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Prof Mamokgethi Phakeng, Deputy Vice Chancellor - UCT

She is one of the country’s foremost scholars and researchers in the field of Maths education. Her passion is around teaching and learning maths. In a stellar career, she is currently full professor and vice president of research and innovation at UNISA. She is soon to take up a new position as Deputy Vice Chancellor: research and internationalization at Africa’s best university, UCT.

Nikiwe Bikitsha finds what it takes to thrive and be a leader in the competitive world of academia.

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Meet Ipeleng Mkhari, self-made millionaire

Meet Ipeleng Mkhari, self-made millionaire

Nikiwe Bikitsha talks failure and flight with bold, brave and brilliant Ipeleng Mkhari.

Meet Katlego Maphai, entrepreneur on a mission

Meet Katlego Maphai, entrepreneur on a mission

A wonderful insight into making the leap from the safety of employment to the uncertain waters of entrepreneurship.

Meet food adventurer Dean Kowarski

Meet food adventurer Dean Kowarski

After his initial success in finance, Dean Kowarski has been able to pursue his passion: changing people’s lives through nutrition.

Maria McCloy, fashion designer

Maria McCloy, fashion designer

The name Maria McCloy is synonymous with Joburg’s creative and arty set...

Allen Ambor, the father of Spur

Allen Ambor, the father of Spur

Allen Ambor is the man who gave birth to one of the most quintessentially South African brands ever initiated. He shares his story

Ntsiki Biyela, a dreamer making her mark in the local wine industry

Ntsiki Biyela, a dreamer making her mark in the local wine industry

More than a decade ago, Ntsiki Biyela became South Africa’s first black female master wine maker.