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It is never too late to be what you might have been.

George Eliot

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Faith Cartwright

Surgery Safaris – The Facelift Africa Needs

By Jay Caboz October 2, 2017
If you have got hard currency, you can afford to come to Africa to look good or feel better for less. Fourteen million people, spending between $3,800 and $6,000 per visit, are ...
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Faith Cartwright
Healthcare
Aaron Motsoaledi

Suffering And Waiting On The Wrong Side Of The Divide

By Jay Caboz October 2, 2017
At the Khayelitsha Youth Clinic Site C the reality of South Africa’s overburdened healthcare system hits home. Many have got out of bed before sunrise, some have traveled ...
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Aaron Motsoaledi
Healthcare
Bitcoin

Bitcoin, Blockchain And Billions

By Jay Caboz September 4, 2017
Just 10 years ago, Bitcoin was another office joke in Africa. The rare few who took it seriously have made millions. “One year and seven months ago. November 2015. ...
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Bitcoin
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Born Geek

Female Gamers: The New Sport Stars

By Jay Caboz August 31, 2017
It was a night to remember in June; female gamers getting together to smash to smithereens stereotypes about women in gaming. More than 150 hardcore girl gamers were treated to ...
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Born Geek
CS:GO
Animation

‘It’s Africa’s Time For Animation’

By Jay Caboz August 24, 2017
When Vanessa Sinden turned her back on South Africa’s growing movie industry to work in a barn making cartoons, people thought she was mad. Three years later, Trigg...
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Animation
Triggerfish
Alan Ball

Mind Blown By Drone At 160km/h

By Jay Caboz July 17, 2017
It’s a strange sight. Four men wearing Virtual Reality (VR) goggles with heads bowed and moving up and down and from side to side. They call it a Stevie Wonder – the humor...
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Alan Ball
Drone
Champagne

A Cool Idea That Turned A Million

By Jay Caboz July 6, 2017
Natasha Alomia used ice cubes as building blocks for her business. It all started two years ago experimenting with them in her home freezer. The ice burn she endured as s...
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Champagne
JML Consulting
Billionaire

One Name, Two Investors, $4 Billion

By Jay Caboz July 4, 2017
It happened one Saturday afternoon; the meat was on the fire, the smoke was in the air, and a father sat his 13-year-old son down for a paternal chat that was to change his life...
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Billionaire
Capitec
computer virus

Mayday! Mayday! I’ve Been Hacked

By Jay Caboz June 28, 2017
For years, security experts warned Africa’s slumbering companies of cyberattacks. On May 12, many woke up. On this day cyberattacks struck 150 countries,  infecting more t...
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computer virus
cyberattacks
Bees

The Stings That Make Elephants Fly

By Jay Caboz February 1, 2017
In the village of Gazini, elephants leave destruction, dung and huge footprints. That was until two entrepreneurs created a buzz to stop the tusked raiders in their tracks.
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Bees
Business
August 2016

Out Of The Blue: Africa’s Water Warriors

By Jay Caboz August 1, 2016
The mighty blue ocean is Africa’s next frontier and women will conquer it, said Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission and one of the most infl...
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August 2016
Blue Economy