The Duke a.k.a. The Duke of Happiness (real name Tshepo Nketle) is a Khayelitsha-born South African author, motivational speaker, entrepreneur, electrical engineer graduate of Chrysalis Academy (Best Student) and False Bay College.
The Dukes passion is in Life Coaching and Motivation with Youth Organisations and Business Societies.
He contributions have earned him many accolades including:
- Presidents Bronze Award – Presented by President Nelson Mandela
- S.A. Youth Ambassador – United World Youth Council (England March 2003)
- Peace Programme Certificate – Presented by Mairead Corrigan Maguire (1976 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate)
- Best Student – Chrysalis Youth Academy (2004)
- Peace Awareness Certificate – Matthew Goniwe Memorial High School (2002)
- Certificate of Excellence – WCNVAW (Violence against women awareness programme)