Bassie in Business
Basetsana Kumalo is a stylish and experienced
Basetsana is one of our country’s leading Business woman and has already made her mark in various communities, business and government arenas.
- Basetsana Woman Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd: Mining
- Basetsana Woman Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd: Property
- Basetsana Woman Investment Holdings (Pty) Ltd: Media
Basetsana sits on a number of Boards, namely:
UNIPALM INVESTMENT HOLDINGS. Capacity: Director
UniPalm is a broad-based national empowerment investment vehicle that empowers people through value creation for its shareholders via a prudent investment approach that is based on equity and effort contribution
PHAB HOLDINGS. Capacity: Director
PHAB Holdings focuses on sourcing and facilitating business opportunities and investments across selected industries in Africa, particularly those related to property investments, medical aid, mineral resources, financial services and design.
LOVELIFE. Capacity: Director and Vice Chairman
LoveLife is South Africa’s largest national HIV prevention initiative for young people. We combine a sustained high-powered campaign with nationwide community-level outreach and support
NELSON MANDELA INSTITUTE
The role of the Nelson Mandela Institute (NMI) is to help develop a sustainable future for South Africa by investing in the country’s youth and creating viable and sustainable communities. To achieve this, the Institute aims to transform the education system by focusing on foundation-phase learning as well as on further education.
UZALILE INVESTMENTS: DirectorBWIH Mining
In 2005, Basetsana and two partners launched
TAWANA RESOURCES: Non-Executive Director
Because of the
Over the past three years, Tawana has accumulated an enviable portfolio of diamond projects in Australia, South Africa and more recently in Botswana. These projects range from
TSWELOPELE PRODUCTIONS: Executive Chairperson
Together with her partner, Patience Stevens, Basetsana started Tswelopele Productions, a television production company which produces Top Billing and Pasella.
In 1999 Tswelopele merged with Union Alliance Media and listed on the JSE Securities Exchanged SA, making Basetsana one of the youngest black women Directors to be part of the mainstream of the South African economy.
Tswelopele Productions has grown to
Tswelopele Productions also produces Pasella, Ses’khona and Top Travel.
TSWELOPELE PUBLISHING: Executive Chairperson and Editor at Large
Tswelopele Publishing has been publishing Top Billing magazine for the past five years to a great success. Contract publishing is also a major part of the publishing company.
PHAB HOLDINGS: Chairperson
In 2004 PHAB Holdings was established by two dynamic women, Basetsana Kumalo and Potlako Gasennelwe and then joined by a third,
Basetsana Khumalo, together with black women’s investment group
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