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Mission

To provide practical, effective and sustainable solutions. To provide tailor made legal and business solutions

Sir Manu Machaba is a Law Graduate.

Apart from his Law degree, he also has the following Certificates:

  • Successful Negotiations: Essential Strategies and Skills
  • Negotiating and Drafting Commercial Contracts
  • Business Negotiations Skills
  • Business Management
  • Mini MBA (1. Business Models and  Strategy 2. Business Analysis 3. Leadership and Management 4. Project Management 5. Finance for Non- Professionals 6. Business Writing Skills 7. Teams, Communication and Influence
  • How to solve the right business problems
  • Strategic Planning in the times of Covid 19
  • Leadership- Leading Teams

He has over 22 year’s practical prosecution experience in the National Prosecuting Authority. 

In those years he prosecuted for 11 years as a junior around GP Courts, and the last 11 years as a Senior Public Prosecutor in KZN and later in Gauteng. 

In these collective 22 years he prosecuted: 

  • Criminal Cases (Murder, Culpable Homicide, Rape, Armed Business and Home Robberies, Aggravated Assaults, Damage To property, Maintenance Matters)
  • Commercial Crimes (Corruption, Fraud, Theft, Financial Embezzlement)
  • Traffic Offences (Culpable Homicide, Reckless and Negligent Driving, Drunk Driving)
  • Drugs related Crimes- Possession and Dealing

It was in the 22 years as a legal practitioner that he honed his Litigation, Mediation and Negotiation Skills as he mediated and negotiated Workplace Conflicts and Legal disputes between opposing parties.

He also successfully mediated in both Formal and Informal Court Settlements, and negotiated formal Plea Bargaining Agreements with Advocates, Attorneys, Magistrates on behalf of the State and the victims of crime.

As a Manager, he also mentored, coached, trained, assessed and developed employees’ performances.

During his tenure as a Prosecutor, he also served for 5 years as a Union Shop Steward, and also as an Employee Representative in Disciplinary Hearing

For over 20 years he has been a Part- time Network Marketer, EntrepreneurInspirational Speaker, and Program Director

Current Engagements: 

  • Legal Consultant and Advisor
  • Contract Negotiator
  • Workplace Conflict Negotiator
  • Conflict Manager
  • Mentoring and Coaching in: 
  1. Business Negotiations
  2. Conflict Negotiations/ Management/ Resolution
  3. Performance Development
  4. Career Advancement

Core Values

Justice

Client Experience Integrity Accountability

ABOUT THE COMPANY

                                                                                                  OUR COMPANY 

Machaba Consulting and Sirmanu Enterprise (Pty) Ltd are sister companies. partnership

Our other interests are in Ditokelo Legal Services where we hold a 50% shares (www.ditokelo.co.za)

Machaba Advisory and Consulting Group is a national company co- founded by Sir Manu Machaba and Dr. Masilo Machaba. 

The company is recently joined by another legal expert, Advocate Mamoshwana Chuene as an Executive Director

Realizing the plight of businesses in proper representation, the three companies focus on empowering these clients with legal and negotiations service. 

In particular, we ensure effective negotiations, drafting and management of contracts.  In most cases we have been successful in negotiating workplace and business disputes. 

Our companies have also been in the forefront, through workshops and master classes of empowering SMMEs, Public and Private sector Managers with Contract and Conflict Negotiation skills.

We also ensure that , using our blend of legal expertise- Criminal and Labour Investigations, that we offer an unparalled legal services. Our criminal expertise include Watching briefs, Court preparations, Alternative Disputes Resolutions, plea bargaining on behalf of complainants, etc.

Family Law related services- Divorce, Maintenance, etc.

                                                                           

                                                                                   COMPANY LEADERSHIP

Sir Manu Machaba

Former Senior Prosecutor and Union Rep. He directs the firm’s Legal services, Contracts and Conflicts Negotiations, SMMEs Business Mentoring and Coaching

Adv. Mamoshwana Chuene

Adv. Chuene is an admitted Advocate of the High Court. She litigates Family Law related cases, administers deceased estates, and manages business contracts.

Mr. Monyatsi Hoshoko.

He a former Police Captain in the SAPS Detective Unit, in charge of Criminal and Labour investigation.

Dr. Masilo Machaba

Dr. Machaba is a Medical Practitioner and Business Management Consultant  He is currently also involved in the property market, and Forex Trade training in the company.

Adv. Mamoshwana Chuene

Adv. Chuene is a Law graduate and an an admitted Advocate of the High Court. She is currently pursuing her Masters in Law.

She joins us with a decade experience in both Civil and Criminal court litigation; 

Apart from her Legal degree, she also has certificates in:

  • Contract Management- Australia Institute of Management
  • Fraud and Money Laundering
  • Child and Spousal Maintenance

Adv. Chuene worked for 4 years as a Candidate Attorney, and 6 years as a Prosecutor in the NPA.

