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Mobile sports massage brings in-house relief

Instead of letting the unemployment rate dim his passion, biokinetics honours graduate, Bahle Qukubana, 23, opened his own mobile sports massage business, BQ Massage ...

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Redefine programme boosts emerging entrepreneurs

Two Soweto-based entrepreneurs running start-up businesses have been thrown a lifeline by JSE-listed agency Redefine Properties to develop their ...

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How school maths could better prepare South Africans for the ...

In the modern world of work, most computations are done using technology. In contrast, in South Africa, school maths computations and other kinds of ...

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Barista is full of beans, thanks to coffee

A coffee maker is brewing a bright future, building an empire, and loving every minute of it. Sihle Magubane, 38, owns up-and-coming coffee company Sihle’s Brew, which turns raw coffee beans into cups of heaven
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Jobs open up as old-fashioned butcheries make a ...

There is an old saying, “Meat is meat and a man must eat”. That, fortunately for the butchery industry, is still accurate, though many people have probably downgraded the cuts
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Family mentors’ resilience inspires entrepreneur to succeed

A grandmother with steel in her soul and two courageous brothers who learnt from her, inspired fruit and vegetable ...

Lifestyle

Ceramicist moulding a name locally and abroad

His work has been shown in New York, Miami, Johannesburg and Cape Town’s hip Silo district, but Eastern Cape ceramic ...

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Mom’s hair-loss problem leads to thriving business venture

When a young Mthatha mother decided to mix some hair-care products with natural oils to treat her hair loss, she had ...

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Eastern Cape potato farmer ploughs ahead

A 28-year-old Eastern Cape man is ploughing ahead on his mission to become a top potato farmer, thanks to a partnership ...

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Embracing multilingualism can create many jobs in media sector

As the shift to indigenous languages gathers momentum, Pendoring general manager Eben Keun says more young people are ...

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How to start skill stacking to prepare for a career change in 2021

The Covid-19 lockdowns have caused many to evaluate their current path, including the direction they are taking ...

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Out-of-work chef forges sweet path to success

When the Covid-19 pandemic reached South Africa and the country went into a national lockdown, many people were forced ...

Business

Young black women 'are taking over the property market'

Young, black women in their mid-twenties and early thirties are driving the property investment market in the country.

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Mthatha woman specialist intent on passing down skills to fellow physicians

Professor Busisiwe Mrara, 45, made history as the first ever super-specialist in the Nelson Mandela Academic Hospital ...

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Mpendulo ‘nuts’ about food processing

Miante Manufacturing is a nut processing business, operating out of the Bakery & Food Technology Incubator (BICSA) in ...

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Teaching entrepreneurship as a vital skill for survival

“In an ideal world, many of the country’s matriculated youth should walk straight into a university or college, study ...

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Entrepreneur’s app links township and rural people to local markets

Self-described social innovator Samkelo Mqukuse, 36, has developed a smartphone app, WeStores

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Losing her mother led Zikhona Ngxata to discover her purpose in life

Entrepreneur Zikhona Ngxata lost her mother when she was 15 but “what was a dreadful experience birthed a mother in me ...

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Mdantsane duo share their passion for local clothing brands

Two long-time friends from Mdantsane, Nkosinathi Sikoti and Bonke Monono, have merged their creative skills to promote ...

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Keeping the skies safe

Every day Nwabisa Vitshima protects the lives of thousands of people. Vitshima is an air traffic controller at the East ...

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