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AfricaBe.Com Hosts its 1st High Tea African Women in Business Event | Win A Weekend Stay for 2 at Lamunu Hotel, Johannesburg



Saturday May 28th marked a significant day at AfricaBe.Com as the website launched its first High Tea event which saw some of Africa’s finest businesswomen gathered at the exquisite Hotel Lamunu in Braamfontein, Johannesburg. The event celebrated the success of African business women as the women shared their experiences and the challenges they have experienced in climbing the corporate ladder.

The Speakers at the event included Thandi Orleyn who was recently appointed the Chairperson of BP Southern Africa, Dr Sebiletso Mokone-Matabane Former CEO of Sentech, Adoma Peprah Business Integration manager, CIB Africa Operations Standard Bank, Margeaux Swartz Marketing Manager Of South Point Properties and Lerato Amandla Mogoatlhe a freelance journalist who has recently returned from touring 20 African countries.

Thandi Orleyn spoke about the challenges that an African woman faces with respect to assuming her cultural role as a woman and reconciling that role with her own personal aspirations. The other women shared the challenges of being in male dominated sectors and highlighted the need for women to be strong mentally in order to survive their environments.

Win a weekend stay for 2 at Lamunu Hotel, Johannesbourg:

In celebration of Africabe.Com‘s partnership with Bella Naija and AfricaBe’s sponsors South Point Properties, we will be giving away a weekend stay for two at Hotel Lamunu in Johannesburg, South Africa to one lucky Bella Naija reader.

Lamunu means “orange” in Sesotho, a theme that is carried throughout this deliciously sweet and flavourful hotel and it offers simplified comfort in a stylishly fun environment, all decked out in a retro colour-palette and bold oranges set strikingly against blacks and browns and quirky details. The 60 ensuite rooms at the hotel offer snug modernity, while Lamunu’s restaurant, La Menu serves quick, fresh and flavourful food and also offers access to the gym to its guests.

Here’s a sneak peek of Lamunu Hotel:

How to win a weekend at Lamunu:

Answer the following questions correctly. E-mail your answers to [email protected].

  1. What does Lamunu mean in English?
  2. In which city is hotel Lamunu located?
  3. Which website held its High Tea Function at Hotel Lamunu?

All entrants must provide the following info: Age, Sex, Occupation, Country of Residence and Interests (i.e. hobbies/likes).

Rules: Please note that Hotel Lamunu will only provide accommodation and will not pay for flights, visas, medical insurance, costs for food and entertainment etc. The date of the stay is subject to the availability of the hotel on the dates that bookings are made. Please note that the winner will be chosen on a first come first serve basis. {In other words, who ever provides us the correct information first.}


  1. jay

    August 20, 2011 at 10:32 am

    It means orange,its situated in Braamfontein,johannesburg and the website that held its hightea function is


    August 20, 2011 at 1:27 pm

    Go sisters!!!!!! The sky is your stepping stone.

  3. Demmy

    August 20, 2011 at 3:56 pm

    I’m sure my mumsie would just love to go for it. I’ll tell her 🙂

  4. Anthony

    August 20, 2011 at 6:00 pm

    This is a wonderful creativity and initiative from the memebers involve in This is exactly what Afrikfame International has been preaching through out the world amidst African communities. The need for we to appreciate our culture and make out something unique out of it for the betterment of the world at large. Afrikfame International is a high profiled media company that celebrates African Culture and People worldwide. Be creative with African background and get world publicity. Contact us [email protected], +358465603067 or visit us @

  5. Mary007

    August 20, 2011 at 7:20 pm

    Oh God hear my prayer please, women doing big things

  6. phatee

    August 21, 2011 at 2:18 pm

    1, Orange
    2, Braamfontein, Johannesburg
    3, AfricaBe.Com

  7. Miss P.H.C.

    August 21, 2011 at 5:43 pm

    More like High Champagne! No teacup in sight, lol.

    Two thumbs up though.

  8. mamav

    August 22, 2011 at 10:54 am

    With all dis conditions sef abeg carry go

  9. Aibee

    August 22, 2011 at 12:49 pm

    Please who are the Nigerian women that were at the event and what can we (or more importantly, I) learn from them? All I see is/are pictures.

  10. Duvy

    August 22, 2011 at 3:48 pm

    What does Lamunu mean in English? Lamunu means “orange” in Sesotho also, Lamunu is the name of a village in the Ardabil Province of Iran.
    In which city is hotel Lamunu located? Braamfontein, Johannesburg
    Which website held its High Tea Function at Hotel Lamunu? http://www.AfricaBe.Com

    *Eyes Closed* * Fingers Crossed*

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