In observation of the World Oceans Day, on Monday 08 June 2020, the Moses Kotane Institute (MKI) held its very first virtual Maritime and Innovation Awards. This year’s theme is ‘Innovation for Sustainable Oceans’, which is in line with MKI’s mandate of coordinating maritime and innovation activities in the province. The MKI is proud to announce the Maritime winners in their respective categories:

1st Place Cohesive Fisheries R40 000.00
2nd Place x 2 Sebe Chandlers R20 000.00
  Gumelito Trading R20 000.00
4th Place Masimtuse Holdings R10 000.00


Innovation category was in four sections. Health, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Information Communication and Technology (ICT), as well as Renewable Energy.

Health Section Mr Viresh Mohanlall R55 000.00
Manufacturing Mr Nkazimulo Mbambo R55 000.00
Agriculture Nakekela Environmental Programme R55 000.00
ICT Sikephi App R55 000.00
Renewable Energy Water2Fuel R55 000.00