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New Board Leadership at the Business Chamber

01 Jun 2017 0

The Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber, elected its new President, Thomas Schaefer (Chairman and Managing Director of Volkswagen Group South Africa) last night at the first meeting of the new Board. Schaefer, together with the newly appointed team, will oversee an exciting new change of direction for the Business Chamber over the next two years.


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Funding Partnership that Exceeds Boundaries

22 May 2017 0

Volkswagen Group South Africa have been a staunch supporter of Wilderness Foundation Africa since June 2011, with an initial sponsorship of six Volkswagen Amarok bakkies to the Forever Wild Rhino Protection Initiative.


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World Economic Forum on Africa 2017

05 May 2017 0

The World Economic Forum on Africa 2017 took place in Durban, South Africa this past week. With a theme focussing on driving economic transformation in Africa through inclusive growth models, the WEF attracted delegates from more than 100 countries.


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Vietnamese Youth Competition Winners To Help Rhino

06 Apr 2017 0

“I think that buying rhino horns just to show others that you are rich is unreasonable, It infuriates me that the world has to sacrifice rhinos just for a group of people wanting to basically show off their money.” These are the words of a young Vietnamese girl as written in a prize winning essay in the 2017 Wild Rhino competition. More and more, the next generation of decision-makers in Vietnam seek to speak up against environmental crimes such as rhino poaching, and a collaboration between Wilderness Foundation Africa (WFA), Peace Parks Foundation (PPF), and SOUL Music & Performing Arts Academy (SOUL) in Vietnam, is providing them with educational and social platforms to do just that.



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Famous Succulent Karoo Expert Acknowledged

24 Jan 2017 0

“A tree has fallen”. This is the title of the poem that Namaqua National Park Corporal game ranger, Roland Links, wrote in memory of Lita Cole. It was read at her funeral in Kamieskroon on 7 January 2017.


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Volkswagen Comes to the Aid of Wilderness Foundation Africa

23 Jan 2017 0

Volkswagen Group South Africa (VWSA) believes in supporting non-profit organisations that contribute to the empowerment of youth in local communities. One such organisation is Wilderness Foundation Africa and through the Umzi Wethu project (part of its Youth Development Programme) the youth are being trained and uplifted.