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Migration, remittances and Covid-19 in Morocco

Morocco is a vibrant country on the northwestern edge of Africa. A considerable proportion of the Moroccan populace lives abroad...

By Hemant G, Issued by Monetary Library 14 minutes ago

RETAIL

Global cyber week online sales hit record high

Salesforce data shows global online spend of $270bn...

1 hour ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#BehindtheMask: Lanre Adisa, founder and CCO at Noah's Ark

This week, we go behind the mask with Lanre Adisa, founder and CCO at Noah's Ark, Lagos, Nigeria...

By Jessica Tennant 2 hours ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

How digital engineering can help the construction sector meet its decarbonisation targets

A new report from Asite, Smart retrofitting: The key to decarbonizing the built environment, examines how the construction industry can mitigate carbon emissions through the smart retrofitting of built assets...

2 hours ago

HEALTHCARE

Covid-19 vaccine trials in Africa: what's promising, and what's problematic

Scientists are working around the clock to develop and test vaccines against SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of Covid-19...

By Benjamin Kagina 2 hours ago

TOURISM & TRAVEL

Can roots tourism build social justice? A case study of travellers to Ghana provides insights

It is a good time to ask how the travel and tourism industry has contributed to racism and how that can change...

By Alana Dillette 3 hours ago

RETAIL

Virtual Manufacturing Indaba to gather experts from across Africa

Leading figures within sub-Saharan Africa's manufacturing sector will convene virtually at the Manufacturing Indaba 2020 to debate pressing issues impacting the region's industrial landscape...

1 day ago

TOURISM & TRAVEL

Planning a road trip in a pandemic? 11 tips for before you leave, on the road and when you arrive

Following these simple steps can help to keep your holiday memorable in the best possible way...

By Thea van de Mortel 1 day ago

AGRICULTURE

Collaboration needed to deliver food, nutrition security roadmap

The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa calls for more engagement as the long-term EU-AU research and innovation partnership reaches its midpoint...

2 days ago

TOURISM & TRAVEL

World Travel Awards announces 2020 World category winners

Winners include Maldives, Portugal, Lisbon and The Algarve...

2 days ago

RETAIL

Gap brand returns to SA with first store opening in Gauteng

A standalone Gap store opened at the Mall of Africa in Midrand on Thursday, 26 November, signalling the return of the American clothing and accessories brand to South Africa...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Realness Institute opens call for screenwriters from Kenya, Nigeria and SA

Realness Institute's Episodic Lab will be looking for screenwriters from Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa with authentic and original stories of all genres...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#AssegaiAwards2020: All the winners!

The 2020 Assegai Awards was held at The Venue in Melrose Arch in Johannesburg on Thursday, 26 November...

27 Nov 2020

RETAIL

Mr Price buys Durban-based value retailer Power Fashion

Mr Price Group has concluded an agreement to acquire family-owned value retailer Power Fashion, which currently has 170 stores located across southern Africa...

26 Nov 2020

AGRICULTURE

Overcoming water challenges in agriculture

FAO's The State of Food and Agriculture 2020 takes a new look at water shortages and scarcity in the world...

26 Nov 2020

HEALTHCARE

Top hospital in Rwanda accredited for 4 years

King Faisal Hospital Kigali has become the first hospital in Rwanda to receive a four-year accreditation award from The Council for Health Service Accreditation of Southern Africa (Cohsasa). The occasion was celebrated at a ceremony on 29 October 2020 held at the Marriott Hotel in Kigali...

Issued by COHSASA 26 Nov 2020

LIFESTYLE

MTV Africa Music Awards returns with virtual format in 2021

The MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) is set to make a comeback in 2021, when it will be held virtually, in partnership with Uganda, on 20 February 2021...

26 Nov 2020

AGRICULTURE

Global agtech market value to reach $22bn by 2025

The agtech market is comprised of services such as agricultural sensors for crop management, GPS field mapping, and supply chain management...

26 Nov 2020

ENERGY & MINING

As cobalt demand booms, companies must do more to protect Congolese miners

The Democratic Republic of Congo is the major source of some of the minerals used to manufacture components in household appliances, mobile phones, electric vehicles and jewellery...

By Dorothee Baumann-Pauly & Serra Cremer Iyi 26 Nov 2020

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