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A hive of activity

Support is vital to spur the growth of township entrepreneurs

In the townships, functions are incomplete without three-legged pots, tent and chairs, meat, veggies and of course scones.

  • by Spotong
  • Aug 22, 2016
  • 865
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Gauteng Government Honours Township Entrepreneurs

Township Entrepreneurship Awards

The Stoelbag Foundation, which developed the groundbreaking medical circumcision device the "Circumfort", was crowned the 2018 entrepreneur of the year.

  • by Spotong
  • Jan 15, 2019
  • 128
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Spotong Magazine celebrates 1000 township entrepreneurs

2018 Women & Gentlemen in Business events

A special thanks to the Spotong partners, sponsors and guests for coming out to celebrate these amazing individuals and for making both days a massive success!

  • by Spotong
  • Nov 20, 2018
  • 898
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Hot off the press

News that informs and inspires in the retail industry

More than half of adult South Africans were shopping online by the end of 2016. Online spending is forecast to more than double by this year.

  • by Spotong
  • Jul 9, 2018
  • 644
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The backbone of the economy

Spaza shops deserve support

Tracing the history of spaza shops reveals how this informal sector of the retail economy is entrenched in the legacy of discrimination and a history of struggle.

  • by Spotong
  • May 16, 2017
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