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Young entrepreneurs are the First Thursday focus

31 May 2017

In line with Youth Month, young entrepreneurs will showcase their businesses at the Ministry of Economic Opportunities this First Thursday.

Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities, said young entrepreneurs in a range of sectors would be featured on Thursday, 1 June 2017.

Tomorrow’s First Thursday event marks the start of Minister Winde’s official Youth Month campaign, which seeks to highlight inspirational stories of young people in the economy. Minister Winde’s full programme will be released tomorrow at the start of Youth Month.

“We have a very exciting programme this month, centred around showcasing the innovative young entrepreneurs who are growing our economy and creating jobs.”

The following entrepreneurs will be exhibiting at the Ministry tomorrow evening: ( is an online platform which offers a digital marketplace for uniquely African products.

Aja (

Aja is an all-natural skincare product, using 100% organic African oils, leaving you with well-nourished healthy glowing skin.


The products include African print handbags, accessories and African print active wear.

Themba Mkhangeli

A sketch artist, who sketches using a pen, will showcase his skills in real-time.

All members of the public are invited to pop in.


Venue: 142 Long Street

Time: Pop in between 5pm and 9pm

About First Thursday:

Media Enquiries: 

Bronwynne Jooste

Spokesperson: Alan Winde, Minister of Economic Opportunities

Responsible for Tourism, Economic Development and Agriculture

Western Cape Government

Physical Address: 142 Long Street, Cape Town

Tel: 021 483 3550

Cell: 060 970 4301



Twitter: bronwynnejooste