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  • Air France extends African footprint
    Air France has announced that it will be expanding its operations on the African continent with increased flights between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Johannesburg, and a brand-new route to Maputo, Mozambique from 20 June 2021.
  • Rotary Africa event to unpack sustainable development of fashion and textiles
    Sustainability has become a crucial consideration for many industries, with businesses globally needing to be increasingly cognisant of their contribution to protecting the environment. The textile and fashion industry is no exception. In fact, for many years, this industry has had a notoriously large environmental footprint.
  • Education must be a crisis priority, not an afterthought
    Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, countries across the world have invested around $12tn in response measures to save lives and support critical economic structures. As the pandemic wears on, those funds are being stretched increasingly thin, with governments forced to make difficult fiscal trade-offs. In developing regions such as Sub-Saharan Africa, where health systems are less advanced and require a higher share of limited resources, those trade-offs can lead to areas that pose less immediate socioeconomic risks being overlooked. Areas such as education. By Dr Edward K. Brown
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Consumers spent $900bn more at online retailers globally in 2020 - Mastercard

Covid-19 accelerated e-commerce around the globe and forced retailers to shift to digital...

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Rotary Africa event to unpack sustainable development of fashion and textiles

The topic of sustainable textile development will be discussed by a panel at the upcoming Zone 22 Rotary Africa Centennial International Conference...

18 hours ago;

Energy & Mining
Uganda, Tanzania sign $3.5bn oil pipeline deal

Uganda, Tanzania and oil firms Total and China National Offshore Oil Corporation have signed agreements to kickstart the construction of a $3.5bn 1,440 Kilometers long crude oil pipeline...

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Construction & Engineering
#BehindtheBrandManager: Sonja Jansen van Rensburg, chief communications officer, Zutari

In October 2019, the owners of Aurecon Africa decided to demerge from the global Aurecon business and set course for a purely African business focus...

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Tourism & Travel
Radisson signs third hotel in Zambia

"We have been present in Zambia for many years and have long recognised the potential of the country. It was essential for us to complement our presence in Zambia with a resort offering in one of Africa's most visited leisure tourism destinations - the Victoria Falls."

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Air France extends African footprint

Air France has announced that it will be expanding its operations on the African continent with increased flights between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Johannesburg, and a brand-new route to Maputo, Mozambique from 20 June 2021...

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