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Judges
DR NORMAN CAHI
DR ROLENE STRAUSS
DANIEL ASIWE
DATO TIFFANEE MARIE LIM
SITHEMBILE NTOMBELA
AVA HALL
REALEBOGA MALATJI
Co-hosts
Thami Nkadimeng
Shirley Van Wyk
Zanele Morrison
Our Judges

Our Judges

DR NORMAN CAHI

Dr Norman Cahi

One of the pioneers of teeth bleaching in South Africa, Dr. Cahi is considered a leader in this special field of dentistry.

He and his daughter, Chelsea, together with his brother Emile, a specialist prosthodontist, run the well-known CAHIDENTAL and Prosthodontic Practices in Parktown North Johannesburg.

A very special branch of their professional practice is the charities they support annually. Every year Dr. Cahi and his team adopt a children’s care home or orphanage to offer the kids top-class dental care for free.

DR ROLENE STRAUSS

A Miss South Africa 2014 and Miss World 2014, Dr Rolene Strauss is a medical doctor, Transformative Self-Confidence Coach, author, entrepreneur and businesswoman.

A graduate of the University of Stellenbosch Business School, in 2017, Rolene released a one-of-a-kind Spoken Word Album called “Secrets to My Growth” where she shares practical tips and secrets to a more productive, purpose-driven and joyful life.

Rolene has a daily devotional “Reflections from the Heart” in Afrikaans and English. Within the pages of this special book, she shares 365 days of reflection, motivation and inspiration to a more self-confident and happier you.

DANIEL ASIWE

Daniel, who holds Mr Africa 2021, King of the World 2021, King of the Universe 2021 and Face of South Africa amongst other national and international titles, is a  postgraduate student in Management at the North West University Business School.

Besides his youth development skills, Daniel has leadership accolades from various institutions including Regional Director for Pageants South Africa, Chairman for CANSA Luminaria Potch, Chairman for CANSA Shavathon Potcha and others.

DATO TIFFANEE MARIE LIM

Dato-Tiffanee-Marie-Lim

As Vice President-Brand, Creativity and Talent Development at Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, founded by her father, Dato exudes creativity. Her focus is ensuring that young people have the opportunity to fulfil their potential by bridging the gap between academia and the practical demands of the creative industry.

She is the recipient of the ASEAN Master Class Award for Emerging Woman Entrepreneur, and was identified as one of the TOP 10 Fashion and Beauty Influencers by Faces Magazine in Malaysia.

As part of travelling the globe preaching creativity, she launched Limkokwing Fashion Club, the only fashion label to have been launched by a university.

SITHEMBILE NTOMBELA

Sithembile Ntombela 1

Representing Brand South Africa is the Acting CEO, Sithembile Ntombela. A committed, hardworking, passionate and experienced chartered marketer, Sthembile is passionate about purposeful brand marketing. She is responsible for the development and implementation of strategic marketing strategies that promote South Africa’s Nation Brand to local and international audiences. 

As a strategic brand management and marketing expert, Sithembile is skilled at integrated marketing and communication, advertising, stakeholder relationship management, digital marketing, global marketing and reputation management. Sthembile is also a team player with great leadership skills who thrives for growth and excellence.

AVA HALL

Ava Hall

Ava is the Head of Content and Brand of The Africa Channel in Los Angeles. She has more than 20 years of TV network experience in content development, television production, artist/talent relations, programme planning and operations, creative services, brand management, and content distribution.

Ava has spent most of her career in senior management roles at BET Networks and Viacom CBS.

REALEBOGA MALATJI

Realeboga Malatji

Realeboga, the head judge, is a pharmacist, singer, actress and a former beauty queen. She was Master of Ceremonies at the recently held Netball World Cup 2023 in Cape Town. The first black woman to be crowned Miss Pretoria in 1999, she has also competed in the Miss Pietersburg (now Polokwane), Miss South Africa Northern Province, and Miss Premier Soccer League beauty pageants.

A Philanthropist and humanitarian at heart, she is passionate about alleviating poverty to empower the youth, and she has trained more than 200 youth and women in various communities.  

Co-hosts

Our Co-hosts

THAMI NKADIMENG

Thami Nkadimeng

Nkadimeng, a thought leader, is a conversation architect conceptualises who and creates and delivers messages to a wide range of audiences. Experienced in front of the camera, behind the microphone, and addressing an audience, she focuses on zestful and spirited solutions while communicating to individuals on public platforms.

SHIRLEY VAN WYK

CAPE TOWN, South Africa - Monday 18 March 2019: guests at the launch of Boschendal Estate's new wine, Nicolas 2016, on the estate in Franschoek.

Shirley van Wyk has set herself apart as a marketing and communications specialist specialising in the wine, travel, and luxury space.   Having hosted high-net-worth events, Van Wyk is credited with transforming the perceptions around local sparkling wines and has been a great ambassador of luxury emanating from the continent. 

ZANELE MORRISON

Zanele Morrison

Through her wit, warmth, and winning personality, business coach, speaker, event host, and entrepreneur, Morrison is the perfect person to host conversations. With experience in media and management, television, facilitation, leadership, change, and transformation, Morrison is skilled in extracting the right conversations

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