Miner among Africa’s top 10 female business leaders

Bridgette Radebe, chairwoman of Mmakau Mining and president of the South African Mining Development Association, made it to the list of top female business leaders in Africa published Wednesday by Business Review.

Radebe was the first black South African deep level hard rock mining entrepreneur in the 1980s. Since then she has been actively involved in contract mining, mining construction and mining mergers and acquisitions.

The business leader, who is also known for being one of Africa’s first black female mine owners, was involved in the South African Mineral & Petroleum Resources Development Act and the Mining Charter.

Her company has equity in platinum mines, coal, chrome and gold.

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