Enhancing Basketball Infrastructure- Randburg

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SPRITE SLAM USA TRIP

Miles and Associates International takes 15 of Africa’s top high school Basketball players to the United States. 15 High school basketball players from Angola, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania and Uganda, were selected from “top 40 elite player camps” conducted in each country. The African all-star team is composed of the top 3 players (ages 14 to […]

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“Scholar Athletes Featured in June Issue of O’Mag”

Michael and Allana Finley Over the past 15 years, Michael and Allana Finley have impacted the lives of hundreds of disadvantaged South African children. “I’ve always been passionate about youth development,” says Mike, who set up basketball programmes to uplift and motivate students, as well as provide an opportunity to identify those with exceptional abilities, […]

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Emmerentia Ledwaba

University : University of Mobile. Alabama,USA ’07 Degree : Business Management Hometown : Pietersburg, South Africa Currently : Working for BP Biography : With the assistance of Miles & Associates and the African Youth Development Fund (AYDF), basketball has helped take Emma “Diesel” Ledwaba from the dusty streets of Pietersburg, South Africa to obtaining a […]

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Lesego Molebatsi

Background : Left for the US 05 College : Fresno Pacific 09 Degree : Business Management Hometown : Bloemfontein, South Africa Currently : Working for Nestle Biography : Lesego Molebatsi stands 6 feet 8 inches tall and was part of the first South African delegation of players to ever attend an NBA player camp in […]

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Luvuyo Mandela

Background : Left S. Africa for the US in 2003 High School : Graduated Saint Anne’s Belfield HS 2005 University : Graduated from Hamilton College 2009 Degree : Philosophy Hometown : Durban, South-Africa Currently : Accounts Manager: National Empowerment Ratings Agency Biography : Luvuyo Mandela got involved with Miles & Associates in 2002 shortly after […]

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Sakhile “Yao” Sithole

Background : Left for the US in 2007 High School : Episcopal High School ’09 Hometown : Pietermaritzburg, South Africa Biography : Yao hails from Pietermaritzburg, South Africa where he was raised by a single father. At age 10 he was given the nickname “Yao” after NBA star Yao Ming because he had already grown […]

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Thabo Letsebe

Background : Left S. Africa for the US in 1997 High School : Graduated from Towson Catholic in ’99 College : Graduated from Goucher College (Baltimore, Maryland) 2003 Degree : Graphic design Hometown : Johannesburg, South Africa Biography : Thabo is from the township of Alexandra in Johannesburg, South Africa and through the help of […]

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Tsakane Ngobeni

Background : Left S. Africa for the US in 2000 High School : Graduated Saint Anne’s Belfield HS (2003) University : Graduated from Hamilton College (2007) Degree : Communications Hometown : Soweto, South-Africa Currently : Head of Business Development: Safesky Africa Biography : Tsakane, hails from Soweto township in South Africa. At the age of […]

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