University of Cape Town

Sandile Zakwe

2020 Emerging Talents

Sandile Zakwe  is 24 and born in Durban KwaZulu-Natal. Sandiles mother and family are his biggest inspiration, with his mother being the first real entrepreneur he saw. Sandiles twin brother is the inspiration behind his idea of the pill dispenser and interest in medical technology. Sandile Zakwe is an Allan Gray Orbis Foundation Fellow, which started his journey at 14. He is passionate about being a social entrepreneur, particularly in Africa, helping those wronged by historical injustice, black and people of colour. Thus, he is passionate about music and the arts, as an artist to bring joy to the world and access to those who don’t have.

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