BOAF Inducts Bhekumusa Zikhali to Africa’s 10,000 Points of Light
“On behalf of the Banking on Africa’s Future (BOAF), it is my pleasure and honour to welcome Mr. Bhekumusa Zikhali to the prestigious 10,000 Points of Light (POL) club, as number (BOAF0425) towards our target of 10,000 names in the BOAF, for his role as an economics student, and emerging entrepreneur at the University of the Free State,” said Stanley Karombo, a member of the BOAF initiative powered by The 1873 FM www.the1873fm.com and The 1873 Network, www.the1873network.org.
Who is Bhekumusa Zikhali?
He is director of a company called, NobleMorgans Pty Ltd. His company Zikhali is working on a hydro system, called the Named Inner City Hydro Power system. The project is in its research and development phase and will use the city’s sewer systems for hydropower generation.
“I am an aspiring entrepreneur and an activist for African development in my personal capacity,” Mr. Zikhali said.
According to Mr Zikhali, his company will be in the 12 months launching another company in the digital space for medical accessibility to the people.
Speaking to Tinashe Mupasiri the host of the Sandton Express Morning Show on the 1873 FM www.the1873fm.comon Wednesday, Mr. Zikhali (24) said, “I hope and belief Africa can be everything it needs to be. If all of us can play a selfless role in its development.”
Last year, Mr. Zikhali was part and parcel of a great initiative which raised funds at his university. The students walked from Bloemfontein to Qwaqwa. (350km in 6 days). The second tier of their initiative is expected to start in June. Meanwhile, he and other students are training to climb Mt Kilimanjaro in the aim to raise R2million for students to register and graduate in the year 2020.
Last year, he was also featured in the top 100 Sadc innovators. Mr Zikhalli said: “I felt it’s something and l didn’t deserve because am still a potential the work is not yet done, the potential isn’t good enough for African growth getting it done is.”