21 ICONS Season III: Jolynn Minnaar

Jolynn Minnaar ‒“We have to be active citizens and participate in our democracy. It needs young people’s voices. It needs our participation.” The 21 ICONS short-film will showcase how the young, inquisitive girl from the Karoo became the acclaimed director of the groundbreaking film ‘Unearthed’ that aims to unite South Africans

21 Icons: Phindile Sithole-Spong

Sithole-Spong has been selected for 21 ICONS South Africa Season III for combating the stigma faced by South Africans living with the HIV virus.  She has been recognised for her advocacy surrounding HIV and sexual health, both locally and internationally. Phindile Sithole-Spong ‒ “Life is the most powerful declaration you can

21 ICONS: Ashley Uys

Ashley Uys has been selected for 21 ICONS South Africa Season III for developing medical products that can detect life-threatening diseases and reduce the high-risk fatality through accurate and timeous diagnosis. His development of a self-testing malaria kit has led to global recognition, as the tests’ reliability and affordability present