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VUKA Mining Team The Team That Makes It Happen

Samukelo Madlabane

Event Director

In the realm of mining, Samukelo’s unparalleled leadership, passion, and expertise shine brightly. From development to management, he brings a unique perspective and a keen eye for detail to every facet of the project. His commitment to excellence ensures that each stage of event planning is meticulously handled, promising an unforgettable experience for all involved.


Patricia Kazaka

Event Manager

Passionate about Africa and the Mining industry, with strong focus on the right operations metrics, Patricia is a force to recon with. Putting processes before automation while making decisions on product development, risk management and cost reduction strategies, her greatest strength is the ability to work effectively with many different people.


Grace Mangenda

Marketing Specialist

With a genuine passion for connecting with people and a determined spirit to make a positive impact, Grace has proven herself in launching innovative marketing initiatives across diverse sectors. Her ability to embody and showcase VUKA Group's mission of connecting people and organizations to information and each other is commendable.


Nicola Siyo

Marketing Strategist

Nicola's strengths lie not only in fostering meaningful connections but also in strategically implementing these connections as part of a broader marketing strategy. Her skills and unwavering dedication make her a valuable asset to any team, injecting fresh ideas and contributing to the development of strategic and impactful connections.


Audrey Bading Mve

Programme – Stakeholder Management

Audrey's role in the realm of stakeholder management has been marked by a commitment to open communication, strategic collaboration, and a keen understanding of the needs and expectations of all parties involved. With Audrey at the helm of stakeholder management, DRC Mining Week continues to thrive in fostering collaborative partnerships and achieving shared success with its diverse community of stakeholders.


Jean-Tite Oloumoussie

Exhibition & Sponsorship Director

Demonstrating proficiency, Jean-Tite has effectively overseen sales teams on diverse African mining projects, showcasing his adeptness in navigating the distinctive challenges inherent in this sector. Committed to assisting customers in attaining success within local mining markets, Jean-Tite places a strong emphasis on understanding and aligning with customer objectives.


Kudakwashe Tsingano

Exhibition & Sponsorship Manager

A seasoned sales professional with a fervor for creating positive impacts in the mining sector, Kuda excels in the events industry driven by his passion for travel and connecting with diverse individuals. Kuda’s commitment to excellence and his understanding of the mining landscape positions him as a valuable asset, ready to contribute to the industry's growth and success.


Rue Limekhaya

Registrations Manager

With over 20 yrs experience, her focus and attention is to ensure a smooth, enjoyable visitor and delegate experience both online and from the moment the entry badge is collected at the venue. Understanding that we have only one chance to make a good impression she is dedicated in her belief that the customer always comes first.


Jose Alino

Delegate Sales Manager

Jose is driven by a passion for making a positive impact in the mining sector. With a robust background in sales and a keen understanding of the events industry, Jose thrives on leveraging his skills to foster connections with diverse individuals. His enthusiasm for travel not only aligns with the dynamic nature of the sales role but also reflects his commitment to exploring new opportunities.


Caleb Bongongo

Delegate Sales Manager

Caleb's profound comprehension of the mining landscape establishes him as a valuable asset, uniquely equipped to adeptly navigate the complexities of the industry. Armed with a proactive approach and a customer-centric mindset, Caleb stands prepared to play a pivotal role in fostering the growth and success of the mining sector. His extensive experience for cultivating meaningful connections make him an ideal fit for growing the mining industry across Africa.


Anne-Lisse Calisse

Operations Manager

Anne-Lisse Calisse is a seasoned professional in the realm of operations management, bringing a wealth of expertise and a proven track record to her role. Anne-Lisse is at the forefront of ensuring smooth and efficient onsite operations. With a keen eye for detail and a strategic mindset, Anne-Lisse excels in optimizing processes to enhance overall efficiency. Her proficiency extends across various facets of operations, from logistics and supply chain management to team coordination.


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