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Watch Super Stage’s runner’s up, Kennedy Kitheka, Kumbirai Gundani and Kolawale Olajide pitch their 100% IN Super Idea!

Now’s your turn to change the stats – and reverse the student drop-out rate directly! If you want to support this Super Idea, click ‘invest’ on the crowd-fund banner to your left (you can pay by cash (uKash), EFT, credit card or vouchers)

UCT’s Kennedy is a firm believer that in order to achieve economic and social change on this continent, more entrepreneurs need to be given a platform for their ideas and initiatives to bear fruit. Zimbabwean born Kumbi is a two-time recipient of the prestigious Vice Chancellor’s most outstanding student leader award and has a passion for change and hope, and Nigerian born Kola is an engineer at heart who’s blood ‘courses with cells of making a difference’. Together they say: “ASK NOT WHAT AFRICA CAN DO FOR ME BUT WHAT YOU CAN DO FOR AFRICA.”

Kennedy Kitheka is completing a business science in Finance Degree; Kumbirai Gundani is in an Economics and Stats grad and is completing a postgraduate degree in Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management; Kolawale Olajide is a computer science grad and is currently completing his second degree in search engineering. Jason is completing a BSC in Aerospace Engineering at Wits; Sameer is completing a Bsc in IT project management at the University of Toronto and has worked with some of Silicon Valley’s greatest entrepreneurs.

The next Super Stage challenge launches in August, so if you believe in speaking on behalf of a young generation – one that wants to shape a new reality – then YOU could the next Super Star. Watch this space for more info.

Brought to you by Supernews, Super Stage is the first live, open innovation platform for students by students on campuses around the country, giving student change-makers the opportunity to headline the next SUPER idea that’ll become the news – and make SA work better.

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