In South Africa, and particularly in the Eastern Cape, most schools are not equipped with computers for learners to learn to become computer literate. The youth unemployment rate currently sits at 53%, but if SA’s young people are to become employable, they need to become digitally literate.
South Africa is developing at a rapid pace. While this is a sign of an economic boom, to Siyanda Qabaka, it’s a possible environmental red flag. The co-founder of Earth Free Environmental Consultancy with Lwando Ruyeni, Siyanda is passionate about environmental management.
Jody Botha didn’t choose to become an entrepreneur, entrepreneurship chose him when he was just 10. While participating at his school’s sports day, he noticed that the sports grounds were teeming with people.
Former Sharks rugby player Sonwabiso September knows the Eastern Cape like the back of his hand. His Butterworth-based company, Skhonde Cleaning Solutions, which was named after his clan name, has found its way into remote schools in rural villages all the way to guesthouses and restaurants in the suburbs of the province.
Some people say that grit is the number-one trait that entrepreneurs need to make it. Queenstown business owner Noluvuyo Madaka has that and more.