Evans Manyonga - Founding Partner & Publishing Editor in Chief
A trendsetter and media influencer, Evans Manyonga is the former editor-in-chief of Fast Company SA. He was the founding editor in SA of the global franchise (the only English franchise title outside the USA) and produced 34 issues of the magazine. He is currently a Director and Partner at Reignmakers Media and the Editor in Chief of Tribe Business Magazine. Manyonga was the first black Editor in Chief of Leadership Magazine in its illustrious history. He is the former editor in chief of Black Business Quarterly Magazine. In 2017 he was voted among the top 10 most influential people in media in South Africa and top 100 overall in SA.
He holds a BA in Film and Media Studies from the University of Cape Town, a B.Phil. in Journalism and Multimedia from the University of Stellenbosch and a Master of Arts degree in Corporate and Political Communication from the University of Cape Town.
An astute organiser, his knack for versatility in his media ventures and receptive attitude – in tandem with his youthful vigour and zest for excellence – have aided a glittering career.
He has worked across various publishing and media disciplines: from marketing and production, to business journalist, business development editor, content manager, project manager for the Tomorrow’s Leaders Convention, editor of Achiever magazine, editor of Leadership magazine, founding editor of Science Stars Magazine and founding editor-in-chief of African Independent Magazine.
Tavonga Jacqueline Manyonga
Tavonga Jacqueline Manyonga is the Content Manager at Reignmakers and Tribe Business Magazine. Since graduating from the University of the Free State with a BA in Governance and Political Transformation, she has written for Leadership and Black Business Quarterly. Her fierce attitude is reflected in her craft, passion for writing and immense love for fashion. A driver of all things progress, she believes words have the power to inform and transform.
Stacey is an award-winning designer with over 20 years’ experience in both advertising and publishing. Her passion for design is evident in her high-quality and diverse portfolio which includes numerous awards for magazine design such as Best Magazine, Best New Title and Cover of the Year. She has also exercised her creative talent designing brochures, logos, annual reports and corporate and event stationery, as well as spearheading business marketing projects and related presentations. She launched her website Indio Design in 2006 and it reflects her hard work, a striving for perfection, reliability, excellent service and commitment to her chosen profession; she is always up to date on the latest design trends. She has two children: a daughter of 12 and a son of eight who, she says, both challenge and inspires her. Away from work she enjoys and outdoor life, also shared with five rescue dogs, in the beautiful Riebeek Valley in the Western Cape, South Africa.