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CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

850,000 animal viruses could be caught by humans, unless we protect nature - UN report

Human damage to biodiversity is leading us into a pandemic era. The virus that causes Covid-19, for example, is linked to similar viruses in bats, which may have been passed to humans via pangolins or another species...

By Katie Woolaston and Judith Lorraine Fisher 22 minutes ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

WCFA elects six new members to expand its global executive board

The World Communication Forum Association (WCFA) has elected six new members to expand its global executive board to ten members from around the world...

1 hour ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

D&AD announces the first of its New Blood Shots briefs

D&AD announces the first of its New Blood Shots briefs, a series of quick-fire New Blood briefs designed to give emerging creatives a faster way to develop their portfolio, impress employers and land a paid commission or role while job opportunities are difficult to access...

2 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

The Odd Number's Bongiwe Neema Nouse announced as 2020 Next Creative Leaders MENA/Africa Regional winner

Bongiwe Neema Nouse, a copywriter at The Odd Number in Johannesburg, has been named the MENA/Africa Regional winner in the Next Creative Leaders 2020 competition, run jointly by The One Club for Creativity and The 3% Movement...

4 hours ago

RETAIL

SA's premier fashion and textile trade fair goes virtual

WATCH: AllFashion Sourcing, the annual trade show for the apparel, textile, footwear and leather industry, will this year be hosted on a virtual platform from 3-5 November...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 16 hours ago

RETAIL

Why authentic African fashion matters and how it is taking its rightful place on the global stage

"Africa has shaken off its history of replicating international fashion trends, Africans are clearly defining what is African..."

Issued by MANGO-OMC 17 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Scan Display supports PinkDrive with outdoor branding

Scan Display recently partnered with outdoor display equipment manufacturer, Zimstone, to provide PinkDrive with branded outdoor display products...

Issued by Scan Display 2 days ago

HEALTHCARE

Nigeria needs innovation and science investment to help control Covid-19

Nigeria, like other African countries, wasn't spared from the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. To overcome this challenge, countries have been advised to keep testing, treating and isolating to reduce infections...

By Christian Happi & Ifeyinwa Aniebo 2 days ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

#Anzisha2020: SAYNA brings digital studies to Madagascar

Matina Razafimahefa is the founder of SAYNA, an innovative edtech venture based in Madagascar and a finalist in the 2020 Anzisha Prize...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

#Anzisha2020: Supreme Sparkle brings beauty services to Cameroon

As a finalist in the 2020 Anzisha Prize, Agbor-Ebai Nenembou of Cameroon shares more about her startup, Supreme Sparkle, a multifaceted business that offers tailoring, salon and spa services...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

#Anzisha2020: Minute5 offers a convenient service to customers in Uganda

Katumba Jonathan Paul from Uganda is an entrepreneur, tech enthusiast and developer and CEO of Minute5. As a finalist in the 2020 Anzisha Prize, he shares more about the startup and what he would do if he wins...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

RETAIL

Restrictions in trade to contain Covid-19 have been devastating for Africa's urban poor

Trade routes have been significantly disrupted this year in efforts to contain Covid-19. The effects of this are already showing: global growth is set to contract by 4.9%...

By Astrid R.N. Haas and Victoria Delbridge 3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

The Immortal Awards announces its first-ever MEA shortlist

The Immortal Awards has announced seven projects that have received Finalist status in the first-ever MEA competition, sending them through to the final, global round of judging in November...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Type Directors Club opens call for entries and announces diverse juries for global TDC67 and 24TDC Awards

Type Directors Club has launched its global TDC67 Communications Design and 24TDC Typeface Design awards competitions and announces diverse juries from 10 countries...

3 days ago

RETAIL

Prospect of new SA design qualification excites furniture industry

The qualification was registered with the South African Quality Assurance Framework (SAQA) in May this year...

3 days ago

EDUCATION

UCT the only Financial Times ranked MBA school in Africa

The University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) is the only business school in Africa to feature in the prestigious Financial Times Rankings for its ground-breaking Executive MBA programme...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 3 days ago

AGRICULTURE

Small efforts can protect farmers from pesticides. Insights from Zambia

Small, practical messaging campaigns on pesticide toxicity can lead farmers to choose safer, less-toxic pesticides...

3 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 3 days ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Covid-19 will not change cities in long term - Norman Foster

Delivering an opening keynote to the first United Nations Forum of Mayors earlier this month in Geneva, Switzerland, Norman Foster, founder and executive chairman of Foster + Partners, said the coronavirus pandemic will not change cities in the long term...

3 days ago

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