Entries by Khanya Mkoto


Busisiwe Mpembe builds a bright future in construction

Busisiwe Mpembe is the last born of 6 children. She grew up in a small farming town in the Free State called Heilbron. She studied a Bachelor of Science in Construction Management at Wits University, under the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment. Later, she did her honours part time in Construction Management at the […]


Is big data the future of business?

31 year old, Thabo Nonkenge is the CEO & Founder of Singulum Data. Singulum Data operates in the Information Communication & Technology (ICT) industry. The company has a desire to influence the way business is done, demystifying big data, analytics & business advisory. Singulum Data seeks to instil and establish a culture of data-centricity within all […]


Stained Wines is here to disrupt the beverage industry!

Nozipho Hlophe, aged 24 and  Kamogelo Lesabe, aged 25 are the  co-founders for VertCo, which is a premium beverage company that owns Stained Wines. They operate in the beverage industry, with their current covering being in the wine sector. They offer premium boutique wines of Western Cape origin, forming partnerships in regions with the richest harvest, […]


Womandla, celebrating the power of women!

Womandla Foundation provides sustainable, relevant programmes in all spheres within technology, media, skills development, mentorship, and every sector they can use to empower women and young girls to live out their destiny. Womandla has been in operation for 4 years now, they officially registered in September 2018. Sam Gqomo, director of Womandla Foundation, says their biggest challenge as a […]

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Maxine Gray invests her time in the future of our young ones

Maxine Gray is 28 years old, she’s a Board Member of imagine.nation (NPO) and founder of the Winter Warmer Initiative. Imagine.nation focuses on education and entrepreneurship in informal sector communities, particularly with a focus on Early Childhood Development (ECD). The Winter Warmer project is targeted at raising funds to provide polar fleece blankets to creches […]


Qualified Chartered Accountant Mlungisi Hlongwane shares his story and encourages us this exam season

A humble, respectful and well-mannered gentleman, Mlungisi Hlongwane is a philanthropist, an entrepreneur and a social transformation agent. Mlungisi hails from a deep rural area called Bergville in Kwazulu Natal. The place boasts the infamous Drankensberg Mountains – one of the worlds heritage sites. He was raised by his grandmother who was and still is […]