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CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Global disaster risk reduction platform calls for drastic change of course

The impacts of climate change, associated sea level rise and extreme weather are amplifying as a result of record greenhouse gas levels and combining with urbanisation, environmental degradation and water stress to produce interlocking crises...

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CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

President Robinson talks climate justice in Addis Ababa

The Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) recently hosted former president of Ireland and UN special envoy on El Niño and climate Mary Robinson, in a session dubbed 'A Conversation on Climate Justice'.

1 hour ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

2019 AME Report released

The New York Festivals AME Awards has released the 2019 AME Report, a ranking of the world's most successful agencies, and advertisers according to their achievements in the AME Awards...

2 hours ago

PROPERTY

UK-Kenya to collaborate on affordable housing, sustainable infrastructure

Almost half of Kenya's population is predicted to be living in cities by 2030, requiring sustainable, resilient, affordable housing...

3 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Low cost internet POA launched in Kenya

Low-cost internet provider Poa! Internet announces the completion of its wireless internet network in Nairobi and Kiambu counties in Kenya...

5 hours ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Dangote ranked 11th on 50 World's Greatest Leaders 2019 list

Philanthropist and richest man in Africa, Nigeria's Aliko Dangote, has been ranked 11th of the 50 World's Greatest leaders for 2019...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Somaliland journalist injured during arrest, jailed without charge

Authorities in the breakaway state of Somaliland should immediately release television reporter Abdirahman Keyse Mohamed, also known as Tungub...

1 day ago

RETAIL

Call for applications: Impact Fund for African Creatives' accelerator programme

The Impact Fund for African Creatives (IFFAC) is calling on designers to apply for its accelerator programme. The programme is focused on supporting and strengthening emerging African brands...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Closing date for AWIEF Awards nominations extended

The closing date for the 2019 Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) Awards nominations has been extended to 10 June 2019...

1 day ago

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

Water security research expenditure not reflecting scarcity reality

Researchers at the African Utility Week and PowerGen Africa conference and exhibition in Cape Town last week raised concerns over decreased expenditure on water security research...

By Alicestine October 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

#AfricaMonth: Encouraging female African business leaders from the other side of the world

US-based real estate entrepreneur Rokelle Sun's philanthropic mission is to encourage young girls to pursue careers and success in the underrepresented fields, particularly in Africa, where she spent part of her childhood. She explains this, as well as her love of new experiences like aerophotography, and some of the highs and lows of her earlier career as a multilingual broadcast journalist...

By Leigh Andrews 2 days ago

TOURISM

#AfricaMonth: Africa's top leisure destinations for business travellers

Intra-Africa travel should be a priority for every South African...

By Jenna Berndt 2 days ago

ICT

#AfricaMonth: Changing the face of wireless power solutions

WiPo Wireless Power is a young dynamic startup that provides wireless power solutions for drone and other industrial equipment...

By Evan-Lee Courie 2 days ago

RETAIL

Coca-Cola to retain majority stake in Africa bottling business

The Coca-Cola Company has announced that it will maintain its majority stake in Coca-Cola Beverages Africa, abandoning plans to refranchise its Africa bottling business...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

'No real development in Africa without regional integration'

Key issues pertaining to Africa's socioeconomic development, including the empowerment of women and youth and Africa's free trade area...

By Kingsley Ighobor 2 days ago

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Attainment of Africa Agenda 2063 and SDG:2030 goals through nature-based solutions

Going back to basics, when African citizens managed the landscapes through rotational grazing, for example, are the key foundations if the continent is to achieve the long-term aspirational goals set by the UN and AU...

By Bonani Madikizela 2 days ago

RETAIL

#AfricaMonth: Alain Dos Santos on growing Montblanc's luxury legacy in Africa

While a growing number of international brands are waking up to the promise of Africa as a valuable market for luxury goods, Montblanc has been steadily growing its presence on the continent for close to 30 years...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

D&AD Awards announces its full shortlist

The D&AD Awards has announced its full shortlist with 25 shortlisted pieces for SA, putting us at 12th for country ranking based on finalists...

2 days ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

All the 2019 SABRE Awards Africa winners

The 2019 SABRE Awards Africa winners were handed out following on the annual African Public Relations Association (AFPRA) conference in Kigali, Rwanda, last week...

2 days ago

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