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4 sub-Saharan African countries to visit this spring

With the borders officially opening to the rest of Africa and the world on 1 October 2020, South Africa's neighbouring countries in sub-Saharan Africa offer the perfect vacation spots for SA travellers who want to follow their wanderlust...

14 hours ago

RETAIL

African Pioneer Marine acquires canned pilchards brand Glenryck

The Glenryck brand joins the 100% black-owned Pioneer Fishing, under the umbrella of African Pioneer Marine...

15 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#AfricaBrandSummit: Solly Moeng shares his passion and vision for Africa

WATCH: In this exclusive interview with Africa Brand Summit convenor, Solly Moeng, Bizcommunity's Marketing & Media editor Juanita Pienaar finds out more about the summit, Moeng's passion for Africa and his vision for the event going forward...

By Juanita Pienaar 15 hours ago

ENERGY & MINING

Illicit gold thrives in DRC

Ilicit gold trade continues to thrive in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) despite efforts to clean up the sector, according to Impact's latest report.

16 hours ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Recycling isn't enough - the world's plastic pollution crisis is only getting worse

Plastic production and consumption has snowballed since large-scale production began in the 1950s...

By Stephanie B. Borrelle 17 hours ago

TOURISM

Five ways to make your holidays more sustainable

Here's how to travel with purpose and be a more responsible tourist...

By Brendan Paddison and Karla Boluk 18 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

SA's Siyavuya Mzantsi, Africa grand prize winner at Inma's "30 Under 30" awards

Cape Times editor Siyavuya Mzantsi has been announced as the Africa grand prize winner and one of the winners in the Leadership category at the International News Media Association's 30 Under 30 Awards...

19 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

New report shows brand leaders face big challenges aligning marketing and comms teams

The CMO Council report also addressed how Covid-19 increased the importance to deliver cohesive messaging...

1 day ago

RETAIL

5,200 jobs saved as Edcon concludes sale of parts of Edgars

Approximately 5,200 retail industry jobs will be saved, as Edcon announced this week that the sale of parts of the Edgars business in South Africa to Retailability Ltd has been implemented...

1 day ago

LIFESTYLE

SA's tourism sector promises to keep travellers safe as borders set to open

Following President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement that the country's borders would open to international travellers under the strictest conditions, the South African tourism sector has promised to keep these incoming travellers safe...

1 day ago

ENERGY & MINING

Why the mining sector is vital to green industry

Back in May 2019, the World Bank launched its Climate-Smart Mining initiative. It was the first fund dedicated to making mining for minerals climate-smart and sustainable...

By Zuneid Yousuf 1 day ago

TOURISM

Cape Town nominated for 5 Africa World Travel Awards

Votes are cast by both travel professionals and consumers, with the nominee gaining the most votes in a category named as the winner...

2 days ago

AGRICULTURE

The fourth agricultural revolution is coming - but who will really benefit?

AI, robots and other technologies could transform farming - for worse as well as for better...

By David Rose and Charlotte-Anne Chivers 2 days ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Urban planning needs to look back first: three cities in Ghana show why

Months into the global Covid-19 pandemic, policymakers have begun discussing what the "new normal" might look like in metropolitan environments...

By Nate Plageman, Jennifer Anne Hart, Tony Yeboah 2 days ago

FINANCE

Africa is open for business

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, investment opportunities still abound in Africa. Global markets are shifting to South Asia and Africa...

3 days ago

RETAIL

Does alcohol have an undisclosed African heritage?

Alcohol is the most widely used psychoactive substance in the world. But where was the first alcoholic beverage brewed and consumed?

By Neil Rusch 3 days ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

How to reverse global wildlife declines by 2050

Species are going extinct at an unprecedented rate. Wildlife populations have fallen by more than two-thirds over the last 50 years...

By Michael Obersteiner, David Leclère, Piero Visconti 3 days ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Construction starts on Foster + Partners-designed Cairo hospital

Construction has begun on the new Foster + Partners-designed Cairo hospital, featuring soft and warm colours and shell-like roofs, located within a lush, verdant landscape...

3 days ago

ICT

What does a cloud-connected Africa look like?

With a region as large and as vast as Africa, it is difficult to imagine a fully connected continent where every individual across all demographics, and every business across all sectors can harness the power of cloud computing...

14 Sep 2020

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