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2020 Durban FilmMart to look at African content in the new normal

The 2020 Durban FilmMart, which will take place online from 4 to 13 September, will take a special look at African content in the new normal...

10 hours ago

LEGAL

How South Africa, Kenya and Zimbabwe measure up on child offenders

Around the world, hundreds of thousands of children are not free. They are deprived of their liberty in settings such as migration holding camps and criminal justice processes.

By Rongedzayi Fambasayi & Admark Moyo 11 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Top marketers to select The One Show 2020 CMO Pencil winner

A jury of leading brand marketers will review the 18 highest-scoring entries in this year's One Show and select the one that had the greatest positive impact on a brand and its bottom line...

1 day ago

LEGAL

Kenya is struggling to deliver justice online: what needs to be done

Kenya ordered the closure of courtrooms to the public in April in keeping with government measures to limit gatherings and mitigate the spread of Covid-19...

By Mercy Muendo 1 day ago

RETAIL

1 in 4 consumers tried a new brand during pandemic - global report

A new global report highlights challenges and opportunities for retailers as the Covid-19 pandemic drives permanent shifts in consumer behaviour now and beyond the holiday season...

1 day ago

AGRICULTURE

Vegetable farmers in urban Ghana don't worry much about food safety - but they should

The United Nations projects that by 2050, 70% of the world's population will live in urban areas. Ensuring sustainable food supply in a rapidly growing city becomes a matter of concern...

By Kabila Abass 1 day ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Registrations open for Young Moroccan Architecture Awards

Recognising the excellence of architectural practices in Morocco, the Archimedia Group has launched the Young Moroccan Architecture Awards (YMAA)...

1 day ago

FINANCE

Review of nine African 'blue economy' projects shows what works and what doesn't

Africa has 38 coastal countries and six islands whose maritime industry is estimated to be worth $1trn per year. This figure will increase as they develop their offshore hydrocarbon, energy, tourism, maritime transport, shipping and fishing sectors...

By Ifesinachi Okafor-Yarwood 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

The 2020 Africa Brand Summit gears-up for October

Following several months of observing the evolving situation in South Africa (the 2020 host country), the rest of Africa and other parts of the world, the organisers are comfortable that hosting a hybrid 2020 summit is the right way to go...

Issued by Africa Brand Summit 2 days ago

LIFESTYLE

#WomensMonth: Unapologetically original - Q&A with rising star DJ Cuppy

Nigerian-born multi-platform musician and philanthropist, Florence Ifeoluwa Otedola aka DJ Cuppy, will be releasing her debut album, Original Copy, later this month. We swung a few questions her way to find out about her new album, her charity work and supporting women in the arts...

By Ruth Cooper 2 days ago

FINANCE

Zimbabwe wants to raise money through a sovereign bond. Why this is ill-advised

The Zimbabwean government recently signed an agreement to pay 4,500 white farmers $3.5bn for infrastructure improvements on the land expropriated by the government during the chaotic land reform programme of 1997/8...

By Misheck Mutize 2 days ago

LIFESTYLE

Encounters Doccie Fest announces this year's short film lineup

The Encounters South African International Documentary Festival has announced the list of short films that will screen this year...

3 days ago

LIFESTYLE

Top 10 countries in Africa for a safari holiday of your dreams

Dreaming of an African safari tour? Wondering which country in Africa offers the best safari experience?..

Issued by SA Shares 7 Aug 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

Africa and Middle East entries lift the Assegai Awards

Entries for the Direct Marketing Association of SA (DMASA) Assegai Integrated Marketing Awards have, this year, featured submissions from beyond our borders including significant interest from Ghana, Algeria, Mozambique and Botswana...

Issued by DMASA 7 Aug 2020

RETAIL

The coronavirus pandemic requires us to understand food's murky supply chains

Six months ago, you may not have thought much about where your groceries were produced. But chances are you're thinking about it now...

By Cory Searcy and Pavel Castka 6 Aug 2020

AGRICULTURE

Global food prices continue to rise in July

According to a United Nations report, global food prices continue their upward trajectory for the second consecutive month in July, led by vegetable oils and dairy products...

6 Aug 2020

RETAIL

Shoprite to discontinue operations in Nigeria

The Shoprite Group is exiting Nigeria after 15 years. The Cape Town-based company announced the decision in a trading update this week...

5 Aug 2020

AGRICULTURE

Namibia harvests first commercial blueberries thanks to smart irrigation

According to Willem Mostert, Namibian manager of Cherry Irrigation, whose team designed and implemented the fully automated drip irrigation and fertigation management system for the landmark project, the quality of the fruit harvested has so far been exceptional...

5 Aug 2020

PROPERTY

Africa's high density urban settlements: cut the red tape and slash the cost of housing

The challenges of informal settlements have once again been thrown into the spotlight in the midst of the current pandemic...

By Astrid R.N. Haas and Victoria Delbridge 4 Aug 2020

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Technology gives hope to Africa's endangered Northern white rhinos

Kenyan wildlife caretaker and guide Jemu Mwenda bittersweetly recounts one of his favorite memories of 'Sudan', the male Northern white rhino who died two years ago, making headlines across the world...

By Pavithra Rao 3 Aug 2020

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