About us

One day leader is a Television series in which six young people showcase their leadership skills by tackling modern day South African social, economic and political issues as a way of competing for the coveted title of ONE-DAY LEADER.

The show tells the story of the evolution of these six young people from ordinary young people into willing, influential, accountable, thoughtful, calculating and brave visionaries, the epitome of the future youth leaders of our country.

This is a reality series that engages and aims to educate young South African between the ages of 18 to 25 on leadership skills. This it does whilst also investigating social, economic and political issues that impact the leadership of the country. It aims to explore, extract and showcase leadership qualities of young South Africans represented by six finalists.

Call for Entries Now Open - One Day Leader series 7

Minimum Requirements for entry
  • All participants must be between the ages of 18-25
  • Must have a South African Green ID Book, Smart ID Card or Passport
  • Must have matriculated
  • Be involved in a project of some kind AND have a portfolio
  • Must be able to communicate well in English (Studio Debates are in English)
  • Be willing to live Johannesburg for a period 3 months
  • Must have no family member working for the SABC
  • Entries open on Friday the 6th of July and close on Friday the 17th of August 2018


February 9, 2016

Dike Phatudi

    Dike Phatudi is a 23 year old, proud South African entrepreneur and founder of Hedera Group and a catalyst of youth development. He holds […]
February 9, 2016

Bongekile Radebe

    Bongekile Radebe is the 24-year-old founder of Her Destiny – a tea lifestyle and business network that seeks to accelerate the economic participation of […]
February 9, 2016

Thabo Isaac

    Thabo Isaac Sereme is a management consultant at EY and he is currently within the Advisory PI-Finance space. His passion for youth development is […]
February 9, 2016

Nthabeleng Likotsi

    Ms Nthabeleng Likotsi is the Executive Chairman of the Young Women in Business Network (YWBN) and the Chairperson of the formation of the YWBN […]