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From cleaner to car dealership owner

An Eastern Cape-born businessman who has worked his way up from being a cleaner wants to disrupt the car dealership industry with his new business, Avari Cars.

What should have been an unfortunate event in their lives turned out to be a blessing for two ...

Opportunities abound in the maritime industry and it is time for black people to dive in, Maersk ...

Thuli Madonsela suggests corruption amnesty

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The key to rooting out corruption in SA might just be through a truth and reconciliation commission where those ...

Ecotanks, the new household name in water tanks

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SPONSORED | Ecotanks are available from major hardware retail chains and independent hardware stores throughout SA

Nelson Mandela Bay businesswoman scoops two global awards

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Port Elizabeth businesswoman Lili Niemann has been honoured with two accolades at the Business Worldwide Magazine 2020 ...

Think Digital College wins virtual school of the year 2020/2021 award

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SPONSORED | Think Digital College CEO Janessa Leita is a prominent campaigner of virtual learning

Go green and off the grid with Green Overall

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SPONSORED | Green Overall helps homeowners and businesses become less dependent on the municipality for water and ...

Sharks say Warriors game to go ahead despite COVID-19 cases

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Sale Sharks have said that Sunday's Premiership match against Worcester Warriors will go ahead as scheduled despite ...

EC invests R20m in youth programme to control spread of Covid-19

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The Eastern Cape department of public works & infrastructure has invested almost R21m towards its Covid-19 youth ...

SA's pandemic-hit car makers ask government to cut taxes on new cars

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SA's car makers have asked the government to reduce taxes on new vehicle purchases as part of a proposed stimulus ...

Fears SAA will tap pro-poor projects

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Unions fear pro-poor spending on public employment programmes and the passenger rail system is vulnerable

Isuzu boosts sales in August as D-Max proves a hit

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Isuzu Motors South Africa notched up an increase in vehicle sales in August — despite the economic effects of the ...

#LearningCurve: Baking with love adds that special ingredient to cakes

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Port Elizabeth resident Nikki Foot has had a passion for baking for as long as she can remember and it is this passion ...

Volvo Cars CEO says demand holding up despite Covid-19 spike

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Swedish car maker Volvo Cars expects to hit its forecast of roughly flat sales year-on-year in the second half of 2020 ...

Rand reaches three-week low, falling to worse than R17/$

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The rand weakened to its worst level in three weeks on Wednesday afternoon, breaching R17/$, as concern about a rise in ...

#LearningCurve

#LearningCurve | Pair’s wonderful world of plastics

On the foundations of their careers in the aquarium and sales industries, Dave and Lynty Bevan have built a lucrative ...

#LearningCurve | From cleaner to hospitality trainer

A drive to succeed has brought Francine Zana from being a cleaner to running a training service for hospitality staff.

#LearningCurve | Living dream in the great outdoors

Once she realised an office job was not for her, Siska van der Bijl channelled her talent for handling pressure and ...

#LearningCurve | Kids ethnic hair salon a first for Bay

Drawing inspiration from a passion of working with the youth, Thandi Bosi knows every girl’s crowning glory is her hair.

#LearningCurve | Ship-shape from start saw them sailing

While Tide Marine Shipyard had a breakthrough when they were granted a major ship-building contract by Transnet, the ...

#LearningCurve | Foodie’s faith in mustard reaps reward

His business was built on a retrenchment and the dream of returning to the food industry. But it took Anthony Vieira da ...

#LearningCurve | Change to luxury coach tours pays off

When he followed in the footsteps of his father and grandfather by venturing in to the transport industry, Faheem ...

#LearningCurve | Giving newlyweds a fairytale start

Mother-and-daughter team of wedding planners build success on quality service, rolling up sleeves when heat is ...

#LearningCurve | Built on a firm foundation in Bay

DMV Architecture, started by Dal Venables when he was a student, today covers all realms of building design Now in its ...

