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Opportunity Issue 100

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Opportunity magazine is a niche business-to-business publication that explores various investment opportunities within Southern Africa’s economic sectors and looks to provide its readers with first-hand knowledge about South African business. Opportunity also looks to present South African business to international markets that may have interests in investing in South Africa. The publication is endorsed by the South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI).

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Contents ISSUE 100 | JAN / FEB / MARCH 2022 06 12 14 20 26 30 36 46 54 56 SACCI FOREWORD A better year ahead NEWS & SNIPPETS What has been and what is to come. CREATING SUSTAINABLE ENERGY SECURITY Dr Trevor Dudley, CEO of Mozweli (Pty) Ltd, unpacks the financial and logistical benefits of deploying pebble small modular nuclear reactors, using the latest, safest technology. ADVANCES IN BATTERIES AND POWER STORAGE COULD CHANGE THE GAME Jan Fourie, Sub-Saharan Africa’s GM of renewables giant, Scatec, explains how exciting new developments in batteries and power storage are enabling dispatchable power from renewable sources in efficient, cost-effective ways. THE INFLUENCE OF THE 2021 ECONOMY ON POTENTIAL 2022 INVESTMENT FACTORS George Herman, Director and Chief Investment Officer at Citadel, the specialist wealth management company, describes the current economic outlook and outlines the investment factors to be considered in 2022. LIMPOPO’S INVESTMENT PROPOSITION Special Economic Zones (SEZs) are central to the drive to promote investment in beneficiation, energy and manufacturing in Limpopo Province. MINING FOR GROWTH, SUSTAINABILITY AND IMPACT The CEO of Exxaro Resources Limited, Mxolisi Mgojo, outlined the company’s strategy for diversified growth, decarbonisation, sustainability and impact management at its shareholder Capital Markets Day. A YEAR OF UPHEAVAL: WHAT BUSINESSES CAN LEARN FROM THE DISRUPTIONS OF 2021 James Bayhack, Director for Sub-Saharan Africa at mobile technology group CM.com, looks ahead at trends and innovations that will help businesses recover faster. FIVE ADVANTAGES OF AN INTERNATIONAL DEBIT CARD International travel is likely to make a comeback in 2022, even if it’s only for the vaccinated. Standard Bank’s Erik Olwagen outlines the benefits of having a card with one of the world’s biggest currencies loaded on it. KWAZULU-NATAL WELCOMES RESUMPTION OF SAA AND QATAR FLIGHTS A welcome sign of economic recovery. Economic recovery What businesses can learn from the disruptions of 2021 www.opportunityonline.co.za JAN/FEB/MARCH 2022 • ISSUE 100 Mining for growth, sustainability and impact New strategies are successful 54 XX 20 26 30 The influence of the 2021 economy on potential 2022 investment factors Exciting new developments are making goals of the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) attainable Lighting up Africa Mozweli CEO Dr Trevor Dudley shares his company’s vision of bringing sustainable energy security to the continent ABOUT THE COVER: Background image: Supplied by Mozweli (Pty) Ltd. Dr Dudley image: detoi Photography. www.detoiphotography.com

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