Ngoma Nehosho (Zimbabwe)
Walter Wanyanya is founder and managing director at TechTools Technology and Authorized Apple Reseller and has 14 years experience in the fields of technical support, computer sales and repairs specialized in Apple Products, 9 years of which were spent employed with another Authorized Apple Reseller. He rose to the position of Technical Manager up to the time he left to start up TechTools Technology (Private) Limited in July of 2008. In January of 2007 he was tasked to help start up another Accredited Apple Reseller by his former employers in Zambia and that business was the first and only Apple retailer and is still operational as we speak. He holds several qualifications in the ICT field and still doing further studies. He is also a board member and director for a holdings concern that includes a farm, a lodge, casino and game farm. In 2012 he teamed up with two brothers who are animation and advertising experts to start up another business called Livecast Media that specializes in outdoor digital billboards and content creation for the platform.
Another passion that has evolved into a business is Walter’s interest and involvement in the creative arts and specifically music. Walter started playing bass guitar at the age of 15 under the guidance and help of the music team at Celebration Church in Harare Zimbabwe. He went on to play for Celebration Choir and was involved in many aspects in music including tours to America and the region. After 15 years of active involvement with Celebration Choir he then took a back seat to concentrate on business and other ventures. As a result of his strong foundation in music and business, Walter was moved to develop many aspects in the music industry as a whole, this led to the setting up of a company that is involved in promotions, events, management, production and marketing of music and the arts.The company has facilitated tours to Germany, South Africa, Namibia, Botswana South Africa and is set to export Zimbabwean music and the arts packaged in a world class manner but keeping the identity of its Zimbabwean roots. Ngoma Nehosho has produced over 20 world class music showcases under the Ngoma Nehosho Live Sessions banner. Walter through Ngoma Nehosho partnered with Hugh Masekela and Oliver Mtukudzi to embark on various projects that have seen many artists working grow into world class stage acts such as Shai Shai, Victor Kunonga, Bryan K, Mokoomba to name just a few. Ngoma Nehosho will hold its first music Festival this year in Harare that will headline Hugh Masekela, MOKOOMBA, Oliver Mtukudzi, Black Coffee and this festival is set to be one of the notable festivals on the Festival Circuit in the region.