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been the driv­ing force be­hind

I spent my for­ma­tive years in the in­dus­trial town of Uiten­hage in the East­ern Cape. I was raised by my grand­mother who worked two jobs; as a cleaner at a hos­pi­tal and prison warder at St Al­bans prison.

The area had very lit­tle de­vel­op­ment at the time, and mov­ing to Mthatha to at­tend board­ing school in 1987 ex­posed me to the vast dif­fer­ences be­tween the two. This fu­elled my de­sire to breathe life into small towns.

my busi­ness.

Xoliswa Daku (43), CEO of DCI Hold­ings and Daku Group of Com­pa­nies,

shares how she’s trans­form­ing small towns into thriv­ing ur­ban devel­op­ments.

Work­ing as an at­tor­ney led

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