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September 12, 2017
What I Wish Someone Had Told Me before Jumping Into Entrepreneurship

So, we all know the end of the year comes with a lot of reflection, and the scurry to rush through all of the goals one had set for themselves, before the year is over. I have been on a reflective journey, of late. It has not been in the sense of “what have I […]

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September 8, 2017
Daniel Wellington: How Elegance Reminded Me Of The Value Of Time

I have been thinking a lot of about TIME lately and I promise it's not because I'm a new proud owner of a Daniel Wellington watch! I have been thinking about my birthday next year, and though I am not big on birthday celebrations, the fact that this year I spent my birthday studying for […]

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September 5, 2017
MTN Announces Winners in the MTN Women in ICT Awards

MTN announces the winners in the MTN Women in ICT – Partnership for Change Awards On Thursday, 31 August 2017, MTN announced the winners of the second edition of the MTN Women in ICT – Partnership for Change Awards at a gala event held in Johannesburg. Chica was invited to this prestigious event and what […]

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September 4, 2017
Black Leaders, Where You At?

We have to invest in black leadership. There is something powerful about this ordinary statement to me. South Africa is incredibly complex in its history and present context partially the diversity narrative has deluded us. Those that push to advance the agenda of prioritising the needs of black people are often perceived to be doing […]

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August 28, 2017
Dudu Comes To Jozi And Owns Her BOTH

Owning MY Both In my head it seemed an easy enough article, a lens into my “both” and my multi-faceted nature until I had to sit down, and gather my thoughts and piece this introspective article… I have a very active brain that likes to pick things apart, even when they seem straightforward enough – […]

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August 26, 2017
Are You An Entrepreneur? Here's How To Attend Google's Digital Skills Training

A couple of months ago, Google announced that they are planning to train 10 Million Africans in Digital Skills and as part of this initiative, there is also a Digital Skills programme for Women. Google Africa is hosting a workshop on 8 September for you CHICA entrepreneurs in Johannesburg and we'd like to invite 10 […]

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August 23, 2017
#CHICAReads South African Book Fair Is Back With #OurStories

This year's edition of the South African Book Fair (SABF) was launched last week under the theme : #ourstories. The SABF will be held in Newtown at Museum Africa from 08-10 September and the organizers promise that every aspect of the South African Book Fair has a story that someone can definitely relate to: Women’s issues, […]

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August 23, 2017
Nominees For The MTN Women In ICT Awards Have Been Announced

MTN announces shortlisted candidates in prestigious MTN Women in ICT – Partnership for Change Awards A few weeks ago MTN announced that nominations were open for the Women In ICT awards and since then hundreds of nominations were received. Members of the adjudication panel have now selected the top three entries in the respective categories. The […]

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August 18, 2017
Girls Just Want To Have Funds!

When we were young we looked forward to having our own money and not having to ask adults for it. Now that we are adults, we are faced with the responsibility that comes with having this ‘own money’ and most of us nobody told us that it comes with so many aspects! Honestly you might […]

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August 14, 2017
#IAmBoth And I Pay For Help!

I used to pride myself in being a domestic goddess. For a 27-year-old woman, who lives alone in a one-bedroom apartment with no kids or pet, I'd go as far as taking pictures of my place when I was done cleaning every Saturday afternoon. I'd stand back, look at the shiny bookshelf and freshly mopped […]

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