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Biography of Bridgette RADEBE

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Born on 26/02/1960 (format : day/month/year)

Biography :

 Bridgette Radebe  (b. Feb 26,1960) is a South African Mine owner . She is one the richest  black woman in Africa.She is the wife of ANC minister and South African communist Party leader Jeff Radebe and the sister of Mining magnate Patrice Motsepe. She is South africa's first blackfemale mining entrepreneur.

Ms. Radebe was the first black South African deep level hard rock mining entrepreneur in the late 1980s. She has more than a decade of experience in contract mining, mining construction and mergers and acquisitions. She is founder and Executive Chairperson of Mmakau Mining, with investments in platinum, coal, chrome and gold mines, as well as shaft sinkers. She is President of the South African Mining Development Association, Vice Chairman of the Minerals and Mining Development Board advising the Minister of Minerals and Energy, a founder and Board of Trustee member of the New Africa Mining Fund, and participated in the design of the South African Mining Charter and present mining legislation. Ms Radebe is a member of the Human Resources Committee of Sappi Limited. Ms Radebe joined the Sappi Limited board in May 2004.

Awards:May 2008, she was honoured with an international Business Person of the Year Award. Bestowed by the Global Foundation for Democracy, the Business Person of the Year Award recognises the achievements of individuals who have made a difference in an ever-changing political and environmental landscape.

July 1 & 2, 2011, she assisted at the wedding of Albert of Monaco and Charlene Wittstock.

Last update : 11/18/2015

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