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Where are Eastern Cape’s black entrepreneurs?
Where are Eastern Cape’s black entrepreneurs?
One would think the Eastern Cape would be an easy sell to tourists. Its landscape varies from the Drankensberg and Great Karoo to grasslands,...
Business learning's real-world value
Business learning's real-world value
In an age where tertiary education is increasingly expensive and degrees are argued to be depreciating in value, where do those who wish to become...
Four ways to give township entrepreneurs a much-needed boost
Four ways to give township entrepreneurs a much-needed boost
It is not uncommon to hear politicians extolling the untapped virtues of entrepreneurs as South Africa’s saviours in the making. By 2030, for...
Three ways the youth can act to make South Africa a better place
Three ways the youth can act to make South Africa a better place
In anticipation of next week’s general elections, we have been bombarded with manifestos from political parties, all making promises we have come...
Women entrepreneurs make it with WRC's support
Women entrepreneurs make it with WRC's support
It has been government’s intention to get women, youth and people with disabilities into mainstream economic activities. Women form the majority...
A company of one and it’s run, run, run
A company of one and it’s run, run, run
When Simbongile Ndlangisa ditched her nine-to-five job to start her own PR business from home, she thought, great, now I can sit and watch...
The sweet scent of trans success
The sweet scent of trans success
On a flat and uninspiring street in the tiny Eastern Cape town of Despatch, Cloe Gair’s Lari-Lu perfume shop is something of an anomaly. It’s...
Orphaned at 13, she has cared for her siblings her whole adult life
Orphaned at 13, she has cared for her siblings her whole adult life
The youngest was too young to know what was going on when my father died. I was only 13 years old, the oldest of four. I remember a relative coming...
[Video]Thulane was born to cook
[Video]Thulane was born to cook
Young foodie, Thulane Shabalala walked away from a promising career as a professional hotel chef to pursue his own dream in the food industry.
[Slideshow]Thokoza artist: 'I resurrect sneakers'
[Slideshow]Thokoza artist: 'I resurrect sneakers'
Entrepreneur Mark Chiruma has adopted an unusual way to make spare cash and practice his art: he gives old sneakers fresh and funky new looks.
Every fledgling small business must learn to fly
Every fledgling small business must learn to fly
Tebogo Molotsi was the oldest of four children being raised by a single mother who was a domestic worker. As soon as she matriculated, she was...
Where’s the money, honey?
Where’s the money, honey?
Franchising opportunities abound — with options for entrepreneurs available in sectors such as fast food, cellular outlets, automotive as...

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