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'Entrepreneurship should concern SA more than who owns the spaza shops'

Instead of begrudging the presence of foreign-owned businesses in the country's townships, South Africans ought to invest their energies towards identifying entrepreneurial opportunities and developing their own skills.

This is according to Reverend Roche Van Wyk, the director of enterprise initiative Learn to Earn.

Competitiveness without reprisal is something we have to learn, this is at the heart of the struggle with entrepreneurship.

Rev. Roche van Wyk, Director of Learn to Earn

Listen to the full conversation from CapeTalk's Breakfast with Kieno Kammies:

Following a statement on the number of foreign-owned spaza shops in previously disadvantaged communities by Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe, Van Wyk said South Africans need to equip themselves with critical entrepreneurial thinking.

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