Tsholofelo Nkosi

Software Engineer #Top15YoungGeeks - Class of 2024

MTN Group





Tsholofelo Nkosi


  • Organisation: MTN Group
  • Role: Software Engineer

Tsholofelo's Biography

Tsholofelo Nkosi is deeply driven by a desire to enact meaningful change in the world. A proud member of Women In Tech South Africa, the Promise and Prosper Youth Development Programme, and the True Love Movement, she actively engages in initiatives aimed at uplifting and supporting disadvantaged communities. From orchestrating soup kitchen drives to aid youth impacted by substance abuse, to mobilizing community efforts to provide essential sanitary supplies.

Tsholofelo demonstrates an unwavering commitment to fostering positive transformation in the lives of women, children, and the youth. Her advocacy for these marginalized groups reflects a personal dedication to diversity and empowerment, believing that by amplifying underrepresented voices, we can reshape the trajectory of technology and foster a more inclusive global landscape.

In the dynamic realm of technology, Tsholofelo embraces a continuous learning ethos, eagerly adapting to emerging trends and contributing to its ever-evolving narrative. With an innate curiosity and a growth-oriented mindset, she remains dedicated to remaining at the forefront of industry breakthroughs. Tsholofelo Nkosi’s humanitarian spirit extends beyond her professional endeavors; she generously imparts her knowledge by teaching young children computer skills, and actively volunteers within the tech community, exemplifying her commitment to both personal and collective advancement.


Dear South African Geeks,

Embrace a 'Stand on business' mindset in every moment; this is your singular life, make every second count. And also remember, with unwavering determination, you can conquer any goal you set your mind to. But in your pursuit of success, don't forget to extend a helping hand; bring someone along on your journey.

- Tsholofelo Nkosi


Tsholofelo's Work

  • - AI buddy, she engaged in the development of an innovative literacy tool known as AI Buddy. Designed to function as a personalized tutor, AI Buddy is adept at catering to the unique needs of each individual user. This project has been specifically crafted to tackle the pressing issue of literacy rates in South Africa. By leveraging advanced technology, AI Buddy aims to empower users with the essential skills required for literacy, thereby contributing to a brighter future for individuals and communities alike.

    - Umnotho AI, a powered financial guide for young people to learn about and practise good money habits. 



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