Ben Myres

Ben Myres is co-founder and Creative Director of Johannesburg-based games studio, Nyamakop. In 2018 they released the multi-nominated and award winning, ‘Semblance’, which became the first African developed game to ever release on a Nintendo console, Ben was previously programme manager of A MAZE. / Johannesburg, and co-curated, Africade, the first gallery exhibition to focus

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Cukia Kimani

Cukia “Sugar” Kimani is a co-founder of Nyamakop, a game development studio based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Since forming Nyamakop in 2015, Cukia alongside fellow co-founder Ben Myres have built their studio into “one of the most promising studios in African game development” as described by Polygon. Cukia was named as one of Forbes Africa’s 30 under 30 of

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David Bateson

David has over 30 years experience in radio drama, animation and feature film dubbing, documentaries, commercials, corporate videos (off and on camera).  He is also the acclaimed voice actor and character model for Agent 47, the protagonist of the Hitman franchise. David was born to British parents in Durban, South Africa and moved back and

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Jason Holden-Jones

Jason is fuelled by his passion for Simulation Racing, Motorsport, and Entrepreneurship. He is working to not only establish Sim Racing as a major esport in South Africa but also to establish Sim Racing as a grass-roots gateway to ‘Real World Motorsport’. Visit the Sim Race South Africa website at www.simracesa.co.za

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Sam “TECH GIRL” Wright

Sam “Tech Girl” Wright is a tech and gaming YouTuber/blogger who entered the world of esports broadcasting in 2016. She quickly cemented herself as a leading host, interviewer and MC for gaming and technology related events in South Africa, and has since worked at various esports events in Europe and Asia. Sam has played a

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Brett Stelmaszek

UFD Tech started off in the strangest way imaginable. An American moved to South Africa and began making tech reviews out of a spare bedroom in his house. Fast forward 2+ years and the UFD Tech channel has grown to be the largest tech YT channel in South Africa and one of the top 100

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Pippa Tshabalala

Pippa Tshabalala is the former presenter of The Verge, a TV show dedicated to video games that aired on Vuzu between 2008 – 2012. She is currently a presenter and co-producer of Glitched Africa. She holds a BA Fine Arts degree and an MA Digital Animation degree from the University of the Witwatersrand. She writes

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Marco Cocomello

Marco Cocomello is the editor and manager of Glitched Africa. He is a passionate and enthusiastic tech and gaming writer who has been in the gaming industry for over 15 years. Glitched is the home of SA’s hottest YouTube show which tackles all the best local gaming industry trends. Find out more at glitched.africa

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Glenn Kisela

Glenn Kisela has been writing in the gaming industry for over 7 years, from game reviews to esports to long-form opinion pieces on the industry – from social issues to anti-consumer practices & more. Since his first article in the gaming scene, Glenn has discussed sexism & racism in the industry, exposed companies in the

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Barry “Anthrax” Louzada

Barry “Anthrax” Louzada has over 15 years in competitive gaming as a player, including 6 DGC titles playing Battlefield, prior to his switch to commentating and hosting. Barry is a talented desk host and commentator who has worked on a number of South African CS:GO and Battlefield events. In 2014, Anthrax chose to move from

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