Globalisation is irreversible, say CEOs at The CEO Agenda gathering

Featured Story, General Africa

July 21, 2017

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While rising anti-globalisation rhetoric in the west has led to widespread market uncertainty, globalisation is irreversible and innovation, sustainability and diversity will continue to be key tenets in business for the foreseeable future. This was the key takeaway from The CEO Agenda: the new rules for global business, recently held in Sandton in

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Liquidation of SaXum granted

The Johannesburg High Court has placed SaXum Insurance under final liquidation following an urgent application by the Registrar of Short-term Insurance on 12 October. In launching the application the Registrar... Read more →

SA and Italy talk business

The third edition of the South Africa Italy Summit, hosted by The European House – Ambrosetti was held in Johannesburg on 18th and 19th October. The Summit brought together over... Read more →

North Africa

The success of engineering projects is shaped with risk resolution in mind

Managing risk and promoting safety is paramount in engineering practice. Alvin Dye, Regional Construction Head at Marsh Africa’s construction division explains how successful projects are not selected but shaped with…

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Gilbert Flepp Chubb appointed to the role of Head of Construction Powergen and Cyber Risk for Africa

Chubb  announced the appointment of Gilbert Flepp, formerly Cyber Risks Manager (First Party) for Continental Europe, to the role of Head of Construction, Powergen and Cyber Risk for Africa, as…

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Routes Africa forum aims to improve African air connectivity

An event dedicated to the development of the African aviation industry will take place next month in Tenerife (26-28 June) to encourage the launch of new air services to, from…

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Southern Africa

Bonitas

Stepping up in Bonitas

Gerhard Van Emmenis has been appointed the principal officer of Bonitas Medical Fund. He has been part of the executive team since 2006, when he joined as chief operations officer….

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Chubb Ignite

Chubb launches Chubb Ignite, an online platform for SME clients

Chubb today announced Chubb Ignite, an online platform for brokers’ small and medium sized commercial clients in South Africa. Chubb Ignite enables brokers to quote specialist insurance online and be bound by Chubb within minutes, with…

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BHF Conference 2017

NHI in focus at the BHF Conference 2017

This year’s Board of Healthcare Funders (BHF) conference 2017 theme, “Embracing Universal Health Coverage”, addresses a rather prickly topic, that of the private sector’s role in National Health Insurance. The…

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East Africa

Economic growth in East Africa remains strong despite drought

In ICAEW’s (the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) latest report, Economic Insight: Africa Q1 2017 , produced by partner and forecaster Oxford Economics, the accountancy and finance…

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Sanlam raises East African presence

The Sanlam Group, through its subsidiary Sanlam Emerging Markets (SEM), has reached an agreement with PineBridge Investments – a leading global multi-asset class asset manager – to acquire PineBridge’s majority…

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Ctrack partners with Malawi’s UGI

United General Insurance Company Limited (UGI), one of Malawi’s leading short-term insurance companies, has partnered with global vehicle tracking services company Ctrack, part of Inseego Corp., to provide insurance telematics…

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West Africa

The success of engineering projects is shaped with risk resolution in mind

Managing risk and promoting safety is paramount in engineering practice. Alvin Dye, Regional Construction Head at Marsh Africa’s construction division explains how successful projects are not selected but shaped with…

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Gilbert Flepp Chubb appointed to the role of Head of Construction Powergen and Cyber Risk for Africa

Chubb  announced the appointment of Gilbert Flepp, formerly Cyber Risks Manager (First Party) for Continental Europe, to the role of Head of Construction, Powergen and Cyber Risk for Africa, as…

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Routes Africa forum aims to improve African air connectivity

An event dedicated to the development of the African aviation industry will take place next month in Tenerife (26-28 June) to encourage the launch of new air services to, from…

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Business

SA startup sets record for fastest FICA registration

An African record has been set for the quickest FICA process finalisation in three minutes by South African fintech startupThisIsMe. The more stringent, risk based The Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment…

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Save in foreign currency if you plan to travel overseas

If you are planning an overseas trip at the end of the year, save in a foreign currency and secure the current exchange rate, says Anthony Grant, CEO of FNB Foreign…

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The Indaba and alt-mining indaba

By Sven Hugo Today, decision makers from the international mining industry continued to network, pitch and deliver the latest from their respective sectors within the goliath that is global mining,…

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Lifestyle & Travel

Why you should be uncomfortable as a manager

By Mark Beets, GM: Business Development, Entelect I built an oscilloscope the other day. I’m not sure what I’m going to do with it but the point is that I…

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Keep employees happy

2016 was, by all accounts, a difficult year and while the holiday season may have achieved some repair to the morale of staff around the country, it is essential that…

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9 out of 10 people will not have a car for a day

Can you imagine a day without a car? The reality is 9 out of 10 people run the risk of being vehicle-less because they don’t have a car rental option…

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