Coca-Cola women empowerment programme benefits millions in Africa
Coca-Cola women empowerment programme benefits millions in Africa

Cola-Cola Beverages Africa (CCBA), Africa's largest Coca-Cola bottling partner, has released audited results of the Coca-Cola system's 5by20 women empowerment programme, which revealed that 2 million women in Africa have been equipped through the initiative to succeed as entrepreneurs.

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Air France extends African footprint
Air France extends African footprint

Air France has announced that it will be expanding its operations on the African continent with increased flights between Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Johannesburg, and a brand-new route to Maputo, Mozambique from 20 June 2021.

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Kenyan eco-friendly footwear brand wins sustainable design contest
Kenyan eco-friendly footwear brand wins sustainable design contest

Pine Kazi, a women-led shoe design house based in Kenya, is the winner of Fashionomics Africa's sustainable fashion competition. The fashion company, which converts pineapple leaf and recycled rubber into fashionable footwear, wins a $2,000 cash prize, access to media exposure opportunities, and mentorship and networking opportunities from competition collaborators. wins Fashionomics Africa sustainable design competition for turning

30 Mar 2021

2021 Bic Art Master on the lookout for MEA's most exceptional ball pen artwork
2021 Bic Art Master on the lookout for MEA's most exceptional ball pen artwork

Entries for the 2021 Bic Art Master competition are open until 31 May 2021. The competition, now in its fourth year, is on the lookout for talented ball pen artists to submit their exceptional artwork for an opportunity to be named the Art Master of the Middle East and Africa.

29 Mar 2021

Genetic make-up of destructive crop pest unravelled
Genetic make-up of destructive crop pest unravelled

Researchers have decoded the genetic make-up of whitefly species that spread plant diseases and damage crops, raising hopes for tackling the devastating pest.

By Stephanie Achieng' 26 Mar 2021

John Deere to expand construction brand into 18 new countries in Africa
John Deere to expand construction brand into 18 new countries in Africa

John Deere is expanding its construction brand into 18 new countries across southern and western Africa, including South Africa, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, Namibia, Zambia, Kenya, Uganda, Mozambique, Angola, Malawi, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Egypt, Rwanda, Burundi, South Sudan, and Sudan.

24 Mar 2021

Innovations on the Nile over millennia offer lessons in engineering sustainable futures
Innovations on the Nile over millennia offer lessons in engineering sustainable futures

Africa is the continent most vulnerable to the impact of climate change. That's largely because many of its people and governments are too poor to do what's needed to cope under the expected new conditions.

By Mike Muller 19 Mar 2021

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