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Beauty Journey: Vika Shipalana

Name: Vika Shipalana Age: 34 Occupation: Director of the Prestige Channel at Pernod-Ricard South Africa CHILDHOOD I come from a family of strong women and a belief in The Almighty God, so it goes without saying that I have endeavoured to live a life of purpose, following in the footsteps of my beloved mother, Zukiswa Ntshona. I have an older brother, Lolwethu Bongco, who is my absolute rock and superhero (Mr

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Beauty Journey: Kwakho Qongqo

Name: Kwakho Qongqo Age: 33 Occupation: Social Entrepreneur Back in 2010, I would see teenage girls from the townships of Port Elizabeth drinking midweek and used to wonder why they were not at school or doing something with their lives, so I decided to host a camp for black teenage girls from “underserved areas” in 2011 and called it Golden Teens Camp. We’ve been hosting these camps ever since….but now

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Beauty Journey: Tumelo Moema

Name: Tumelo Moema Age: 32 Occupation: Freelance Radio Creative Solutions Implementer CHILDHOOD I am the last of 3 girls. I was raised by my mom and a couple of strict aunts whom I still blame for my OCD around the house. I had to clean after myself all the time. I grew up in Mabopane and I was (still may be) a tomboy to the core. I did it all. I even

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Beauty Journey: Kate Goliath

 Name: Kate Cinda Goliath Age: 32 for two more weeks Occupation: Managing Director for Goliath and Goliath and builder of dreams (talent manager) CHILDHOOD I was born of parents who were fresh to Joburg, straight from Durban and I grew up in Eldorado Park. I attended Mayfair Convent for a few years before we moved out of segregation into a suburb on the Westrand. I changed schools and life seemed lighter

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