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New classroom funded by virtual Marathon runners

SACC Members have helped to raise funds for a new classroom for Izibonele Educare Centre, which was destroyed during a storm. The classroom was opened by Breadline Africa during a handing over ceremony in Worcester, Western Cape on Monday, 25th October.

South Africa Is Green!

Congratulations to all who played an active part in the joint effort to see South Africa removed from the red list.

SA Gets the Green Light!

South Africa has finally come off the "Red List" today, allowing normal travel to resume between South Africa and the UK and removing the need for travellers to spend 11 nights in expensive hotel quarantine.

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South Africa to come off the “Red List”

Multiple news sources are now reporting that South Africa could be removed from the "Red List" of COVID-19 countries as soon as Thursday this week.

KZN Chapter launch a huge success

A major milestone was achieved yesterday when the South Africa Chamber of Commerce UK launched its first South African based Chapter in Durban. The...

Why we should champion the resumption of travel to SA

Why the business community should champion the resumption of travel to Africa by David Frost – CEO of SATSA – South Africa’s inbound tourism association As...

“A Pretoria Boy” by Peter Hain

Peter Hain’s latest book, A Pretoria Boy, was launched in the UK last Thursday, September 9th, 2021, by Icon Books. Lord Hain, in describing the...

Sharon Constançon to run virtual London Marathon to provide a classroom for children in...

At this year’s Virgin Money London Marathon, Breadline Africa’s runners are going the distance for the 42 children at Izibonele Educare Centre in South Africa – and Sharon Constançon, Chairman of the SACC, is one of this year’s virtual runners!

Courageous Conversations – The Global Citizen: How COVID-19 has affected the progress of sustainability...

The South African Chamber of Commerce (UK) hosted the third instalment of Courageous Conversations - The Global Citizen, on 30 July 2021. This is...

SACC UK Youth Day Webinar – A Focus on Education

“It takes a village to raise a child” is an African epigram that is inordinately used to describe the vigor and collaborative efforts required to ensure that a child has the best environment for optimal growth and development. Although this growth relies on numerous factors such as a happy home, nutrition, health, and a safe environment, one factor that encompasses all of these, is a constituent of the state of the future of South Africa: the quality of children’s education. With education being a central socio-economic right that provides the foundation for lifelong learning and economic opportunities, it is important to consider it as a national currency by enhancing its quality.

Petition to abolish expensive hotel quarantine gathers pace

An online petition to the British Government to allow fully vaccinated people travelling to the UK from South Africa to quarantine at home has gained 44,422 signatures (at time of writing) and has received a response from HM Government.

Emerald Isle Chapter Launched

On Thursday, 24th June we were delighted to launch the new “Emerald Isle Chapter”. Encompassing the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, the Emerald Isle Chapter will represent and assist businesses throughout the Island who are South African or who do regular business with South Africa.

2021 Castle Lager, Lions Series Cook-Along

On Thursday, 10th June several SACC members joined the 2021 Castle Lager Lions Series Cook-Along. Presenter David Flatman, sports pundit and England International, was...

Is South Africa open for business?

South Africa is the most industrialised, technologically advanced, and diversified economy on the African continent and compares favourably to other emerging markets. However, its economy has taken a huge knock due to the global pandemic. This is according to Luke Govender, Director of Export Promotion and Outward Investment from the Department of trade, industry, and competition.

‘Courageous Conversations’ on COVID-19 as a Disruptor

COVID-19 is a powerful ‘disruptor’ that has given us a stark reminder of the need to rethink our identity, where we belong, our ‘normative’ view of citizenship and solutions needed to enable us to secure long-term survival of our civilisation and the environment we live in.