Egodini mall developer creates WhatsApp platform for job seekers

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74A120A2-5C94-4EE7-A1E0-30C56252D5A9 TERRACOTTA (Private) Limited (TPL), developers of the Egodini Mall project have created a WhatsApp platform for residents to access application forms following chaos that characterised their recruitment exercise on Monday. TPL Director Mr Thulani Moyo said applicants can send a WhatsApp message to +263774 668 432 to get an application form. “Once you receive the form you can print it out, take your time to fill all the necessary information and required documentation. The registration is open up to 30 November so it makes no difference either to submit…

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Teen entrepreneur Snikiwe Xaba still natural despite success

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You can’t let your circumstances define who you are. This may well be a cliché, but for 16-year-old Snikiwe Xaba, it has a ring of truth. Last month this newspaper published Xaba’s story of an acne condition that led her to conceptualise a roaring business to help others deal with the condition. The teenager, who once had an acne problem and could not afford to buy creams to treat it, embarked on a process to research ways to treat acne. She found a natural way to help alleviate her skin…

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Rwandan entrepreneur woos drinkers with beetroot wine

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Rwandans enjoy eating beetroot but entrepreneur Assumpta Uwamariya has found a novel use for the vegetable – turning it into a red wine that has proven popular with customers in several African countries and even as far away as Germany. Unable to find a job after graduating from university, Uwamariya started growing beetroot for a living and then learned how to turn it into a rich, earthy red wine known as “Karisimbi”. The 27-year-old now grows beetroot on a three-hectare farm in the Rubavu district of western Rwanda, employing 17…

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Maboneng king: From waiter to restaurant owner

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Mpho Masilo worked as a bartender and waiter for nearly a decade before launching Ravioli, the biggest fine-dining space in Maboneng, Johannesburg, last week. The 35-year-old restaurateur from Rabokala village in the North West had to stop pursuing his law degree with Unisa because of a lack of funds but did not allow that to diminish his drive for success. “I am glad that law didn’t work out for me because I wouldn’t be where I am now,” he said. Masilo, who is the son of a factory worker, can…

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Woman quits job and ditches modern life to become a 1950s housewife

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A woman who’s obsessed with the 1950s has quit her job to become a housewife for her husband. With her collection of 50s dresses, antique brooches, elegant hats and dainty gloves, Jemima Collins, 28, has recreated the forgotten era. Jemima, who quit her job as a government worker, is married to 29-year-old engineer Jack. The couple live in Brisbane, Australia. Jemima is so obsessed with the 50s lifestyle that she’s taking time out from her criminology career to take pride in leading the true lifestyle of a 1950s housewife. Although…

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Where do unemployed men get the audacity to cheat?

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Sies! Where does a man who is not even working get the confidence and cheek to cheat on a partner who is bringing home the bacon? Let us be clear, there is no special licence for men to cheat on anyone because they are financially more powerful than their other halves, but we all know that power is a significant aphrodisiac and men who have it cheat just because they can. Plus, many of them can afford to cheat as that credit card has to be swiped for extra birthdays,…

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Meet the Mother and Two Daughters Who Own 13 McDonald’s Franchises

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Patricia Williams and her daughters, Nicole Enearu and Kerri Harper-Howie, have built an empire of McDonald’s franchises in the Los Angeles, California area. Combined, they employ more than 700 people in the community and generate annual revenues of almost $50 million. In April 2017, they opened their 13th franchise location. Getting started More than 30 years ago, Patricia, inspired by other family members who also owned McDonald’s franchises, took the leap herself. She was working at the time as a rehabilitation therapist, and her husband was a police officer for…

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WHY DON’T MORE BLACK AMERICANS WANT TO VISIT AFRICA?

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A few weeks ago, I stumbled upon a conversation on #BlackTwitter about why the continent of Africa isn’t on more black Americans’ vacation wish list. Since I’ve spent most of my year in Zambia, the conversation piqued my interest. I was floored and saddened by the ignorant and downright asinine comments made by people attempting (and failing) to be Twitter funny. I’m not going to call out individual people, but I screenshot some responses just so I could respond to exactly what was said. Here are a few of my…

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Short-cut mini tomato meatballs

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Preparation: 15 min Cooking: 30 min Serves: 6 450 g boerewors 30 ml (2 T) oil 4 spring onions 5 ml (1 t) dried mixed herbs 2 x 400 g chopped tomatoes 2 bay leaves 400 g lentils salt and black pepper, to taste handful of parsley, chopped crusty bread to serve Pull out the sausage meat from its casing and with wet hands roll into cherry tomato-size meatballs. Place on a greased baking sheet. In a pan heat oil over medium heat, then cook the meatballs in batches until…

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One of the reasons why some people are still single..

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One of the reasons why some people are still single for the rest of their lives is because they never let go of their past. They hold on to it, they compare every new person they meet to the ones that hurt them and they carry the whole baggage into the new relationship which lead to issues and insecurities and in the long run a break up. If you are single and still looking for true love, first of all let go of your past no matter how bad it…

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