Businesses Owned By Ayanda Thabethe. Ayanda Thabethe is a South African television personality. Ayanda Thabethe is one of South Africa’s most influential media personalities who has done nothing, but has built a name for herself in this industry. Ayanda is also a model, show host, entrepreneur, and actress. Most people know her as the show host of Top Billing on BET and for her beauty which she has been displayed on the cover of magazines and in television advertisements. In addition to the many hats that she wears, Ayanda is also a successful entrepreneur. Below are some of the businesses owned by Ayanda Thabethe.
Buzzworthy Productions, a marketing agency, is Ayanda’s business. She founded the firm in 2011 and currently holds the position of the founder and managing director. Buzzworthy Productions services companies who aim to create “a buzz” for their brands. The agency has a growing blue chip client list and has recently launched the initiative ROUNDA into the South African market which is a Public-Private initiative driven by civil society with the full backing of government aimed at alleviating poverty in South Africa.
Liyanda Hair & Beauty Salon
Liyanda Hair & Beauty Salon, Johannesburg’s new upmarket unisex hair and beauty salon in Melrose has opened its doors for business. “Liyanda is a result of my name Ayanda and my business partner’s name Lindelwa put together. We both worked together in the past at L’Oréal South Africa and we decided to bring our skills, talents and experiences together to meet the need of an ethnic hair and beauty salon in Melrose. We want Liyanda to be the place where like-minded people meet, connect and enjoy an environment where people are in a beautiful space, relaxing, enjoying their me-time and hopefully a space that is Instagram-able.” said Ayanda on her website.
African Emancipation Foundation
Thabethe is also a social entrepreneur. On her website, Thabethe states that she is one of the founders of a non-profit organisation, African Emancipation Foundation, which has worked with the likes of Standard Bank and Wits Business School. They provide advice and mentoring to entrepreneurs.