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ENTREPRENEURSHIP

OurCrowd Global Investor Summit returns to Israel in 2020
OurCrowd Global Investor Summit returns to Israel in 2020

OurCrowd, the global venture investing platform and Israel's leading venture investor, has announced that it will host its sixth annual OurCrowd Global Investor Summit on 13 February 2020...

9 Sep 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

AFRIMA condemns xenophobia in Africa
AFRIMA condemns xenophobia in Africa

AFRIMA says lack of education, preventable diseases, and extreme poverty are the enemies of Africa and calls for peace in the wake of an upsurge of xenophobic violence in South Africa...

9 Sep 2019

RETAIL

Global Change Award 2020: Submit your sustainable fashion innovation
Global Change Award 2020: Submit your sustainable fashion innovation

H&M Foundation has opened entries for its annual innovation challenge, the Global Change Award. Dubbed the 'Nobel Prize of fashion', it aims to reduce fashion's impact on the planet...

9 Sep 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Rocketseed partnerships grow to bring email branding to Africa
Rocketseed partnerships grow to bring email branding to Africa

Rocketseed is expanding its roots into Africa with a host of new companies joining their successful partnership programme...

Issued by Rocketseed 9 Sep 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Police officers are seen in Lagos, Nigeria, on August 5, 2019. Lagos police recently arrested publisher Agba Jalingo, who has been charged by federal authorities with treason. Credit: CPJ/AP/Sunday Alamba.
Nigerian publisher charged with treason

Nigerian authorities should drop all treason charges against publisher Agba Jalingo, release him from detention, and stop using the country's state security laws to harass government critics...

9 Sep 2019

ICT

Building a connected, intelligent world
Building a connected, intelligent world

ICTs are having a massive impact on the world, and profoundly affecting individuals and organisations alike...

9 Sep 2019

AGRICULTURE

Positioning agriculture as a key driver of Africa's growth
Positioning agriculture as a key driver of Africa's growth

The potential to increase Africa's agricultural yields through the strategic use of data could place the continents' farmers at the heart of tomorrow's global economy...

9 Sep 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Standard Bank team collecting their accolade.
How SA's second BrandZ winners are delivering brand legacy and innovation

The combination of legacy, clear brand purpose and the courage to innovate characterise this year's top three in the BrandZ Top 30 Most Valuable South African Brands...

By Danette Breitenbach 9 Sep 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Nigerian entrepreneur Chika Nwaogu.
African music streaming platform achieves record 1 million streams

Playfre aims to become the biggest music streaming vehicle on the continent...

9 Sep 2019

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Trade war effects on global air freight demand
Trade war effects on global air freight demand

Air cargo continues to suffer from weak global trade and the intensifying trade dispute between the US and China. Global trade volumes are 1.4% lower than a year ago and trade volumes between the US and China have fallen by 14% year-to-date compared to the same period in 2018...

9 Sep 2019

RETAIL

Pictured at the official opening are from left: Scott Smith (operations director, Van Dyck Floors Zimbabwe), Jonathan Pairemanzi (J. Link Carpets), Dr. Mehran Zarrebini (MD Van Dyck Floors), Louis Mudzongo (Classic Carpets), Dion Yatras (MD, Van Dyck Zimbabwe), Stuart Dearnaley (export manager, Van Dyck Floors) and Kuda Duri (account manager, Van Dyck Zimbabwe).
Van Dyck Floors expands footprint in Zimbabwe

South African carpet manufacturer, Van Dyck Floors, has extended its global footprint with the launch of an operation in Zimbabwe...

9 Sep 2019

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Green roofs, like this one in Sao Paulo, Brazil, have many benefits. Leonardo Ikeda/Shutterstock
How buildings in Johannesburg could benefit from green roofs

There are about 500,000 square metres of green space in Chicago in the United States. Many of these are visible, not on the ground, but on building roofs across the city...

By Anne Fitchett 9 Sep 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Nairobi Animation du Monde 2020 winners announced
Nairobi Animation du Monde 2020 winners announced

This year, East Africa produced a bumper crop of animation talent in the penultimate Animation du Monde 2020 preliminary round in Sub-Saharan Africa...

