Owner of Diamond Face Couture – Uyanda Mbuli, is at the fore-front of changing the fashion landscape in South Africa. She launched the clothing label DFC.
She is the Head of Marketing, Communications & Customer Relationship Management at the Gauteng Liquor Authority ‘GLA’ – she is currently working with a team of skilled individuals to transform and regulate the liquor industry.
Uyanda also known as ‘Yanda’ to her family & friends is the host and anchor of African Giants on SABC2. Mbuli was one of the top local celebrities selected to compete in Season IV of Strictly Come Dancing on SABC2.
Widely known as a woman of many talents and skills, she is an Integrated Marketing Communications Specialist, a Businesswoman, TV Personality, Designer & High-Profile Socialite, Uyanda Mbuli was the first black women to be crowned Mrs. South Africa Globe in 2005.
She spent 3 years on the Board of Gauteng Film Commission (GFC) : one of the key funding institutions for local television & film productions. The South African Entertainment Industry is currently breaking new ground in the filming of independent movies & local drama properties, and Uyanda being part of the Board along side other board members plays an instrumental role in the positioning of GFC. She resigned after being promoted to a Deputy Chairperson of the Board to focus on GLA & DFC.
She is also involved in public healthcare and sits on the Board of TARA Hospital.
Mbuli is popularly known as the brainy beauty who Managed SABC1 Publicity & Events Division during its Yamampela transformation – SABC1 is South Africa’s number one television channel with 15 million viewers on a weekly basis. She was specifically recruited to be the Publicity Manager for SABC1 so that she can be the face of the channel, which lead to her being crowned a RED CARPET QUEEN