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Branson Twitter photo 'a massive misperception, we are diverse'

13 November 2019 8:45 AM
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Branson Centre for Entrepreneurship in SA board chair Tsholo Khubeka says transformation is key in their company.

Virgin Group boss Richard Branson has apologised for the picture he used to mark the launch of the new Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship.

Branson received criticism for the picture because it only included white people.

Branson Centre for Entrepreneurship in SA Board chairperson Tsholo Khubeka tells Refilwe Moloto that the centre is diverse and it is and will be working with young black entrepreneurs.

I think it is a misperception about the Branson Centre and where we are going.

Tsholo Khubeka, Board chairperson - Branson Centre for Entrepreneurship in SA

Transformation is key in our business and always has been. I really think it is a picture that maybe had a misperception to it.

Tsholo Khubeka, Board chairperson - Branson Centre for Entrepreneurship in SA

Khubeka says there are a number of black people in the company and in leadership roles.

Maybe the picture that was put out had a massive misperception.

Tsholo Khubeka, Board chairperson - Branson Centre for Entrepreneurship in SA

Listen to the full interview below...


This article first appeared on CapeTalk : Branson Twitter photo 'a massive misperception, we are diverse'


13 November 2019 8:45 AM
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Twitter
Race
Richard Branson
diversity
Branson Centre for Entrepreneurship

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