Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, countries across the world have invested around $12tn in response measures to save lives and support critical economic structures. As the pandemic wears on, those funds are being stretched increasingly thin, with governments forced to make difficult fiscal trade-offs. In developing regions such as Sub-Saharan Africa, where health systems are less advanced and require a higher share of limited resources, those trade-offs can lead to areas that pose less immediate socioeconomic risks being overlooked. Areas such as education.ByDr Edward K. Brown
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.
Sustainability has become a crucial consideration for many industries, with businesses globally needing to be increasingly cognisant of their contribution to protecting the environment. The textile and fashion industry is no exception. In fact, for many years, this industry has had a notoriously large environmental footprint.
The Africa Region of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) announced its new regional chairperson for the 2014 to 2016 term at the association's 21st annual general meeting. Daniel Munslow will be servicing as chair for the current 24-month term.
While serving as chair, Munslow will continue to refine the business processes which ensure that the IABC Africa region runs effectively, efficiently and independently. He supports the association's continuing evolution and strategy. Consistent with this strategy will be the Board's focus on the development of a professional body that supports business communication.