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D&AD announces 2020 Future Impact Pencil winners

D&AD has announced its 2020 winners for the Future Impact category, which supports and accelerates ideas with the potential to create positive change...

2 hours ago

AGRICULTURE

FAO launches Green Cities Initiative to help transform agri-food systems

Turning the recovery from Covid-19 into an opportunity for cities to become more sustainable, resilient, and provide access to healthy foods for all...

1 day ago

RETAIL

Converse strengthens commitment to youth mentorship and empowerment

Converse is expanding its All Stars youth mentorship programme by opening it to the public for the first time, with the aim to incorporate a more grassroots approach to supporting youth action...

1 day ago

LIFESTYLE

All the winners of the 2020 Jozi Film Fest

The Jozi Film Festival announced the winners of the 2020 festival as it came to a close...

3 days ago

LIFESTYLE

Durban International Film Fest announces DIFF Awards winners

The 2020 Durban International Festival (DIFF) came to a close with the announcement of the winners of the DIFF Awards...

3 days ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Can Covid-19 inspire a new way of planning African cities?

Health crises are not new in Africa. The continent has grappled with infectious diseases on all levels, from local (such as malaria) to regional (Ebola) to global (Covid-19)...

By Patrick Brandful Cobbinah, Ellis Adjei Adams & Michael Odei Erdiaw-Kwasie 21 Sep 2020

LIFESTYLE

4 sub-Saharan African countries to visit this spring

With the borders officially opening to the rest of Africa and the world on 1 October 2020, South Africa's neighbouring countries in sub-Saharan Africa offer the perfect vacation spots for SA travellers who want to follow their wanderlust...

18 Sep 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

#AfricaBrandSummit: Solly Moeng shares his passion and vision for Africa

WATCH: In this exclusive interview with Africa Brand Summit convenor, Solly Moeng, Bizcommunity's Marketing & Media editor Juanita Pienaar finds out more about the summit, Moeng's passion for Africa and his vision for the event going forward...

By Juanita Pienaar 18 Sep 2020

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Recycling isn't enough - the world's plastic pollution crisis is only getting worse

Plastic production and consumption has snowballed since large-scale production began in the 1950s...

By Stephanie B. Borrelle 18 Sep 2020

TOURISM

Five ways to make your holidays more sustainable

Here's how to travel with purpose and be a more responsible tourist...

By Brendan Paddison and Karla Boluk 18 Sep 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

SA's Siyavuya Mzantsi, Africa grand prize winner at Inma's "30 Under 30" awards

Cape Times editor Siyavuya Mzantsi has been announced as the Africa grand prize winner and one of the winners in the Leadership category at the International News Media Association's 30 Under 30 Awards...

18 Sep 2020

MARKETING & MEDIA

New report shows brand leaders face big challenges aligning marketing and comms teams

The CMO Council report also addressed how Covid-19 increased the importance to deliver cohesive messaging...

17 Sep 2020

AGRICULTURE

Google and FAO launch new big data tool, Earth Map

Google and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations has developed a new tool anyone, anywhere can access to obtain multidimensional maps and statistics showing key climate and environmental trends wherever they are...

17 Sep 2020

LIFESTYLE

SA's tourism sector promises to keep travellers safe as borders set to open

Following President Cyril Ramaphosa's announcement that the country's borders would open to international travellers under the strictest conditions, the South African tourism sector has promised to keep these incoming travellers safe...

17 Sep 2020

AGRICULTURE

The fourth agricultural revolution is coming - but who will really benefit?

AI, robots and other technologies could transform farming - for worse as well as for better...

By David Rose and Charlotte-Anne Chivers 16 Sep 2020

FINANCE

Africa is open for business

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, investment opportunities still abound in Africa. Global markets are shifting to South Asia and Africa...

15 Sep 2020

RETAIL

Does alcohol have an undisclosed African heritage?

Alcohol is the most widely used psychoactive substance in the world. But where was the first alcoholic beverage brewed and consumed?

By Neil Rusch 15 Sep 2020

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

How to reverse global wildlife declines by 2050

Species are going extinct at an unprecedented rate. Wildlife populations have fallen by more than two-thirds over the last 50 years...

By Michael Obersteiner, David Leclère, Piero Visconti 15 Sep 2020

AGRICULTURE

Building back better on food and agriculture

FAO has elaborated a comprehensive Response and Recovery Programme to overcome the impacts of Covid-19 through up-scaled and robust international collaboration...

By QU Dongyu 10 Sep 2020

RETAIL

Shoprite plans to close stores in Kenya

Shoprite Holdings plans to dispose of its Kenyan operations, and close its remaining two stores in the East African country by year-end...

9 Sep 2020

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