Ndaba is passionate about Africa, its people and its future. He is the co-founder and co-chairman of the Africa Rising Foundation, an organization dedicated to promoting a positive image of Africa around the world. Ndaba received his Bachelor's degree from the University of Pretoria in 2008, majoring in political science and international relations. He previously served as a senior political consultant to the Embassy of Japan in Pretoria, and was a part of the team that was instrumental in creating the International Day of Happiness at the United Nations. Currently, together with his cousin, Kweku Mandela, he is organizing the 95th celebration of Nelson Mandela day.