Keeping with International best practice, Durban Chamber exists and operates under the Companies Act 71 of 2008 as a Non-Profit company
Durban Chamber raises the flag of Ethical Leadership at a collective level with the launch of the 1st Business Code of Ethics at the 161st Annual Gala Dinner
#DurbanMustRise trends no. 5 nationally at the 160th Annual Gala Dinner, kick-starting a tsunami of goodwill, support and confidence in the city
Township Izimbizo gets underway, aiming to deliver practical business insights, skills and tools that will enable traders to start, build and grow sustainable businesses
Business better than usual; Durban Chamber moves into the Lion Match Office Park
: Thato Tsautse, unveiled as the first female president.
Appointment of Gugu Mazibuko, the first black female Chief Executive Officer
Prof. Bonke Dumisa becomes the Chamber’s first Black Chief Executive Officer
The Durban Chamber sees the inauguration of the first Black president – Patrick September
KZN Exporter of the year awards are launched – Recognising and celebrating the outstanding performance of KZN companies exporting locally manufactured goods
Durban Chamber appoints Dr Jeya Wilson as the first female Chief Executive Officer
Durban Chamber of Commerce merges with the Chamber Industry to form the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Regulated under the Natal Law no.31 as the Durban Chamber of Commerce
Establishment of the Natal Chamber of Commerce
Musa Makhunga has a career spanning about 30 years across diverse industries including education, manufacturing, mining, retail, banking and consulting. He is the founding managing director of HR Matters (Pty) Ltd...Read More
Musa Makhunga has a career spanning about 30 years across diverse industries including education, manufacturing, mining, retail, banking and consulting.
He is the founding managing director of HR Matters (Pty) Ltd, a local Strategic HR Leadership specialist firm.
Musa, with other entrepreneurs, is establishing business presence in other key industries within the province, including mineral sands, agriculture and aluminium.
He is also active in the NGO sector in the areas of HIV/Aids as well as education.
A teacher by training, a former corporate executive and, latterly, a businessman by practice, Musa holds a B Paed degree (University of Zululand), Hons. B B&A degree (University of Stellenbosch – Business School), MDP Certificate (Graduate School of Business – University of Durban Westville), Dip. Labour Relations (School of Business Leadership – UNISA) and other specialist certificates.
Chief Executive Officer
Joining the team in 2013 as the Business Services Manager for the DCCI, Dumile's portfolio has included International Trade, SMME Development and Business Information Services.
This rich experience provided Dumile with knowledge and understanding of the Chamber movement and the role of organised business.
In May 2013, she got the opportunity to deliver a paper at the African Union (AU) Head Quarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia as part of the AU’s 50 years celebrations. She advocated for the women agenda in Africa’s vision for the next 50 years.
Dumile believes that in order for Africa to reach its desired future, there has to be convergence of public and private sector visions into a unified vision for Africa. Dumile is currently the Chief Executive Officer, and is passionately driving the Durban Chamber of Commerce to new
Under the MOI, the Council of the Durban Chamber has an advisory role and consists of the President, two Directors appointed by the Board, the Chairpersons of the Chamber Business Forums, the Chief Executive Officer and 10 members who are ordinary members or life members, or representatives of ordinary members in good standing elected by voting members. Council members will hold office for a period of two years, commencing at the conclusion of the annual general meeting at which they were appointed or elected.For more detailed information, please refer to the Memorandum of Incorporation document (MOI).
In Business for a Better World.
We will achieve this by delivering excellence in all we do through dedicated people, best financial, IT, operational processes, systems and sound stakeholder relationships, all underpinned by ethical governance principles.
Accountability – taking responsibility for our actions Leadership – courageous, influence and exemplary in word and deed Inclusivity and Diversity – Involvement and celebrating our differences
Innovation – adaptable and improvising
Integrity – ethical, trustworthy, reliability (People & Processes)
Signed by 6 founder members on 6 September 2017.
We the members of the Durban Chamber of Commerce and Industry shall:Principle 1 – Comply with legislation and the government of the Republic of South Africa.Principle 2 – Promote the interests of employees.Principle 3 – Ensure customer satisfaction at all levels.Principle 4 – Establish and maintain good relationships with suppliers.Principle 5 – Promote the interests of owners and investors.Principle 6 – Ensure free and fair competition.Principle 7 – Strive to be good corporate citizens within the community.Principle 8 – Ensure an environmentally friendly and sustainable environment.