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Resentment is like drinking poison and then hoping it will kill your enemies.

Nelson Mandela

Melitta Ngalonkulu

Advice

Money Matters With AKA

By Melitta Ngalonkulu May 11, 2018
As you grew in fame as a musician, what was your investment philosophy? I started investing in my company [Beam Group] and I started investing in myself...
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AKA
Basketmouth

The Serious Business Of Being Funny

By Melitta Ngalonkulu March 23, 2018
To make it as a comedian you need to be prepared for long hours of traveling, little sleep and even less food. South African comedian Tshireletso Phasha, popularly known ...
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Basketmouth
Comedian
Investments

Me & My Money: Izak Smit

By Melitta Ngalonkulu March 22, 2018
What is the one investment you wish you had made? One of the best investments anyone can make is to invest in him or herself. There are the formal qualif...
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Izak Smit
Entrepreneurs

Successes Amid The Squatters

By Melitta Ngalonkulu March 14, 2018
Gugulethu, the urban sprawl 15kms from Cape Town in South Africa, is a vibrant township pulsating with the beats of Africa. Mzoli’s, the popular shisa nyama here...
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Emmy

7 Questions With… Thuso Mbedu

By Melitta Ngalonkulu January 11, 2018
Thuso Mbedu was nominated for the 45th International Emmy Awards in New York in November, for her role as Winnie in Is’thunzi. She did not win, but the actress, w...
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Gert-Johan Coetzee
Afri-berry

The Scars That Took Her Far

By Melitta Ngalonkulu December 6, 2017
They called her a crazy lady with the secret potion. The secret made her R7 million ($518,000) a year. It’s a Thursday afternoon on a sunny winter’s day, and we meet Rele...
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Argan oil
albinism

7 Questions With… Thando Hopa

By Melitta Ngalonkulu November 29, 2017
You grew up facing superstition about albinism and having people treat you differently, how did that form your world view? I never had a li...
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lawyer
Diaspora

From $100 To Obama

By Melitta Ngalonkulu November 14, 2017
She used to be a constant fixture at her late uncle’s tailor shop. Today, Mariama Mounir Camara is a fashion designer with an eponymous label and is the founder of an Afr...
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CareerBox

‘The Impossible Does Not Exist’

By Melitta Ngalonkulu November 13, 2017
At a time when Kenya was focused on developing its infrastructure, Lillian Wambui Chege was more concerned about developing the youth. “Working with our youth also teache...
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