Masechaba Lekalake

Presenter, Weekend Live

Masechaba Lekalake is a multitalentedtelevision news and current affairs presenter who has experience in research, production and scriptwriting for several programmes including Into Africa, an SABC Africa travel show that established her as one of the bestknown presenters on the continent. Into Africa took her to Ethiopia, Egypt, Uganda, Ghana and Nigeria. The 25-year-old is also a voice-over artist, directs music videos and hosts entertainment events. She has been the face of the Old Mutual Vukani Fashion Awards since 2006. A product of exile, Lekalake was born in Zambia and she has also lived in Zimbabwe and the United States. At the age of seven Lekalake was writing children's short stories that were published in children's magazines in California. She holds a media studies certificate with emphasis in journalism, video broadcasting and public relations. � Mmanaledi Mataboge

Lunch spot: Moyo, Zoo Lake, Johannesburg