Durban based Teddy Nzama has been recognised on an international stage as the best barista for coffee company Starbucks. He joins CNBC Africa to share more.
The city of Durban is gearing up for the busy festive season. Although recent weather shocks have dampened the mood, the Mayor of Durban Mxolisi Kaunda, says the city is helping those affected recover and putting in all measures for a safe and enjoyable holiday season.
Thando Thusi is a former teacher turned young entrepreneur who has turned a social good into a thriving business. Isibani Group, is an education company that helps school leavers improve their matric marks, giving them a better shot at getting into an institute of higher learning of their choosing. CNBC Africa's Kopano Gumbi spoke to Thando at the Youth Business Indaba in Durban.
African Export-Import Bank has been providing finance to African focused trade initiatives for 26 years. They now have 13.5 billion dollars in assets under management and are looking to build intra-African trade. Director and Global Head of Trade finance Gwen Mwaba spoke to CNBC Africa's Kopano Gumbi about the banks strategy and their plans to bring their trade seminar to Durban in November.
Conservation and tourism come together at the Monkeyland Sanctuary. Paula Hallam, who runs the KZN primate sanctuary and looks after 107 furry friends.
Africa’s Travel Indaba, hosted in Durban, exhibited products from countries all over the continent. South Africa showcased the best of tourism from several provinces. CNBC Africa’s Kopano Gumbi spoke to Vuyani Dayimani, CEO of Eastern Cape Park and Tourism Agency about what makes Eastern Cape interesting for visitors outside South Africa.
What does Durban have to offer as the host city for Africa's Travel Indaba this year? CNBC Africa spoke to eThekwini Municipality deputy Mayor Fawzia Peer.
Former accountant Mbali Mbonambi's love of travel made her turn passion into a business .She now runs a travel agency from her hometown in Durban and told CNBC Africa about the highs and lows of the business.