The Color Of Money Is Starting To Change

Nthato Motlana, Vusi Khanyile, and Saki Macozoma once were in the headlines as prominent antiapartheid activists. Today, they're making a different kind of news: They're part of a new breed of South African blacks setting up businesses and signing joint ventures with foreigners. Macozoma and his partners, for example, announced a deal in February with Reebok International Ltd. to distribute and eventually manufacture Ree-bok apparel. Says Macozoma: "These deals offer black businessmen a rare opportunity."

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