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Mozambik group opens second lockdown store; reset its growth path

Johannesburg: The Mozambik Group will open its 20th restaurant in Blouberg, Cape Town this spring. It is the brand’s second store launching during National Lockdown, the first was the Pearls Mall in Umhlanga at the tail end of Level 2. The move comes as the brand emerges from an overall industry disaster during the Covid-19 National […]

Uzibonele Mr. President! – It’s Better Than The View From An Ivory Tower, says Mozambik co-founder Brett Michielin

Durban: It will be one for the Book of Records, says Mozambik Restaurant co-founder Brett Michielin. Annihilation of an entire economic sector in record time. This week the restaurant industry will protest many of the lockdown regulations and so-called ‘aid’ that has decimated an industry that used to employ more than a hundred thousand South […]

Pioneering Collective Capitalism: Mozambik Group to pilot community entrepreneurship programme in Johannesburg and Durban North Coast.

Johannesburg: The Mozambik Restaurant Group and e-commerce and retail platform Humble will this week launch a 2-week pilot programme in Gauteng and the Durban North Coast to drive community entrepreneurship and create income opportunities for individuals, charities, and communities. Mozambik has expanded its restaurant business into a typical hot food delivery and take-away service as […]

Lockdown levels 3 and 4; no panacea. What it really means for restaurants.

Lockdown levels 3 and 4; no panacea. What it really means for restaurants. Johannesburg: After a near ten days of trading as a delivery-only business, the Mozambik Group (and likely many other restaurants) can confirm that allowances under eased lockdown alert levels have not necessarily softened the blow of the Covid-19 pandemic’s impact on the […]

Restaurants must prepare for partial lockdown between May and September.

Survival is possible as sector stares down the barrel of a bleak future. Johannesburg: The food and beverage industry will be picking up the pieces of a disastrous 5 weeks of zero income post the national lockdown in May. The sector, that relies on thin margins and dealt with an already dwindling economy pre-Covid-19, is […]

Mozambik restaurants partner with TutorBox

Mozambik restaurants partner with TutorBox to assist families during lockdown with Covid-19 Catch-Up Tutoring Courses for Gr 10-12 and Kids’ Edutainment Packs. Johannesburg: Mozambik restaurants has partnered with education group TutorBox, Mix 93.8FM, The Citizen, Edgars Club and Mango Airlines to launch gratis online high school catch-up classes for Grade 10-12 as well as digital […]

Covid-19 Shutdown

Mozambik Group to temporarily shut down all operations Johannesburg: In support of President Cyril Ramaphosa’s announcement of a total shutdown on Monday night, the Mozambik Restaurant Group will be shutting down all operations effective midnight 26 March 2020. The Group’s 17 restaurants will be closed for the 21-day lockdown period and reopen thereafter, dependent on […]

The History of Henna

The word Henna has its origin in the Arabic word Al-Hinna. In botanical terms it is Lawsonia Enermis, a plant which grows to be 4 to 8 feet high in hot climates and can be found in Iran, Pakistan, Syria, Persia, Morocco, Palestine, Yemen, Egypt, Uganda, Tanzania, Afghanistan, Senegal, Kenya, Ethiopia, Eritrea, and India. The leaves, flowers […]

Covid-19 Catch-Up Courses

Mozambik restaurants partner with TutorBox to assist families during lockdown with Covid-19 Catch-Up Tutoring Courses for Gr 10-12 and Kids’ Edutainment Packs. Johannesburg: Mozambik restaurants has partnered with education group TutorBox, Mix 93.8FM, Edgars Club and Mango Airlines to launch gratis online high school catch-up classes for Grade 10-12 as well as digital edutainment packs […]