Awesome Vegans

This section is dedicated to profiling various people of colour that follow a plant-based vegan diet in South Africa and the world.

We aim to show you that veganism is not a “white thing” as most people ekasi would think (which is all because of popular media, of course).

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Awesome Black Vegans – Tumi

Awesome Black Vegans – Tumi

Awesome Black Vegan - Tumi Itumeleng Seemela Career path: • Currently in my final year of Public Management & Governance at North West University (Vaal triangle Campus). • Events intern at Africa Matters Initiative Where are you from? • I have a complex origin story...

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Awesome Black Vegans – Tumi

Awesome Black Vegan - Tumi Itumeleng Seemela Career path: • Currently in my final year of Public Management & Governance at North West University (Vaal triangle Campus). • Events intern at Africa Matters Initiative Where are you from? • I have a complex origin story...

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Awesome Black Vegans – Mamaputle Boikanyo

Awesome Black Vegan - Mamaputle Boikanyo Mamaputle Boikanyo Career path: Writer; Digital Content Producer Where are you from? Johannesburg, South Africa. When did you become vegan and why? I became vegan after five years of being vegetarian. It was a simply the next...

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Awesome Black Vegan – Nyaki

Awesome Black Vegan - Nonhlanhla Nyaki Halimana By: Vegan Ekasi Nonhlanhla “Nyaki” Halimana   Career path: I have a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Pretoria, and work in the Economic Development Division at the Embassy of Switzerland in...

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Awesome Black Vegans – Nhlanhla

Awesome Black Vegan - Nhlanhla   Nhlanhla Skhosana Career path: Software Developer (currently) -> Musician Where are you from? I grew up in Dennilton a part of Mpumalanga at the time now part of Limpopo. I was brought up by my great-grandmother until about age six....

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Awesome Black Vegan – Wanga

Awesome Black Vegan - Wanga Wangapajanga Hanyani It's "Wanga" for short Career path: I’m a Natural Health Activist. I make herbal health and beauty products, and I coach people who want to transition to a healthy lifestyle so that they can overcome their health...

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Awesome Black Vegan – The Beat Oven

Awesome Vegan Beat Oven By: Vegan eKasi Thamsanqa "The Beat'Oven" Mpondo Where are you from? I’m a farm boy, born in a farm called Kromdraai. My family moved around a number of farms in the Viljoenskroon district in the Free State. I started my schooling in Boskpjie...

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Vegan eKasi is a movement that aims to increase awareness about the benefits of a plant-based diet and healthy living in Black townships and disadvantaged communities in South Africa. This website is dedicated to inspiring, encouraging and assisting people eKasi to adopt and maintain a healthy vegan lifestyle in the simplest, cost effective and delicious way possible.. .
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