After extending its elections late into the night on Tuesday, the Black Business Council (BBC) has elected its new leadership. At the helm of the organisation is Sandile Zungu, the owner of Zungu Investments Company (Zico) and one-time adviser to former president Jacob Zuma. Zungu was elected as president at the PwC offices in Waterfall. Bridgette Radebe was elected as chairperson. Radebe is SA’s first black female mining entrepreneur and president of the country’s largest mining chamber, the South African Mining Development Association. She is also the sister of BBC co-founder Patrice Motsepe and the wife of energy minister Jeff Radebe. The vice-president for professionals is Nkuli Bogopa, who is also president of the South African Institute of Black Property Practitioners and the executive director of the CEO’s office at Broll, while vice-president for organised business is Keith Thabo, the president of Namec Telecoms. Judy Nokwedi, who is the chief operating officer of the Touris...

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