Distell expects up to 20% rise in full-year profits
Distell expects up to 20% rise in full-year profits

Drinks maker Distell said on Friday its full-year profit would be up to around 20% higher than a year earlier, but a fourth ban on alcohol in its home market South Africa had cost it about R30m so far...

By Emma Rumney 23 hours ago

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We created a tool to help predict Covid-19 increases in African countries

One of the obstacles if you are trying to guide policy and protect people from Covid-19 is the bewildering amount of data available every day...

By Steven J Schiff, Andrew Geronimo, Claudio Fronterre & Paddy Ssentongo 1 day ago

Survey: Passengers confident in air travel safety, continue to support mask-wearing
Survey: Passengers confident in air travel safety, continue to support mask-wearing

The International Air Transport Association's latest passenger survey has found that most travellers are confident about the safety of air travel and support mask-wearing in the near term. However, a majority have been found to be frustrated with the "hassle factor" around...

2 days ago

World Architecture Festival Awards announces 2021 shortlist
World Architecture Festival Awards announces 2021 shortlist

The World Architecture Festival (WAF) Awards has announced its 2021 shortlist, celebrating buildings and landscapes to have been completed across the globe...

2 days ago

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Exploring the important lessons about global cooperation in public health

The Covid-19 pandemic was a stark reminder of the role that global public health has for all aspects of our lives and livelihood...

By Wafaie Fawzi, Tang Kun & Alex Taylor 2 days ago

#BizTrends2021: 3 major trends in the commercial property space in Africa
#BizTrends2021: 3 major trends in the commercial property space in Africa

The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has seen three major trends emerge as drivers of investment in Africa's commercial property space...

By Peter Hodgkinson 2 days ago

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LG aims for 100% renewable energy use by 2050

LG Electronics has pledged to transition completely to renewable energy by 2050 as a key component of its sustainability strategy...

2 days ago

Hajj pilgrims face growing heat stroke risks with global warming
Hajj pilgrims face growing heat stroke risks with global warming

As thousands of devout Muslims flock to Islam's holiest sites in Saudi Arabia for the annual hajj pilgrimage this week, scientists warn the sacred rite is under threat...

By Maya Gebeily 3 days ago

Space tourism: Rockets emit 100 times more CO2 per passenger than flights - imagine a whole industry
Space tourism: Rockets emit 100 times more CO2 per passenger than flights - imagine a whole industry

The commercial race to get tourists to space is heating up between Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Branson and former Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos...

By Eloise Marais 20 Jul 2021

Electricity is vital for improving the quality of life of many in rural sub-Saharan Africa.
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Banning fossil fuels in sub-Saharan Africa could slow the transition to renewable energy

Worldwide, the ugly consequences of a warming planet are rearing their heads. Many countries are increasing efforts to decarbonise their energy systems in a bid to limit global warming...

By Samuel Ayokunle Olówósejéjé 16 Jul 2021

Ad Stars reveals shortlist of finalists
Ad Stars reveals shortlist of finalists

Ad Stars has revealed the shortlist of finalists from multiple categories and countries for the Ad Stars Awards 2021...

16 Jul 2021

5 Africans selected to serve on Next Creative Leaders 2021 jury
5 Africans selected to serve on Next Creative Leaders 2021 jury

The One Club and 3% Movement have shared information about judges, entry and prizes for the Next Creative Leaders awards and five of these judges are from Africa....

16 Jul 2021

Funeral workers wearing personal protective equipment carry a casket during the burial of a Covid-19 victim, amid a nationwide coronavirus disease (Covid-19) lockdown, at the Olifantsvlei cemetery, south-west of Joburg, South Africa 6 January, 2021. Reuters/Siphiwe Sibeko
Covid-19 deaths in Africa surge 43% week-on-week, WHO says

Africa recorded a 43% jump in Covid-19 deaths last week as infections and hospital admissions have risen and countries face shortages of oxygen and intensive-care beds...

16 Jul 2021

New York Festivals Advertising Awards winners announced
New York Festivals Advertising Awards winners announced

New York Festivals Advertising Awards has revealed who won the NYF Best of Show Award and more...

15 Jul 2021

2021 CMO Pencil jury
Jury to select winner of CMO Pencil Award

The One Club has detailed the jury of leading brand-side marketers who will meet virtually to select the winner of the prestigious CMO Pencil Award...

