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Chronicling the African Renaissance

About Sanet Oberholzer

Sanet is a South African currently living in Pretoria, South Africa where she is completing her Honours degree in International Relations – her academic love. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and speaks English, Afrikaans, German and very basic Dutch. She is a lover of people, coffee, food, life, questions and questioning. She also enjoys reading and photography and travels as often as she can. She is always eager to explore and meet new people and believes in being open to new challenges and embracing the opportunities life presents. Apart from Ayiba, she finds herself busy with different projects, one of them being the research and publications unit of a charitable trust organisation based in Kenya that focuses its efforts on countering violent extremism.
Latest Posts | By Sanet Oberholzer
Whispers of Life from a 14-year-old
5 months ago

Whispers of Life from a 14-year-old

For some of us it may be difficult to remember what it is we were doing at age fourteen, but fourteen-year-old South African Karabo Nkoli has already reached a milestone …
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A Visit to The World’s Oldest Library
6 months ago

A Visit to The World’s Oldest Library

When it comes to institutions of learning, people often make the automatic assumption that Western countries tend to lead in terms of prestige, quality, and even establishment. If …
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Peace Within Prisons Project
7 months ago

Peace Within Prisons Project

Championing a message of second chances, the Peace Within Prison Project is designed to not only help prisoners reintegrate into society upon release but to also accept and …
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Banele Khoza on Art and Temporary Feelings
7 months ago

Banele Khoza on Art and Temporary Feelings

Banele Khoza, born in Swaziland and based in Pretoria, South Africa, has held over forty exhibitions alongside other artists and recently held his first solo exhibition at the …
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BCUC: The Undiluted Truth and Music
7 months ago

BCUC: The Undiluted Truth and Music

Hailing from Soweto, South Africa, Bantu Continua Uhuru Consciousness, or BCUC for short, is a band that makes “music for the people by the people with the people.” …
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24 Hours in #Pretoria
7 months ago

24 Hours in #Pretoria

Pretoria is Johannesburg’s milder cousin. The administrative capital of South Africa, it is home to about 1.6 million people and is one of the main hubs in South …
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Africa’s Best Breweries
7 months ago

Africa’s Best Breweries

Beer is a beverage that has been brewed for centuries in diverse parts of the world by monks, women, craftsmen, capitalists, and hobbyists. It offers a common denominator: …
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My Ultimate African Bucket List
7 months ago

My Ultimate African Bucket List

When the words “Bucket List” come to mind, people’s initial responses centre around seeing things like the Eiffel Tower in Paris, the Grand Canyon in Arizona, Niagara Falls …
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24 Hours in Johannesburg
8 months ago

24 Hours in Johannesburg

Johannesburg is a city people either love or try to avoid. Its history is fascinating and tells the tale of a city formed on the fringes of gold …
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The Real Injustices in Caster’s Race
8 months ago

The Real Injustices in Caster’s Race

As a South African I am immensely proud of Caster Semenya but I’m also immensely proud of her as a fellow woman and as a fellow human being.


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