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Samsung Africa Forum Brings
Innovation to Cape Town

  Samsung showcased                          the theme for this year’s event was        ”The 8th
                                             ‘One Pride’ and represents how Sam-        annual event
 its commitment to the                       sung and its partner network continue      showcased
                                             to work together to be the leaders in      the latest
continent by introducing                     the region’s consumer electronics mar-     technologies
                                             ket. The theme was also symbolic of        designed with
    its latest range of                      the genuine pride the company takes in     Africa in mind...”
                                             its world-class devices and appliances.
   products at the 8th                                                                 strong relationships with our cus-
                                               Samsung’s motto has always been         tomers, partners and stakeholders,
 Annual Samsung Africa                       pride and passion. As such, the com-      in order to further grow the brand in
                                             pany is proud of its innovative, world-   this unique and exciting consumer
           Forum.                            class products that feature innovative    landscape. The 8th annual Samsung
                                             designs and technology created to ben-    Africa Forum gave us the opportunity
This event, which was held in South          efit consumers. Samsung is passionate     to share our vision, commitment and
Africa, took take place between 23 and       about a shared vision to improve the      world-class innovations in technology
25 February 2017 at the International        lives of African customers and eager to   and design with our partners across
Conference Centre (CTICC) in Cape            drive positive growth for its partners    the region. More crucially, it demon-
Town, South Africa.                          across the continent.                     strated that together, we can move
                                                                                       forward with pride, passion and profit-
  “Samsung’s goal is to inspire the            With the expected continuous growth     ability,” concluded Potgieter.
world and create the future with in-         of this market in 2017, Samsung Elec-
novative technology and creativity,          tronics aims to lead the continent’s de-
thanks to a deep understanding of            velopment in the consumer electronics
what people really need and want,”           space. The Samsung Africa Forum 2017
says Michelle Potgieter, Director: Brand     remains the ideal platform to demon-
Marketing and Communications at              strate Samsung’s smart technology
Samsung South Africa. “The Forum is          products and innovative designs for
held to achieve our goal of enriching        the year ahead.
our customer’s lives, while contributing
to socio-economic prosperity across            “Samsung Electronics values building
Africa and supporting a sustainable
environment for us all.”                     Nu-world - trading
                                             statement
  Samsung showcased its innova-
tive product range and highlighted the       Shareholders are advised that Nu-         period. The group has enjoyed solid
company’s commitment and unify-              World, for the six months ended 28        trading results over the period.
ing vision to its African customers,         February 2017, expects earnings per       A further trading statement will be
partners and media. This is a region         share and headline earnings per share     released once Nu-World has a greater
that is a vital part of Samsung’s global     to be at least 253.7 cents, reflecting    degree of certainty with regards to its
business and the company utilised this       an increase of 20% compared to the        financial results for the six months
event to showcase products selected          previous corresponding reporting          ended 28 February 2017.
specifically for the unique needs of
African customers.

  The Lion is known as the ‘king of the
jungle’ in Africa and its family, or pride,
works as a unit for the betterment of
all its members. In much the same way,

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