15 Jul 2021

Gauteng Growth and Development Agency highlights role of AfCFTA in eliminating poverty
Gauteng Growth and Development Agency highlights role of AfCFTA in eliminating poverty

The AfCFTA will create one of the largest free trade areas in the world, connecting 55 countries in Africa with a combined GDP valued at $3.4tn...

13 Jul 2021

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Warc details Advertising Trends report 2021/2022

Warc has detailed the findings of their Global Advertising Trends report for 2021/2022...

13 Jul 2021

Top fashion brands remain reliant on synthetics, guilty of greenwashing - report
Top fashion brands remain reliant on synthetics, guilty of greenwashing - report

A new study calls out some of the world's biggest fashion brands for their continued reliance on synthetic fibres made from fossil fuels, and for deceiving consumers with false green claims...

12 Jul 2021

UN Security Council backs AU bid to broker Ethiopia dam deal
UN Security Council backs AU bid to broker Ethiopia dam deal

UN Security Council members on Thursday, 8 July, backed African Union mediation efforts between Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan in a dispute over the operation of...

By Michelle Nichols 9 Jul 2021

Côte d'Ivoire's Noël N'guessan wins 2021 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation
Côte d'Ivoire's Noël N'guessan wins 2021 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

Noël N'guessan, a chemical engineer from Côte d'Ivoire, has been named the winner of the Royal Academy of Engineering's 2021 Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation...

9 Jul 2021

Africa CDC and MTN launch Covid-19 "One More Push" campaign
Africa CDC and MTN launch Covid-19 "One More Push" campaign

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) and MTN Group launched a joint campaign - "One More Push" - to encourage people across the continent to not give up in the fight against Covid-19...

9 Jul 2021

Failure to report and manage sexual harassment is harming African news media
Failure to report and manage sexual harassment is harming African news media

World Association of News Publishers (Wan-Ifra)'s Women in News programme has provided first-of-its-kind insight into the scale of sexual harassment in African media organisations...

8 Jul 2021

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Smart POS terminals in service to grow by 156% by 2026

Smart point-of-sale terminals globally in service, where analytics and loyalty can be integrated directly to the terminal, will increase from 13,7 million in 2021 to 35 million units in 2026...

8 Jul 2021

UN warns excluding women from top jobs threatens Covid-19 recovery
UN warns excluding women from top jobs threatens Covid-19 recovery

Global efforts to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic are under threat because women are being excluded from critical decision-making roles, the United Nations said on Thursday, 8 July...

By Sharon Kimathi 8 Jul 2021

Chocolate fix: How the cocoa industry could end deforestation in West Africa
Chocolate fix: How the cocoa industry could end deforestation in West Africa

Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana produce almost two-thirds of the world's cocoa, and face high rates of deforestation. But the cocoa industry could make changes to become more sustainable...

By Sophia Carodenuto 8 Jul 2021

Artisanal chocolate bars are seen on display at Venko Chocolatier in Dakar, Senegal, July 6, 2021. Source: Reuters/Cooper Inveen
Belgian-Congolese chef opens Senegal's first artisan chocolate shop

Forced by the Covid-19 pandemic to abandon plans to open a restaurant, Danuta Nganko, a Belgian-Congolese chef in Senegal's capital Dakar, has become the country's first gourmet chocolatier...

By Cooper Inveen 7 Jul 2021

Despite pandemic, SA has rallied in charitable giving - global survey
Despite pandemic, SA has rallied in charitable giving - global survey

While South Africa rallied, moving from 45 to 21 out of 114 countries, five major western economies have fallen out of the list of the top 10 most generous...

7 Jul 2021

Young Guns Colorful finalists
COLORFUL finalists get free entry to Young Guns 19

The One Club has announced the finalists of the COLORFUL programme, a prelude to the Young Guns 19 competition...

7 Jul 2021

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How Covid-19 accelerated retailer investment in tech

Approximately 58% of retail professionals say the pandemic accelerated new technology-related product launches at their company, according to the new report...

6 Jul 2021

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Building pan-African brands

Africa is an incredible continent of people who solve problems innovatively and we need to share this message with the world...

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