Entrepreneurship

A soccer player at heart; an accountant by profession

A soccer player at heart; an accountant by profession

Boitumelo Mofikoe is a young man who grew up in one of South Africa’s townships. A soccer player by heart, and an accountant by profession. He is also passionate about entrepreneurs and small businesses. BD: Please tell us about your upbringing. BM: I grew up in the dusty streets of Sebokeng, a small township in more…

Thabo Afitlhile: actor, entrepreneur and orator

Thabo Afitlhile:  actor, entrepreneur and orator

Black Diamonds speaks to a man who has pursued every avenue that his talents have offered him. A Future Leader and Force to be reckoned with, indeed! BD: From what we have read about you, it seems you have accomplished a lot already in your life, so we are really curious to know how old more…

A Journey Towards a Dream Regardless of Circumstance

A Journey Towards a Dream Regardless of Circumstance

Black Diamonds online spoke to an inspiring young man. Here is his story and journey of hope in his own words: My name is Tebang Ntsasa, and I am 24 years old. I am currently residing at an informal settlement called Holomisa Camp, in Klipspriut, Soweto. I am the last-born at home from a family more…

Do we Really need Governments to succeed?

Do we Really need Governments to succeed?

I read this very interesting article in the New York Times on Europe’s young entrepreneurs, which I suggest you read before continuing: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/31/business/international/europes-young-entrepreneurs.html?ref=technology&_r=0 The easy answer to the title question of this piece is of course we need government. They create the enabling environment for businesses to operate in and so on and so forth. more…

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