Thomas Ishmael Ramalekana


Ramalekana Thomas Ishmael is well known as Mr Speaker due to the impact and the effectiveness of his talks during public meetings, church assemblies, talk shows and motivational talks. He was born at a place called Ga-Femane, Bolobedu. He is the first-born son of Mosibudi Selinah Ramalekana (his mother).

He is the founder and CEO of the danger of giving up initiatives online ministry.He is the author of the danger of giving up book which is now a best seller. He is known as a Virus a of change. The number 1 African Motivational speaking dynamite.He is blessed with a son called Perseverance Ramalekana.

He appeared in two different newspapers and websites in the United States of America with the help of his Mentor Teresa Hayes. In South Africa he has written several articles that are featured in community newspaper as their columnist. He appeared in more than 18 Newspapers across South Africa. He was interviewed more than 20 times in radios station including Thobela FM and munghana lonene motivating youth using a chapter from his first book called Passing Grade 12 without visiting a Sangoma

He is not just an author but an academic as well; he submitted his thesis with the University of Pretoria .He is a brand of note on social media where he motivates people from across the globe. His mission has always being to transform caterpillars into becoming butterflies. The revolution of Mr Speaker began while he was the deputy chairperson of the Academic Desk at the University of Venda. His first speech in a mass meeting resulted in many students being highly revolutionised and inspired by the way he spoke. His intellect draws many young people to him, and he is an icon of reference.

Denominational affiliation

I believe in God, and am a member of the Assemblies of God fellowship. I worship God in a place called Ga-Femane (Tzaneen) under the leadership of Pastor Isaac Ramahlo, my spiritual father. Due to work commitments, I am currently under the leadership of Pastor Solly Mnisi of True life Ministries at Thabazimbi.

Smashwords Interview

Tell me about your Childhood
I was born and raised at a place called Ga-Femane in Bolobedu in South Africa.I am the first born son of Mosibudi Selinah Ramalekana. I attended my primary school at Ga Femane Primary school, then again did my secondary at the same village at Ramaolwane High School.
When did you start with writing and tell us more about your career?
I started writing books when I was at University of Venda; unfortunately I was not published due to lack of funds. I have published two books so far. The first one is called The Danger of Giving UP and my latest offering is Called Unblocking Blocked Pipes of the 21st Century. I am working under South African Police Services (SAPS) as a forensic analyst since 01 November 2009, I have five (6) years full experience. I did my research on Retrospective analysis of Animal Crime Scene Investigation in Thabazimbi from 2013-2015 that was my Master’s thesis.
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Unblocking Blocked Pipes Of The 21st Century
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,530. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This book will help you to habituate yourself with whatever situation you are going through in your God – given life and at the same time be ensured that victory will come your way. What is blocked, will soon be unblocked, it will soon be a bonus at your disposal.

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