Careers

Careers

From honey to money — young entrepreneurs start own enterprise

Despite growing up more than 100km apart in Matatiele and eMaXesibeni, Menzi Mdashe and Solethu Dlembula shared many similarities.

Careers

Walter Sisulu student now finds herself teaching others

Former Walter Sisulu University graduate Sinawo Maqezu now works at the university, helping students with physical science and, sometimes, maths.

Careers

From township girl to proud steward of the land

With her husband being lactose-intolerant and her children struggling with eczema, Selinah Khutso Ntjana decided to try find dairy alternatives for ...

Careers

Little Actors franchise holder passes on passion ...

East London edutainment franchise holder Cherylen Odendaal left her corporate finance job to work with children four years ago.
Careers

When life laughs at your plans

Gustav Obermeyer’s career was on the inside lane. He was barely 30, had picked up Portuguese, had a large staff with tremendous responsibilities and felt in total control of his future.
Careers

Becoming an actuary is tough but rewards are big

The top end salary for an actuary in South Africa is more than R 2.7m per year.

Careers

Chef Sgora’s Kitchen proves variety is the spice of life

Sibusiso Mko is the chef and food truck founder of Chef Sgora’s Kitchen based in Mdantsane NU14.

Careers

Going the extra mile to care for others

Robert Mngambi is an Eastern Cape healthcare worker who goes the extra mile to ensure that people who cannot afford ...

Careers

PR company founder scores big with Springbok clients

East London-born Sibabalwe Sesmani has been making waves as a spin doctor, managing the brands of several Springboks ...

Careers

After lucrative careers, many SA stars move from rugby fields to farm fields

Playing professional rugby is a tough, demanding occupation, but farming for a living is equally challenging, perhaps ...

Careers

Former East Londoner sets about creating pleasurable work experiences for employees

When the Daily Dispatch interviewed Maria Pouroullis Carpenter, founder and CEO of Maria P Carpenter (MPC) in 2007, she ...

Careers

From music student to academy manager

Thabo Ngoxo, a music enthusiast who joined Keiskamma Music Academy to cultivate his passion for music in high school, ...

Careers

Food on the move — from their car boot

The Hopkins couple, Elaine and Derick, started Car Canteen seven or so years ago in Cape Town, but when they ...

Careers

Mthatha man obtains law degree 30 years after matriculating

“It is never too late to realise your dream” are the words of 49-year-old Tandikhaya Merriman Mboxo when he graduated ...

Lifestyle

Award-winning creative helping writers achieve dreams through online course

Award-winning author and filmmaker Sihle-isipho Nontshokweni decided to create a four-week online course for emerging ...

Careers

A lifelong passion for precast walls

This is an unusual topic for Dispatch Careers, which often features start-up or established success stories but they ...

Careers

Phanda Mzansi provides helping hand to township and rural businesses

Eastern entrepreneurs of Phanda Mzansi, a nonprofit organisation aimed at uplifting the community, understand the ...

Careers

Anele Siswana combines psychology and traditional healing to help people

Clinical psychologist Anele Siswana, who has always had a passion to help people, said he “inherently knew” his destiny ...

Careers

Fort Hare student set to become the youngest graduate at 19

Owami Ngqono, a 19-year-old agricultural economics student from Butterworth, is set to become the youngest graduate at ...

Careers

An Evergreen business that harvests magic of indoor plants

Evergreen Indoor Gardens is a locally owned and operated business, which has been serving East London and surrounding ...