Simnikiwe Hlatshaneni
Premium Journalist
4 minute read
14 Mar 2020
7:45 am

Businesswoman Sinazo Mtshengu’s political agenda: to fight corruption

Simnikiwe Hlatshaneni

'I have to be honest. Corruption is a part of politics and it is a part of governance... However, South Africans must not suffer just because politicians have big egos.'

Businesswoman Sinazo Mtshengu poses for a photograph after speaking to The Citizen during an interview, 13 March 2020, in Midrand. Picture: Michel Bega

Politics, public relations, radio, events, catering and now service delivery – Sinazo Mtshengu, 28, has mastered the art of the Joburg hustle. She came to the big city like a character in a movie after quitting her small-town TV and radio job in Port Elizabeth. That leap of faith was only three years ago. Today, the KwaZulu-Natal businesswoman sits on the board as a non-executive director at City of Joburg’s refuse entity Pikitup, started a catering company three weeks ago and is a spokesperson for two political parties through her media company Global Borders. Her days consist of early mornings...