Honouring the Legacy of Dr. Sam Motsuenyane

The Office of the Presidency

May 1, 2024

 It is with heavy hearts that we mourn the passing of Dr. Sam Motsuenyane, a true titan of black economic liberation and a beacon of hope for generations to come. The Black Management Forum (BMF) extends its deepest condolences to his family, friends, and all those whose lives he touched with his remarkable legacy. 

Dr. Motsuenyane’s unwavering dedication to achieving black economic emancipation leaves an unforgettable mark on the history of our nation. His pioneering efforts in establishing a black-owned and controlled African Bank provided vital support to countless black entrepreneurs, offering them the financial lifeline needed to thrive in a system designed to oppress them. As a founding member of the National Federated Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NAFCOC), Dr. Motsuenyane played a pivotal role in breaking down racial barriers and championing the cause of black entrepreneurship. His tireless advocacy and leadership paved the way for greater opportunities and empowerment for black business owners across South Africa. 

Beyond the boardroom, Dr. Motsuenyane’s commitment to uplifting rural and township economies through the Rural Development Foundation exemplifies his profound dedication to the betterment of our society. His vision and passion for community development left an enduring impact on countless individuals and communities, empowering them to realize their full potential. Dr. Sam Motsuenyane’s remarkable achievements and unwavering dedication to the advancement of black economic empowerment will forever be remembered and cherished. He leaves behind a legacy of courage, resilience, and unwavering commitment to justice and equality. 

In honouring his memory, let us continue to build upon the foundation he laid, working tirelessly to create a more inclusive and equitable society for all. Long live the spirit of Ntate Motsuenyane, an icon and stalwart of black economic liberation. 


Contact Person: 

Mr Monde Ndlovu 

BMF | Managing Director 

T: 0117844407 | C: 0828266485 

E: Monde.Ndlovu@bmfonline.co.za