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FAB LAUNCH: South African Billionaire, PATRICE MOTSEPE Features On The Inaugural Cover Of Forbes Africa Magazine!



Filed under : Africa, Entertainment, Lifestyle

Hi guys!

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So excited that the Forbes Africa version of the magazine has finally launched in Africa!

Mining magnate, business-man, Sunday Times’ Rich List’s top earner and # 393 on the Forbes 2011 Billionaires List,  Patrice Motsepe, is featured on the cover of the inaugural edition of Forbes Africa Magazine.

Forbes Africa launched in September at the uber fabulous, Monte-Casino Inn in Johannesburg, South Africa. The launch event which was attended by South African celebrities, media, business-folks and VIP’s. Some of the celebs in attendance included “All Access” host, Bridget Masinga; “Top Billing” host, Simba Mhere; artist, Loyiso Bala; actor Emmanuel Castis from TV series, “Scandal!” and model Sonia Booth.

The magazine, which is the 16th edition of Forbes around the world, went on sale around Africa on 1 October. This is the the 16th local-language edition of the Forbes franchise, with English-language distribution in South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya. Forbes Africa will be published and distributed by ABN Publishing.

Being in the USA, I have not gotten a copy of the issue but I got some quotes on “Africa’s man of mettle”, Patrice from my friend, DJ Sbu, who tweeted:

“I’m a sinner. I fumble. People must see me as one of them. The things that worry them, must worry me ” – Patrice Motsepe

“My parents insisted that we should always be respectful, never forget where we come from and that we are part of the challenges facing our people”  – Patrice Motsepe

“All our businesses comprise of the BEST people money can buy. My policy is hire the best and pay them well ” – Patrice Motsepe

farai – who has written posts on Farai Today.


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