Songezo Zibi

Songezo Zibi has more than 20 years of corporate experience, during which time he has been a communications and corporate affairs professional and a leader in diverse industries. Prior to joining Absa as the Head of Communications, he was the editor of Business Day. As a journalist and editor, Songezo has written extensively about South Africa’s political system, economy and social dynamics. Since 2007, he has been a consistent and recognised voice for accountability, good governance, nation-building and for the creation of a dynamic, inclusive economy. In January 2022, he announced the launch of Rivonia Circle, a think tank that will give birth to innovative and more effective ways of political participation. Manifesto is his second book, following on from the acclaimed Raising the Bar: Hope and Renewal in South Africa (2014).