Ntsele sold newspapers and today he controls billions

Edward Tsumele

Edward Tsumele

This country has inspirational stories that wait to be told and, when properly narrated, leave all of us impressed and fired up to succeed.

One such story will be told on SABC1 Mzansi Fo Sho tonight. This is the story of a township kid with an Oppenheimer dream - Ndaba Allan Ntsele - on B4 Da Fame at 9pm.

In society, there are celebrity businessmen, celebrity sportsmen, celebrity politicians and celebrity beauty queens - so many different profiles and standards that the choices are endless. B4 da Fame is interested in those who inspire us through the quality of their lives and Ntsele is befitting of such a title.

Ntsele was born on October, 1952, in Kliptown, Soweto. He matriculated from Orlando High in 1972 and holds a diploma in executive business management and one in public relations as well as a certificate in criminal law. He first worked for the Johannesburg City Council where his first pay packet was R106 a month. Today, Ntsele is the chief executive officer of the Pamodzi Group and has assets valued at about R50billion under his control.

B4 da Fame,as the title suggests, is fascinated with the journey of celebrities from Birth - To The Moment of Fame. How they navigated their way through the toughest of challenges and growing up in poverty in most cases.

These are the untold, true stories behind the headlines, the fortune, the heartache, the struggle, the glitz and the glamour.

This show will be the platform connecting people to this narrative.

Do not miss the story of Ndaba Ntsele - a township boy with an Oppenheimer dream, a newspaper vendor with a global vision and a traffic cop with dreams of a business mogul.

See how a promising soccer player built a multibillion rand business empire.