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Mr Esau will take Charge of the South African mission to the US until the appointment of a new AmbassadorAugust 14, 2023
South African Chamber of Commerce in the USA Honors Ambassador Nomaindiya Mfeketo with a Certificate of Appreciation.
The South African Chamber of Commerce in the USA (SACCUSA) takes immense pride in acknowledging the outstanding service and remarkable leadership of Ambassador Nomaindiya Mfeketo. As she prepares to return to South Africa, we extend our heartfelt gratitude and confer a Certificate of Appreciation for her dedication, hard work, and tireless efforts in strengthening the ties between South Africa and the United States.
Ambassador Mfeketo's tenure was marked by exceptional governance, particularly during the unprecedented challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Her resolute leadership played a pivotal role in fortifying bilateral relations and fostering an environment of collaboration and mutual respect between the two nations. Her handling of the crisis showcased her qualities not just as a diplomat but as a compassionate human being who was indeed a 'mother' to all South Africans in the USA.
Throughout the global health crisis, Ambassador Mfeketo extended her unwavering support to the South African community in the USA. Her empathetic approach, thoughtful insights, and proactive measures resonated with many and created a sense of belonging and security at a time when it was most needed.
Under her guidance, several initiatives were launched to ensure the welfare of South Africans abroad, enhancing their connection with their homeland, and providing them with the necessary resources and support. Her leadership was instrumental in navigating through the complexities of international diplomacy during these challenging times.
Her influence has not only been felt within the South African community but also within the business sector. Her contributions towards facilitating trade, investment, and economic collaboration between South Africa and the USA have left an indelible mark. Ambassador Mfeketo's leadership has undoubtedly opened new avenues for cooperation and development.
The SACCUSA is honored to have had the opportunity to work alongside Ambassador Mfeketo and appreciates her firm commitment to cultivating a robust relationship between our two countries. Her leadership and maternal guidance will be deeply missed, but her legacy will continue to inspire and guide us in our future endeavors.
We extend our sincere thanks to Ambassador Nomaindiya Mfeketo and wish her all the success in her future pursuits. Her exemplary service stands as a testament to her dedication, intelligence, and the heartfelt connection she has established with the people she served.
The certificate was handed over to Ambassador Mfeketo at her Residence in Washington DC.