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Twenty years ago, amid the turmoil of South Africa's metamorphosis into a democracy, it became evident the country would need blackowned audit and accounting firms. Mzi Nkonki and Sindi Zilwa were among the first to assume that mantle of responsibility. Their challenge was to differentiate themselves from the global firms by bringing something extra to their target market. Thinking big, they decided to leverage their black empowerment characteristics together with a unique intellectual capital, to ensure they have national presence and are in a position to offer services to national clients otherthan just local small businesses.