanitarian and teacher.

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