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Being an entrepreneur in South Africa – ‘the art of the hustle’

Hustlers have audacious goals and are not afraid of taking risks

M&G Hangout: Web power a game-changer in Africa

Join us as we talk to Africans changing lives and industries through the internet ahead of the Google Africa Connected conference.

Small companies contribute more to communities

Researchindicates that entrepreneurs generate disproportionately high levels of social and economic benefits compared with larger corporations.

SA’s top nine emerging tourism entrepreneurs named

The nine provincial finalists for the 2013 Emerging Tourism Entrepreneur of the Year Awards competition have been announced.

Global entrepreneurship report puts SA below average

South Africa must fix its bigger long-term social issues if it hopes to encourage more people to become entrepreneurs, says Gem's Mike Herrington.

Boosting small businesses

In a country with 25% unemployment, finding productive work for the jobless is a matter of priority.

Milking profits

A chilling tale of cows in Kenya shows how market access is key to impact investing.

Fashioning a new career out of old clothes

Away from the glare of the expensive clothing industry, a new generation of fashion fanatics uses flair and creativity to construct a better life.

Cape Town means business

It's no Silicon Valley, but "Slaapstad" may be more awake than most South Africans assume.

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Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

Zuma won’t appear before Zondo commission on Monday, say his lawyers

Last year the commission asked the Constitutional Court to force the former president to appear. Although ruling has not been made, the summons remains valid, but Zuma’s lawyers say they won’t honour it

Molefe blames Ramaphosa for Eskom’s woes in statement to Zondo commission

Brian Molefe guns for Cyril Ramaphosa, alleging that the president’s relationship with Glencore was only a ploy to siphon money out of Eskom

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