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Multi-award winner in business shares his knowledge in Mastering Entrepreneurship


Many of us dream of starting our own business and being our own boss, but where does one start? A sensible first step is to listen to the advice of seasoned entrepreneurs who are familiar with the journey and the pitfalls that can be found along the way. Ismail Hassen, a multi-award winner in business hailing from Port Elizabeth, has just released a handbook for budding entrepreneurs, sharing his knowledge, tips, and practical solutions for building a sustainable business in South Africa. Starting from the very beginning of the entrepreneur’s journey (chapter one aptly titled ‘It all starts with a...

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Get swept away by U.P. Topka’s magical sports fiction novel


In this newly-released teen novel by U.P. Topka of Pretoria, we follow 15-year-old Eric Robertson on a hero’s journey, starting with the devastating death of his parents that sees him moving to the small town of Carnarvon to live with his grandmother. Reeling from the loss of his family and the life he left behind, Eric struggles to adapt to his new surroundings, an unhappy situation made worse by the cruel school bullies. While fleeing from the school after a traumatic encounter with them, Eric happens upon a magical set of golf clubs, each previously owned by a golfing great...

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“Thabo, the Space Dude: Last Days on Earth” blasts off


Our newest release on  - Thabo, the Space Dude  - has seen some exceptional opening-week sales, with author Lori-Ann Preston having to undertake a second print run mere weeks after her self-published adventure for tweens was released. In this charming book, Thabo’s parents announce to him that the family is moving … to Mars. Through a series of logbook entries, Thabo chronicles his last days on Earth as he struggles to process the news and prepare himself for the sad goodbyes and the new adventure that awaits. His logbook entries are complemented by comic-strip style illustrations by Lindsey Cumming,...

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My passion for African food

I was fortunate to be raised by a father who had travelled and worked as a cook on ships. Thamsanqa Mqwebu left his missionary village, Groutville, KwaZulu-Natal (KZN), as a young man to travel the world, and became immersed in a passion for food and cooking. He enriched our lives with his Sunday meals, which the family always looked forward to. He instilled in us a sense of culinary adventure and I learned to eat and taste rare and raw food before it was mainstream and, unlike most children, to eat and enjoy vegetables of all kinds. I’m sure we...

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Redemption: The Advent

Review by Tina Soetzenberg Author: Kimon Alexander Two beings. One Body. And a critical mission to save the world. The Valdors, ethereal beings from a parallel dimension, have guarded the development of consciousness since the beginning of time. Humanity’s greed and fanaticism have derailed progression towards spiritual evolution, and the Valdor Council has earmarked Sol III (Earth) for annihilation. In one final effort, Balthazar is sent to Earth to redeem Humanity. When Bal connects with the mind of James Baxter, a seasoned police investigator, he must convince him to assist with his mission. Bal and Baxter have to share the...

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