#LearningCurve: Patience builds Klinicare empire

Personal touch, loyal customer service helped Schoeman overcome challenges to grow his pharmacy brand His interest in ...

#LearningCurve: Brown’s PR celebrates a milestone

Quality service, hands-on approach make Michelle Brown’s agency a sought-after establishment – 30 years on With the ...

#LearningCurve: Rising star making it on her own

Creativity, hard work and acquiring business skills has seen award-winning designer establish her business She found ...

#LearningCurve: Success just a stone’s throw away

Stone Etc ‘passion project’ becomes rock-solid business for Bay couple branching out into all the etceteras She started ...

#LearningCurve: Deep jump into sea of success

Pro Dive couple’s passion for sport, mutual support and hard work turns Bay business into ‘diving destination’ It was a ...

#LearningCurve: Turning your passion into business

Health hiccup set exercise fanatic on new path to financial fitness, awareness and commitment to help others After ...

#LearningCurve: Rhoda fulfils dream of BnB success

Mongoose Manor guesthouse owner’s hard work ethic, top quality service, make her clients feel at home When she ...

#LearningCurve: Giving style to security, and homes

Entrepreneur’s aesthetic approach to burlgar bars and gates breaks free from the conventional caged feel It was a ...

#LearningCurve: Master of design’s clients her badge

Achievements include blue-chip national, global firms, working with UN, NMB municipality, IDZs and ...

#LearningCurve: Beauty of her job is – she loves it

Salon owner says pampering and treating clients as individuals, well-organised bookings and location key to ...

#LearningCurve: Imagination key to success story

Online shop Popsiebelle sells creative items for kids, meant to start stories and conversations With a range of ...

#LearningCurve: Driven to ‘pimp’ your ride in style

A passion for cars and a gap in the market saw the owner of Autosport establishing his dream The ever-growing market ...

#LearningCurve: Master of his own (home) design

Excellence in niche housing developments sees architectural firm get its slice of the cake A keen sense of the arts ...

#LearningCurve: Kennel owners have all tails wagging

A passion for dogs that extends through generations led to a business offering all things dog-related Lifelong ...

#LearningCurve: Sublime Glass act driven by passion

Unique offering of manufacturing and design supported by quality, ethics and service A passion for design and a ...

#LearningCurve: Bansda’s legacy shines on in Bay

Jewellery store builds on iconic family brand priding itself on quality, service in 110-year history A rich retail ...

#LearningCurve: Placement agency finds its niche

Zanele Diniso seizes her chance to build up a reputable business securing employment for domestic workers Inspiration ...

#LearningCurve: Building a brighter future for all

Driven woman behind success of Bahlaseli Project Development making inroads in man’s world of construction From the ...

#LearningCurve: PR guru stamps mark on industry

After seven years of heading Kaizer Chiefs’ public relations team, Putco Mafani traded his nine-to-five job for more ...

#LearningCurve: Tupperware two turn plastic into millions

From selling the product to make a few extra bucks, they now employ 24 women A mother and daughter duo are ...

#LearningCurve: Thriving in the spotlight

Passionate entrepreneur Roberts proves theatre, comedy is serious business When Ranique Roberts received a request ...

#LearningCurve: Duo break the mould in ceramic venture

Accident proves a blessing for Bay pair as Angel Wings makes its mark in industry Two Port Elizabeth women are ...

#LearningCurve: Bay tattoo artist is making his mark

Owner of parlours in Baywest and Centurion, Shawn Lindgren also has ambitions to expand his business ...

#LearningCurve: Combining talent and corporate functions

Bay entrepreneur’s undertaking has gone from success to success A leap of faith as she quit her executive job ...

#LearningCurve: Giving little ones a solid foundation

Kelly Ferreira’s Khula Playschool a great start Teachers are a gift to society as they pass on knowledge and for ...

#LearningCurve: Business built on respect, dignity

Undertaker Kevin Hendricks puts 34 years of experience to good use as Funeral Home owner Fig Tree Funeral Home owner ...

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