At the NPA she was in charge of litigation, directing and supervising police investigations.

Her specialties were in:

  • Fraud
  • House and business break- ins
  • Spousal and Child Maintenance
  • Domestic Violence.
  • In 2013 she was part of a team which reviewed, revised and updated a manual titled “The Integrated Training Manual on Domestic Violence”

In 2017 Adv. Chuene resigned from NPA to work in Australia for Peregrine Corporation as an Assistant Manager. This move was pursued in order to acquire international experience.

In 2020 she came back to SA to pursue her legal career again where she founded Ditokelo Legal Services.

 Adv, Chuene is assisted in the Criminal and Labour Investigations by Mr. Hoshoko who has over 20 years investigation experience.

He holds a Diploma in Labour Relations Management obtained from UNISA.

Some of his added certificates are:

  • Detectives Investigations Techniques and tracing, Informer handling, Interview and Interrogation, Missing Persons tracing, Crime Scene Management
  • Effective Labour Relations Management
  • Mentoring
  • Internal Admin Efficiency

Sirmanu Enterprises (Pty) Ltd is co- directed by Sir Manu and Adv. Chuene

Machaba Consulting, and Sirmanu Enterprise are focused on legal, professional, and business solutions that assist with corporate effectiveness and efficiency. 

The companies’ objectives are to alleviate the legal, professional and business plight experienced by businesses.

In achieving our objective, we ensure that our solutions are client centric and produce sustainable positive results.   

Our mentoring and coaching sessions ensure that we impart Soft and Technical skills that are necessary to develop and sustain growth in the current digital world. 

Our clients come from different fields of businesses and SMMEs: 

  • Transport- Couriers, Shuttles, Buses, Trucks
  • Public Sector
  • Municipalities
  • Private Sector
  • SMMEs
  • Insurance
  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Legal
  • Telecommunication
  • Fashion Industry
  • Education
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Finance
  • Health and Beauty
  • Hospitality
  • Food and Beverage
  • Bio- sciences
  • Mining and Energy
  • Mechanical 
  • Agriculture,
  • etc

Machaba Consulting Group and Sirmanu Enterprise still continue to nationally offer virtual legal services, Business Masterclasses, Workshops, and Coaching 

Sir Manu Machaba is a Law Graduate.

Apart from his Law degree, he also has the following Certificates:

  • Successful Negotiations: Essential Strategies and Skills
  • Negotiating and Drafting Commercial Contracts
  • Business Negotiations Skills
  • Business Management
  • Mini MBA (1. Business Models and  Strategy 2. Business Analysis 3. Leadership and Management 4. Project Management 5. Finance for Non- Professionals 6. Business Writing Skills 7. Teams, Communication and Influence
  • How to solve the right business problems
  • Strategic Planning in the times of Covid 19
  • Leadership- Leading Teams

He has over 22 year’s practical prosecution experience in the National Prosecuting Authority. 

In those years he prosecuted for 11 years as a junior around GP Courts, and the last 11 years as a Senior Public Prosecutor in KZN and later in Gauteng. 

In these collective 22 years he prosecuted: 

  • Criminal Cases (Murder, Culpable Homicide, Rape, Armed Business and Home Robberies, Aggravated Assaults, Damage To property, Maintenance Matters)
  • Commercial Crimes (Corruption, Fraud, Theft, Financial Embezzlement)
  • Traffic Offences (Culpable Homicide, Reckless and Negligent Driving, Drunk Driving)
  • Drugs related Crimes- Possession and Dealing

It was in the 22 years as a legal practitioner that he honed his Litigation, Mediation and Negotiation Skills as he mediated and negotiated Workplace Conflicts and Legal disputes between opposing parties.

He also successfully mediated in both Formal and Informal Court Settlements, and negotiated formal Plea Bargaining Agreements with Advocates, Attorneys, Magistrates on behalf of the State and the victims of crime.

As a Manager, he also mentored, coached, trained, assessed and developed employees’ performances.

During his tenure as a Prosecutor, he also served for 5 years as a Union Shop Steward, and also as an Employee Representative in Disciplinary Hearing

For over 20 years he has been a Part- time Network Marketer, EntrepreneurInspirational Speaker, and Program Director

Current Engagements: 

  • Legal Consultant and Advisor
  • Contract Negotiator
  • Workplace Conflict Negotiator
  • Conflict Manager
  • Mentoring and Coaching in: 
  1. Business Negotiations
  2. Conflict Negotiations/ Management/ Resolution
  3. Performance Development
  4. Career Advancement

Sir Manu Machaba is a Law Graduate.

