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Year ’24 Events

Ubuntu Business Breakfast with Caster Semenya, Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages and Protea Hotel Fire & Ice! by Marriott

11 April 2024 Topic: The Race to Be Myself Olympian and World champion runner Caster Semenya offers an empowering account of her extraordinary life and career, and her trailblazing battle to compete on her own terms. Caster is finally ready to share the vivid and...

Ubuntu Business Breakfast with Nexia SAB&T in Johannesburg

7 March 2024 Budget and Tax Overview in Johannesburg CEO of Nexia SAB&T, Bashier Adam, unpacks the highlights of the 2024 National Budget Speech.  Bashier is a founding partner of Nexia SAB&T which was established in1994, after completing his training contract...

Ubuntu Business Breakfast with Nexia SAB&T in Cape Town

5 March 2024 Budget and Tax Overview in Cape Town CEO of Nexia SAB&T, Bashier Adam, unpacks the highlights of the 2024 National Budget Speech.  Bashier is a founding partner of Nexia SAB&T which was established in1994, after completing his training contract...

The Ubuntu Delta Think Tank Dinner in February 2024

 24 February 2024 The Ubuntu Delta Dinner Think Tank is here to unite and bring together industry leaders, CEO's, Chairpersons and Directors to find solutions to the challenges we face as humanity. With great appreciation to our event sponsor and partner, Delta Air...

Ubuntu Business Breakfast with Dr Imtiaz Sooliman, Delta Air Lines and Sandton Sun

16 February 2024 Topic: The way to fix SA! The endeavours of Dr Imtiaz Sooliman, Founder and Chairman of Gift of the Givers​, has seen the Foundation emerge as one of the most respected humanitarian organisations in the world and is today the largest disaster response...

Year ’23 Events

Business Breakfast with Jamie Marais and Brights Hardware

8 December 2023 Topic: Grit, Determination and Overcoming Adversity Jamie Marais​, a South African adventure athlete, author and speaker has made history by becoming the first and only known person to speed-summit Cape Town's iconic Table Mountain twenty-two times in...

Ubuntu Business Breakfast with Exclusive Panellists and Kaomi Marketing

24 November 2023 Topic: Launching into the UK from South Africa MC - Andrew Bloch​ - Founder of Kaomi Marketing​ and ClickTrain​ - With years of experience in Digital Marketing and Agency scaling across Africa, he is passionate about driving innovation in the Paid...

Ubuntu Business Breakfast with Mr. Ronald Lamola and Mazars

3 November 2023 Topic: Governance, Judiciary, Law and Order Mr. Ronald Lamola ​is the current Minister of Justice and Correctional Services. He has two Masters of Law degrees - one in corporate law and another in extractive law – both obtained at the University of...

Hybrid Ubuntu Business Breakfast with Father Michael Lapsley and Pam Golding Properties

13 October 2023 Topic: " Healing the Wounds of History" As part of the liberation struggle against apartheid he survived the letter bomb attack and went on to make a massive contribution to healing in the world. He founded the Institute for Healing of Memories​ and...

Hybrid Ubuntu Business Breakfast with Zolani Mahola and Business Results Group

31 August 2023 The One Who Sings Former lead singer of the critically acclaimed pan-African supergroup Freshlyground​, Zolani Mahola is The One Who Sings​. The band was together for 17 years and produced 6 albums and most famously collaborated with Shakira on the song...

Hybrid Ubuntu Business Breakfast with John Dobson and Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages

20 July 2023 Topic: Leadership Lessons Nelson Mandela famously said in 2000, at the inaugural Laureus World Sports Awards: "Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does." John...

The Ubuntu Delta Think Tank Dinner in July 2023

 6 July 2023 The Ubuntu Delta Dinner Think Tank is here to unite and bring together industry leaders, CEO's, Chairpersons and Directors to find solutions to the challenges we face as humanity. With great appreciation to our event sponsor and partner, Delta Air Lines,...

Hybrid Ubuntu Business Breakfast with Prof. Jonathan Jansen and Coca-Cola Peninsula Beverages

18 May 2023 Topic: Leading for Change: Is there still a place for forgiveness in leadership practice in SA today Professor Jonathan Jansen is a former Vice-Chancellor of several universities, currently Distinguished Professor of Education at Stellenbosch University,...

Hybrid Ubuntu Business Breakfast with Kevin Chaplin and The Crazy Store

20 April 2023 Topic: Reflect, Redefine, Realign! Kevin Chaplin will bring the challenges facing our country to the fore together with proposed solutions. He will bring the conversation down to our own lives and how we can each be the best we can be, charting the way...

The Ubuntu Delta Think Tank Dinner in April 2023

 13 April 2023 The Ubuntu Delta Dinner Think Tank is here to unite and bring together industry leaders, CEO's, Chairpersons and Directors to find solutions to the challenges we face as humanity. With great appreciation to our event sponsor and partner, Delta Air...

