Africa House

Africa House is a South African based research and consulting company working exclusively in sub-Saharan Africa offering a suite of services designed to maximise client opportunity in the region through insight and access into the African trade and project environment, delivering intelligence on projects and bespoke research on opportunities in markets. We have been operating for 25 years assisting clients access the world’s fastest growing markets through a team that has worked in 40 countries across the continent over a period spanning over 30 years.


Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA)

The Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (SEIFSA) represents employers in the metals and engineering sector, lobbying for policies that benefit the industry and negotiating collective agreements on wages and employment conditions. Serving as a critical voice in various business and tri-partite forums, SEIFSA offers a range of services to its members, including advisory, training, and seminars. Founded in 1943, it includes 18 employers’ organizations across diverse sectors, dedicated to fostering a conducive business environment. Its efforts emphasize the importance of unity in advocating for the sector’s interests amidst evolving challenges.



The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) is a pivotal institution established to promote sustainable energy in West Africa. It was inaugurated in 2010 in Praia, Cabo Verde, under the auspices of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

ECREEE operates with the goal of creating a sustainable energy market in the ECOWAS region, aiming to reduce energy poverty and increase access to affordable and reliable energy services.The Centre’s efforts contribute significantly to the sustainable development of the ECOWAS region, offering services such as developing regional policy frameworks, mobilizing funding for renewable energy and energy efficiency projects, and promoting capacity-building.


The Steel Tube Export Association of South Africa (STEASA)

was established to develop a sustainable, internationally competitive carbon steel and low alloy steel tube and pipe manufacturing industry which meets the broader national objectives of job and wealth creation through:

Effectively utilizing all resources available within the industry to promote sustainable export growth, promote bilateral trade for existing manufacturers and by facilitating entry and investment into new markets.

Co-operation with industry stakeholders in the elimination of non-tariff barriers and restraints to global competitiveness.

Expediting and implementing processes that promote bilateral trade for existing manufacturers and by facilitating entry and investment into new markets.


The International Trade Council

The International Trade Council is a peak-body chamber of commerce committed to advancing global trade by reducing barriers and promoting commerce through education and networking. We advocate for free trade, believing it stimulates economic growth, creates jobs, and enhances living standards worldwide. Guided by transparent regulations, we champion open markets and fair competition, promoting trade liberalization. Our mission is to assist members in navigating international trade complexities by offering simplified processes and essential resources. With chapters in 28 countries and a diverse membership spanning 179 nations, we provide global support, making us a truly international organization.


South African Electrotechnical Export Council (SAEEC)

The South African Electrotechnical Export Council (SAEEC) is a non-profit organisation, Public-Private Partnership between South African business and the Department of Trade and Industry. Our members are South African registered companies in Electrical Engineering, Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology. AIM: Facilitate the export growth for our members Act as a gateway for companies to identify South African suppliers and partners Coordinate the export marketing efforts of the sector Provide a link to Government Promote the South African Electrotechnical sector internationally




SAAEA represents and actively promotes Renewable Alternative Energy Solutions globally. Its focus is on all relevant technologies.
Wind, Solar, Biomas, Biogas, Bio Fuels, Green Products, Energy Saving, Alternative Energy, Energy from Waste, Fuel Cell Technologies etc.
We advocate policy development on behalf of our members at decision making government level. We also promote understanding of the industry and its potential through tools such as industry events, forums, conferences, newsletters and publications, our objective is to provide borderless access to the information that can affect today’s clean energy industries as much as tomorrow’s world.
Our members share the belief that lowering our carbon footprint is as important as the doing of business itself because we understand that every small endeavor toward a green, sustainable world makes a difference.
We organize top management events and forums creating a networking platform for companies across the world.


International Steel Fabricators (ISF)

The International Steel Fabricators of South Africa Is A Joint Venture Marketing Initiative Formed in 1991 Representing The Leading South African Structural Steel Fabricators, Pressure and Process Equipment Manufacturers, Steel Merchants, Allied Suppliers And Primary Steel Producers, Etc. Whose Objective Is To Increase Their Export Sales By Pooling Their Expertise And Resources.

The Membership Includes Companies That Provide The Full Spectrum Of Services Related To Structural Steelwork and Process Design, Fabrication And Construction – Anywhere In The World.



The Pan African Chamber of Commerce

The Pan African Chamber of Commerce is an advocate for a business environment conducive to enterprise creation and development, generating employment and contributing to the socio-economic development of Africa


Minara operates from its head office in Durban, KwaZulu Natal with activities in Gauteng and involvement in Global activities. In pursuance of its vision, Minara has engaged in a wide range of projects and initiatives in different areas including the economic, political, social, medical and educational spheres. This has helped build and solidify Minara’s profile and has broughtwith it acknowledgement, recognition and support from the different spheres of government and organized commerce and industry.

Minara has always endeavoured to partner with Organisations and Institutions with the necessary resources and expertise in the implementation of its programmes and project resulting in much more beneficial and effective outcomes.

The NEPAD Business Foundation (NBF)

The NEPAD Business Foundation (NBF) is a non-profit organisation that champions and coordinates development programmes, projects and initiatives from inception to implementation through public and private sector partnerships for the economic development of Africa.

Through signed MoU’s with the African Union, NEPAD Agency and the SADC Secretariat, among others, the NBF and its public-private sector stakeholders are able to implement interventions that complement the development efforts by governments’ across the continent. The NBF is the interim Secretariat of the SADC Business Council and the Strategic Water Partners Network.


The South African Petroleum Industry Association (SAPIA) is a trade organisation representing the main petroleum and liquefied petroleum gas companies in South Africa.

SAPIA plays a strategic role in addressing a range of common issues relating to the refining, distribution and marketing of petroleum and LPG products, as well as promoting the industry’s environmental and socio-economic progress. SAPIA fulfills this role by proactively engaging with key stakeholders, providing research information, expert advice and communicating the industry’s views to government, members of the public and media.

The South African Oil Gas Alliance (SAOGA)​

The SAAEE was established in 2018 as the South African chapter of the International Association for Energy Economics. The first Bylaws was approved in February 2018. The SAAEE expertise is in energy economics and policy, with a focus on the South African energy sector, its linkage with the world energy markets, climate policies and the future energy scene. The SAAEE does not represent any sector of the industry, and does not promote certain technologies without scientific evidence. The discussions promote a variety of views to confront the current energy challenges that South Africa faces. The Association receives no public funding and is dependent on membership subscriptions from individuals and companies and event sponsorship to keep going.