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HEALTHCARE

Coronavirus: what Nigeria can do post lockdown

The World Health Organisation has warned that Covid-19 infection rates are likely to remain for a long time. There is therefore a need for countries to plan one step ahead of the epidemic curve...

By Doyin Ogunyemi 13 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Africans are concerned about ills of social media but oppose government restrictions

When it comes to fighting Covid-19 in Africa, the internet and social media have been a double-edged sword. But concerns about misinformation extend beyond the Covid-19 crisis...

By Jeffrey Conroy-Krutz 20 hours ago

RETAIL

Kotex launches global She Can Initiative on 100th anniversary

Kotex is commemorating its 100th anniversary by committing to expand menstrual hygiene education and access through its global She Can Initiative...

1 day ago

TOURISM

Start with the beginning in mind. How do we 'future proof' the events industry?

The events industry, as with many others, has been thrown into a complete state of turmoil since the beginning of the year as a result of Covid-19...

By Joshua Low 1 day ago

TOURISM

What does the 'new normal' mean for corporate travel?

Pascalle Albrecht, head of commercial card service and lifecycle management at Nedbank Limited, elaborates on the pandemic's impact on the travel industry and looks ahead at what the operations in its sectors will look like under this "new normal" world of travel...

By Pascalle Albrecht 1 day ago

HEALTHCARE

What Kenya must look out for before easing Covid-19 restrictions

Kenya's initial response to was highly praised as effective in suppressing the spread of infections. There is cautious optimism as the country prepares for reopening of schools and economy due to a daily spike in cases and fatalities...

By Mark Nanyingi 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Not ready...? Get set, go! An Africa recovery playbook

There's no set Africa 'recovery playbook'. Our experts at Kantar have curated a set of insights which will surely help one see opportunities that the Covid-19 crisis, as other common crises, bring to brands, businesses and society at large...

By Ndeye Diagne, Issued by Kantar 1 day ago

RETAIL

Dave Govender takes helm as CEO of Bravo Group

Dave Govender has been appointed CEO of Bravo Group, Africa's largest manufacturer of furniture brands such as Sealy, Edblo, Gommagomma...

2 days ago

TOURISM

WTTC recognises Mauritius as a safe destination

Since 26 April, no local cases of the Covid-19 virus have been recorded in Mauritius, which has prompted the govern­ment to remove sanitary containment from 31 May...

2 days ago

TOURISM

Cape Town Tourism wins top spot in international film awards

Cape Town Tourism's Love Cape Town, The Movie has been awarded the first prize in the "Tourism Destination - City" category at the International Tourism Film Festival, Africa Awards, while Cape Town Tourism's Welcome to Khayelitsha was awarded second prize.

29 May 2020

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

How smart water solutions could help solve Africa's water challenges

Africa is not readily associated with water but, due to its varying geography, it is both a dry continent as well as a wet continent...

29 May 2020

ENERGY & MINING

Ghana has tried to be responsible with its oil wealth. This is how

After Ghana discovered oil and gas in 2007, the government and civil society aspired to avoid the "resource curse". This is when countries have an abundance of non-renewable natural resources but no economic growth...

By Emmanuel Graham, Ismael Ackah, Nathan Andrews & Ransford Edward 29 May 2020

RETAIL

#LockdownLessons: Offer customers value for money, says The Crazy Store's Kevin Lennett

The Crazy Store MD shares how the in-store environment has had to change to prioritise health and hygiene, and why offering customers value for their money is more important than ever...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 29 May 2020

ICT

Understanding Africa's emerging markets in Covid-19

Covid-19 has swept throughout the world, and governments globally have taken drastic measures to stop the spread in an attempt to save lives...

29 May 2020

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

After Covid-19, Africa can build back better

These are challenging times for Africa and the rest of our global village...

By Amina J. Mohammed 28 May 2020

RETAIL

DHL confirms strategic investment in UK-based Link Commerce

DHL Express has acquired a minority stake in Link Commerce, the UK-based e-commerce firm that helped the logistics company develop its DHL Africa eShop platform...

28 May 2020

AGRICULTURE

Africa urged to expand food reserves, keep food supply flowing

Africa must now, more than ever, develop and implement policies to enhance capacity to compete in the agriculture sector, processing, trade and industry...

28 May 2020

HEALTHCARE

Sub-Saharan Africa needs to plug local knowledge gap to up its anti-Covid-19 game

Africa remains one of the regions least affected by Covid-19, although evidence suggests it is an evolving and growing pandemic. It is now present in all African countries and territories...

By Alex Ezeh & Sharon Fonn 28 May 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

The impact of Covid-19 on global advertising investment [report]

Brands cut $50bn from global adspend in wake of Covid-19, according to Warc's new report; Global Advertising Trends: The impact of Covid-19 on ad investment...

28 May 2020

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