The Black Management Forum in the Western Cape recently celebrated its Black Excellence Awards at a gala dinner at the Cape Sun Hotel in Cape Town. This is a prestigious ceremony designed to showcase outstanding business owners, industry experts, professionals, students and entrepreneurial success stories in the Western Cape.
The awards recognise the relentless efforts of individuals and companies to succeed in their careers and professions.
The winner of the category of Thought Leader of the Year was Professor Bongani Mayosi, dean of UCT’s Faculty of Health Sciences.
Mayosi said that it is very important to invest in the intellectual property of South Africa.
“Academia and business must work to solve the problems of South Africa, Africa and the world,” he said.
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