Keeping nose to grindstone pays off for winner

Female entrepreneur winner driven by lifelong passion

When Inga Mdunyelwa was just 10, she watched closely as her mother ground mealies on a round rock which had been used by generations of women before her, but little did she know that one day she would run a company that did the exact same thing – only on a far larger scale. Fast-forward 13 years and Mdunyelwa, now 23, of Flagstaff is the director of maize milling company Owethu Trading and the Eastern Cape department of rural development & agrarian reform’s 2018 female entrepreneur of the year i...

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