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Building Communities 101: The story of Santam and Sanlam

In December 1917, a small group of Afrikaners and a Scotsman met in the Royal Hotel in Cape Town to discuss the formation of a company which would later prove to have a major impact on South Africa’s economic history. The Suid-Afrikaanse Nasionale Trust en Assuransie Maatskappij Beperk (South African National Trust and Assurance Company Limited), Santam, was registered on 28 March 1918. It was then decided to convert the life assurance department into a separate company, and the Suid-Afrikaanse Nasionale Lewens Assuransie Maatskappij Beperk (South African National Life Assurance…

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African Leadership Needs Educational & Digital Upgrade.

The1873 Drive spoke to Charles Stith, the Chairman Ambassador of the African Presidential Leadership Centre on Thursday about the upcoming forum on the 29 & 30 October 2018. The forum seeks to have crucial conversations about state of affairs in Africa and will have former presidents in the panel. According to the Ambassador people spend alot of time complaining about what they don’t like and how things shouldn’t be, when in essence they should be looking at ways to improvise their current situations. Mutumwa Mawere The 1873 FM Chairman ,…

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Mr. Stephen Munyao gives thumbs up to the BOAF initiative as necessary and timely

Mr. Stephen Munyao, the General Manager of African Management Communication (AMC) International and Editor/Head of content for the Pan-African Pensions and Retirement resource portan and the PensionsAfrica magazine, has given a thumps up to Banking on Africa’s Future (BOAF), an initiative that seeks to identify, profile, showcase and celebrate individuals who stand out as shapers of Africa’s future, as necessary and timely. As the working population in Africa grows, the utility and relevance of the pension and retirement funds in the financial ecosystem cannot be overstated.  There is no doubt…

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Mpasiri and Pswarayi hosts of the CSBS focus on whose profit is it?

Tinashe Mpasiri and Chipo Pswarayi co-hosts of the Continental Sunrise Breakfast Show (CSBS) on the 1873 fm www.the1873fm.com radio platform between 7:45 through 8am on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, continued their focus on the relationship between shareholders and profits generated by a company. Today, the focus was on whether a shareholder has any claim on the profits generated by a company in which he holds shares. Over the weekend, Chipo did pose a question to Tinashe in the following terms: “What is the point that you hope to come out…

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Banking on Africa’s Future – The Identity Question-Are Moroccans African?

What does an African look like is a question that allows one to pause and reflect of the key identity questions that is often glossed over yet if correctly framed can allow for example a Moroccan to feel at home in a country like South Africa where diversity is manifest in its demographics. It is common cause that Morocco is geographically located in the African continent.  The country rejoined the the African Union (AU) in January 2017 as the 55th member, after a 33-year absence, notwithstanding resistance from member states…

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ICAP scooped the 2018 Most Impactful Business Excellence Awards

ICAP scooped the Most Impactful Business at the 2018 Excellence Awards held in Johannesburg, South Africa yesterday.  The Awards are an initiative of Refinitiv (formerly Thomson Reuters) to celebrate excellence among its partners in the financial services industry. ICAP, a company founded in 1986 is headquartered in the United Kingdom, is part of TP ICAP group, a leading markets operator and provider of execution and information services. “Efficient and effective financial markets are vital to any nation-state and African economies are no exception. The future of Africa is more secure…

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Mr Grant Locke, CEO of OUTvest, wins two TR-SA Excellence Awards

Mr Grant Locke, CEO of OUTvest wins two awards at the SA Excellence Awards hosted by Thomson Reuters Africa. Yesterday, Refinitiv, formerly Thomson Reuters Financial and Risk business, hosted a gala dinner to salute and celebrate the winners of the 2018 Excellence Awards for Southern Africa in Sandton, Johannesburg. These annual awards awards represent the ultimate form of recognition of the organization’s customer excellence, they highlight and showcase the great work being done by financial markets participants. Refinitiv is one of the world’s largest providers of financial markets data and infrastructure,…

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BOAF: Paving the road for sustainable smart healthcare with Dr. Sindeep Bhana

As discussions sum up in preparation for the fourth edition of Healthcare Innovation Summit Africa The1873 Drive continues to engage role players and panelists for the summit. On Friday afternoon the show hosted Dr. Sindeep Bhana, who is a specialist Physician and Endocrinologist at Chris Hani Baragwanath. Dr. Bhana regularly lectures medical students and will be part of the panel at the summit to be held on the 16 and 17 October respectively. He says the time has come to use artificial intelligence to curb problems faced in the healthcare…

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