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Read articles and stories about Durban-based businesses and entrepreneurs. Find out how business owners are doing it eThekwini.

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Afrikan Passion Designs: A line of love & eco-edge

The innovative approach that grew Afrikan Passion Designs – Nombuso Khanyile and Nisbert Kembo’s leather shoe and bag business.

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.
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Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

Thilo has made her name by providing a unique service to an overlooked part of the fashion market. Here’s how she found her market niche.

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.
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Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

Mother and daughter team Niki and Ellen have made spreading yoga in Durban their business mission. Read their story.

An image of Anna Savage, who runs the I Heart Market in Durban.
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We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

Anna Savage, of I Heart Market, is a new-wave business person. She has her own rules, an eclectic CV, and a drive to support Durban business.

An area that is being cleaned up by Durban Green Corridors.
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Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

At the intersection of tourism, environmentalism and entrepreneurship, Green Corridors is helping the community in Durban.

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.
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Passion fuels the fire that lights up Smokin’ Joe’s

Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up. We caught up with Mo – a partner at Smokin’ Joe’s – to find out how the boxing-themed joint has gained fame and fortune in Durban’s burger scene.

The Yoco team at the Happiness Factory.
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The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

Muhammad started the Happiness Factory in 2010 and has grown strongly since. See his five tips for small business owners.

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.
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5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

We caught up with Geoff Noble, owner of Colombo Coffee, to talk about his journey, coffee, culture and more. Check out his tips to help you.

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Improve your small business’s online presence

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5 social media marketing tools for entrepreneurs

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.

Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

Eben Uys, founder of Mad Giant Brewery, shares what he has learnt from building his modest brewery into a world-class destination.

Business lessons from Mad Giant Brewery

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Finding a business mentor

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Time management tips for business owners

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Do you really need business capital?

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Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

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5 ways to cut costs during the COVID-19 pandemic

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The Yoco Point of Sale Launch

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How to manage your mental wellbeing during COVID-19

An image of Anna Savage, who runs the I Heart Market in Durban.

We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

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3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

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Making space to explore: curious enough to experiment, bold enough to fail

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Help! My business is hurting my health

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.

Tax 2019: What you need to know about tax on businesses

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How to get your business website to the top of Google Search

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How Boniface is carving out his future

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.

How to go from corporate to business

10 ways to manage revenue in the face of COVID-19

Yoco at The Stack in Cape Town.

The return of The Stack

An area that is being cleaned up by Durban Green Corridors.

Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

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Should you use your personal bank account for business?

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Support Small: will you join the movement?

Mokgadi Mabela, founder of Native Nosi.

Mokgadi Mabela: Beehind the story

Mpumelelo Mtintso, founder of Book Ibhoni riding past Vilakazi Street.

Books on bikes with Book Ibhoni

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15 books for entrepreneurs

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How to stay connected through the COVID-19 outbreak

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.

The story of Beerhouse

Boniface Chikwenhere of Unique Driftwood Creations.

Growing Unique Driftwood Creations with Yoco Capital

How to pivot your food business during COVID-19

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Small business burnout: what it looks like, and 6 things you can do about it!

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Mbali Rose Hair: Making a hair business work

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