Year ’22 Events

Hybrid Ubuntu Business Breakfast with Gayton McKenzie

9 December 2022 Topic: Ex-convict to businessman, author of 3 books, leader of a political party, Mayor and change maker. After an extraordinary life of crime, prison and redemption, Gayton McKenzie became the leader of the fastest-growing political party in South...

The Ubuntu Delta Think Tank Dinner in October

 27 October 2022 The Ubuntu Delta Dinner Think Tank is here to unite and bring together industry leaders, CEO's, Chairpersons and Directors to find solutions to the challenges we face as humanity. With great appreciation to our event sponsor and partner, Delta Air...

Hybrid Ubuntu Business Breakfast with Dr Imtiaz Sooliman

21 October 2022 Dr Imtiaz Sooliman, Founder and Chairman of Gift of the Givers, was born in Potchefstroom. He attended College in Durban, going on to study medicine at the University of KZN, qualifying as a medical doctor in 1984. He commenced private practice in...

Hybrid Ubuntu Business Breakfast with Ekow Duker and SAS

30 September 2022 Topic - Disrupting Africa with Artificial Intelligence Oil field engineer turned banker turned writer, Ekow Duker grew up in Ghana and studied in the United Kingdom, the United States and France. He now lives and works in Johannesburg, South Africa....

The Ubuntu Delta Think Tank Dinner in August

 25 August 2022 The Ubuntu Delta Dinner Think Tank is here to unite and bring together industry leaders, CEO's, Chairpersons and Directors to find solutions to the challenges we face as humanity. With great appreciation to our event sponsor and partner, Delta Air...

Business Breakfast | Overcoming Obstacles & Flying High to Success with Refilwe Ledwaba

25 August 2022 Refilwe is South Africa’s first female, black helicopter pilot, a social entrepreneur, part-time lecturer and an advocate of girls’ education in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics (STEAM) education. She spent 10 years in the SA...

Business Breakfast | Mmamoloko Kubayi – Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation –

22 July 2022 Mmamoloko Kubayi is the Minister of Human Settlements, Water and Sanitation. She is also the Co-Chairperson of the Economic Sectors, Employment and Infrastructure Development (ESEID) cluster, a member of the National Executive Committee of the ANC and the...

Business Breakfast | Manifesto – A new Vision for South Africa with Songezo Siphiwo Zibi

24 June 2022   Songezo Zibi is a Speaker, Author, Leader, Strategist, former editor of the Business Day newspaper and one of South Africa's best-regarded public intellectuals and writers. A recognised public commentator he has contributed regularly as a columnist...

The Ubuntu Delta Dinner Think Tank

12 May 2022 The Ubuntu Delta Dinner Think Tank is here to unite and bring together Industry Leaders and CEOs to find solutions to the challenges we face as humanity. With great appreciation to our event sponsor and partner, Delta Air Lines, for helping us get this new...

Business Breakfast | South Africa’s Promise with Muzi Kuzwayo in Johannesburg

10 June 2022 Muzi Kuzwayo is the author of several bestselling books including There's a Tsotsi in the Boardroom; Marketing Through Mud and Dust; and his latest - South Africa's Promise - a mini-manual for the new heroes and heroines that South Africa needs. Muzi's...

Year ’21 Events

Business Breakfast | South African Democracy: 2024 and Beyond with Mmusi Maimane, Founder of ONE SA Movement and MC Siv Ngesi 

9 December 2021 Mmusi founded the One South Africa Movement in 2020 and is the former Leader of South Africa's official opposition, the Democratic Alliance (DA). From a young age, Mmusi had a passion for fighting for the dignity of the poor, excluded and marginalized...

Business Breakfast | The crypto industry in general, what this means to global money movement, and the pending Crypto Regulation in SA with Mark Chirnside, Jurgen Kuhnel and Jeremy Harris

19 November 2021 Mark Chirnside, CEO, is highly successful, experienced global fintech expert and board-level executive. He has spent over 25 years successfully founding, building, leading, raising investment funds and transforming multi-million-pound solutions for...

Business Breakfast | The New Purpose for a Corporation and any Business with Philip Krawitz

22 October 2021   Philip is Executive Chairman of the Cape Union Mart Group of Companies which comprises 300 stores in South Africa, Namibia and Botswana. The manufacturing division of the group, K-Way Manufacturers, produces hi-tech outdoor clothing and leisure...

Business Webinar | NO BARRIERS – Building your legacy with Neal Petersen 

9 September 2021   Top International speaker Neal Petersen - South African born, world-class and history-making extreme adventurer, Neal completed two amazing journeys in his life: a single-handed yacht race around the world, 27,000 miles, 9 months at sea, alone,...

