Community Empowerment

Entrepreneurs to Seek Opportunities at the THUD-Ekurhuleni

In partnership with The Hook Up Dinner (THUDEkurhuleni), the City will on Thursday, 5 March, provide a platform for young people to kick-start their entrepreneurial journey.

The youth will engage with the celebrated entrepreneur and one of South African’s brightest talents Shimza (Ashley Raphala) and learn of business opportunities at the City of Ekurhuleni.

THUD is a youth inter-active networking, pitching, training and enterprise development programme which is hosted every first Thursday of the month, wherein successful pitchers are awarded grants, business support, business facilitation and start up kits by various other stakeholders in attendance.

For more queries, please contact THUD communications and admin officer Mbali Siphesihle Mavundla on 076 661 1795 or email website:

Event details are as follows:

Theme: The Music & The Side Hustle Hacking the Entrepreneurship Game with Shimza

Date: 05 March 2020

Time: 18h30 – 21h00

Venue: Dumisani Masilela Theatre, President Street, Germiston


Dress Code: Smart Casual

RSVP Link:

What to Bring: Business Cards and a great attitude