Apart from his Law degree, he also has the following Certificates:

  • Successful Negotiations: Essential Strategies and Skills
  • Negotiating and Drafting Commercial Contracts
  • Business Negotiations Skills
  • Business Management
  • Mini MBA (1. Business Models and  Strategy 2. Business Analysis 3. Leadership and Management 4. Project Management 5. Finance for Non- Professionals 6. Business Writing Skills 7. Teams, Communication and Influence
  • How to solve the right business problems
  • Strategic Planning in the times of Covid 19
  • Leadership- Leading Teams

He has over 22 year’s practical prosecution experience in the National Prosecuting Authority. 

In those years he prosecuted for 11 years as a junior around GP Courts, and the last 11 years as a Senior Public Prosecutor in KZN and later in Gauteng. 

In these collective 22 years he prosecuted: 

  • Criminal Cases (Murder, Culpable Homicide, Rape, Armed Business and Home Robberies, Aggravated Assaults, Damage To property, Maintenance Matters)
  • Commercial Crimes (Corruption, Fraud, Theft, Financial Embezzlement)
  • Traffic Offences (Culpable Homicide, Reckless and Negligent Driving, Drunk Driving)
  • Drugs related Crimes- Possession and Dealing

It was in the 22 years as a legal practitioner that he honed his Litigation, Mediation and Negotiation Skills as he mediated and negotiated Workplace Conflicts and Legal disputes between opposing parties.

He also successfully mediated in both Formal and Informal Court Settlements, and negotiated formal Plea Bargaining Agreements with Advocates, Attorneys, Magistrates on behalf of the State and the victims of crime.

As a Manager, he also mentored, coached, trained, assessed and developed employees’ performances.

During his tenure as a Prosecutor, he also served for 5 years as a Union Shop Steward, and also as an Employee Representative in Disciplinary Hearing

For over 20 years he has been a Part- time Network Marketer, EntrepreneurInspirational Speaker, and Program Director

Current Engagements: 

  • Legal Consultant and Advisor
  • Contract Negotiator
  • Workplace Conflict Negotiator
  • Conflict Manager
  • Mentoring and Coaching in: 
  1. Business Negotiations
  2. Conflict Negotiations/ Management/ Resolution
  3. Performance Development
  4. Career Advancement

Sir Manu Machaba is a Law Graduate.

Apart from his Law degree, he also has the following Certificates:

  • Successful Negotiations: Essential Strategies and Skills
  • Negotiating and Drafting Commercial Contracts
  • Business Negotiations Skills
  • Business Management
  • Mini MBA (1. Business Models and  Strategy 2. Business Analysis 3. Leadership and Management 4. Project Management 5. Finance for Non- Professionals 6. Business Writing Skills 7. Teams, Communication and Influence
  • How to solve the right business problems
  • Strategic Planning in the times of Covid 19
  • Leadership- Leading Teams

He has over 22 year’s practical prosecution experience in the National Prosecuting Authority. 

In those years he prosecuted for 11 years as a junior around GP Courts, and the last 11 years as a Senior Public Prosecutor in KZN and later in Gauteng. 

In these collective 22 years he prosecuted: 

  • Criminal Cases (Murder, Culpable Homicide, Rape, Armed Business and Home Robberies, Aggravated Assaults, Damage To property, Maintenance Matters)
  • Commercial Crimes (Corruption, Fraud, Theft, Financial Embezzlement)
  • Traffic Offences (Culpable Homicide, Reckless and Negligent Driving, Drunk Driving)
  • Drugs related Crimes- Possession and Dealing

It was in the 22 years as a legal practitioner that he honed his Litigation, Mediation and Negotiation Skills as he mediated and negotiated Workplace Conflicts and Legal disputes between opposing parties.

He also successfully mediated in both Formal and Informal Court Settlements, and negotiated formal Plea Bargaining Agreements with Advocates, Attorneys, Magistrates on behalf of the State and the victims of crime.

As a Manager, he also mentored, coached, trained, assessed and developed employees’ performances.

During his tenure as a Prosecutor, he also served for 5 years as a Union Shop Steward, and also as an Employee Representative in Disciplinary Hearing

For over 20 years he has been a Part- time Network Marketer, EntrepreneurInspirational Speaker, and Program Director

Current Engagements: 

  • Legal Consultant and Advisor
  • Contract Negotiator
  • Workplace Conflict Negotiator
  • Conflict Manager
  • Mentoring and Coaching in: 
  1. Business Negotiations
  2. Conflict Negotiations/ Management/ Resolution
  3. Performance Development
  4. Career Advancement

Our Team

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Sir Manu Machaba is a Law Graduate.

