Money Moves June 13, 2017 at 09:15 am

Young African Entrepreneurs Make Forbes Africa ’30 Under 30’ 2017 List

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Fredrick Ngugi June 13, 2017 at 09:15 am

June 13, 2017 at 09:15 am | Money Moves

Khethi Ngwenya, South Africa

Khethi Ngwenya owner of School Media

Khethi Ngwenya owner of School Media. Photo credit: Twitter

At 12 years old, Khethi Ngwenya was already selling firecrackers with his aunt during holidays. At the age of 17, he was elected CEO of the Young Entrepreneurs of Soweto, an organization that nurtures young entrepreneurs. In 2010, 26-year-old Ngwenya founded School Media, a company that connects brands with schools by helping clients rent advertising space in schools. Currently, the company has eight employees and turns over $375,000 a year.

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