Meet Nobantu

Nobantu hails from South Africa. Being amongst the first five African Coaches globally to be accredited as a MCC by the International Coach Federation, and having experience in varied sectors, Nobanto is a sought-after facilitator for Leadership Development Programs and coaches internationally.

Nobantu follows the agenda of the client in her coaching. Through probing questions and sharing just in time observations, she takes clients deep and helps them to identify their blind spots and embrace their shadows. Clients go deeper into the sub-conscious and unconscious levels and dance with what emerges. She provides a safe and open space for focus and exploration. She moves on a continuum of being non-directive to directive depending on what is missing in the client’s system.

No matter what she does she gets to the HEART of the client and the HEART of the matter. As a Buddhist practitioner and teacher she supports her clients in integrating the head, heart, instinctual and spiritual intelligence. She does amazing heart work with clients based on the principles of UBUNTU ‘I am because we are’.

Nobantu is an accredited Enneagram Teacher (Narrative Tradition) and Enneagram Coach (Enneagram in Business and Deep Coaching). She is a Buddhist Teacher a Process Facilitator and Facilitator of Peace Circles. She trains, supervises and Mentor Coaches other coaches. She has experience in the private, public, NGO, NPO, Higher Education, as a coach and an OD Facilitator. Nobantu developed the Ubuntu Coaching programme that assists coaches to connect at the heart level with their clients. Live coach demonstrations on Ubuntu Coaching have been done both locally and internationally.

Qualifications & Accreditations

  • Buddhist & Mindfulness Practitioner & Teacher
  • Gestalt Practitioner
  • Process Work Facilitator
  • Accredited Enneagram Teacher & Coach
  • M.A. Guidance & Counselling – Durham University, UK
  • B.A. Personnel Management – University of Fort Hare, South Africa

My Coaching My calling


Ubuntu Coaching supports coaches in finding and honing their Signature Presence. The Ubuntu Coach is able to full SEE (SAWUBONA) and listen deeply to what matters most to their client. Ubuntu Coaching was developed by Coach Nobantu Mpotulo and integrates Emotional Intelligence, Neuroscience and the African Philosophy of Ubuntu.

As part of the training, aspirant Ubuntu Coaches explore and dig deep into the building blocks of the ubuntu mantra which are “See More, Hear More, Love More, Illuminate More, Be More and Do Less”. Aspirant Ubuntu Coaches are also equipped with the ability to follow the RASEA steps which are Receive the Client, Appreciate and Acknowledge Client, Summarize what you hear the client is saying, Evoke Awareness and Ask Questions that move the clients into action.


Ubuntu Coaches are able to fully see the best  in their clients and everyone they interact with. Register for the upcoming Ubuntu Coach Training Course to become and Ubuntu Coach.

Duration: Four Weeks
Dates: 12, 19 February and 05 and 12 March 2022
Cost: $599 / R8 199.00
Times: 15:00 – 19:00 (SAST), 08:00 – 12:00 (EST)


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