Mathibela Sebothoma studied philosophy, theology, journalism and mass communication. He has interests in liturgy, music, social justice, liberation theologies and media. He was born in Mamelodi, east Pretoria, South Africa. He is often called to comment on print media, radio and television on various topics. He enjoys photography, writing, bead work, painting, and stamp collection. He is presently studying mental health therapy. One of his favourite mottos is “I write what I like” inspired by South African martyr Steve Biko.