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Kgosietsile Diphokwane

Election Year: 2020

Election Constituency: Southern Africa

Scholar Status: Scholar Alum

Rhodes Identifier: South Africa-at-Large & Linacre 2020

Kgosietsile Diphokwane


Kgosietsile (Kgosi) is passionate about driving development through enterprise and currently works for a 'profit with purpose' private equity firm whilst completing his Masters of Management degree in Entrepreneurship and New Venture Creation at Wits Business School. He has a BA Honours in Development Studies and a BCom in Economics, Finance and Philosophy. Kgosi was a recipient of the Economic Research of Southern Africa prize awarded to the top 2 students in Economics. His experience includes being a Research Assistant with the KIEHRA institute at Wits University looking at healthcare inequality across Africa; as well as leading various student organisations, one of which was named the best organisation on campus and the best chapter in the country. Kgosi also co-founded a skills development incubator for university students.