Issue 28

Royal Bafokeng Platinum : More Than Mining

Royal Bafokeng Platinum (RBPlat) is affirming its position as one of South Africa’s leading mining operators through a proactive and concerted strategy to expand its influence across the Rustenberg area.

Spar Zimbabwe : Customer Satisfaction Drives Spar Passion

With more than 12,000 stores around the globe, the SPAR name is one of the most recognisable in the retail world; a cachet that the Zimbabwe arm is leveraging to full effect in becoming the most sough-after store in the country.

Varichem Pharmaceuticals : Cost-Effective Healthcare

Established in 1985 as a wholly Zimbabwean, privately-owned company, Varichem Pharmaceuticals manufactures and markets a wide range of quality general pharma and pharma-related products sold both locally and to Zimbabwe’s neighbouring countries.

eThekwini Municipality : A Smart and Caring City

As one of the most significant regions of, historically, Africa’s most economically significant country, eThekwini Municipality in South Africa continues to work towards its 2030 vision of becoming the most caring and liveable city in the country.

Lobels Bread : Baking on Demand

As one of the country’s largest and oldest food producers, Lobels has an exciting past which was the result of strategic investments that recognised the importance and demand for the final product.

Boxmore Packaging : Set Apart by Innovation and Technology

Boxmore Packaging is one of South Africa’s most diverse players plastic packaging, supplying bottles, plastic containers, jars and closures to the beverage, pharmaceutical, home care and personal care industries for the past 20 years.

First Reinsurance Brokers Ltd : Transforming the Reinsurance Landscape

First Reinsurance Brokers Ltd (FirstRe) was incorporated in 1993 and licensed by the Insurance Commissioner as the first locally-owned Kenyan reinsurance broker to transact reinsurance broking services.

Cavmont Bank : Bringing International Standards to Zambia

Following a merger between Cavmont Merchant Bank Ltd and New Capital Bank Plc in 2004, and the later merger with Capricorn Holdings in 2008, Cavmont Bank has grown its presence as a commercial bank in Zambia.

Renico Group Of Companies : Fulfilling Industry Needs

Under the forward-thinking leadership of Nico Louw, the Renico Group of Companies (Renico) – including Renico Plant Hire, Renico Construction, Renico Quarrying & Crushing and Renico Earthworks & Civils – have been at the forefront of earthmoving equipment hire in South Africa since inception in 1998.

Lord Trust Developers : Sustainable Propositions

Lord Trust Developers (Pty) Ltd was established in 2007 to oversee and develop the environmentally friendly and eco-sensitive Lords View Industrial Park (Lords View) and to house the Lord Trust’s land developments division.

Flame Group Of Companies : Taking Pride in Projects

After enjoying unprecedented success in Zambia throughout its first four years of operation, Flame Group has spent the subsequent six diversifying, innovating and expanding as it looks to cement its status as one of the country’s leading market players.

Spencon Holdings Ltd : Constructing Flexibility Across Borders

Spencon Holdings Ltd has defied numerous regional and industrial challenges since its inception in 1979 to expand its extensive portfolio of infrastructure projects to the majority of East Africa.

Betts Townsend : Investing from the Ground-Up

Betts Townsend has spent a significant amount of time working on how it is perceived as a business; while allowing its experience level and portfolio to speak for itself.

Motheo Construction Group : Promoting Economic Empowerment

Now with an order book of more than 1.3 billion rand and around 80,000 houses in its portfolio, Motheo Construction Group hopes to maintain growth levels with blue-sky thinking and a keen focus on black economic empowerment targets

Airtel Seychelles : Driving innovation, Affordability and Service

As the first venture into Africa, Airtel Seychelles has experienced double-digit growth year-on-year even through tough economic times.

Konkola Copper Mines : Zambia’s Copperbelt Leaders

Since privatisation of parastatal companies in March 2000, Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) has been able to grow its already substantial mining assets, with the help of foreign direct investment (FDI) and support from government shareholders ZCCM-IH and ZCI.