A classically trained pianist and cellist who has put in years as an entertainment lawyer, Unathi Malunga is adding new notes to her score. She is studying orchestral conducting, and plans to be the first black African woman to conduct a professional orchestra.
Self-taught and using patched-up, homemade and reverse engineered instruments, the Orchestre Symphonique Kimbanguiste is doing something extraordinary. The only all-black orchestra in the world – and the only orchestra at all in central Africa – it is revelling in the beauty of classical music.
The television advert featuring South Africans of all persuasions going about their daily work, creating the "rhythm of the nation". The star of the advert - the conductor of the "orchestra" - is 10-year-old Tlotlego Tsagae, born on 27 April 1994. Click arrow to play video.