MOZAMBIQUE BUSINESS: ON THE UP

Flying into the capital late last year, the Sawubona team and our fellow SAA passengers were amazed at the aerial views of Africa’s biggest suspension bridge, which is now complete. This is the sexy, new US$725 million dollar, 60m high, 3km-long Catembe Bridge, which has changed the landscape and flow of Maputo forever.

Built by the China Roads and Bridges Corporation, the bridge connects the two shores of the Bay of Maputo and finally completes the reconstructed road link from the north of Mozambique to the south, which was shattered during the civil war.

Both Mavalane International Airport and the highway…
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MOZAMBIQUE BUSINESS: ON THE UP

Inside Sisa Ngebulana’s new luxury hotel in Mthatha

The R130-million development features a 96-room hotel that includes a three-room penthouse suite, a two-room presidential suite, executive suites as well as several conferencing halls.

“Before Mayfair Hotel, the hotels here were the same ones doing business when I left Mthatha some 30 years ago,” Billion Group founder Sisa Ngebulana said.

“My aim with Mayfair Hotel was to create affordable luxury – a four-star grading with the look and feel of a five-star establishment.”

The hotel, which officially opened to the public on Friday, is strategically situated next to BT Ngebs City, one of the Billion Group’s regional malls in the…
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Inside Sisa Ngebulana’s new luxury hotel in Mthatha