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We need a black-owned, black-run bank - Kganki Matabane (Black Business Council)

We condemn corruption…

Kganki Matabane, Black Business Council

We need a black-owned, black-run bank… Banks don’t go all-out trying to understand the pains of black businesses…

Kganki Matabane, Black Business Council

Kganki Matabane joined the Black Business Council (BBC) in December 2017 when Danisa Baloyi was suspended as president, pending an inquiry into a R5 million donation for the Airports Company South Africa.

Matabane joined the BBC after a stint as Chief Operations Officer and Executive Director at Sentech.

He hails from the Makurung village in Ga-Mphahle in Limpopo.

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Matabane for his weekly “ShapeShifter” feature.

Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).

Black Business needs to be more united… if we’re united we’ll achieve more…

Kganki Matabane, Black Business Council

Perhaps we need to remove Mr Manyi and the Guptas from it… We need to have diversity of views…

Kganki Matabane, Black Business Council

80% of the money [R5 million] was returned… The issue is also being handled by law enforcement agencies…

Kganki Matabane, Black Business Council

I didn’t know what I wanted to be [when he was growing up]… I wanted to do Math and Science... but chose Commerce…

Kganki Matabane, Black Business Council

When you see a customer… don’t judge them by the type of clothes they’re wearing…

Kganki Matabane, Black Business Council

I was heartbroken when Stuttafords closed down, because that’s where I learned.

Kganki Matabane, Black Business Council

There is so much inequality. And, unfortunately, the inequality has colour…

Kganki Matabane, Black Business Council

…When we see there’s a movement from white business away from ticking boxes…

Kganki Matabane, Black Business Council

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