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A trio of heavyweight speakers made a powerful call for unity across the continent and closer collaboration between African business and the arts at the third BASA Africa Business Breakfast, supported by Standard Bank in partnership with the department of Arts and Culture as part of the Mzanzi Golden Economy.
Nathi Mthethwa, Minister of Arts and Culture
Hosted by Business and Arts South Africa at The Orbit in Braamfontein, Johannesburg on 26 May 2015, BASA members were addressed by Minister Nathi Mthethwa, Minister of Arts and Culture and Acting Minister of Public Service and Administration of the Republic of South Africa as well as Ghanaian Samuel Mensah, the founder and CEO of the innovative digital fashion platform, KISUA, and BASA CEO, Michelle Constant.Taking place a day after Africa Day, the theme running through all three speaker’s presentations was how art can create the environment for collaboration, co-creativity and cooperation across the continent – especially within the current challenges of xenophobia and Afro-phobia…
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