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May 8, 2017
Head Chica In Charge: Optometrist Fikile Makhoba

I always keep my eyes open on the latest news, trends, gossip and casual laughs. I am happy about one discovery I made on my Twitter timeline. On a Sunday afternoon while lurking on the dramatic pages, I came across a tweet by Fikile Makhoba who was encouraging people to visit a practice should they […]

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February 13, 2017
Male Or Female President! Goodness, Just Give Me A Good President!

Male President, Female President… Goodness. Just give me a great president! The world has been taking in its fair share of political activity with elections underway and boy has it been interesting. I think the one thing for me as a citizen of South Africa, that has always been exciting for me in politics, has […]

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February 6, 2017
Simon Sinek's Take On Millennials In The Workplace

Millennials in the workplace – Simon Sinek I have worked for quite a bit now and one conversation that has never gone a day without being spoken about is how lazy and demanding millennials are. Trust me when I say, this narrative is close to becoming overrated and tiring on my part. I have to […]

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January 11, 2017
Chica On The Side Hustle: Mlibo Bashe of Le Brunch

Mlibo Bashe - Art Director and Co-Founder of Le Brunch Imagine being dolled up at a picturesque venue with champers in hand, while enjoying delicious brunch and riveting conversation with uplifting and influential Sistas to raise funds for charity. Sounds like a dream right? Well, it doesn’t have to be thanks to Mlibo Bashe and her […]

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January 9, 2017
Black & Female? Check Out CHICA's Boston Media Bursary Giveaway

Are you a black female who has dreams of pursuing a career in the media industry? Do you have a matric qualification but need and edge to break into the world of Public Relations, Journalism, Radio or Advertising?  If this sounds like you, CHICA is giving you the chance to win a bursary towards tuition at […]

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November 16, 2016
Head CHICA In Charge: Nelisiwe Masango – Founder Of Bear Run Investment

Financial Freedom made easy through Forex Trading With Nelisiwe Masango With a passion for financial markets and investment, she is definitely a force to be reckoned with. I met Nelisiwe Masango in one of her workshops she held at the Sandton Convention Centre about a month ago. Her aim is to transform ordinary people to […]

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November 14, 2016
Chica On The Side Hustle: Nokubonga Pearl Dlamini

Meet Nokubonga Pearl Dlamini, a CHICA who left the comfort of her 9-to-5 to turn both of her side hustles into full time ventures after only 8 month’s work experience. Now, she is the owner of PYT Protect (on the side) and co-founder of Circumfort -an innovative award winning medical invention geared to catalyse healing […]

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November 7, 2016
Fearless Females : Meet Anza Ndwambi

When we were working behind the scenes to launch CHICA with the ladies, we started putting out some teasers. We requested help from some of the Chica’s online and boy was it awesome. Came across amazing ladies who wanted to be a part of a journey that they didn’t even know was taking them to. […]

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October 24, 2016
Head CHICA In Charge: Baleseng Dlamini, Head of Advertising & Research - FOX Africa

Today, we salute an incredible woman who has made quite the name for herself in the dynamic world of advertising & media. Baleseng Dlamini currently spearheads the advertising and research strategy for four big channels on DSTV- Fox, Fox Life, National Geographic and National Geographic Wild. Beautiful, humble, endearing and inspiring only the touch the surface […]

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October 18, 2016
15 Questions With Stephanie Coker

Welcome to another edition of #CHICA15 ! Following up from the first chat with Thembisa Mdoda, this time we chat to one of my favourite Nigerian personalities, Stephanie Coker. An alumnus of Brunel University in the UK where she received a BSc in Communications and Media Studies, Stephanie made her name on the African continent by […]

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