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Zoli Kunene – Larger than life champion of black business passes away.

The Kunene brothers' business empire began way back in 1978 when Keith acquired a sub-lease to sell fresh milk in Vosloorus east of Johannesburg. Kunene Bros. Holdings took over a nearby liquor licence from the government, in 1983, and also began wholesaling Coca Cola. The latter business was to lead to the creation of Coca-Cola Fortune the second largest bottling and distribution company in South Africa.

Africa Investment Forum: Godfred Penn of AfDB on defying odds to become lawyer and journey to date

Many years ago in Cameroon, Godfred Penn’s father didn’t want him to become a lawyer he wanted his son to be a doctor. The young Penn followed his dream and is now senior counsel at the African Development Bank (AfDB) in a vital job dealing with governance and compliance.