Prince Mashele

An articulate commentator, Prince is a pundit to watch. He has a broad range of interests and is currently head of the crime, justice and politics programme at the Institute for Security Studies, a leading think-tank. Previously, Prince was a speech-writer in Thabo Mbeki's presidency. A political studies graduate of the University of Venda, he also holds a masters from Rhodes. At both universities, he was a student leader. Prince is a regular commentator, both locally and abroad; he has advised the African Union, the Pan- African Parliament among other bodies.

Lunch spot: Bogatti Restaurant, Brooklyn Mall