Soweto's modest mogul

By Drum Digital
23 November 2015

Property tycoon Mike Nkuna attributes his success and inspiration to his community

It's hard to believe this property mogul, one of the most successful businessmen in the country, grew up herding cattle and later worked in his father's butchery in Soweto.

From these humble beginnings, Mike Nkuna rose to become the Executive Chairman and Founder of Masingita Property Investment Holdings, which has developed and owns 11 shopping malls, including a new one called Masingita Crossing Mall in Malamulele, Limpopo.

Ask people if they know of Mike Nkuna and few will say he is a pioneer in developing shopping centres and malls in urban as well as disadvantaged rural areas.

That is in part because Mike Nkuna prefers to keep a low profile.

Read more in the 29 November DRUM issue.

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