Mzansi 100 of 2016

Mzansi 100 of 2016

INNOVATORS

INNOVATORS

I failed to convince my leadership at the time to believe in me so I had to endure 13 months without my favourite job...

Mzansi’s 100: Innovator, Stacey Brewer

It became apparent to Stacey Brewer, 31, while she was studying for her MBA, that education in South Africa was in dire straits and...

Mzansi’s 100: Innovator, Mxolisi Makhubo

Growing up in Soweto, and questioning why the municipality decided to make the space opposite his house a dumping ground, Mxolisi Makhubo, 33, knew...

TRAILBLAZERS

Mzansi’s 100: Trailblazer, Gert-Johan Coetzee

Designing a gown is not just about glamour. It’s about bringing out the beauty of the person wearing it and seeing her eyes...

QUIZ: Are you a Trailblazer?

If you're a young leader, what leadership category would you fall under? Are you a Trailblazer, an Influencer, a Disruptor, a Healer or an...

THE TRAILBLAZERS

Years ago, Nasa’s Voyager probe took a series of “family portraits” of the solar system that showed, famously, Earth as a “pale blue dot”...

INFLUENCERS

THE INFLUENCERS

They call us the “doomed and gloomed” generation. They say we don’t have a cause or a struggle. And, while they like to say...

Mzansi’s 100: Influencer, Tinashe Nyamudoka

It never dawned on me that I would drink wine, let alone make a living out of it,” says Tinashe Nyamudoka. Yet, just eight...

Mzansi’s 100: Influencer, Wandile Zondo

After designing its logo, Mpumelelo Macu was asked to describe the Thesis brand in three words. “Soweto’s beautiful future,” was his reply. A more perfect...

HEALERS

Mzansi’s 100: Healer, Candice Sehoma

Growing up in Alexandra township, Candice Sehoma only had access to bucket toilets. Her first encounter with flushing toilets was when she started school....

Mzansi’s 100: Healer, Tania Zulu Holt

Tania Zulu Holt, a health economist, always knew she wanted to return to Africa and work to develop the continent. The opportunity presented itself ...

Mzansi’s 100: Healer, Sandile Kubheka

Dr Sandile Kubheka started primary school at the age of five, completed grades six and seven concurrently, matriculated at 15 and graduated from the...

DISRUPTORS

Mzansi’s 100: Disruptor, Faraaz Mahomed

“I aim to be a strong advocate for change, using rigorous research and informed advocacy to influence policy and to ensure that the people...

Mzansi’s 100: Disruptor, Daniel Thebe

Daniel Thebe is obsessed with media. But not just that; the Cape Town-based entrepreneur wants South Africans to own and produce the media they...

THE DISRUPTORS

You don’t plan to be perceived as combative, or “sanctimonious”, as one book reviewer called me, or get invited onto radio shows to discuss...