Durban – Three pupils from Sibusiswe Comp Tech High School in Umbumbulu, south of Durban, secured the top spot at the national green entrepreneurship competition Step Up 2A Green Start Up National Youth Entrepreneurship Awards on Friday.
Tiffany Ogbonnaya, Zanele Khwela and Thulile Zikhali were awarded for their business plan which aimed to create a cheap source of energy using “eco-friendly coal” sourced from Marula nuts.
Their prizes include bursaries, tablets, R20 000 in seed funding and a trip to Silicon Valley in the US.
Zanele said that she was ecstatic at winning.
“I think the judges liked our idea because of the potential to disrupt the coal industry, and because it would…
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