In 2013 Sade was offered the position as content director for Big Brother Africa and turned it down to VJ on MTV South Africa instead. At the end of 2014 she was offered to direct a reality TV series and turned that down as she was moving to London a few months later.
Sade has received five People Crystal Award nominations in the category Favourite Youth Presenter and three Kellogg’s “Star in You” Award nominations as Best Female Youth Presenter. She won the latter in 2005. In 2010 she won a South African Film and Television Award for Best Presenter in a Variety Show.
She even made her mark on the world of fashion in 2010 as the celebrity face of “Legit”, one of South Africa’s biggest fashion labels for young women.
As an actress Sade has performed in TV productions such as “ Thetha Msawawa 2” and “Hard Copy” on SABC and in numerous film projects, like “The 48 Hour Film Project” in 2011 and 2012.
As a voice over artist she has done work for many channels on the DSTV satellite TV bouquet as well as for radio, and she has extensive experience as an event MC, ranging from award shows to gala events to music gigs and so much more.
In 2011, she became a Radio Presenter on the independent Chai FM channel, co-hosting a Sunday night show called “ The Jam Session” and in 2014 went on to co-host a show on the massively popular South African web-radio channel Cliff Central called “Chicks Dig It”
Sade was also an Ambassador for Mental Health in South Africa for the South African Anxiety and Depression Group and in the beginning of 2015 was a contestant on Mnet’s Celebrity MasterChef South Africa.
To this day Sade uses her platform to speak openly about Mental Health, bringing awareness to the subject matter through her social media platforms, interviews and collaborations with other brands and personalities.
2016 saw Sade venture out in her field as a videographer, editor and digital content creator whilst still charming her way into Presenting, Acting and MC gigs in the U.K. During this time she has also moderated a few panel talks about LGBTQ+ inclusivity within media, partnering up Cosmopolitan U.K. and Hearst (hosting internal Pride events with the company to this day), as well as moderating a live stream with Pride in London in 2018. Sade was the Programme Director for the first ever Global LGBTQ+ Network Conference that took place in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2018, and will be their bi-annual Programme Director as the conference continues to grow. In 2019, Sade was the Programme Director for the Queer Women in Business + Allies Summit, that also took place in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Sade has also worked with amazing organisations such as Global Citizens and Water Aid and is currently an ambassador for #TOGETHERBAND a new movement that is working with the UN Foundation towards reaching some global change through achieving a number of goals. Sade is the Ambassador for Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities.
During lockdown 2020, Sade has hosted and been a part of many panel discussions and collaborations with organisations from South Africa, India, New York, Los Angeles, to New Zealand. Most panel discussions and collaborations have been LGBTQ+ focused, discussing the differences and similarities in most countries and also bringing to light mental health awareness not only for the community but as a whole during lockdown 2020. Sade is also a contributor on Sowlmate a LGBTQ+ self-care app featuring courses, meditations and LGTBQ+ programs. As a passionate speaker, Sade hosted 45 minute talks over Vimeo with Apex World Adventure Group, for No Boundaries Limited: first one was about ‘Being a mindful LGBTQ+ traveler’and the second was about “Nature’s benefits on mental health wellness’.