Shuu: Africa’s Highest Urban Bar Opens in Sandton, SA Can’t Wait to Grab a Seat

Shuu: Africa’s Highest Urban Bar Opens in Sandton, SA Can’t Wait to Grab a Seat

  • Africa's tallest urban bar has just opened in the City of Gold
  • The architectural masterwork stands at an impressive 234 metres tall and is also home to many luxury apartments and penthouses
  • Mzansi took to the comments section sharing their reactions to the super cool new place

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Sandton now has the tallest bar in Africa. At an incredible 234 metres tall, Alto234 is the upmarket resturaunt located on the rooftop of The Leonardo, the tallest building in South Africa.

Shuu: Africa’s Highest Urban Bar Opens in Sandton, SA Can’t Wait to Grab a Seat
Africa's highest urban bar has opened in Sandton. Images: Alto234bar/Instagram
Source: Instagram

The impressive architectural wonder sits an incredible 57 floors off the ground and houses 232 luxury apartments, 8 penthouses and nine conference areas just to name a few amenities.

Alto234 is located on the rooftop of The Leonardo. It also offers a 360-degree view of the city of Johannesburg, Business Insider reports.

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Heading online, local social media users could not contain their excitement over Sandtons newest hangout spot. Some people ,however, had their reservations about the pricey entrance fee.

Check out some of the comments below:

mirah_aamirah said:

"Shuu. Can’t wait."

lungstaliz said:

"I shall be there looking pretty with my friend @onnetse sipping on the special Mini Moët"

charmainesmit1990 said:

"@smcd1508 I think we need to go."

tashablond01 said:

"@anjanijnnk @carr_19 and this is what I meant by the Sandton Party must come over ASAP! look at the view."

hijy.bisy123 said:

"So beautiful."

i_am_cocobunny said:

"It's insane that you charge an entry fee... But each to his own. We will come when the hype dies down and you lower your entry fee. Let me go count my coins."

Mzansi elated as African business magnate Sam Matekane bags major Forbes award

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In more business news, Briefly News previously reported that Lesotho businessman Sam Matekane has emerged as the face of Africa after he was among the African business leaders honoured at the Forbes Best of Africa Awards.

The entrepreneur was honoured at an opulent ceremony hosted by the Foreign Investment Network in partnership with Forbes Best of Africa. The awards shone a light on the leading figures in business, politics and leadership, among others.

Matekane established the Matekane Group of Companies in 1986 as Matekane Transport and Plant Hire, later evolving into a multi-sector corporation embodying, among others, property development and mining.

Earlier this year, the Lesotho national was reported to have spent between 25 and R30 million to upgrade his country’s laboratory system to test for Covid-19. The businessman's achievement has been lauded on social media.

Exemplary leadership put on blast

Taking to Twitter, the @KasiEconomy Twitter page handed Matakena his flowers, publishing a short post on the prolific business leader.

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The tweet read:

"Sam Matekane named Forbes 'African Businessman of the Year'. Matekane is the founder of MGC (Matekane Group of Companies), a holdings company founded in 1986 as a Transport and Plant Hire Company and today boasts of estates, government offices, [an] airline and mines."

Briefly News takes a look at the reactions of keen social media users, who doffed their hats to Matekane for his exceptional strides.

Mzansi toasts to Lesotho businessman making waves

@samuelkibim8 shared:

"I saw his new flight making rounds on social media. Apparently, he bought it recently. Big up to you Mr Sam Matekane."

@Mduduzi_77 added:

"Now clever blacks are going out to find any dirt about Sam and come back to post it on Twitter. Let's appreciate our own."

@chizful noted:

"I'm going to meet this man someday."


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