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Kotex launches global She Can Initiative on 100th anniversary
Kotex launches global She Can Initiative on 100th anniversary

Kotex, part of the Kimberly-Clark brand stable, is commemorating its 100th anniversary by committing to expand menstrual hygiene education and access through its global She Can Initiative.

1 day ago

TOURISM

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What does the 'new normal' mean for corporate travel?

Much has been said about the fact that the Covid-19 pandemic is ushering in a "new normal" in terms of the way people live and work. The same is certainly true of the way people think about and approach travel, both from a leisure and business perspective.

By Pascalle Albrecht 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Not ready...? Get set, go! An Africa recovery playbook
Not ready...? Get set, go! An Africa recovery playbook

While there's no set Africa 'recovery playbook' sure-fire guide for all, our experts at Kantar have curated a set of insights which will surely help one see opportunities that the Covid-19 crisis, as other common crises, bring to brands, businesses and society at large.

By Ndeye Diagne, Issued by Kantar 2 days ago

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Dave Govender takes helm as CEO of Bravo Group
Dave Govender takes helm as CEO of Bravo Group

Dave Govender has been appointed CEO of Bravo Group, Africa's largest manufacturer of furniture brands such as Sealy, Edblo, Gommagomma, Grafton Everest and La-Z-Boy. The appointment is effective from 1 June 2020.

3 days ago

TOURISM

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WTTC recognises Mauritius as a safe destination

The World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), has acknowledged the efforts undertaken by the Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority (MTPA), which has implemented a series of compulsory health measures to activate the recovery of the island's tourist activities, an important economic sector for the country.

3 days ago

TOURISM

Cape Town Tourism wins top spot in international film awards
Cape Town Tourism wins top spot in international film awards

Cape Town Tourism's Love Cape Town, The Movie has been awarded the first prize in the "Tourism Destination - City" category at the International Tourism Film Festival, Africa Awards (ITTF Africa), while Cape Town Tourism's Welcome to Khayelitsha was awarded second prize.

29 May 2020

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#LockdownLessons: Offer customers value for money, says The Crazy Store's Kevin Lennett
#LockdownLessons: Offer customers value for money, says The Crazy Store's Kevin Lennett

As part of our #LockdownLessons series, Bizcommunity is reaching out to South Africa's top industry players to share their experience of the current Covid-19 crisis, how their organisations are navigating these unusual times, where the challenges and opportunities lie, and their industry outlook for the near future.

By Lauren Hartzenberg 29 May 2020

ICT

Understanding Africa's emerging markets in Covid-19
Understanding Africa's emerging markets in Covid-19

Covid-19 has swept throughout the world, and governments globally have taken drastic measures to stop the spread in an attempt to save lives.

29 May 2020

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

After Covid-19, Africa can build back better
After Covid-19, Africa can build back better

These are challenging times for Africa and the rest of our global village.

By Amina J. Mohammed 28 May 2020

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DHL confirms strategic investment in UK-based Link Commerce
DHL confirms strategic investment in UK-based Link Commerce

DHL Express has acquired a minority stake in Link Commerce, the UK-based e-commerce firm that helped the logistics company develop its DHL Africa eShop platform. Hennie Heymans, CEO of DHL Express sub-Saharan Africa, says that the acquisition demonstrates the company's commitment to growing e-commerce on the continent.

28 May 2020

AGRICULTURE

Africa urged to expand food reserves, keep food supply flowing
Africa urged to expand food reserves, keep food supply flowing

Delegates at a two-day webinar hosted by the African Development Institute (ADI) has urged African countries to expand their food reserves, keep food supply flowing and boost their agriculture budgets to avert a possible hunger pandemic, partly caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.

28 May 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

Brian Wieser, global president, Business Intelligence, WPP.
The impact of Covid-19 on global advertising investment [report]

Warc has released its latest report; Global Advertising Trends: The impact of Covid-19 on ad investment which shows global adspend set to fall 8.1% in 2020 as travel & tourism (-31.2%), leisure & entertainment (-28.7%), financial services (-18.2%), retail (-15.2%) and automotive (-11.4%) as brands shoulder impact of the outbreak.

28 May 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

Winners of 2020 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards announced
Winners of 2020 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards announced

Winners of the 2020 Pan African Re/Insurance Journalism Awards were announced at a virtual awards ceremony following travel restrictions occasioned by the Covid-19 pandemic.

28 May 2020

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