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Harambee Solutions Exchange 2019

This is what has been keeping us busy in October! 400 people converged on The Forum Campus for the Harambee Solutions Exchange 2019. The exchange included talks on how to successfully supporting young people into work, tourism, agriculture and the green economy and township economy and enterprise. #employsayouth

Contributors at the event included:

• Minister of Employment and Labour Thulas Nxesi

• Business Unity South Africa President Sipho Pityana

• Deputy Minister in the Presidency Hlengiwe Mkhize

• Gauteng Provincial Government Director-General Phindi Baleni

• FNB Chief Executive Officer Jacques Celliers

• Shop Direct Chief Operating Officer Phil Hackney

• Yellowwoods Director & Harambee Founder Nicola Galombik

• The Presidency Programme Management Office Head Rudi Dicks

• Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator CEO Maryana Iskander, and

  • Harambee Youth Employment Accelerator Executive Lebo Nke.

On the menu:

- Summer rice paper wraps with cucumber and carrot hummus

- Over dried pumpkin fatboys with green pesto

- Lentil bobotie samosas with sweet chilli chutney

- Karoo lamb skewers with green olive tapenade

- Mini savoury profiteroles filled with spicy chicken liver parfait

- Baked popcorn chicken bites with herbed whole grain mustard sauce and honey drizzle

- Cauliflower pizza topped with smoked chicken salad

- Steamed ginger line fish wontons with light chilli soya

- Mini lamb pitas with harissa spiked cucumber ribbons and grilled tomato

- Dark chocolate tart with toasted sesame parfait

And for the evening menu:

- Balsamic glazed baby beets with pumpkin seed brittle and onion ash [VF]

- Parmesan garlic and polenta crumbed potato with homemade sundried tomato compote

- Panko crumbed lamb belly and baby cabbage and mint puree

- Duck liver mousse, fig preserve, lemon gel and rocket on brioche disc

- Grilled monk fish and dill koftas with lemon coconut aioli

- Cranberry coated seared blesbok loin on toasted focaccia with charred pineapple

- Soy braised flank of beef with chow main egg noodles and bean sprout salad

With thanks to:

Tech & Set – Fotgtech

Décor – CME

Industrial Theatre - Bloom and Stone

Music – Anything Goes;

And of course - the awesome SQUAD team always going the extra mile.


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