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LEARNING CURVE | Makoti @ Work catering and décor expert swaps chemistry lab for the kitchen

A love for food and beautiful things is what led to Nwabisa Ngcobo, 35, establishing her own catering and décor business.

New Automative Industry Development Centre (AIDC) Eastern Cape CEO Thabo Shenxane wants the ...

With a background in filmmaking and public relations, Ntombovuyo Wabanie is set to help launch ...

A real example of a consumer under debt ...

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SPONSORED | Most SA consumers keep creating debt to cover their existing debt

Reserve Bank expected to keep repo rate at ...

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Economists say governor Lesetja Kganyago will hold rates steady in January ...

Poor manufacturing data points to difficult ...

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The 3.5% year-on-year decline in output for November came before a renewed wave ...

How a love of Lego led Dr Kaylem Coetzee to orthopaedic surgery

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SPONSORED | The Discovery Foundation Rural Individual award will help Dr Coetzee conduct a multi-centered study in ...

You can repossess cars but not homes during Covid, watchdog tells UK banks

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British banks should avoid repossessing homes of mortgage customers for another three months but may repossess cars ...

Treasury to back up depleted Land Bank

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The state-owned bank, SA’s biggest agricultural lender, reported an annual loss of more than R2.8bn for the year ended ...

Murray & Roberts eyes return to profit

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The group expects to return to profitability in its 2021 year, as it starts seeing the financial benefits of recently ...

LEARNING CURVE | Beautician Shanel loves making clients look even more special

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The Brow Room owner specialises in lash extensions, semi-permanent eyebrow tattooing, lash lifts, henna eyebrows, brow ...

LEARNING CURVE | Medicinal properties inspired cannabis edibles delivery service

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The realisation that cannabis had a positive effect on his schizophrenic uncle inspired Walt Rothschild to learn more ...

African free trade bloc opens for business, but challenges remain

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African countries began officially trading under a new continentwide free trade area on Friday, after months of delays ...

Infrastructure deficit in the West and SA could turn into boon

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Almost 10% of the more than half a million bridges in the US are deemed to be structurally deficient, writes Chris ...

Family values, professionalism see Tavcor go from strength to strength

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A forward-thinking approach to business while maintaining family values has seen the continued growth of the Tavcor ...

LEARNING CURVE | The Capstone School set on making learning an endless adventure

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The school prides itself in encouraging pupils to observe, to question and to think deeply, providing a progressive, ...

Birch’s celebrates its 160th birthday

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Passed on from one generation of the Mowbray family to the next for almost 150 years, one of Nelson Mandela Bay’s ...

Top accolade for VWSA trainee

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The ability to take the initiative and show leadership has garnered Volkswagen Group SA (VWSA) employee Rachel Kobo the ...

LEARNING CURVE | Motherwell beautician thrives on transforming clients’ looks

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Combining beauty and business has always been part of Noxolo Mcwabeni’s dream. The 31-year-old owner of Beauty By ...

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#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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