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From waste collector to buy-back centre owner

Meet Tshepo Mazibuko, co-owner of K1 Recycling plastic waste buy-back centre in Katlehong

Why I switched from medicine to business – Sizwe Medical Fund’s Dr Simon Mangcwatywa

Dr Simon Mangcwatywa, Principal Executive Officer at Sizwe Medical Fund, always knew he wanted to impact his community positively. He just had to find his path

Sbu Gule on building a legal career

Sbu Gule’s CV is almost intimidating. As CEO of Norton Rose Fulbright SA and President of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces (LSNP), he’s one of the country’s greatest legal assets today

How mentorship propelled Daniel Avutia’s engineering career

Engineer Daniel Avutia has made a mark in his field, winning awards, writing academic papers and mentoring aspiring engineers

Ntsako Mgiba on creating a digital neighbourhood watch

It’s hard to create an app that can thrive in SA’s fast-paced technology sector, but Ntsako Mgiba (23) is proving that the best innovations are those that improve society

The chef whose Kota-pie made it big in London

Lesego Semenya, whose Kota-pie saw him win an international prize in London, believes the victory brings him a step closer to reaching his goal

Tim Hogins: From security guard to serial entrepreneur

Tim Hogins (37) is the founder of Green Outdoor Gyms, a company that's proved that a gym doesn't have to be inside a building and that it doesn't have to be a luxury expense for consumers. He shares his business journey with us

Meet the guy behind Melusi’s Everyday Zulu

Given that his name means “shepherd”, it’s fitting that Melusi Tshabalala is guiding South Africans of different cultures and tribes to find common ground in language

Mashudu Madau’s online mentorship platform for young entrepreneurs

Mash Starts Up, founded by entrepreneur Mashudu Madau, is an online platform created to empower and enable young South African entrepreneurs

How Simbo Ntshinka conquered the ICT sector

With a mechanical engineering and managerial finance background, Simbo Ntshinka is the MD and a partner at Itec Tiyende

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