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Rapelang Rabana


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Rapelang Rabana is a computer scientist, entrepreneur, and keynote speaker.

She is currently the Founder and Chair of Rekindle Learning, a learning technology company; and previously co-founded Yeigo Communications, South Africa's first free VoIP mobile services provider.

She has been featured on the cover of Forbes Africa magazine, selected as a FastCompany Maverick, named Entrepreneur for the World by the World Entrepreneurship Forum and selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum. After graduating from university, Rabana co-created the VoIP mobile application called Yeigo in 2006.

In 2009, Telfree, a South African next-generation operator, bought a majority stake in Yeigo. Rabana was appointed as the leader of Telfree's Research and Development department until she exited the business in 2012.

In 2014, Rabana founded Rekindle Learning, which empowers people to respond to the changing world of work through digital learning experiences.[10] In November 2017, Rapelang was named Chief Digital Officer of BCX where she served until the end of 2018.

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