Prominent South African Businessman To Be Honored At Awards Gala In New York City, June 3, 2013

May 21, 2013, 09:15 ET from Education Africa

NEW YORK, May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The president of South Africa's Black Business Council and CEO of Pamodzi Investment Holdings will receive the Education Africa Allegiance Award at the Education Africa Lifetime Achievement Awards for Africa on Monday, June 3, 2013, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City.  

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Ndaba Ntsele is a born entrepreneur who started his first business at the tender age of six by buying and selling apples in Soweto. As a respected businessman Ntsele sits on several boards and he is the chairman of Education Africa. He is being honored for the support he has given the non-profit organization to realise its objective of poverty alleviation through education.

Grammy Award winning Roberta Flack, who is best known for a string of hits like Killing Me Softly With His Song; Set the Night to Music and The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, inter alia, will give a special live performance at the event.

The awards are being hosted by Education Africa and Brand South Africa. Education Africa is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit tax exempt organization which is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa and has registered offices in the USA, Austria and the UK. Brand South Africa is a publicly funded trust with trustees appointed by South Africa's president. It works with partners in and out of government to see that South Africa's value proposition as a place to do business, invest in and visit – and from which to source products, ideas and inspiration – is fully appreciated.

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