MAMONE – Having achieved significant success in his career, Abicky Kgolane, represents what young people aspire to, oozing confidence, tenaciousness and independence.
However, his accolades were not handed to him on a silver platter; it is all through hard work and total commitment.
The mid four ties rural born from Mamone Village, Sekhukune in Limpopo, who recently relocated to Groblersdal town due to work, is a household name in the print media sector as a journalist, writer and editor of note.
Abicky is also a profound motivational speaker, life coach, career counselor, business consultant, academia and communication specialist.
He is a dedicated youth development practitioner, serving as Communication Manager for the Sekhukhune TVET College, which credited him with an understanding of community development issues through seminars, workshops, motivational talks and business expos nationwide.
The multi-talented persona says he uses the country’s Covid-19 lockdown period to write, review and publish his motivational book titled, “Drop the excuses and conquer your life”.
The book he authored encourages readers to redirect their focus and intentions to achieve what they set to achieve rather than blaming others and conditions for their failures.
The book feature some inspirational topics such as ‘’Don’t make your limitations your excuses, get up from your desire state, you are as good as you want to be, smell your future and visualize success, use your uniqueness and brand yourself, turn your dreams into reality and it’s time to jump off your comfort zone’’, to list a few.
If you think he is a new kid in the blog, think again, he can remembered for his previous bulletins including the Newsmaker, Community News, The Voice, The Informer Magazine, Focus News, Focus Youth Magazine, Ephraim Mogale News, College Times and Update, to highlight his preceding projects.
Kgolane continues to inspire upcoming musicians using the lockdown to record and release his gospel album titled, “ Mphe matla morena ke go sebeletse”, literally meaning, “Oh lord give me strength to be your servant”, soon to be launched.
Quizzed on his dreams, he could not mince words when he announced plans to launch his television productions.
“I am venturing into television production and currently preparing my in-house television studio to be used to generate and supply contents to various television shows including the SABC and local provincial television stations, to showcase the strides, challenges and successful stories about rural disadvantages communities, who struggle to get exposure and the opportunity to be on television.
Abicky says he will use his skills, network and experience he has gained over the years when working with both print and broadcast media houses, to afford rural folks an opportunity to see their stories been told and shared live on television screens like their urban counterparts.