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Covid-19 will bring about a retail apocalypse

No one can truly know what the outcome of this pandemic will be, nor when the virus will pass or if it will ever be defeated. We will forever mark this moment as one of seismic significance...

By Howard Saunders 4 hours ago

Heroes don't wear capes, they wear masks

Independent Media launches an awareness campaign encouraging the public to make their own, mask up when leaving the house, saving surgical face masks for our healthcare heroes...

Issued by Independent Media 11 hours ago

Covid-19 will fast-track growth in contactless payments

South Africa can expect significant growth in contactless payments on the back of Covid-19. It is also likely that the public's newfound aversion to contact will spur additional innovation...

1 day ago

One Club launches Online Student Portfolio Reviews for grads during pandemic

The One Club launched a new global Young Ones Online Student Portfolio Review platform to help the next generation of creatives currently graduating during the Covid-19 pandemic...

1 day ago

European agri industry gets funding for Covid-19

It will be guaranteed under the European Fund for Strategic Investments, which forms the financial pillar of the Investment Plan for Europe...

1 day ago

Woolworths execs accept pay cuts to financially assist staff

Woolworths board members, group CEO Roy Bagattini and the retailer's senior executive team members have agreed to forego up to 30% of their fees and salaries over the next three months...

2 days ago

The Bizcommunity: Not taking lockdown lying down

In true South African spirit, even in times of adversity, daily stories of generosity and ingenuity abound. Never have we been more proud of how business communities are using our publishing platforms than since the outbreak of the Covid-19 coronavirus...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 2 days ago

Marketplace Africa: Massmart's Kuseni Dlamini on retailing during the coronavirus crisis

On the most recent episode of Marketplace Africa, CNN International's Eleni Giokos spoke to Massmart chairman Kuseni Dlamini in a remote interview about how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting shopping habits...

2 days ago

New AIA task force offers insights for adapting buildings into healthcare facilities

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has launched a new task force to inform public officials, healthcare facility owners and architects on adapting buildings into temporary healthcare facilities...

3 Apr 2020

Covid-19 likely to exact heavy toll in Africa

The young average age of the population in Africa is likely to be a positive factor, given that Covid-19 seems to be exacting a higher toll on older patients around the world. However...

3 Apr 2020

Shaping Africa's urban areas to withstand future pandemics

For all their virtues, cities have a major downside. They are a fertile ground for contagion, such as the rapid spread of Covid-19...

By Astrid R.N. Haas 2 Apr 2020

Covid-19 aviation standstill hampers Ghana's development efforts

The coronavirus is stressing the continent's aviation sector...

By Julia Selman Ayetey 2 Apr 2020

Ford, GE Healthcare partner to produce ventilators

Ford Motor Company, in collaboration with GE Healthcare, will begin producing third-party ventilators to help coronavirus patients...

1 Apr 2020

Nigeria relies heavily on drug imports. Why this is worrying in the time of Covid-19

The spread of Covid-19 has been slow in Nigeria compared to other countries on the continent. Nevertheless, the federal government has a taken steps in readiness for a more rapid outbreak...

By Wuraola Akande-Sholabi 1 Apr 2020

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