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South Africa's shoe-shine king

South Africa’s shoe-shine king

Lere Mgayiya is the owner of Lere's Shoe Shine Experience, a familiar sight at South African airports. The business is fast becoming a South African institution, not only welcoming travellers to the country with a good old-fashioned polish and a smile, but also sending people off on their travels in style.
Trailblazer: Lere Mgayiya

Trailblazer: Lere Mgayiya

After starting a shoe shining operation at Cape Town International Airport, Lere Mgayiya started training unskilled youngsters to run their own businesses. His speciality, he says, is "shining people" - making them believe in their own ideas and abilities.

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