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Staff Profiles

Leon Khoza and Surprise Mathabela

Leon Khoza and Surprise Mathabela, married in 1999, joined the Ingwelala team in 2003.

Amelia Mahlalele

Amelia Mahlalele joined the Workshop Team in May 2019, assisting with airport transfers, preparing Members game viewers, administration and relief duties at the stores & forecourt.

Maria Mabunda

Maria Mabunda joined the Ingwelala Team 26 years ago in November 1993.

Timothy Khosa

Timothy Khoza joined the Ingwelala Conservation Team as a Gardener in 2013, assisting with maintaining the gardens and surrounds of the Ingwelala Admin Block and swimming pool.

Thandi Machavi

Thandi Machavi joined the Ingwelala Team as a temporary employee in October 1997, assisting with the processing and management of domestic waste.

Debrah Ngwenya

Debrah Ngwenya has recently joined the Housekeeping Team to assist with bungalow cleans.

Lucert Manzini

Lucert Manzini joined the Housekeeping Team in January 2003 and is assigned to a corporate-owned bungalow.


Two-Boy Sithole

Two-Boy Sithole joined the Conservation Team in March 2008. Initially employed as a Field Assistant, Two-Boy acquired his Code 10 Driver Licence. He plays an important role in the Conservation Team as a Tractor Driver and relief truck driver when required.

Sibongile Mathebula

Sibongile Mathebula joined the Housekeeping Team on 01 March 2010. In 2011 Sibongile was requested to assist with housekeeping duties in the management staff residences.

John Sibuyi & Elizabeth Monyane

John Sibuyi and Elizabeth Monyane married in 1996. In 1997 John was employed by Ingwelala in the Maintenance Team because of his skill set with brick laying, tiling and carpentry.

Elizabeth Ndlovu Retires

Elizabeth Ndlovu has taken retirement at normal retirement age (65 years), after serving Ingwelala loyally for 27 years.

Delicious Mdhluli

Delicious Mdhluli, also known as Dollar, joined the Ingwelala team in September 2016. Delicious assists Judy and Joyful in the Shop.

Olivia Bango

Olivia Bango, daughter of the late Christina Bango (previous employee), joined the Housekeeping team in November 2016.

Meet the Ingwelala Football Team, alias Hungry Lions!

From left to right: Felicia, Mendrew, Augustine, Nelson, Two-boy, Alfret, Africa, and in front, Selinah.

Chris and Janet Mayes

Chris and Janet Mayes need little introduction as they previously worked at Ingwelala from 1998 to 2003.

Dave and Adél Annandale

Dave and Adél Annandale joined the management team on 01 March 2018. We take this opportunity to welcome Dave and Adél and wish them every success at Ingwelala.

Joyful Ngobeni

Joyful Ngobeni was initially employed in the Housekeeping Team on 01 November 2004, and three months later joined the late Merriam as an assistant in the shop, learning how to drive a computer.

Theodolate Mgiba

Theodolate Mgiba joined the Ingwelala Housekeeping Team on 01 July 2012. Since then, Theodolate has assisted in the Laundry, Guest Cottages, Members’ bungalows and undertaken relief duties at Sibon

Akani Masuku

Akani Masuku was employed on 06 September 2016 to assist the Workshop Team. Akani knows Ingwelala through his older cousin, Moses Mzimba, who has worked at Ingwelala for many years, taking care of the swimming pool and general grounds.

Mendrew Moyane

Mendrew Moyane was employed to assist the Maintenance Team on 01 April 2010. His home town is Lillydale Trust, near Hazyview, where he was raised with his four sisters. 

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