Actor and film producer Kagiso Modupe has revealed the unconventional path to his first million in a candid interview on the King David podcast. Discussing the challenges he faced after his stint on the e.tv soapie Scandal! concluded, Modupe shared a unique story about leveraging an unusual asset – his private parts – to achieve financial success, and no, it wasn’t through platforms like OnlyFans.
Modupe explained that, despite its unusual nature, he genuinely earned his first million through an initiative related to circumcision. Married for 12 years at the time, Modupe realized the potential benefits of circumcision, such as preventing cervical cancer. seizing this opportunity, he decided to use his influence to promote the cause.
Approaching organizations like Brothers For Life and right2k, Modupe proposed a public campaign where he would encourage men to undergo circumcision on the same day. To add an entrepreneurial twist, he requested one Rand from every circumcision he facilitated. The response was overwhelming, with one million men across the country expressing interest and participating.
Reflecting on this experience, Modupe emphasized the lesson he learned about turning his perceived flaws into opportunities for success. Beyond the unconventional nature of his journey to millionaire status, the actor shared insights into his entrepreneurial ventures and the valuable life lessons gained along the way.
IN OTHER NEWS: Black Friday Fever Sweeps Across Africa: Unbeatable Deals Await Shoppers
As the global shopping extravaganza known as Black Friday approaches, Africa is gearing up for a surge in consumer activity, with retailers offering unbeatable deals and discounts to entice shoppers. From bustling markets to modern malls, the continent is set to experience a shopping frenzy like never before.
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Best Shops to Score Big Discounts
- MegaMall Madness:
MegaMalls across Africa are gearing up to be the epicenter of Black Friday madness. With anchor stores slashing prices on everything from electronics to fashion, shoppers can expect to find incredible deals under one roof. Be sure to check out MegaElectronics and MegaFashion for some of the steepest discounts.
- Marketplace Mayhem:
Traditional markets are not to be left out of the Black Friday excitement. Local vendors and artisans are joining the fray, offering handmade crafts, textiles, and unique items at discounted prices. Head to your nearest market for a more personalized shopping experience and to support local businesses.
- Tech Extravaganza at Gadget Haven:
For tech enthusiasts, Gadget Haven is the place to be. This specialized electronics store is set to roll out discounts on the latest gadgets, including smartphones, laptops, and smartwatches. Stay tuned for flash sales and limited-time offers on cutting-edge technology.
- Click and Save:
In the digital age, online shopping has become increasingly popular, and Black Friday is no exception. E-commerce platforms are gearing up for a surge in traffic, offering exclusive online-only deals. Jumia and Konga, two of Africa’s leading online marketplaces, are expected to have a wide range of products on sale.
- Cyber Monday Countdown:
As Black Friday wraps up, the savings continue with Cyber Monday. Online retailers are extending the excitement, offering additional discounts and promotions exclusively for online shoppers. Make sure to keep an eye on your favorite online stores for extended savings throughout the weekend.
Shopping Safely in the Midst of the Pandemic:
- Mask Up and Shop:
While Black Friday is a time for incredible deals, safety remains a top priority. Shoppers are encouraged to adhere to COVID-19 guidelines, wearing masks and maintaining social distancing, whether shopping in stores or markets.
- Contactless Payment Options:
Opt for contactless payment methods to minimize physical contact during transactions. Many retailers are promoting digital payment options to ensure a safer shopping experience.
The Countdown Begins:
As the countdown to Black Friday begins, anticipation is building across Africa. Whether you’re a tech enthusiast, fashionista, or someone seeking unique local treasures, this Black Friday promises something for everyone. Get ready to shop ’til you drop and snag the best deals the continent has to offer.