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Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

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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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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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‘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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Forbes Africa’s Editor Calls For Mentees

By Melitta Ngalonkulu October 25, 2017
Chris Bishop, the Managing Editor of FORBES AFRICA, calls on those who want to be mentored by him to come forward. The mentee challenge comes after Bishop was on CNBC Afr...
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Brewing A Coffee Empire

By Melitta Ngalonkulu October 24, 2017
It’s a chilly Friday morning at at Lynnwood Bridge Shopping center in Pretoria, South Africa’s capital – ideal weather to talk to Dale Mazon, the entrepreneur who makes his mone...
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Caffeine Boost For Africa’s Economy

By Melitta Ngalonkulu October 24, 2017
For many, a morning doesn’t start until they’ve had a cup of coffee. The hot beverage has become a ritual, in homes and businesses, across the continent. But not just in Africa;...
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The Death Of Shopping In Africa?

By Melitta Ngalonkulu September 29, 2017
By Melitta Ngalonkulu A sad story; the death rattle of an African legend. On this Friday, the lights shine brightly but the shelves are gloomy. The manikins lay ...
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From The Universe To Africa

By Melitta Ngalonkulu August 2, 2017
Bulawayo-born Zimbabwean Tracey-anne Buckley Aggett is proving to be more than just a pretty face. She has just put forward an Africa inclusive business proposal to develop the ...
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