A local man starts a pizza business from his shack and gives the community more options than Kota or Skopo

  • Themba Limekhaya worked as a freelance photographer, taking photos of people’s weddings and events
  • One of his clients taught him how to make pizza and it changed his life forever, after he perfected his recipe he started Mkhukhu Pizza
  • Now the people of Orange Farm have more choices when it comes to fast food and they only have to choose between kota and skopo

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Themba Limekhaya has successfully launched Mkhukhu Pizza and, as the name suggests, he sells pizza from his shack.

His tasty pizzas are a hit with locals in Orange Farm, south of Johannesburg, where people are more used to ordering kota or skopo.

Themba Limekhaya caused a stir at Orange Farm with its pizzas. Photo credit: Mkhukhu Pizza
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He was working as a freelance photographer but hung up his camera after asking a client to teach him how to make pizza.

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Themba worked on his recipe for a while, learning how to perfect it and after a few people tasted his pizza he knew it would be a hit. He started Mkhukhu Pizza and didn’t look back.

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It offers a range of Russian toppings, chicken mayonnaise, hash and bacon. Chicken mayonnaise is especially popular with its customers.

Established pizza franchises are far more sophisticated than what he has to offer, but locals appreciate the quality of his product based on the Daily sun.

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In brief News also reported that Sipho Mtshali, 63, had been selling ice cream in Soweto for 45 years. According to a Twitter post from @KasiEconomy, Mr Mtshali’s music from his ice cream van is a well-known tune that has been playing since the days of the apartheid regime.

Mtshali said he fondly remembers the round baby faces of his first customers. These kids are now adults bringing their own kids to buy ice cream from his soft serve van that has turned him into a popular name on the streets.

Briefly News was absolutely inspired by Mtshali and shared the post about him on our Facebook page. Our readers were equally motivated by Mr. Mtshali’s story and shared tons of happy comments directed at him.

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