CNBC Africa Corporate Golf Challenge Returns to Raise Money for Media Bursaries


JOHANNESBURG, 14 September 2016: CNBC Africa, a leader in business and finance news on the continent, will hold its annual Corporate Golf Challenge, on 12 October, at the Randpark Golf Club in Johannesburg.

As an ongoing commitment to the ABN Education Trust, CNBC Africa will raise funds through the event to support students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds in pursuing a degree in media and commerce or business journalism. Once again attract a high caliber of attendees from both the public and private sector, making for excellent networking with a round of golf, all for a good cause.

“Many of the students go on to take up an internship with ABN, be it with Forbes Africa or CNBC Africa, giving them practical experience in a media environment,” comments Sid Wahi, ABN acting Managing Director.

The day will be managed by the groups events company, ABN Event Productions. “We are proud to produce this annual golf day,” said Alexander Leibner, head of ABN Event Productions. “It is a real honour to be a part of such a prestigious event which provides an excellent networking opportunity for all our corporate clients. We look forward to hosting many more events of this calibre in the future.”

Golfers stand a chance of winning DStv HD Explora’s and MOOV Now devices amongst other exciting prizes, whilst the evening auction boasts a trip to 5 nights’ accommodation Long Beach Hotel in Mauritius, a queen sized Tempur bed system, a luxury supercar experience and a hot air balloon safari.

The 2015 event saw Premier of Gauteng David Makhura participate in the CNBC Africa Corporate Challenge alongside a host of captains of industry.

The by invitation event has a handful of four-balls available to purchase at R25000 and those wanting to support this worthy day should to secure their spot soon.


The event is proudly sponsored by Group Five Motlekar.


For further information, contact:

Samantha Antonio

Marketing and Events Executive

Phone: +27 11 384 0300


Twitter: @abnproductions