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Friday, September 28, 2018 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM


Speaker Phumzile Mazibuko

Ms. Phumzile Mazibuko was appointed Consul General at the South African Consulate General in Chicago in January of this year. As consul General, she works to promote trade and investments and enhance cooperation in the field of arts, culture, education, and effectively render consular services to South Africans in 14 states in the Midwest region of the United States. Prior to this post, she was Chief of Staff for the Department of International Relations and Cooperation of South Africa. Ms. Mazibuko has been working though her professional career to further business relationships between South Africa and its trading partners. She holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Johannesburg. Joining Consul Mazibuko is South African Consul Political Mr. Thabo Seotlo. Consul Seotlo is also a career diplomat, spending the past decade serving South African interests around the world. Those interested in setting up a private meeting with M. Mazibuko should contact Jade Sims at for a time.

The Global Business Club of Mid-Michigan focuses on global issues of interest to the mid-Michigan business community. The monthly GB Club luncheons provide outstanding speakers and relaxed networking opportunities. With extensive international experience, the speakers wrap personal insights around a practical and up-to-the-minute approach to conducting international trade.


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