Entrepreneur creates wide range of special occasion treats

What services/products do you offer? We make celebration cakes and sweet treats. We also teach baking and cake decorating. When did your business start and what...

Global Entrepreneurship Week a beacon of hope for business-minded BCM youth

The Global Entrepreneurship Week came to East London for the first time from November 13-16. It began in Mdantsane and continued on to Duncan Village...

Go People – Sigqibo Maci

We chat to Sigqibo Maci about his approach to running his business, Jojo Cleaning Services. What services do you offer? A: We offer residential and industrial...

Go People – Chantel Du Toit

This week we chatted to Chantal du Toit, who gains satisfaction from selling food as a means of providing for her young family Q: What...

Go People – Sasha-Lee van Rooyen

Sasha-Lee van Rooyen creates stunning personalised gifts under her company Sashie’s Crafty Creations Q: What services or products do you offer? A: I make unique wooden...

Scrunchie hobby turns into career,Tied Up owner discusses online accessory store

Q: What services or products do you offer? A: Tied Up is a small business selling handmade hair accessories ranging from...

GO People – Jenna Ernstzen

We chat to Jenna Ernstzen about using her culinary skills to launch her small baked goods business, SugarCoated. Q: What services or products do you...

Business chamber introduces new organic market

In a proactive move to bolster local agriculture and provide consumers with access to fresh, organic produce, the Border Kei Chamber of Businesses (BKCOB)...

GO People – Lana Jade Geyer

  We chat to entrepreneur Lana Jade Geyer about her brands The Ultra Cookie Co, The Toffee Apple Factory and The Snack Co. What products do...

GO People – Kristin Leigh Kitchen

What services do you offer? I offer hair services for men, women and children. These services include cutting, colouring and styling. I also offer up-styles...

Women trained to launch appliance repair businesses

A group of eight East London women are receiving training through an appliance repair programme, hosted by a non-profit social enterprise, Taking Care of...

Go People – Priyal Sing-Delange

We speak to chef Priyal Sing-Delange about why she started her cuisine business, Pepper Pan What services do you offer?  Customers are offered the option of...

Go People – Tayla Venter

This week we chat to Tayla Venter about her printing business, Beneath The Bark. Q: What services do you offer?  A: I personalise everything. From printing...

Baker cooks up own creative solutions

We chat to Charlton Smith about the cake baking business he runs with his wife, Leshae What kind of products do you make? We...

Young EL riders to represent SA

The FIM Motocross of African Nations Continental Championship will be taking place this weekend in Cape Town and three talented East London riders will...

GO People – Melissa Volmink

We chat to Melissa Volmink about the ins and outs of her business Boujee Box. Q: What products do you make?    A: I make customised gift...

GO People – Ayabulela Mabinda

Ayabulela Mabinda is the director of an EL-based small business called Black Race Sneaker Wash. What services do you offer?   We offer sneaker wash and footwear...

Ginger Love proudly represents SA at international food export fair in...

Simone Klaasen, co-founder of Ginger Love, proudly represented SA at Japan’s Food Export Fair 2023, marking yet another successful international expo for the brand. This...

GO People – Fran Stassen

We chat to Fran Stassen, a ceramic artist, who turned her hobby into a business called Fran Made. What do you do?  During the day I’m...