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South African and non-South African youth

start collaborating on a wide variety of issues

Approaching Skills development

“VUCA” (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous

Guidance on how to collaborate in business

Melting pot hub where all youth will meet to be me

Get the youth to collaborate strongly amongst them

This is aimed at breaking the borders of SADC

Economic development


Establish a melting pot hub where all youth will meet to be mentored and guided on how to collaborate in business.

country of the month

Profile one country a month where all the economic opportunities that are available in that country will be fully presented

Cultural Effects

Show case all the arts and cultural effects of that country and promote its tourist attraction areas.

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be come an sponsor


This is aimed at breaking the borders of SABDF, and get the youth to collaborate strongly amongst themselves and build a strong Regional network that will be able to compete strongly with youth from other Regions of our continent and the world.


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Country of the month

2.5 000 000


  • Ian Khama
  • Capital: Gaborone
  • Currency: Botswana pula

we have 15 SABDF Countries to profile every year

  • MWeb, Vodacom, MTN
  • 2018 March
  • 2018 Business
  • 2018
  • Nelson Mandela
  • 2018 March

meet SABDF Business

SABDF Business Forum partners with a a number of organisations to bring the African dream into reality. Have a look at our partner list and what cool things they are doing.

We love what we do

How we approach the problem

Skills development has to be approached with an understanding that we are living and operating in a “VUCA” (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) world. If we do not assist and prepare these small businesses to enter the space with this thinking, then we shall not be doing justice to them.

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