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Motsepe family & associates join Rupert and Oppenheimer families in donating R1bn to deal with COVID-19 pandemic

On Monday South Africa's President, Cyril Ramaphosa revealed that South Africa's richest families the Rupert and Oppenheimer families had each contributed R1 billion to assist small businesses and their...

Why this African billionaire wants to give half of his fortune away

They came, they saw, but did they achieve? A year on from the Global Citizen Festival, Mandela 100 we find out. Joining CNBC Africa is Hugh Evans, co-Founder of both The Oaktree Foundation and Global Citizen, and Patrice Motsepe, co-Founder of the Motsepe Foundation and one of the executive producers of the Global Citizen Festival.

African billionaire Patrice Motsepe tackles unemployment

African billionaire Patrice Motsepe has become the latest businessman to try tackle the unemployment crisis in South Africa. His foundation has launched a R100 million jobs fund, together with 33 of the largest religious based organisations that promises to not only create thousands of jobs but ensure that good governance and ethics are adhered to. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters spoke with him at the launch and asked how this fund would be different from other initiatives that also promise to create jobs.

Motsepe launches R100mn fund to tackle SA’s youth unemployment

The Motsepe Foundation, together with religious based groups today launched a R100 million Jobs Fund to address the unemployment crisis in South Africa. The Fund aims to create thousands of jobs mainly in the areas of farming, agriculture and agri-business. CNBC Africa’s Fifi Peters spoke to Dr Precious Moloi-Motsepe, co-Founder of the Motsepe Foundation for more.