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Fri, 17 Aug 2018 10:57:50 -0500

Anton Jacobsz, managing director Networks Unlimited Africa JOHANNESBURG: Successful digital businesses depend on data to provide the insights necessary to deliver new innovations, products, and services.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 11:55:43 -0500

Stalker Hutchinson Admiral (SHA) Specialist Underwriters is proud to announce that Nontuthuko Mhlungu has been appointed as the companys dedicated Public Relations (PR), Brand and Marketing Manager this role had not been filled for 18 months.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:36:21 -0500

Total global economic losses from disasters in H1 2018 were USD 36 billion, significantly down from USD 64 billion in H1 2017 and well below average Global insured losses from disasters were USD 20 billion in H1 2018, down from USD 30 billion in H1 2017 Winter storm Friederike was the largest H1 2018 loss event with insured losses of USD 2.

Thu, 16 Aug 2018 09:04:49 -0500

Johannesburg: Allianz Global Corporate Specialty (AGCS) Africa appointed Boitumelo Moate and Nomsa Mathega, as Junior Underwriters in Financial Lines recently. Financial Lines insurance addresses the liabilities of managers and professionals in todays increasingly litigious and demanding business environment.

Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:06:08 -0500

By Terrance M. Booysen (Director: CGF) and peer reviewed by Jayson Kent (Cowan-Harper-Madikizela Attorneys: Senior Associate) In todays fast-paced business environment, where time is of the essence, any manner in which processes can be streamlined, made more efficient, and concluded within a shorter time frame than previously possible, is generally met with positivity and appreciation.

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:47:47 -0500

President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed Dr Silas Ramaite as Acting National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP) following this weeks ruling by the Constitutional Court on the appointment of Adv. Shaun Abrahams.

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:00:51 -0500

Major attacks like the NotPetya malware incident have been a wake-up call for the shipping sector, creating a renewed urgency around tackling the threats posed to vessels and supply chains, as well as prompting an increasing interest in cyber insurance.

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:46:38 -0500

Mvuzo Notyesi and Ettienne Barnard Co-chairpersons of the Law Society of South Africa The Law Society of South Africa (LSSA) welcomes the judgment by the Constitutional Court rectifying the unconstitutional actions and legislation relating to the Office of the National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP).

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:29:35 -0500

GDP forecast 2018: 4% Coface Country Risk Assessment: C (high) What The United States has announced that it will impose sanctions on Turkeys Minister of Justice and Minister of the Interior in retaliation to the detention of American pastor Andrew Brunson for terror-related charges.

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:19:17 -0500

Independent financial advisors (IFAs) need to be fully committed to their businesses and not just involved, if they want to succeed in the increasingly regulated environment of the future, Ian Middleton, MD of Masthead, told more than 1 000 IFAs at the recent Masthead Masterclass held in 11 venues across South Africa.

   

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