Benjamin Franklin said “Hide not your talents, they for use were made, What’s a sundial in the shade?” Actress Asavela Mnghithi knows the truth of that intrinsically as the hunger of this young talent knows no bounds. Just shy of completing her qualification from AFDA due to reasons beyond her means, Mnghithi’s talent found its way to the light through her breakout role on Mzansi Magic’s Isithembiso. Currently on Isibaya as Ntwenhle Ndlovu, her character’s ascent from being fatherless and rough around the edges to a Queen praised most highly by the father she’s reunited with, gives only but one indication of the many layers of skill this multitalented actress has within her. This month we celebrate the wonder of this young woman whose discovering her ability to be a leading lady in more ways than one.