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Malala to tackle the difficult questions in Nelson Mandela Bay


FOLLOWING the local government elections, the big political questions are: What next for South Africa? What impact will politics continue to have on business and the economy?

Justice Malala, well-known political commentator and author of We Have Now Begun Our Descent, will cut through the political noise and focus on the issues that really matter for South Africa and its future when he addresses the Nelson Mandela Bay business community on Thursday, November 10.

More delays for Waterfront development unacceptable


The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber welcomes the waterfront development plans - tabled at the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality’s economic development, tourism and agriculture portfolio committee last week (25 October) – in particular the marina element of the development to include retail and leisure activities for the Port of Port Elizabeth.

Nelson Mandela Bay taking the lead in securing a diverse energy mix for the country


THE Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber welcomes the recent announcement by the Department of Energy (DOE) that the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) has been selected as one of two locations for the first phase of government’s Liquefied Natural Gas Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (LNG IPPPP).

Critical role filled at the Business Chamber


The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber is very pleased to welcome Prince Mpumelelo Matonsi as the new Operations Manager to the organisation.

Matonsi will provide great support to Chief Executive Kevin Hustler and underpin efforts to deliver on the Board’s vision through the management of the membership, events and task team departments.

Unlocking potential synergies between Britain and Nelson Mandela Bay


THE Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber was privileged to receive a visit from the British High Commissioner to South Africa, Dame Judith Macgregor this morning where selected Business Chamber members were given the opportunity to discuss potential opportunities of synergy between Britain and Nelson Mandela Bay and the implications of the Brexit Referendum on business in South Africa.

A win for all electricity users in the country


Not just business but electricity users throughout South Africa will benefit from a judgement which was handed down yesterday (Tuesday, August 16) in favour of the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber and four energy intensive companies based in the city of Port Elizabeth including Borbet SA, PG Group, Crown Chickens and Agni Steels SA.