Today January 24, 2022

South Africa Embassy hosts South Africa Business Networking, Cultural Show

On Sunday, 5th December 2021, the South Africa Embassy hosted a South Africa Business Networking and Cultural Show in honor of H.E. Cyril Ramaphosa, the President of the Republic of South Africa who had come to Ghana on a 2-day state visit.

The event took place at the residence of the South African High Commissioner to Ghana, H.E. Grace Jeanet Mason beginning with a welcoming cultural performance by the Noyam Group.

H.E. Grace Jeanet Mason gave the welcoming address, speaking on the impact of South African businesses on Ghana’s economy. She emphasized her role in strengthening bilateral, economic, and cultural relations between the two countries.

Three exhibitors were then introduced who had some of their artworks displayed for the guests. They were Lion Art Centre, Dede, and Nii Marma. The guests were treated to some refreshments as they networked and interacted with the exhibitors.

The cultural part of the event consisted of a fashion show dubbed, Mzanzi Fashion Goes West. Fashion designers who showcased their designs at the show hailed from South Africa and Ghana amidst performances from Elsie Duncan-Williams, Abiana, Nana Asaase, and Samini.

Featured designers included; David Tlale, Duaba Serwa, Sally Torpey, Atto Tetteh, Thula Sindi, Chocolate Clothing, Laduma Maxhosa, and Harmony Trendz. The fashion show ended with H.E. Mason and all designers on the runway waving South Africa and Ghana flags to signify their partnership for mutual benefits.

The South African High Commissioner to Ghana gave the closing remarks speaking on her foundation and its activities so far in connection with NGOs with a call to action for guests to support the foundation.

Guests included Hon. Shani Alhassan Shaibu (the Northern Regional Minister), Fikile Mbalula (South African Minister of Transport), Ambassadors, the corporate society, queen mothers, NGOs, Miss Tourism Ghana 2021 winners among others. The South Africa Business Networking and Cultural Show were produced by Glitz Africa.

Partners of the South Africa Business Networking & Cultural Show included; Stanbic Bank, MTN, Multichoice, and Goldstar Air. TT Brothers and South Africa Wines provided refreshments to the guests. Mac Cosmetics served as a makeup partner for the event.

Source: Ghana Web



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