Glitz and Glamour at Beitbridge Expo and Awards 2023

Babongile Mudau Gora

The Zebra Hilltop lodge, located 50km along the Beitbridge to Bulawayo road was a hive of activity as community members gathered to wittiness the recognition of individuals, institutions and corporates who excelled in various aspects of community development in 2022.

The well attended event was organised by the Beitbridge Business Expo to fundraise and mobilise resources to construct a show ground in Beitbridge town.

Organisation’s chairperson, Dr Anna Muleya said the event had been a huge success and they will use it a built up for future events.

Below is the summary list of the winners compiled by Lotsha FM;

Community champions

Uncle Terry Mulowa-Businessman
Gogo Chigwinya-Décor
Mekia Muyambo –Lotsha FM Board Chairman
Rex Mphisa- Veteran Journalist
Mr Ponella-SMES-Motor Spares
Mr and Mrs Elliot-Border Service Station
Mr and Mrs Bristow- Natural Resources and Wildlife Management
Mr Mhlanga (Busy Curve)
Chris Nguluvhe- Shulton Agencies
Mr and Mrs Maxwell Ngwenya- Croc Foods
Maxwell Chikova-Chikova Investments
ESPN Quary- Nuade
Peter Chiromo-Sox Investments
Sam Siyafa Moyo- Veteran Educationist

Lifetime Achievements Awards

Dr Sipho Singo- Late Town Secretary
Mr Van der Merwe – N and R investments
Mr K Knott –Nottingham Estate
Mr H Magumise
VP KCD Mohadi
Mr J Mutema – Bonyongo The Destroyer
Mr R Park – Bishopstone
Mr and Mrs Rice Mashakada-pioneers of Mashakada Business Centre

People’s choice awards – (People voted online)

Event of the year- Beitbridge Business Expo 2022
Fast food outlet of the year- Samas Butchery
Medical Facility of the year- North Haven
Small Business of the year- Marvels Hardware
Start-up business of the year – Reliable Hardware
Young entrepreneur of the year- Signtech
Retailer of the year- N and R Enterprises
Community Social Responsibility Company of the year- Agents House
Gender Equality Recognition of the year- Toppick Investments
Public service Department of the year- Agritex
Most Innovative Company of the year- INN-bucks
Accommodation Facility of the year- Mutsa Guest House
Clearing Agency of the year- FAMS Zimbabwe
Leisure Facility of the year- Nottingham Estate
Infrastructure developer of the year- Raubex
Best Educational Facility of the year- Oakleigh House
Environmental Impact of the year- Rangelands Regeneration Trust
Transport and Logistics Operator of the year- MB Transport
Parastatal of the year- TelOne

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