6 Sep 2019

ENERGY & MINING

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Global investment in renewables to hit $2.6trn

Global investment in new renewable energy capacity this decade - 2010 to 2019 inclusive - is on course to hit $2.6trn, with more gigawatts of solar power capacity installed than any other generation technology...

6 Sep 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

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IFLIX is now available in Ghana

iflix is live in Ghana to offer Ghanaians world class entertainment on the go...

6 Sep 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Original TV programming for Ivory Coast viewers

A+ IVOIRE to promote Ivorian talents and African creativity with new programs...

6 Sep 2019

EDUCATION

World Literacy Day 2019: Why our children need to be media literate
World Literacy Day 2019: Why our children need to be media literate

Reading and writing used to be enough on World Literacy Day, but now being able to filter what we read is an essential part of our children's development.

6 Sep 2019

TOURISM

WTM Africa, Asata partner to host travel agents' academy
WTM Africa, Asata partner to host travel agents' academy

WTM Africa, in partnership with the Association of Southern African Travel Agents, has launched the ASATA Travel Agents' Academy, which will be hosted at the WTM Africa 2020 event from 6-8 April 2020 at the Cape Town International Convention Centre...

6 Sep 2019

RETAIL

Foschini reveals new All Woman concept store
Foschini reveals new All Woman concept store

Foschini recently unveiled its new fashion and beauty-centred All Woman concept store at Fourways Mall in Johannesburg...

6 Sep 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Image credit: Diogo Nunes on Unsplash.
Millennials vs not so millennials

For many industry practitioners, the most common complaint is described in one word - millennials...

By Prinella Pillay 6 Sep 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

Image credit: Revlon South Africa.
Revlon's cautionary tale: the changing nature of influencer marketing

A giant in trouble: Revlon considers a sale...

By Brigitte Majewski 6 Sep 2019

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Online training for entrepreneurs in Africa
Online training for entrepreneurs in Africa

Supporting entrepreneurship is the task of our time as we look to tech innovation to unlock solutions in healthcare, energy, education, agriculture, financial inclusion, the green economy and others...

6 Sep 2019

RETAIL

Southern African shopping centres require a holistic, fluid strategy
Southern African shopping centres require a holistic, fluid strategy

According to the Clur Report of SA Retail Property, shopping centres in Southern Africa need to adopt an integrated, holistic and fluid strategy to drive performance given shifting local and international approaches to lifestyle...

6 Sep 2019

TOURISM

SAA cuts flights to Dakar but adds more to Accra
SAA cuts flights to Dakar but adds more to Accra

SAA is strengthening its ties with Ghana following the airline's partnership with Ghana-based, Africa World Airlines (AWA), by adding more flights to Accra and suspending all flights to Dakar...

Issued by SA Airlines 5 Sep 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Spotlight on human rights in Mozambique

Human rights and freedom of expression organisations sent an open letter to Pope Francis on the eve of his three-day visit to Mozambique...

5 Sep 2019

HR & MANAGEMENT

Report reveals digitalisation, automation could actually increase jobs
Report reveals digitalisation, automation could actually increase jobs

Technology-related gains could triple South Africa's productivity growth - according to a new report on The Future of Work in South Africa: Digitisation, productivity and job creation from McKinsey & Company...

5 Sep 2019

RETAIL

#EuroShop: Out with boring, in with experience
#EuroShop: Out with boring, in with experience

To be successful today, bricks and mortar stores must move from selling as their main purpose to providing consumers with a combination of products and experiences that are engaging and inspirational...

By Danette Breitenbach 5 Sep 2019

MARKETING & MEDIA

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Gaming bans in Uganda and Kenya: a sign of things to come?

Uganda and Kenya have set a precedent in Africa that threatens to bring to a halt to the continent's gaming industry...

By Daniel Tyler 5 Sep 2019

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge announced
Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge announced

Johnson & Johnson announced the winners of the Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0...

5 Sep 2019

AGRICULTURE

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Impacts of climate change on food security not evenly distributed, conference hears

The effects of climate change on food security are not evenly distributed across the globe. So said Professor Ndiko Ludidi, acting director of the Centre of Excellence in Food Security, during his presentation at the Bio Africa Convention 2019, which took place at the Durban International Convention Centre.

5 Sep 2019

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