Coveted Bathu sneakers take bold steps to leave a green footprint

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Coveted Bathu sneakers take bold steps to leave a green footprint

One of the most sought-after brands in SA expands its range and sustainability factor

Thango Ntwasa

We have all lusted to pursue a dream that can turn us into the next Jeff Bezos or Bill Gates, but for Bathu founder Thabo Baloyi, his fantasies of starting a sneaker business quickly turned him into a millionaire.

Bathu, which has become one of the most sought-after sneakers in SA, worn by the likes of Lerato Kganyago, Khanyi Mbau and Somizi Mhlongo, has brought about the entrepreneurs’ latest range of sneakers titled Moja.

Bathu, which means shoe in township slang, is Baloyi’s inspiration for the Moja range, which borrows its name from the lingo meaning “something is good”...

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