JOHANNESBURG Â – IN A BID to recognise Zimbabwe talent in Â start to recognise Â SA, Shamstone Production&Entertainment& Impress Clothing, will be hosting Â Cape Town’s first ever Zimbabwean Excellence Gala Dinner Awards 2015 Â on the 4th of April this year.
The red carpet event seeks to recognize and acknowledge individuals and companies that are flying the Zimbabwean flag high in Cape Town.
“Despite some challenges that Zimbabweans face in South Africa, they Â have managed to not only demonstrate resilience but build success in their selected undertakings and ventures and Â the Cape Town awards seek to honour those individuals who have played positive roles within the city of Cape Town and the Western Cape,” says Cape Town businessman Â and Â event director Juluis Shamu.
Adding that the acknowledgement is meant to encourage Zimbabweans to continue with their culture of success.
“This because they remain an inspiration to their fellow compatriots and the community of Cape Town at large,” adds Shamu.
The Â awards Â will Â be held at the Cape Town Convention Centre in Rondebosch and Â will be hosted by the guest of honour will be Big Brother star and Zim based businesswoman Â Pokello Nare.
Shamu says the Â seeks to provide Zimbabweans an opportunity Â to Â network with each other and Â the community of Cape Town at large.
Among some of the awards to be won are ‘Businessman and Businesswoman of the Year Award, Â who should have demonstrated their success in business, leadership service and entrepreneurship.
Also Â on the pick are sportspersons, those in entertainment and those who have shown their ability to be community leaders.
“The winners will be chosen by a panel of experts drawn from different sectors of business, academia and social spheres,” explains Shamu.
Also Â to be recognised are news leaders and small business owners that have succeeded Â in following the mission and goals of Â entrepreneurship .
Shamu says Â that contenders should be Â Zimbabweans live Â in Cape Town Â but can be Â of any age, race or gender.
There will be lots of entertainment from Zimbabwean Â artists and DJ’s based in Cape Town such as Â DJ Bashmouth, DJ Wity Morgan Stich, DJ Rex Nhongo & DJ Flex, Pangea Group(mbira nehosho), Fatha B Â and dancehall Â artist Swit Beey.
The all Zimbabwean event will be Â sponsored by a host of Zimbabwean companies such asÂ Cutting Edge Tents, Â Mama Money and Moonlight Funeral Services. – www.zimSinsa.com