Ramaphosa to open Global Entrepreneurship Congress

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will officially open the Global Entrepreneurship Congress (GEC) at the Sandton Convention Centre on Tuesday.

SEA Africa executive head, Kizito Okechukwu, says African entrepreneurs will meet with over 800 investors who will be attending the GEC ending on Friday.

Entrepreneurs from all over the continent will have the opportunity to meet with these people for the first time. There will be a lot of pitching and engagement with investors.

Kizito Okechukwu, SEA Africa executive head

Small Business Development Minister Lindiwe Zulu, Telkom chairman Jabu Mabuza and Creative Counsel co-CEO Gil Oved are among the business minds attending the congress.

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