Apart from his Law degree, he also has the following Certificates:

  1. Successful Negotiations: Essential Strategies and Skills
  2. Negotiating and Drafting Commercial Contracts
  3. Business Negotiations Skills
  4. Cyber Security
  5. Fraud and Corruption
  6. Forensic Expert Investigations
  7. Sustainable Business through Green HR
  8. Business Management
  9. Entrepreneurship: Idea to Action
  10. Evidence and Data Collection for problem solving
  11. Human- Centred Design Thinking
  12. Communication and Interpersonal Skills in a workplace
  13. Leading Culturally Diverse Teams
  14. Understanding Diversity and Inclusion
  15. Understanding Omni Channel Retailing and Supply Chains
  16. Decision Making- How to solve the right business problems
  17. Strategic Planning for professional Firms in the times of Covid 19
  18. Leading Strategic Business Innovations: How to lead with a purpose
  19. Mini MBA (1. Business Models and  Strategy 2. Business Analysis 3. Leadership and Management 4. Project Management 5. Finance for Non- Professionals 6. Business Writing Skills 7. Teams, Communication and Influence 8. Developing as a Leader and a Manager
  20. Leadership- Leading Teams

He has over 22 year’s practical prosecution experience in the National Prosecuting Authority. 

In those years he prosecuted for 11 years as a junior around GP Courts, and the last 11 years as a Senior Public Prosecutor in KZN and later in Gauteng. 

In these collective 22 years he prosecuted: 

  • Criminal Cases (Murder, Culpable Homicide, Rape, Armed Business and Home Robberies, Aggravated Assaults, Damage To property, Maintenance Matters)
  • Commercial Crimes (Corruption, Fraud, Theft, Financial Embezzlement)
  • Traffic Offences (Culpable Homicide, Reckless and Negligent Driving, Drunk Driving)
  • Drugs related Crimes- Possession and Dealing

It was in the 22 years as a Public Prosecutor that he honed his Litigation, Mediation and Negotiation Skills as a workplace conflict mediator and negotiator.

He also successfully mediated in both Formal and Informal Court Settlements. They were Plea and Sentence Bargaining Agreements with Advocates, Attorneys, Magistrates on behalf of the State and the victims of crime.

As a Manager, he also mentored, coached, trained, assessed and managed employees’ performances.

Sir Manu also served for 5 years as a Union Representative and also as an Employee Representative in Grievance and Disciplinary Hearings

For over 20 years he has been a Part- time Network Marketer, EntrepreneurInspirational Speaker, and Program Director

Current Engagements: 

  • Legal Consultant and Advisor
  • Contract Negotiator
  • Workplace Conflict Negotiator
  • Conflict Manager
  • Mentoring and Coaching in: 
  1. Business Negotiations
  2. Conflict Negotiations/ Management/ Resolution
  3. Performance Development
  4. Career Advancement

Sir Manu Machaba

Company President

Formal educational background is in the field of Health Sciences.

He has graduated in MBChB ( Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery). where he obtained skills in surgical disciplines (general surgery, ENT, Urology, Orthopaedics, Opthalmology, Neurosurgery, Paediatric surgery, Cardiothoracic surgery, Obstetrics and Gynaecology), Pathological disciplines (Forensic Pathology, Chemical Pathology, Anatomical Pathology and Haematology) and Medical disciplines (family medicine, internal medicine, palliative medicine, oncology, cardio, neurology, pediatrics, community/occupational medicine and psychiatry). His basic skills include psychology and medical sciences. 

Dr. Masilo Machaba completed 4 years of  online studies in Forex trading, where he specialized in Technical Analysis, Forex psychology, capital risk management and fundamental and technical indicator analysis. He has managed multiple live accounts.

Dr Masilo, as popularly know, is currently studying towards his B. Com in Entrepreneurship.

He has experience in coaching, mentoring and developing forex trading strategies for clients.

His skills include: 

Business Administration

Public speaking on leadership, medical and business topics- Digital Marketing strategies, finances, and management

Forex: Fibonacci retracements, support and resistance trading, patterns and probability analysis in forex, ichimuko hyo, Bollinger bands, Japanese candle stick analysis, shapes, trend line and Forex capital risk managemen

Dr Masilo Papi Machaba

Qualifications are:

  1. Certificate in Private Investigations
  2. Certified Fraud Examiner Certificate
  3. Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice (Unisa).
  4. B. Tech Degree in Forensic Investigations (Unisa).
  5. National Diploma Security Risk Management (Unisa).
  6. Certificate in Information System Security (SETA).
  7. Certificate in A+ Computer Studies (Pc Business College).

Added to the qualifications, has over 10 years practical competence in Security, Risk Management, Investigations and a number of management and law related programmes.

  • Experience includes years as a security manager, risk analysis manager and investigation officer in the Military and also the Academic experience gained through different courses and Programs.

Joseph Wanda Zondi


SENIOR Partner- Forensic investigations and security

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