AfricaTech is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 3099067.


Mandla Magagula
Blockchain Consultant at Rand Merchant Bank


Mandla has over 12 years’ software development experience. He has worked in a diverse constellation of companies in various sectors including central banking, commercial banking, training and telecommunications.

In 2014 he was exposed to blockchain technology. Realizing the potential of this disruptive technology he immersed himself in fully understanding how the technology worked and how it would impact the world.

He is currently looking after the blockchain technical team at RMB Foundery where he is responsible for building a number of innovative blockchain-based solutions for banking.

He is a co-founder of The Coding Ground, a software craftsmanship academy that focuses on equipping young people with technical and leadership skills in order to be active global citizens.