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Definiteness of purpose is the starting point of all achievement.

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Emmerson Mnangagwa

A New Dawn For Zimbabwe, But Is It Rosy?

By Ancillar Mangena February 20, 2018
It’s three days before Christmas. Normally, at this time of the year, Merton Avenue, in Pretoria, South Africa, is an empty street. But today 3,000 people are pushing and shovin...
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Emmerson Mnangagwa
Robert Mugabe
Entrepreneur

From Packer To CEO

By Ancillar Mangena February 14, 2018
When multi-award winning US star, Drake, sang “started from the bottom now we’re here”, he must have had General Thembinkosi Mthembu in mind. He is the definition of starting fr...
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Entrepreneur
General Thembinkosi Mthembu
corporate

Anger At The Corporate Slippery Slope

By Ancillar Mangena December 13, 2017
It was an eventful rainy Thursday afternoon. Workers left their desks to watch the action through their office windows. It was one of the many marches against state capture. On ...
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corporate
corruption
daydreaming

The Mind’s Virtual Reality

By Ancillar Mangena November 15, 2017
It’s an act so common you probably did it today or have done it many times before. The problem is, when done excessively, it could ruin your life. We are talking about daydreami...
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daydreaming
Maladaptive Daydreaming
Anxiety

Is Hypnotherapy The Answer?

By Ancillar Mangena November 15, 2017
It was an experience easier to drown in than describe – one of Romi Vidmar’s many hypnotherapy sessions in his small office in Northcliff, an affluent suburb in Johannesburg, So...
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Anxiety
Depression
Bonitas

Batten Down The Hatches

By Ancillar Mangena October 2, 2017
Twenty eight million. That’s the number of people in Africa who will die from cardiovascular illness, diabetes, and other non-communicable diseases, according to the World Healt...
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Bonitas
Healthcare
Crime

The Grime That Comes With Crime

By Ancillar Mangena September 21, 2017
It’s a sunny winter’s day at Avalon Cemetery, in Soweto, and there are rows of graves as far as the eye can see. For nearly 50 years, thousands have been buried here. We find 50...
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Crime
Criminals
Business

Slaves To Debt: Oh, What We Owe!

By Ancillar Mangena August 28, 2017
If you want to know of the damage and desperation of debt, just ask 63-year-old Memory Oosthuizen. Oosthuizen and her partner, Carol, felt the wrath of the 2008 recession...
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Business
credit card
egg donation

Would You Carry A Child For Someone?

By Ancillar Mangena July 25, 2017
Her birth was cloaked in secrecy. It shocked the world and was mired in controversy. In 1978, when Louise Brown, the world’s first test tube baby was born, police officers packe...
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egg donation
Pregnancy
30 under 30

Millions Online And In Her Designer Pockets

By Ancillar Mangena July 3, 2017
Jokate Mwegelo has more followers than AKA and Bonang Matheba put together. She inspires girls from Angola to Zimbabwe without even trying. For an entrepreneur in a Tanzanian to...
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30 under 30
Entrepreneur
30 under 30

Meet 2017’s new class of 30 under 30

By Ancillar Mangena May 31, 2017
Here it is, the most talked about FORBES AFRICA list; 30 of the brightest, hungriest and most successful entrepreneurs under the age of 30. These are our cover stories in 10 yea...
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30 under 30
Akon

Top 10 most bankable artists in Africa

By Ancillar Mangena May 1, 2017
Forbes Africa ranks the top 10 most bankable musicians on the continent. We have a mix of battle hardened veterans and bright rising stars. Read it, argue over it and debate it. Music is our middle name in this May edition of FORBES AFRICA. We also look into what happens when the crowds melt away and finance and pension can be a musician’s best friend.
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Akon
Album