About Us

Jerry Mononela is a freelancer that offers business consulting services in the city and has a passion for angel investor and the stock market !
Jerry Mononela like to write articles on stock marketing investing tips to help out a complete novice in the finance industry.

Early Life and Education:

Jerry Mononela was born on 19 April 1957 in the Northern Cape of  South Africa, to a south african mother Mrs. Minenhle dlamini, a dentist in northern cape and American father John a Computer engineer and property developer .
During his childhood, Jerry Mononela was an avid reader. At the age of 12, he developed an interest in cyber security and communication skills, He completed his high school in Kimberley’s Boys high school. His childhood reading included Albert Einstein’s “The born-Einstein letters 1916-1955”, This is a collection of correspondence between Einstein and his friend, the German physicist, Max Born, In one letter from Einstein to Born he says,”The old one does not play dice. I can’t accept the possibility of chance ruling the universe.” This Book inspires a lot.  He completed his engineering at the University of witwatersrand. 


After completing his degree he started doing a job in the northern cape for sales administrator, he has the best communication skills, so in this period he met many people, from them he learned about business strategies, trading, stock exchange and investment etc. He established his “Apertiume Online private limited” in cape town (1987). He had face many problems in his business career, sometimes it made him more devastated, but on one day he look at the mirror and answer a few serious questions, these serious questions makes him stronger and stronger, he started again thinking about his business losses and find out the solutions for his problems, and after few years he overcame his business losses and became a successful businessman. He believes that,”you’re required to review the outcome and modify your thoughts, words, and actions to create the desired result.”

Apertiume online private limited is a South Africa-based financial services company. The Company provides retail, business, corporate, investment banking, and wealth management products and services. The main vision of Jerry Mononela is ,”We’re committed to finding local solutions to uniquely local challenges and everything we do is focussed on adding value. To this end they offer all their clients across the continent a range of retail, business, corporate and investment, and wealth management solutions as well as ensure a positive impact in all the countries where they operate.” Jerry Mononela Company owns majority stakes in banks in Botswana, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, the Seychelles , South Africa , Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia. Their company also has representative offices in Namibia and Nigeria, as well as insurance operations in Botswana, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania and Zambia.


Jerry Mononela’s brother robin, who is Cartoonist, and his sisters are doing business in the clothing industry, but his sister elna died in a car accident (2012). His wife Sasha khumalo is a successful Health entrepreneur, her main motto is “A better way would be to look for regions that lack quality health care and offer them quality healthcare solutions.” and his both childrens are married in rich families. Now both children have their childrens.


  • In 1993,The best total investment returns for 3, 5 and 10 years in various categories.
  • In 1993,An award for the “favourite ETF” chosen by popular poll
  • In 2001,Most Capital Raised over 1 year – SA Equity – Satrix Top 40
  • In 2002,Total Returns Performance over 5 years – SA Equity ETFs: NewFunds Equity Momentum ETF
  • In 2008,Most Capital Raised over 1 year – top Issuing House: ABSA NewFunds (RF) Pty Ltd
  • In 2010,Tracking Efficiency over 3 years – SA Non- Equity ETFs : Ashburton Inflation ETF
  • In 2016,Tracking Efficiency over 3 years – SA Non- Equity ETFs : Ashburton Inflation ETF