2022 Gala Dinner Announced

This year's South African Chamber of Commerce UK Gala Dinner has been scheduled to take place at Mansion House on Tuesday, March 22nd. Tickets will be on sale soon!

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Ambassador Lindiwe Mabuza dies at 87

Former High Commissioner to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Ambassador Lindiwe Mabuza, passed away on Monday afternoon surrounded by her family.

Cape Chapter Launched

A special milestone was achieved this week when the South African Chamber of Commerce UK launched its second South African based Chapter – the Cape Chapter.

SACC launches affiliate programme with Fit To Fly and Covid Tests from Proviris Solutions

The South African Chamber of Commerce UK has launched a new affiliate programme to provide discount opportunities for members and to provide even more value for our membership fee.

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FW de Klerk dies at 85

The death of FW de Klerk early on Thursday morning signifies the end of an era. As the last surviving state President to have presided over apartheid South Africa, de Klerk’s death has been met with divided opinions and debates over his legacy.

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.

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.