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How do South African businesses perform in a pandemic?

Businesses in the South African Chamber of Commerce share their experiences of the year and how they see their prospects for 2021. by Antony Shaw,...

Welcome to 2021!

by Sharon Constançon, SACC Chairman I’m sure many of us were relieved to put 2020 behind us and to start a New Year with fresh...

Andrew Williamson Obituary

by John Battersby Andrew Philip Faure Williamson, who has died aged 78 distinguished himself both as a lawyer in several key anti-apartheid trials in South...

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Christmas Message from Chamber Chairman, Sharon Constançon

A time of “Peace on Earth and Goodwill to all Men” For most of us, this year has been our first experience of a global...

Life is Wonderful

Thank you to all who attended the webinar featuring Sir Nick Stadlen’s amazing documentary Life Is Wonderful on Wednesday 18th November, which captured in such vivid colour the intricacies, dilemmas, and risks of the Rivonia Treason Trial.
Brexit & Corona

Keeping ahead during a No-deal Brexit and Coronavirus restrictions

by Daniel Theron of Giambrone Law Businesses operating in the UK are well aware that they are facing the double challenge of Brexit and coronavirus...

Links between Isle of Man & SA 

The Isle of Man and South Africa build on historic links to create future financial opportunities John Hunter, head of banking and fiduciaries at the...

Chairman at work in the Pinotage vineyard

I was enticed to drive down to Leonardslee Gardens and Wine Farm, south of Gatwick (the sister wine farm to Benguela Cove in Walker Bay, South Africa) by offers of top end South African MCC (sparkling wine) and a stupendous lunch.

Value Creation and the business of Private Equity

South African Keith Holdt, founder of Equity Impact Partners, is one of those at the forefront of managing this private capital demand – in the short term to keep firms trading and in the longer term to enable growth.

An Appreciation of George Bizos

Two years ago, my film on the Rivonia trialists, Life Is Wonderful: Mandela’s Unsung Heroes, was released. It tells the story of the remarkable camaraderie between Nelson Mandela, his co-defendants and their legal team at the Rivonia trial in 1963/64 and sheds light on some of their individual stories.

Andrew Mlangeni: Mr Integrity

Andrew Mlangeni, Accused No 10, who died on 21st July aged 95, was the last surviving defendant of the Rivonia trial.

Spirit of Ubuntu Commendations

In a very well attended online meeting, the South African Chamber commended 28 people for their efforts “above and beyond the call of duty” in helping the vulnerable, the sick, the starving and the displaced.

Podcast: Andrew Skipper talks to Sharon Constançon

Andrew Skipper talks to Sharon Constançon. In addition to her role as Founder and CEO of Genius boards, Sharon is the Director and Chair of the South African Chamber of Commerce in London, which aims to keep the relationship between South Africa and the UK active and relevant.

Afrika Tikkun Round the World Challenge

If you enjoyed the Chamber's Solidarity Walk, but need some inspiration to keep your regular exercise routine going, then you can join the even...

The Rhino Conspiracy – by Peter Hain

The Rhino Conspiracy, a new thriller by Peter Hain, explores poaching and corruption at the highest level in South Africa through a tale of...