Nkaxa Nkuna has wings … chicken wings. He is the owner of Chicken Kwasa, a successful new fried-chicken franchise that is challenging old-timers Chicken Licken and Kentucky. There are now six Chicken Kwasa outlets, which employ 70 young people. An entrepreneur by nature, Nkaxa worked at Telkom for five years before starting Chicken Kwasa for his unemployed siblings. He is a Wits commerce graduate and was also a member of the AAA School of Advertising's internship programme. He hails from Pretoria and won Black Business Quarterly's new and innovative business of the year award for 2005.

LUNCH SPOT:Chicken Kwasa, Sunnyside; Cynthia's, Pretoria