Rorisang Kgosana
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13 Sep 2021
7:20 am

Poet, motivational speaker hopes to take his online talk show to TV

Rorisang Kgosana

Prince wako Pitori offers his time to some of his 200,000 followers who need help and he wants to extend that to the rest of South Africa.

Prince Mazibuko at his home in Soshanguve, 1 September 2021, Pretoria. Picture: Jacques Nelles

Social media influencers often attempt to reel in as many followers as possible, but Pretoria poet and storytellerPrince Wako Pitori has instead used his platform to uplift and help thousands of his own followers, with some reuniting with long-lost families with his help. Born Prince Mazibuko, the 28-year-old said he was initially not sure what to do with his life after matriculating in 2013. But once he decided to take a gap year, his creative juices started flowing. He said he found himself creating short stories. After being encouraged by his cousins and siblings to share the stories on social...