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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 2 hours 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 hours 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...

4 hours 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...

19 hours 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 20 hours 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...

23 hours 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 23 hours 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...

1 day ago

HEALTHCARE

5 quick wins to re-invent Africa's health systems

Since the first case of Covid-19 was confirmed on the continent in February 2020, the response, led by the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has been commendable. Governments moved quickly to institute public health measures to curb its spread...

By Rachel Ndirangu & Rosemarie Muganda-Onyando 23 Oct 2020

HEALTHCARE

Why Kenya's pro-poor health financing reforms miss their mark

Kenya has made several reforms in recent years intended to expand health service coverage to a wider population, and with a specific focus on the poor, and to reduce financial hardship due to healthcare costs...

By Edwine Barasa & Evelyn Kabia 23 Oct 2020

TOURISM & TRAVEL

Radisson launches new brand, signs 10 hotels across EMEA region

A number of hotels have already joined Radisson Individuals in the UK and Asia with additional properties in discussions in Italy, Germany, Russia and beyond...

23 Oct 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

Wan-Ifra's World Digital Media Awards 2020 winners announced

Wan-Ifra has announced the 2020 winners of its World Digital Media Awards...

22 Oct 2020

RETAIL

2020 global online holiday sales predicted to grow 30% - Salesforce

Digital sales are expected to hit all-time highs and lead to strained shipping capacity as retailers grapple with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic...

21 Oct 2020

AGRICULTURE

Data-driven agriculture can solve the challenge of food security in Africa

While many farmers still rely on traditional techniques to coax a living from the land, there are opportunities to use cutting-edge technology to drive Africa towards a food-secure future...

By Amrote Abdella 21 Oct 2020

LIFESTYLE

Explore an active volcano on Reunion Island now that it is open for travel

Ryan Enslin reminisces about connecting with Mother Nature on Piton de la Fournaise, an active volcano, in Reunion Island, now that it is open and welcoming visitors...

By Ryan Enslin 20 Oct 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

Merck Foundation Media Awards announces winners of "Stay at Home" Media Awards

The Merck Foundation has announced the winners of the "Stay at Home" Media Recognition Awards for Ghana in partnership with Rebecca Akufo-Addo, the first lady of Ghana and for Nigeria in partnership with Dr Aisha Muhammadu Buhari, the first lady of Nigeria...

20 Oct 2020

LIFESTYLE

Afropunk adds more performers to its 2020 lineup

Afropunk has announced the second wave of artists who will be performing at the 2020 edition of the festival, which will be livestreamed from 23 October to 25 October...

19 Oct 2020

TOURISM & TRAVEL

Seychelles reopens to several African countries

The authorities in Seychelles have given permission for travellers from South Africa to enter Seychelles as of Monday, 19 October 2020...

19 Oct 2020

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

How fracking plans could affect shared water resources in Southern Africa

Recently, news reports revealed plans by a Canadian oil and gas company, ReconAfrica, to explore for oil and gas in some of Africa's most sensitive protected areas...

By Surina Esterhuyse 19 Oct 2020

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