MANZINI – On Friday, His Majesty King Mswati III crowned Thamsanqa Mdluli of Acero Steel as the overall winner of the Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2023.
Mdluli walked away with a Toyota GD6 single cab worth over E560 000 sponsored by FNB Eswatini and E30 000 cash.
Mdluli took the crown from 2019 winner, Sifiso Nhlengetfwa of Mashayinkonjane Butcheries.
Other winners in the different categories were Nodumo Gwamanda (Street Vendor), Dumsile Simelane (Handicraft), Andile Dlamini (Youth-owned), Sanele Dlamini (Most Improved), and Gcina Dlamini (Agribusiness).
Others were Mary Mbhamali (Persons with Disabilities), Mlungisi Sibandze (Green Business), Setsabile Mkhonta (Retail), Bandile Dlamini (Most Innovative), Behlule Dlomo (Techno savvy) and Ndaya Lukoji (Women-owned).
They each won E30 000 in cash prizes.