Sizwe Mpofu-Walsh is an outspoken political commentator, scholar and musician. He was president of the University of Cape Town’s Students’ Representative Council in 2010. He holds an MPhil in International Relations from the University of Oxford, where he was a prominent member of the Rhodes Must Fall in Oxford movement.

His book, Democracy and Delusion, won the City Press Tafelberg Nonfiction Award. The book is accompanied by a rap album of the same name. He is currently pursuing a DPhil in International Relations at Oxford.