Welcome to the official website of the National Society of Black Engineers of South Africa.

What We Do?


We promote public awareness of engineering and the opportunities for Blacks in the profession.


We strive to increase the number of Black engineering students in tertiary (incl. lecturers)


We organise, develop and participate in community outreach programs that promote engineering as a career amongst school kids providing vital information on bursaries and scholarships, in particular to township and rural schools


We mobilize black engineers into an influential organization which will influence economic and policy making decisions.

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To ensure full participation of black engineers in the mainstream economy, wealth creation and distribution in South Africa

National Executive Committee

Latest News

Resolving the Power Crisis: Insights From Detailed Power System Modelling & Technical Analysis

The report provides an analysis of the current power crisis in South Africa and proposes potential solutions to address the issue. The report highlights that the power crisis is a result of several factors, including a lack of investment in new power generation capacity, maintenance issues with existing power plants, and the over-reliance on aging […]


NSBE Renewable Energy Dialogue NSBE is holding a Renewable Energy Dialogue Session on 20th of April 2023 at the Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) Johannesburg. The session will cover some critical issues pertaining to the country’s energy crisis and discuss viable pathways for a long term solution. Among other key issues, the session will […]

Plea for Engineering Opportunities for Patrick Masuku

Patrick Masuku (Pr. Eng, BSc Eng(civil), NDipl (civil) completed his Matric with a distinction in mathematics at Katlegong High School. Among his achievements: He completed his national diploma in civil engineering at Mangosuthu Technikon. He was the first African student to complete a BSc Eng degree in record time of full time 4 years at […]

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