Professor Neo Lekgotla laga Ramoupi, PhD. is South African, a Culture and Pan-Africanist Historian, Ford Foundation International Fellow (2003-2006); AHP-ACLS Post-Doctoral Fellow:2016-2017 in Writing Residency at the University of Ghana, Legon, Accra, in Ghana: Feb- -March 2017. Dr Ramoupi teaches History in the School of Education at Wits University, Johannesburg. He was born in Lady-Selborne, Pretoria, and raised and schooled in Ga-Rankuwa, Pretoria, where he calls Home.
He attended all his schooling in Ga-Rankuwa: Lesego Primary, Tswelelang Middle School and High schools - Modiri and Setlalentoe.
Bob Marley's body of “Songs of Freedom” and Bantu Steve Biko's I Write What I Like continue to have a past-present-future influence in his thought processes, scholarship, “frank-talking”, writing and just in his being: Botho-ful and Ubuntu-ful.