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Either you run the day, or the day runs you.

Jim Rohn

Gareth Cotterell

Business

We, Men For Women

By Gareth Cotterell August 14, 2017
“Men still, and have, historically, wielded significant power. This is an issue that has primarily affected women. In order to bring about change, men need to be a part of the s...
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Business
Dean Peacock
badminton

Wanting To Make a Racquet At The Olympics

By Gareth Cotterell August 3, 2017
There can’t be many in Africa like Prakash Vijayanath. Not only is he working as a programmer, trading in foreign currencies and about to start his master’s in finance, he also ...
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badminton
Olympics
cornea

From Death Comes Life

By Gareth Cotterell April 1, 2017
“He’s braindead, there’s nothing you can do, and you must start considering organ donation.” This is what Anzel Schoeman was told by her sister while they were flying bac...
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cornea
heart
Assisted suicide

Mercy Or Monster?

By Gareth Cotterell February 1, 2017
After cancer had spread throughout her body, and death was inevitable, Patricia Ferguson decided she wanted to be in control of it. So, she went on a hunger strike. “She ...
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Assisted suicide
Cancer
England

‘I Live In Africa But My Heart Is In Anfield’

By Gareth Cotterell October 1, 2016
The games are played thousands of kilometers away in a land that most Africans have never seen, yet the English Premier League is king where a 20-second advert costs around $1,600. FORBES AFRICA investigates why.
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England
English Premier League
August 2016

The Tough African Woman Tackling Rugby

By Gareth Cotterell August 1, 2016
South African entrepreneur Wendy Luhabe has 26 years of experience in the boardrooms of a variety of businesses. She is now adding the unlikely sport of rugby to that list. ...
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August 2016
Entrepreneur
Ink

The Rock Stars Of Body Art

By Gareth Cotterell June 1, 2015
While the ink is punctured into his skin, a middle-aged man, with his arm resting on the chair, smiles and chats nonchalantly to his wife. She is waiting patiently for her turn....
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Ink
June 2015
Beer

Smack In The Eye Of A Brewing Storm

By Gareth Cotterell October 1, 2014
David Martin works in the mines during the day; but at night puts away the hard hat and blue prints to tackle his passion with pipes, hops and malt. Martin, an industrial...
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Beer
Brewery