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  NATION BUILDER TALK CATALYSES THE LAUNCH OF A CULINARY DREAM  – Big solutions in small beginnings –  Andries Ngobeni (18 – on the right) dreams of being a chef. As the head of a child-led household, before becoming part of the Vastfontein Community Transformation family, this dream seemed unreachable. Until an idea that was...
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Going all the way Up At a very young age, Thabo Sikukula was exposed to entrepreneurship by his mother, who, along with her job as a teacher,  sold handmade sweetened ice block packs to help pay for seven of his brother’s school expenses including himself. Thabo grew up being inspired by his late father who...
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Two guys, two motorbikes and a mission to promote fresh produce consumption – 6 out of 10 UK kids don’t know where their fruit comes from. Dbn harbour visit on 20/01/16: L-R: Faisal Asmal (Citrus Growers Association), Phillip Jubileous (Fresh Produce Terminals), Max MacGillvray (Great Fruit Adventure), Justin Chadwick (Citrus Growers Association), Dean Ganeson (Fresh Produce Terminals)...
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Meet the woman who is disrupting South Africa’s male-dominated security sector 18 January 2017: Glynn Mashonga, entrepreneur and owner of GlobeScope Security Solutions, is no stranger to overcoming adversity and credits her parents for instilling the values which have helped her become a successful entrepreneur and overcoming adversity. “I take nothing for granted and worked...
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INSPIRING JOURNEY TO BUSINESS SUCCESS – CHRISTIAN SHABALALA Even dreaming about becoming an entrepreneur was too much of a luxury for Christian Shabalala as he grew up in the grinding poverty of the rural outskirts of Ladysmith. Every day as he walked the many dusty kilometres back home from the farm school, gathering the family’s...
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From Pump Attendant to Co-owner: The Rise of Shepherd Macothoza Ask Shepherd Macothoza how old he is and he’ll answer “That depends”. Born in Khayelitsha in 1979, Shepherd’s family lost their possessions – including his birth certificate – in the township riots in the mid-1980s. On re-issue, the government moved his birthdate back to 1975...
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Sustainable Winemaking The Way of The Future Cape Town, 9 May 2016: South African winemakers and viticulturists are increasingly committed to a holistic winegrowing approach: nurturing the soil, respecting the ecosystem and working with nature to reduce effects on the Cape Floral Kingdom, the smallest yet richest plant kingdom on earth which boasts an astounding...
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Sexy Socks – Sexier Than You Think WILLOUGHBY’S – MORE THAN SUSHI “I love the way my country can exasperate me one minute and leave me with tears of joy and pride five minutes later. Because when it counts, South Africans know how to pull together – I’ve seen it over and over again.” Verashni...
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The JackalBerry Challenge Story “Because it is about giving back” What started out as a dare around a braai several years ago, has certainly made a profound impact on many people, both the scholars at the beneficiary school, as well as the 70 cyclists who have completed at least one of the JackalBerry Challenges to...
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A Better South Africa. One degree at a Time Financially strapped students from the Valley of 1000 Hills are being given a lifeline to a better future and the opportunity to break out of the cycle of poverty thanks to a Hillcrest based NPO.The Hillcrest Advice Bureau and Bursary Fund (HABandBF) is an inspiring KwaZulu-Natal...
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Steuart as a Speaker

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Steuart has done some 500 talks on South Africa's progress since 1994 and SA's prospects for the future'