October 21, 2020

An interview with Dr Ezinne Nnamdi-Louis

Can please share your name and where you are from? Dr Ezinne Nnamdi-Louis is from the Eastern part of Nigeria, however currently residents in Qatar. What […]
October 14, 2020

An interview with Adv Thuleleni Mbhansa

Can please share your name and where are you from? Her name is Thuleleni. She grew up in KwaZulu Natal, at Esikhawini, a place closer to […]
October 8, 2020

An interview with Hanson Dorcas Amanor

Can please share your name and where are you from? From Ghana, Hanson Dorcas Amanor is her name. What are you passionate about? She is passionate […]
October 6, 2020

An interview with Ebere Okonkwo

Can please share your name and where are you from? Ebere Okonkwo is a native of Awgu Enugu state, Nigeria. She currently lives in Lagos Nigeria. […]
September 30, 2020

Mental Health Matters!

One of the questions that many have been asking from the beginning of the pandemic is “How are you?”. No, really “how are you doing”. Is […]
September 22, 2020

Dear #Becoming A better version of Yourself

Dear Becoming A better version of Yourself Silent battles are the most difficult battles to conquer. This is because they place strain on your soul. It […]

Writer’s bio


P hiwe Mncwabe is a fearless and courageous leader. South African born and raised in the Western side of Johannesburg. Johannesburg classified as the city of gold and possibilities. Being born in a country like South Africa, a country institutionalized with inequalities and a history of oppression. Born just after the release of uTata uNelson Mandela, however still living in oppression of gender inequality, inequalities and institutionalized racism. A democracy baby "free" on a quest to freeing the nation and the world with authentic storytelling. An Afrikan feminist, born storyteller, avid reader, strategic problem solver, unapologetic debater, content creator and dabbler. Phiwe remembers struggling in High School and battling to find her feet. One day she wrote, found her voice and never looked back. She has participated in numerous platforms in radio stations such as Radio 702,Kaya FM ,Metro FM,SA FM, Jozi FM and Westside FM. In those platforms she engages in discussions aimed at celebrating reading Afrikan literature ,writing and storytelling.

In 2017 she formed an all-round female book club advocating for Afrikan literature and storytelling. The book club exposed her to influential leaders such as Dr Judy Dlamini (Businesswoman, Author and , Chancellor of the University of the Witwatersrand) baba Duma ka Ndlovu(Filmmaker, Playwright, Journalist, Producer and Poet),Thulisile Nhlapo (Author of Colour Me Yellow and journalist) and Thabiso Mahlape (Black Bird Books Publisher and Writer). She has also volunteered in various organisations. She has been involved in various activities aimed at advocating for social impact and awareness.

Phiwe is the founder of Botlhale Hub Afrika. She is also a full time writer who is open to explore the writing space or social impact spaces in Africa. She is open for collaborations in Afrika that involve finding strategic solutions to address social issues faced by Afrika. Phiwe can be contacted on info@botlhaleafrika.co.za or can be followed on LinkedIn on https://www.linkedin.com/in/phiwe-mncwabe-a5639585/