President: CCIFSA (South Africa)
Tony Kgoroge is the president of the Cultural and Creative Industries Federation of South Africa (CCIFSA). He is a South African actor best known to television audiences for his leading roles in the series Gaz’lam (2002-2003) and Zero Tolerance (2004), both of which he left after one season. He is also known for his roles in numerous feature films including Hijack Stories, Gums and Noses, Hotel Rwanda, Lord of War, Blood Diamond, The Bird Can’t Fly, Skin, Invictus and The First Grader.
Other television series he has acted in include Isidingo, Dark Angels, Deafening Silence, Soul City, Madam and Eve, Homecoming and Life is Wild. He has also acted in numerous theatre productions including Joseph, Mooi Street Moves, Fiddler on the Roof, Woza Albert and Equus.
Tony is multilingual, speaking English, Tswana, Afrikaans and SeSotho. He is married to actress S’thandiwe Msomi, with whom he had a child in 2000.
The Cultural and Creative Industries Federation of South Africa (CCIFSA) is the controlling body set up with the assistance of the Department of Arts and Culture for cultural and creative sectors in South Africa. It was formed as a non-profit company (NPC) to promote and develop the social and economic interests of the cultural and creative industries and to act as the controlling body for these sectors. The company is governed by a Board of Directors in accordance with the CCIFSA Memorandum of Incorporation.