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DUMISANI MAHLANGU

The man behind the blog.

Once upon a time, not so long ago, a force to be reckoned with was born. He would be a member of a movement called the Generation Y’ers. Yes,he is a proud member of that movement because its members are innovative, bold, bright and open-minded. He is not an exception either!  I subscribe to all type of social media and gadgets. Innovation, like water, matters very much to me, hence I love Apple and its beauty inventions like the new IPad.

You probably new or returning on this blog,  And you wonder what is this man doing in this space. Nothing much, realy! You landed on the right spot if you are interested in business affairs (e.g The biggest IPO’s in recent times), Leadership (Why Mark Zuckerberg matters in the digital age), Economics (all about the inflation rate and its impact thereof), Politics (Not the ANC type, and not gutter politics either), social media and other stuff that are thought-provoking. I have just summarized the purpose of  this blog. Now you know……come back and tell your friends about it.

On an individual level, I hold a believe that encourages the persuasion of truth, honesty, critical inquiry and redress. It is through brutal honesty and verbal nakedness that we will be able to address issues that portrays an elephant in the room. That is at least my view on how we should express ideas and communicate thoughts.

What am I busy with? Very interesting question indeed. On the very Southern tip of this world there is this province called Western Cape, very beautiful, very clean and very well governed (at least I’d like to believe). I live there, oh to be precise that is where my train of thought is being sharpened for a future career in Auditing (I am all about objective assurance). I am reading towards a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Financial Accounting with a highly reputable institution, the University of Stellenbosch and am in my final year of study.

Working with people and trying to bring about change in a society I reside in is paramount to me. I have seen myself working in various community based organisations, that includes project that focuses on education, financial literacy and human-trafficking. I view education as a weapon for mass-destruction with which we can use to fight Poverty, HIV/AIDS. Malaria, Gender inequality and economic inequality.

Horace Walpole said it  best when he said “The whole secret of life is to be interested in one thing profoundly and in a thousand things well.” So am interested in business, entrepreneurship, blah, blah blah (talking), reading and staring on that small thing called the computer. I draw my inspiration from people who changed the world in one way or another, the likes of Phuthuma Nhleko, Patrice Motsepe, Adrian Gore, Warren Buffet, Nelson Mandela, Clem Sunter and significant other people.

I would really love to tell you about my achievements and awards, but I stopped doing upon realisation that one can really buy trophies and print certificates. Ask, I will tell.

As a point of emphasis, I view education as life, and life education!!!

If you enjoy what you’re reading on this blog, I’d love if you’d sign up to receive free updates by email or RSS, and follow me on Twitter. Do not forget to COMMENT!!!!

DH

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23 responses to “DUMISANI MAHLANGU

  1. Malan du Toit

    April 12, 2011 at 11:57 pm

    Well done Dumi my BRA!!!

     
  2. Mahmoud Jajah

    April 14, 2011 at 10:55 pm

    Nice one there! I share similar interests, and I blog at http://www.mahmoudjajah.com, from Ghana.

     
    • Dumi-rocks

      April 28, 2011 at 2:11 pm

      I just checked your blog. Very informative it is. Keep those thought provoking articles coming!!!

       
  3. Sol Sikhosana

    April 28, 2011 at 12:54 pm

    I just stumbled accross your page and boy you rock!!!! indeed. This is what I call tought leadership. South Africa is blessed to have you, your impact would be like a snowball.

     
    • Dumi-rocks

      April 28, 2011 at 2:10 pm

      I am humbled Sol. Thank you!!!!

       
  4. Vuyo

    May 23, 2011 at 3:26 pm

    Greetings, that’s a good profile man. Thumbs up!!! I can see that you are into politics as well. Check my blog at “http://lord-ntlangu.blogspot.com/”.

     
    • Dumi-rocks

      May 23, 2011 at 9:48 pm

      I like you tagline there in your blogpost….keep them coming. I wanted to subscribe, but then you did not allow for this option!!!!!

       
      • Vuyo

        May 24, 2011 at 4:45 pm

        I have recently updated my dashboard. Under my profile, on the left hand side, you will find the subscription option.

         
  5. Markusman

    June 4, 2011 at 6:24 pm

    Nice suit-Future CEO of Mahlangu Holdings INTERNATIONAL

     
  6. Dinco

    August 26, 2011 at 10:52 am

    SA needs more young people like you for us to grow academically, industrial-wise and economically. Keep up your enthusiasm and may it rub off upon the many lost young people still trying to find their way.

     
  7. kamogelo masupha

    September 21, 2011 at 6:32 pm

    Great stuff!!So inspired.

     
  8. Nolo

    October 27, 2011 at 10:31 am

    I guess I’m a bit late tho

     
  9. Mother

    December 14, 2012 at 8:30 am

    Hi Dumi,

    I am planning a blog series to kick off in mid-January 2013 featuring interviews with Bloggers of the top SA blogsites.

    I’d like to know if you would be keen for me to interview you for the series. If so, I’ll need your email addy so that I can send you the questions. The entire interview will be done via email. If I have any other questions I’ll give you a call.

    My blog is called The Motherload – themotherload.net

    Hoping for a positive response!

    Regards,
    Melanie Minnaar

     
  10. sell page mahlangu

    April 4, 2013 at 9:27 pm

    you are a true inspiration, keep it up.

     
  11. Craig Mitchelmore

    April 27, 2013 at 5:51 am

    Really like the blog, Dumisani. In fact I am going to share it on Twitter. It’s really refreshing to be a fellow South African and see the honest passion you have for things here in our amazing country and beyond . From a kindred spirit, Craig .

     
  12. Lucky

    January 16, 2014 at 11:01 am

    Such a refreshing blog indeed

     
    • Dumirocks

      February 17, 2014 at 4:21 pm

      Thank you very much Sir. I live for such feedback.

       

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