Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The first time ever I saw your face ... Ashanti Mbanga

"The bicycle is the vehicle of a new mentality. It quietly challenges a system of values which condones dependency, waste. inequality of mobility and daily carnage... There is every reason why cycling should be helped to enjoy another Golden Age," - James McGurn 

Ashanti Mbanga feels strongly about sustainable transport. She is a green transport economist, a former Miss Earth South Africa and a passionate change maker who aspires to educate and affect a positive change in the lives of others. We chatted to Ashanti about her time in the Netherlands and her views on cycling in South Africa.  As an iStart2 Ambassador, Ashanti urges all artists out there to submit their art and become part of the iStart2 Challenge.

Ashanti Mbanga: "iStart2 challenge South Africans to challenge themselves"

To listen to the show, her favourite music by Roberta Flack and a "transport" song from the iStart2 cd, "Die Laaste Trein" by Daniel Eeuwrick, just hit play:

Thought of the day: Aim for number one ... avoid number 2 ...

The iStart2 Show is broadcast at 17h30 on Radio Today 1485AM in Jozi, nationally on DSTV Audio Channel 869 or worldwide on The show is hosted by the beautiful Keitu Gwangwaand Pierre du Toit. You can listen every Monday at 17h30 and the show is repeated on Thursdays at the same time. Join us! 

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