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Minister visits Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber


In 2014 the Past President of the Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber, Mandla Madwara, and I met with President Jacob Zuma at his residence in Pretoria and submitted the concerns of both Business and Civil Society regarding the poor state of our region and drew the President’s attention to the urgent need for intervention at both a political and administrative level.

The President’s commitment was to return to the city with a ministerial delegation, which he subsequently did on April 15 last year, where he engaged with the city leadership of both the Business Chamber and Civil Society Coalition at City Hall.

The Business Conversation: Collaboration key to creating a competitive business environment


GROWTH is never by mere chance - it is the result of forces working together. These words by James Cash Penney certainly resonated with me when I had the opportunity to see how effective collaboration resulted into a tremendous turn-around for a former ship building town into a hub of tourism, knowledge and logistics. I could not help but wonder about what effective collaboration could mean for business in Nelson Mandela Bay, what it could mean to not only have a dream, but to enforce action with the aim of creating a competitive business environment.

Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber welcomes Nersa decision


The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber welcomes the National Energy Regulator (Nersa)’s decision to reject Eskom's application to hike electricity tariffs by an additional 9.58%.

It is good news for businesses in Nelson Mandela Bay that Nersa declined an application by Eskom to raise the price of electricity from July 1 (Wednesday), particularly in the current economic climate when we can ill afforded another hike at this point in time.

Save jobs in our city - oppose higher electricity tariffs for Nelson Mandela Bay


The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber will today (June 24) oppose higher electricity tariffs for Nelson Mandela Bay at a public hearing in Johannesburg.

A delegation representing business in the Bay will present at the National Energy Regulator (Nersa) public hearings on Eskom’s selective reopener application for the third Multi-Year Price Determination at the Nasrec Expo Centre.

One more week to send us your shoes


Sanda Mtundini, the owner of Sanda Transport, has put his services where his heart is by transporting the One Day Without Shoes donated shoes free of charge to the Community Chest from the offices of the Business Chamber.

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