Youth Awards: Local consultant in finals

2012-07-28 00:00

LOCAL entrepreneur Mthobisi Mkhize is one of the top three finalists in the Social Cohesion Category for the inaugural South African Youth Awards. The awards will be presented at Gallagher Estate in Gauteng today.

Mkhize, who founded Umvithi youth development consultants and the Rural Youth Development Foundation SA, said he was humbled by the nomination. “I really didn’t expect this. I was just doing my job and didn’t realise that there were people noticing.” The top award earns R100 000; category winners receive R50 000 and runners-up R20 000.

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