2021 AFCON: CAF President Motsepe donates US$200 000 to Muslim Faith Communities in Cameroon

Published on: 06 February 2022

CAF President Dr Patrice Motsepe on Saturday went to attend a Muslim prayer service at Central Mosque of Briquetterie in Yaoundé, Cameroon and donated US$200 000 to the Muslim Faith Communities in Cameroon on behalf of the Motsepe Foundation.

He was accompanied by the FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, CAF Vice Presidents and Members of the CAF Executive Committee.

Motsepe is the founder and executive chairman of African Rainbow Minerals, which has interests in gold, ferrous metals, base metals, and platinum. He sits on several company boards, including being the non-executive chairman of Harmony Gold, the world's 12th largest gold mining company, and the deputy chairman of Sanlam.

In 2012, Motsepe was named South Africa's richest man, topping the Sunday Times' annual Rich List with an estimated fortune of R20.07 billion ($1 billion).

In 2003, he became the owner of football club Mamelodi Sundowns.

In 2013, he joined The Giving Pledge, committing to give half of his wealth to charitable causes.