Month: October 2017

Matchmaking Event at Morrels

Embassy Direct and Nedbank Private Wealth hosted a beautiful evening event at Morrells Boutique Hotel. Ian Hunter took time to share some insights into the road ha has walked and what may lie ahead. The boutique hotels charm, excellent champagne, good conversations and great music added to the function being a success....

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Linda Makhanya Tailored Suits

Who is LINDA MAKHANYA and why Tailored Suits are a major part of your life. I was born and bred in Durban Umlazi, raised by my grandparents in a household where my grandfather was the kind of man who wore a suit every day. It was from his gentlemanly approach of dressing that I mustered a passion for style. Along with this came the values and wisdom which govern a gentleman and these are principles that I live by till today. Why did you start a suit tailoring business? Being in the fashion industry for almost 8 years now,...

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MCC AVIATION EVENT

Embassy Direct was proud to be associated with this glamorous event, hosted by MCC Aviation Guests were not only treated with helicopter rides but with excellent entertainment, delicious foods and quality wines. Lamborgini, Nedbank Private Wealth and Avis Luxury participated in the event that generated much needed funds for Project Dignity....

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H. E. Juan Sells, Spain

Embassy Direct: When I talk of Spain, I refer to it as ‘la madre patria’, the motherland. Today, I have the great pleasure of being in the company of my good friend, Juan Sells, Ambassador of Spain to South Africa. Ambassador, how are you? H. E. J Sells: Hola Rodrigo. I am fine, thank you. Excellency, as the Spanish ambassador accredited to five countries in Southern Africa (Comoros, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mauritius and South Africa), how would you describe your diplomatic tour in the region? What specific moments or events have stood out? I’ve been here for close to 5...

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H. E. Mrs Safiato Djia, Senegal

The Western most country of the Old World, Senegal gets its name from a river that crosses the country, and it means “our boat”. Embassy Direct sits down with Her Excellency Mrs Safiato Djia, Ambassador of Senegal to South Africa. Embassy Direct: It’s a pleasure to have you here, your Excellency. H. E. S Djai: Thank you for having me. It’s a wonderful atmosphere to be in and I’m excited to talk about ideas of historical and cultural heritage. Your Excellency, as Ambassador of Senegal to South Africa, could you tell us a bit about your diplomatic tour in...

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