Bruce Dube: divide and conquer

“Life,” says Bruce Dube, “gets to be hard. But it’s a beautiful struggle.”

He should know. Today, the 27-year-old rules a pan-African digital media empire that incorporates youth portals, e-commerce sites, gaming and video channels, recruitment resources, and classifieds platforms. But his beautiful struggle to the top — marked by failure, hunger, and even death — has been as taxing as it is inevitable.