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TOURISM & TRAVEL

Worried about Covid risk on a flight? Here's what you can do to protect yourself - and how airlines can step up

Airline health advice has so far mostly focused on staying hydrated and avoiding deep vein thrombosis. What passengers really want, however, is free hand masks, hand sanitiser and more space between passengers...

By Ramon Zenel Shaban and Cristina Sotomayor-Castill 4 hours ago

RETAIL

The PepsiCo Foundation to invest R6m in water and sanitation projects in SA

For its inaugural investment in Sub-Saharan Africa, The PepsiCo Foundation will introduce programmes to improve access to water and sanitation for thousands of people in South Africa...

8 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Campari, HaveYouHeard successfully engage Nigerian audiences during lockdown

At the close of 2019, marketing agency HaveYouHeard won the integrated account for the Campari Africa business in a four-way creative pitch...

Issued by HaveYouHeard 9 hours ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Africa must be at the heart of climate negotiations

In 2020, countries were to come forward with plans for stronger emissions cuts to meet the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Zambia to host World Communication Forum

Under the theme "Communication in a Changing World; Challenges and Opportunities", Zambia will make history as the first African nation to host the World Communication Forum, from 24-25 November 2020...

20 Nov 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

Glo named most popular Nigerian brand for 2020

Africa's foremost branding agency, HKLM, is celebrating two branding wins this month: Glo, Nigeria's second largest telecommunications operator has been acknowledged as Nigeria's most popular brand in 2020 by Top 50 Brands Nigeria, and the 28th most admired African brand for 2020 in Brand Africa's annual survey...

Issued by HKLM 20 Nov 2020

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Namibian fishery is second in Africa to be certified as sustainable

The Namibia Hake Trawl and Longline Fishery has become the first fishery in Namibia, and the second in Africa, to meet the globally recognised standard for sustainable fishing set by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC)...

Issued by MSC 19 Nov 2020

HEALTHCARE

East African countries should prioritise their essential medicines for drug registration

The World Health Organisation (WHO) introduced an essential medicine list in 1977. The aim was to help countries prioritise which medicines to make available for public use...

By Allyson M Pollock, Moses Ocan & Petra Sevcikova 19 Nov 2020

ENERGY & MINING

The role of blockchain in Africa's energy transition

Blockchain is expected to play an essential role as African countries transition towards a distributed, digitised, and decentralised power system...

19 Nov 2020

TOURISM & TRAVEL

Rethinking travel through regenerative tourism, tech advancement

With world arrivals forecast to be down 50% by the end of 2020, the global travel supply chain is under immense pressure...

19 Nov 2020

AGRICULTURE

Boost smallholder phone access for better crop yields

Researchers examined effect of mobile phone and internet access on farming...

By Eldon Opiyo 19 Nov 2020

TOURISM & TRAVEL

How to plan successful e-conferences during and after the Covid-19 pandemic

Academics and others concerned with benefitting from peer professional collaboration can use Covid-19 disruptions as an opportunity to improve conferences through smart design...

By Caleb Wellum, Anne Pasek and Emily Roehl 18 Nov 2020

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Greater investment needed in Africa to meet UN SDGs 2030 deadline - new report

Standard Chartered conducted a survey earlier this year among a panel of the world's top 300 investment firms with total assets under management (AUM) of more than $50tn...

18 Nov 2020

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Ships moved more than 11bn tonnes of our stuff around the globe last year, and it's killing the climate. This week is a chance to change

It's high time the international shipping industry radically curbed its emissions. The industry must set a net-zero target and adopt a realistic plan to meet it...

By Christiaan De Beukelaer 18 Nov 2020

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Adjaye Associates reveals design for Edo Museum of West African Art

Adjaye Associates has revealed the design for the new Edo Museum of West African Art (EMOWAA) in Edo State, Southern Nigeria...

18 Nov 2020

RETAIL

Eswatini's Black Mamba Foods bags R9.2m investment

Enygma Ventures has invested R9.2m in Black Mamba Foods, an Eswatini-based ethical producer of specialty food products...

17 Nov 2020

RETAIL

Luxury goods: why elite brands are weathering the pandemic better than high street retailers

Clothes shops are among the worst-hit retailers from the coronavirus pandemic, but luxury brands appear to be weathering the conditions relatively well...

By Shaun Borstrock 17 Nov 2020

TOURISM & TRAVEL

New WTM Africa Travel & Tourism Awards category now open for entry

Entries are open for Reigniting Africa, a new award category in the inaugural WTM Africa Travel & Tourism Awards to acknowledge the most impactful, story-driven Covid-19 campaign...

17 Nov 2020

LIFESTYLE

Women in Music SA to host its first webinar, titled Building Bridges

The South African chapter of Women in Music (WiM) will be hosting its first webinar, alongside co-host Africa Rising Music Conference (ARMC), on 19 November 2020...

17 Nov 2020

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