Business Webinar | Cleaning up your Mental Mess with Dr Caroline Leaf 

25 August 2021   Dr. Leaf is a communication pathologist and cognitive neuroscientist specializing in cognitive and metacognitive neuropsychology. Since the early 1980s, she has researched the mind-brain connection, the nature of mental health, and the formation...

Business Webinar | Responsible AI with Kelly Lu 

5 August 2021   Responsible AI is far more than a new market fad. In fact, with the rise of AI across all facets of society, ethics is proving to be the new frontier of this technology. Public awareness, press scrutiny, and upcoming regulations are mandating...

Business Webinar | The Neglected Ticking Time Bomb in Business Following Lockdown and Covid-19 with Christoffel Grobler

24 June 2021   Professor Stoffel Grobler has published articles in peer-reviewed journals, most notably in the field of workplace stress, disability and sick leave, co-authored chapters in two handbooks and presented both nationally and internationally. His...

Business Webinar | Africa’s Post-Pandemic Recovery with Nicky Weimar

21 May 2021   The world as we know it has changed fundamentally since Covid-19 took it by storm, just over a year ago. While we are presently experiencing stable infection numbers and a reduced death count, the threat of a third wave remains a reality and, while...

Business Breakfast | Diving deep with Kevin Chaplin and his inspiration around Can Do! with MC Sivuyile “Siv” Ngesi

 23 April 2021 Kevin Chaplin, Managing Director of SA Ubuntu Foundation and Amy Foundation, as well as, the author of Can Do! Making the Impossible Possible. He is a businessman, public speaker and author. After 26 years as a banker, his last few positions being HR,...

Year ’20 Events

Business Webinar | Resilience and Goal Setting with Ryan Stramrood 

26 November 2020   Ryan Stramrood, one of SA’s Top Extreme Adventurers and Ice Swimmers. A seasoned presenter and magnificent story teller Ryan will take you on an incredible journey. In a unique and highly entertaining way, he illustrates just how limited we are...

Business Webinar | The Post-Covid Economy: The Way Forward with Isaac Matshego

23 October 2020   Isaac is an Economist in the Nedbank Group and one of the top economists in South Africa. He was previously with Standard Bank Ltd’s Group Economics Division – Africa Desk, and Investment Solutions Ltd’s Market and Economic research unit. He...

Business Webinar | South African Politics in the Age of a Pandemic, of Corruption and Economic Woes with Aubrey Matshiqi

2 October 2020   Aubrey Matshiqi is an independent Financial Mail-rated political analyst and former Senior Research Associate at the Centre for Policy studies specialising in South African Politics with a focus on the ANC and the Alliance, the re-alignment of...

Business Webinar | Never Give Up. Quitting is Not an Option. When you Think it is Not Going to Get Harder, Think Again. It is… with Lee Den Hond

27 August 2020   Inspirational speaker, adventurer, extreme athlete, entrepreneur, 2015 South African Businesswoman of the Year award-winner, and undeniable optimist, Lee den Hond is living proof that when purpose is bigger than challenge, nothing is impossible....

Business Webinar | Swimming Upstream with Prof. Shirley Zinn

29 July 2020   Prof. Shirley Zinn is Adjunct Professor at University of Cape Town, board member of Sanlam Limited, MTN-SA, Afrocentric, AdvTech, Spur Corporation, LRMG Performance Architects and Boston Consulting Group SA. She has her own company Shirley Zinn...

Business Webinar | Recovering from a Pandemic with Bonang Mohale

26 June 2020   Bonang is a powerhouse and leadership guru behind the growth of some major multinational companies. He is currently Chancellor of the University of the Free State, Professor of Practice in the Johannesburg Business School College of Business and...

Virtual Book Launch | Launching Can Do! with Kevin Chaplin and Toby Shenker

10 June 2020   Kevin Chaplin, Managing Director of SA Ubuntu Foundation and Amy Foundation, as well as, the author of Can Do! Making the Impossible Possible. Kevin  is a businessman, public speaker and author. After 26 years as a banker, his last few positions...

Business Webinar | Navigating the Post-Covid South Africa – Political and Economic Challenges with Daniel Silke 

28 May 2020   Daniel is one of SA’s leading political economy analysts, futurists and keynote speakers. His success lies in blending both economic and political trends in accessible yet insightful presentations. He lectures regularly at universities in the US and...

Business Breakfast | Value from Values with Simon Susman 

13 March 2020 Simon moved to London in 1971 and worked in various positions for Marks & Spencer, eventually becoming personal assistant to Lord Sieff, the Chairman. In 1982, Simon returned to Woolworths South Africa where he architected and built the unique...

Business Breakfast | South Africa today: how best to position ourselves for the future with Bantu Holomisa

20 February 2020 Bantu Holomisa co-founded the UDM in 1997. Within a period of twenty months he was elected to Parliament. He was previously Commander of the Transkei Defence Force and Head of the Transkei Government until 1994 whereafter he ensured a smooth...

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