Basetsana Khumalo is a 50% stakeholder in Top Billing production company, Tswelopele Productions. At 20 she helped in negotiate the deal for Top Billing to become and independent production house. Since then she launched the successful Top Billing magazine, started her own make-up, clothing and sunglasses range. She has also amassed business interests in mining and property.
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Basetsana Khumalo is a 50% stakeholder in Top Billing production company, Tswelopele Productions. At 20 she helped in negotiate the deal for Top Billing to become and independent production house. Since then she launched the successful Top Billing magazine, started her own make-up, clothing and sunglasses range. She has also amassed business interests in mining and property. Photo: File
Amy Kleinhans-Curd is a former Miss South Africa who is now the co-founder and director of the PLP Group. PLP Group is a company that provides brand enhancement and stakeholder engagement solutions across Africa and the rest of the world. She is also involved in many education based businesses and organisations. 
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Amy Kleinhans-Curd is a former Miss South Africa who is now the co-founder and director of the PLP Group. PLP Group is a company that provides brand enhancement and stakeholder engagement solutions across Africa and the rest of the world. She is also involved in many education based businesses and organisations. Photo: Facebook
Sonia Booth is the owner of a footwear company, Bonneventia Footwear. Her shoes are manufactured in Johannesburg and were even featured in local designer Thula Sindi's shows. Booth is a former international model was previously placed second at a Miss South Africa pageant. 
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Sonia Booth is the owner of a footwear company, Bonneventia Footwear. Her shoes are manufactured in Johannesburg and were even featured in local designer Thula Sindi's shows. Booth is a former international model was previously placed second at a Miss South Africa pageant. Photo: File
Angel Jones launched her business Homecoming Revolution in 2003. Her company specialises in headhunting and placing globally experienced talent on the continent. She is also the founding member for South Africa Chapter at Entrepreneur Organisation and executive director at Morris Jones Advertising .
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Angel Jones launched her business Homecoming Revolution in 2003. Her company specialises in headhunting and placing globally experienced talent on the continent. She is also the founding member for South Africa Chapter at Entrepreneur Organisation and executive director at Morris Jones Advertising . Photo: Facebook
Nkhensani Nkosi is the designer and founder of a unique South African brand, Stoned Cherrie. She launched her business in 2008 and since then has shown her range at New York Fashion Week. Her brand, Stoned Cherrie, has also expanded into eyewear and clothes are popular with many big names including South African singer Lira. 
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Nkhensani Nkosi is the designer and founder of a unique South African brand, Stoned Cherrie. She launched her business in 2008 and since then has shown her range at New York Fashion Week. Her brand, Stoned Cherrie, has also expanded into eyewear and clothes are popular with many big names including South African singer Lira. Photo: Facebook
Vanessa Gounden founded HolGoun Investment Holdings with her husband in 2003. HolGoun is valued at more than R2,9 billion. Her business approach of investing in businesses and projects that will grow and develop the company has helped her acquire a diverse investments including property and mining.  She also has her own fashion label called Vanessa G, which is a part of HolGoun. 
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Vanessa Gounden founded HolGoun Investment Holdings with her husband in 2003. HolGoun is valued at more than R2,9 billion. Her business approach of investing in businesses and projects that will grow and develop the company has helped her acquire a diverse investments including property and mining. She also has her own fashion label called Vanessa G, which is a part of HolGoun. Photo: Facebook
Farah Fortune is the owner of African Star Communications, a company that she started from her bedroom floor. Her company represents high profile rappers like K.O. and Solo and stand up comedians like Loyiso Gola and Jason Goliath.
Farah Fortune is the owner of African Star Communications, a company that she started from her bedroom floor. Her company represents high profile rappers like K.O. and Solo and stand up comedians like Loyiso Gola and Jason Goliath.

DURBAN - Female entrepreneurship is something that South Africa is lacking and what government and companies are trying to promote through skills programmes and mentorship. 

Entrepreneurship Magazine highlighted some of the successful entrepreneurs in South Africa. 

Entrepreneurship seems to be a male dominated field, however there are many female entrepreneurs that doing well for themselves in the business industry. Some of the women work in fields of fashion, communications, shoe making and head hunting, but whoever they are they are doing well for themselves.

Some of these women include Farah Fortune whose clients include rappers and stand up comedians to Vanessa Gounden who co owns ColGoun Investmnet Holdings with a diverse portfolio of investments. 

Here is a list of some of the females that are making a name for themselves in their respective industries. 

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Top South African Female Entrepreneurs

-BUSINESS REPORT ONLINE