Soweto man’s rise to global CEO… and now MBA

Thusang Mahlangu achieved his vision of becoming CEO at 40, after being appointed Africa CEO for Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS) earlier this year. Born and bred in Pimville Zone […]

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SA’s R43-Billion Private Label Retail category showing excellent growth potential

Johannesburg, 29 November 2017 – Despite tough trading conditions off the back of low economic growth and curbed consumer confidence there is still room for growth within South Africa’s R43-Billion […]

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Airbnb commits $1-million to boost community-led tourism projects in Africa

Airbnb has announced that it would be investing $1 million through 2020 to promote and support community-led tourism projects in Africa. The commitment is part of Airbnb’s vision to empower […]

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You can’t eat your smartphone: why Agri is the first frontier of African innovation

Ashley Boag (Chief Business Officer: SAP Africa), examines the potential for technology to turn Africa from a Food Insecure continent back to a bread basket. Rapid urbanisation is draining rural […]

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Luxury tourism surprisingly buoyant

Danny Bryer (Area Director of Sales, Marketing and Revenue Management, Protea Hotels by Marriott) tells u|Chief about trends in luxury tourism. There’s an element of tunnel vision that can come […]

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QR Codes: the secret to marketing success

Savvy marketers are enticing their audience to answer insightful but quick surveys via the QR Code. The QR Code is by no means new, but it is increasingly being used in […]

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Instant death cover… with a selfie on relaunched app

Centurion, 28 November 2017: OUTsurance has launched an enhanced app including OUTthere, accidental death and injury cover that doesn’t require you to commit to monthly premiums. This on-demand life insurance is available […]

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FedEx Express Announced as a 2017 National Business Awards Winner  

JOHANNESBURG, November 28, 2017 – FedEx Express SA (Pty) Ltd., a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, has been announced as the Transport […]

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Retail Reimagined: on the frontier of enterprise-scale technology

Paige dos Santos (Digital Transformation Lead, SAP Africa) shares her insight into how technology is changing the face of our retail landscape. With Black Friday just past and the Christmas […]

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Score4Life most successful intervention in identifying HIV positive men

Caption: The Score4Life team consisting of counsellors and health promoters at the Score4Life store at Alex Plaza, Alexandra, at the official opening of project on World Aids Day last year. […]

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New debt relief measures provide limited or no relief

Joon Chong, Partner and Graham Viljoen, Director at Webber Wentzel, unpack The Taxation Laws Amendment Bill, 2017 The reduction of debt in the Income Tax Act, 1962 is currently dealt […]

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Dead of Alive: How to differentiate between valuable and dinosaur degrees

The value of university degrees has come under intense scrutiny in recent months, with some high-profile commentators going so far as to declare that “the degree is dead”. u|Chief asked […]

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S&P downgrade: Tough times ahead for most SA businesses 

Karl Westvig (CEO, Retail Capital) shares his insight into the recent S&P downgrade on South African’s small businesses, consumers and tourism. The inevitable has happened with this latest credit downgrade, […]

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S&P downgrade: Not the time for emotional decisions for investors

Gavin Smith (Head of Africa, deVere Acuma), shares his insight into the recent S&P downgrade on the South African financial markets. Investors in South Africa should brace themselves for even […]

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