Shuter and Shooter Publishers (Pty) Ltd, a proudly South African Company and BBBEE Level II contributor, is pleased to announce a landmark transaction with Zungu Investments Company (Pty) Ltd an existing shareholder in the Company. The acquisition translates into Shuters becoming one of the largest 100% black-owned educational publishers in South Africa.
About Shuter and Shooter Publishers
Shuters is a leading publisher in the South African schools sector. Established as a bookshop almost 100 years ago, the Company began publishing isiZulu novels, poetry and textbooks from the early 1930’s. Since then, they have successfully produced quality literature and educational materials in most of the South African official languages, as well as for the National Department of Basic Education’s school curriculum (CAPS).
Shuters has over 950 CAPS-approved titles that appear on the nationally approved textbook catalogue. In addition, they host an extensive range of supplementary educational materials for South African schools and libraries. They have also invested in developing e-learning materials, keeping abreast of technology in education.
In 2016, Shuters launched the Shuters Academy, which is an Education, Training and Development Practices Sector Education and Training Authority (ETDP SETA) accredited training provider, and is also registered with SACE – enabling the Academy to issue teachers with Career Professional Training and Development (CPTD) points.
In 2017, the exciting new Study Guide series – Ace it! was launched. Ace it! is unique in that it focuses on the different learning styles, and includes study tips for each learning style to help learners excel in their year-end exams.
About Zungu Investments Company
Zungu Investments has been a deep-rooted, performance-driven investment holding company for almost two decades. They are a young, dynamic team of entrepreneurial professionals whose investment philosophy is guided by long-term partnerships. Through the solid foundations that the founder, Sandile Zungu has set out, they have affirmed themselves as an active leader in the investment arena.
Zungu Investments incorporates the notion of transformation across all business spheres. As a BBBEE Level I contributor, they aspire to make a significant impact on the lives of all South Africans, and in particular the youth and the previously disadvantaged.