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Book extract: Chris Bishop chats to Pascal Dozie, the wealthy entrepreneur who wants to rebuild Nigeria

2017-09-15 11:56

Pascal Dozie, who founded Diamond Bank in Nigeria in 1991, convinced MTN to set up shop in the country and started his own investment company, believes in tapping into Nigeria's huge potential.

Masondo’s vision for car sector

2017-09-10 06:00

The reputable economist is in charge of ­transforming Gauteng’s automotive industry and is intent on developing black industrialists.

Getting South Africa’s finest wines on the road

2017-09-06 10:38

Eighteen months ago, Cape Wine Master Debi van Flymen decided to turn her love for wine into two successful businesses.

Taking the ‘eina’ out of insurance

2017-07-28 13:20

Founder of King Price, Gideon Galloway, explains how he took on the monopolists of the South African insurance space to offer a vehicle insurance product with decreasing premiums.

Organic growth for free-range farmer

2017-06-27 14:53

Jeanne Groenewald went from producing free-range chicken for her family to becoming a Woolworths supplier. She also strives to uplift her employees and the community.

Cementing an empire

2017-06-21 09:46

Billionaire businessman Vivian Reddy has long ago already tasted success with his Edison Power Group. Now he’s hoping to replicate that success in the property development sector.

Selling happy memories

2017-06-08 12:37

Where most circuses have moved away from big-top tents and animal performances, the McLaren Circus is keeping the old traditions alive.

The seller of life and dreams

2017-06-06 09:25

Some people may believe that music is a luxury, but for those to whom it matters, such as the Heuer family, it’s more of a necessity.

SA man creates machine to test prototypes at a third of the cost

2017-05-08 18:18

Phumlani Ntloko has developed a simplified mobile Computer Numerical Control machine to test prototypes at less than a third of the cost of an imported unit.

Beards, bikes and balms: Who says it’s a man’s world?

2017-04-06 08:10

Her husband’s struggles with a freshly growing beard marked the start of Monique Fleming’s business Bonafide Beards.

 

A taste of Africa

2017-09-14 10:48

Mzoli Ngcawuzele uses his property development and restaurant businesses to make the world a better place.

How to emotionally detach yourself from your business

2017-09-08 11:37

Most entrepreneurs will eventually have to leave the running of their businesses to someone else. This often causes great emotional upheaval, but there are ways to make this process easier.

A small company with big spirit

2017-08-18 15:28

Bicycle company Two Wheels Trading was founded in 2007 to distribute fine bicycle accessories. Since then, it has released two bike brands tailored to South Africa’s unique conditions.

Small business, big money

2017-07-10 15:59

How a novel finance matchmaking site is shaking up the start-up sector and linking small business with capital providers.

Living life to the fullest

2017-06-27 09:59

Dr Judy Dlamini is a woman from humble beginnings. She is also multi-skilled and a self-made, successful businesswoman who is an inspiration to others.

SA’s gourmet salt guru

2017-06-15 14:58

The end of her marriage was difficult, but it opened up a new world of global commerce for Samantha Skyring and helped her to found Oryx Desert Salt, positioning her comfortably in the global salt market.

What you need to know about provisional tax

2017-06-07 09:35

An increasing number of people are leaving formal employment to work on their own. But this move has significant tax implications.

A swimmingly good idea

2017-05-23 10:06

Nomvuyo Treffers’ determination to find a swimming cap that covers her dreadlocks led to an unexpected business venture called swimma.co.za.

Junk status: Entrepreneurs must get creative

2017-04-19 05:00

Despite South Africa being downgraded to junk status, there are still opportunities for entrepreneurs to make money, says economist Trudi Makhaya.

Entrepreneurship competition aims to boost economy

2017-02-28 17:23

Sanlam and Business/Partners Entrepreneur of the year competition is in its 29th year, in an effort to promote entrepreneurship as a career choice for young people and to achieve inclusive economic growth.

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