The Board

Meet our great team.

Delisile Nyanda


Deli is a wife, mother and grandmother who believes firmly in the principle of Ubuntu. Her passion for uplifting each other is evidenced by the number of business women she has developed and mentored as they continue to build sustainable businesses.

Deli, as she is affectionately known, is the founder, chairperson and the visionary behind Nandi ka Bhebhe. She is a teacher turned serial business woman who is one of the few construction moguls in the country and serves on several boards. She has been awarded for her work with the following awards:

  • Business Women Association (BWA) – Finalist in the Entrepreneur of the Year.
  • SEDA Construction Incubator (2011)
  • CEO Quality Development (2010)
  • SAWIC Award (2005 – 2009)
  • SASFA Lightweight Steel Construction certificate
  • DTI – Fast growing Incubate award finalist (2011)
  • DTI – Fast growing Incubate award (2011)
  • DTI – Most Successful Graduated Incubate (STP) 2011
  • Finalist of Business woman achiever awards KZN
  • Master Builders Award for the Women In construction 2014
Nomzamo Tutu

Nomzamo Tutu

Vice Chairperson

Nomzamo is an accomplished businesswoman, entrepreneur and an Occupational Health Specialist. Her qualifications include a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB); Post-graduate Diploma in Occupational Health (DOH); Post-graduate Diploma in the Management of HIV/AIDS in the World of Work and Bachelor of Science Degree.

Nomzamo diversified her business portfolio by exchanging medicine for the rugged world of construction. 

Linda Ngcobo-resized

Linda Ngcobo


Linda qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2002. She is the Managing Director of 1st Verification Networx (1st VN) which is a Durban based B-BBEE verification agency. Linda obtained her Undergraduate Degree at the University of Zululand, and her Post-Graduate Degree at UKZN specialising in Accounting, Taxation, Management Accounting and Auditing. She has worked in different industries including, Financial Services, Sugar Industry and B-BBEE. An owner-managed business has unique challenges, which have taught her valuable skills, one of them being the ability to multi-task. As Managing Director of 1st VN, she has gained further skills in areas like Marketing, Human Resource Management and Administration. She also serves on various boards and audit committees for both private companies and public entities.   

Tholi Cibane-resized

Tholie Cibane


Tholie attained an LLB degree from UKZN and has accomplished her coursework towards a Master’s Degree in International Business Law.

She gained significant experience within energy related issues, general compliance and played a big role in the transformation of the Mining Industry especially in KZN during her tenure.

She also holds a Minerals Management Certificate achieved from Wits University.

Nozipho Dlamini

Nozipho Dlamini


Nozipho is a seasoned education professional, a budding entrepreneur and a committed member of her church. Her educational career spans 22 years. Nozipho holds a Higher Diploma in Education and has worked both in public education and consulted in private education. Nozipho fundamentally believes that one should never stop learning and should always look to develop both professionally and personally. Hence, she continues to work hard to further her education, expand and diversify her skillset through enrolling for MBA courses in Project Management, Managerial Finance, Marketing etc. It is her life’s mission to contribute positively and constructively towards building a community that is progressive and works tirelessly in creating meaningful impact and advancing the lives of women. 

Gugu Mbonambi

Gugu Mbonambi


Gugu is a Dental Surgeon and has efficiently and successfully run her private practice. One of the first black women in the area to run an independent dental practice. She has maintained substantial patient retention over many years which speaks to the standard of her work. The practice remains profitable and shows good prospects for the future. Gugu has good organizational skills especially considering that she has had to move buildings to successfully expand the practice to meet demand over the years.

She obtained her Bachelor of Dental Surgery Degree in 2000. She continues to provide dignified services to the community and serves on various boards.


Ms Andiswa Gowa


Andiswa has a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy Degree with extensive additional training in programmes such as inclusive environment, access auditing and the equality act from the Centre for Accessible Environments (CAE), UK. She founded Andiswa Gowa Practice in 2001 and has since taken the practice to the prominent position it currently enjoys, particularly with regards to its medico legal related occupational therapy services. She provides inspirational and strategic leadership for the practice and its team of professional staff.

Her leadership role in executive areas such as Strategic Planning, Financial Planning and Management, Corporate Governance, Corporate Policy Framework and People Management has been instrumental in building the solid practice that is operating on strict business and health professions principles.

Lumie Naidoo

Lumendrie Naidoo


Lumendrie holds a Diploma in Medical Technology and has had vast international sales experience before venturing into Electrical and Mechanical Contracting.


Mrs Thobekile Ndlovu


Mrs Thobekile Ndlovu boasts vast experience in construction sector as she started managed and completed more than 20 projects successfully.

Thobe is a very principled and professional business woman. Thobe prides herself in her work as she passionately says “i make sure that i leave an unforgettable mark in all that I do”. An ambitious woman who is a go getter and a philanthropist of note through several organizations making sure that homeless families remain hopeful as she and her team build them houses. Never give up, until I win.

Lungile Zondi

Lungile Zondi

Deputy Secretary

Lungile is a dedicated, resourceful and goal-driven professional Education Specialist with a solid commitment to the social and academic growth and development of every citizen in Mathematics.

She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Unisa) and Honours and Master’s Degree in Education (University of KwaZulu-Natal) and STD and FDE Diplomas. She is also registered with the HPCSA as a Counsellor.

Zanele Khanyile

Zanele Khanyile


Zanele manages the administration function of the Nandi ka Bhebhe organisation and participates in all the activities of the business, including research, preparing presentations and delivering presentations to clients.

Zanele has a client service, international relations and corporate governance background. She worked in the sport industry as an International Relations Specialist as well as a Governance Advisor to the board of a national sporting body on local and international legislation.

Zanele holds an Honours Degree in Management and Leadership (UJ), Certificate in Board Governance (UJ). Chartered Secretaries’ Board qualification (SAICS) and is currently enrolled at the University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN) for a Masters in Leadership and Management the Chartered Secretaries Board qualification.