James Yamkela Qeqe, The New Voice of Africa, born in Pretoria and grew up in Alice in the Amathola Region, became an actor at Amamfengu Entertainment. A year later (2013) he became the Head and best actor of the Department of Education. Later he started a theatre in Alice, Idike Lethu Entertainment Theatre Productions, under Mr. Litha Maksi and in the same year he was elected the youngest Parish Pastoral Council (PPC) Secretary of Saint Rose of Lima parish of Port Elizabeth Diocese in King William’s Town Deanery. James is also a best IsiXhosa and English Debater. He became the Vice Chairman of the King William’s Town Youth Deanery and the Representative of the Deanery in the Port Elizabeth Diocese, until he was accepted as a student priest in the bridging seminary at Saint Philip Neri Collegium in Port Elizabeth. Late 2018 he was elected the Student Council Secretary (2018-2019) at Saint John Vianney Semenary NPC. James is currently in a Priestly formation.