A giant video screen flashing snippets of media footage illustrated how an entrepreneur turned a fictitious boerewors roll vendor called Vuyo into reality.

So began the keynote address of Mr Miles Kubheka (above), CEO of Wakanda Food Accelerator, who spoke at the fifth EDHE Entrepreneurship Intervarsity Awards on 1 December 2023. The Southern Sun Hotel at the OR Tambo International Airport – on the West Rand, was where the entrepreneurial talents of 24 national finalists, drawn from across the 25 of 26 South African universities, were showcased and celebrated.