Eight African artists join #YouTubeBlack Voices Music Class of 2022
Eight African artists join #YouTubeBlack Voices Music Class of 2022

YouTube has announced a roster of 54 artists, songwriters and producers selected to join the #YouTubeBlack Voices Music Class of 2022. Among the acts from Australia, Brazil, Canada, USA and the UK are eight African artists based in Nigeria, South...

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Laduma Ngxokolo, Imane Ayissi named African Luxury Heritage Awards winners
Laduma Ngxokolo, Imane Ayissi named African Luxury Heritage Awards winners

The African Luxury Heritage Awards recognises the outstanding contribution of African luxury brands and designers to the creative and business spheres of the African luxury economy...

6 Oct 2021

Bic announces Art Master Africa contest winners
Bic announces Art Master Africa contest winners

Bic has revealed the winners of its Art Master Africa competition, and three of the top 10 winners hail from South Africa...

5 Oct 2021

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FlySafair launches flight service to Mauritius this December

The new route launches on 11 December 2021, and the twice-weekly service will operate out of OR Tambo International Airport every Tuesday and Saturday...

28 Sep 2021

Kering goes fur-free across all fashion brands
Kering goes fur-free across all fashion brands

Luxury fashion giant Kering has announced its decision to go fur-free across the group...

27 Sep 2021

Align your brand with cutting edge trends
Align your brand with cutting edge trends

Now in its 17th year, Bizcommunity's BizTrends is a highlight of the business calendar, a go-to source for South African, Pan-African and global business trends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 20 Sep 2021

How designers can maintain their individuality working at big fashion houses
How designers can maintain their individuality working at big fashion houses

In the last two decades, several creative directors have come and gone from their prestigious posts at heritage fashion houses...

By Marie-Agnes Parmentier 14 Sep 2021

Mauritius lifts travel ban for South Africa
Mauritius lifts travel ban for South Africa

South Africans can now travel to Mauritius on authorised commercial flights without first having to spend 15 days outside of the country...

13 Sep 2021

NGOs seek to halt proposed mining activities in Zambia's Lower Zambezi National Park

A coalition of NGOs is calling on Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema to halt the proposed copper mine in Zambia's Lower Zambezi National Park...

6 Sep 2021

Gallo Music Investments with shareholder Black Coffee closes deal on Content Connect Africa
Gallo Music Investments with shareholder Black Coffee closes deal on Content Connect Africa

Following Arena Holdings' acquisition of South Africa's largest and oldest independent label Gallo Record Company (Gallo Music Investments - GMI), is now showing its interest in the future of the African music industry by partnering with Africa's...

6 Sep 2021

Mauritius to fully reopen borders in October
Mauritius to fully reopen borders in October

Visitors who present a negative PCR test taken in the 72 hours before their departure will be able to explore the island freely from the moment they arrive...

13 Aug 2021

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Adidas to sell Reebok to Authentic Brands Group for €2,1bn

Authentic Brands Group has a portfolio of more than 30 brands and a history of buying up struggling brands such as Juicy Couture, Forever 21 and Barneys New York...

13 Aug 2021

Tommy Hilfiger collabs with Indya Moore on gender-fluid fashion
Tommy Hilfiger collabs with Indya Moore on gender-fluid fashion

Tommy Hilfiger is launching a gender-fluid summer pre-fall 2021 capsule collection co-designed by non-binary actor and activist, Indya Moore...

28 Jul 2021

August #WomensMonth made possible by the Intercare Group
August #WomensMonth made possible by the Intercare Group

Inviting your nominations of inspiring women to be featured in our exclusive August Women's Month interview series...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 20 Jul 2021

Mauritius welcomes back international travellers
Mauritius welcomes back international travellers

Mauritius has opened its borders to international travellers, both vaccinated and non-vaccinated, from today, 15 July 2021...

15 Jul 2021

Cannes Trend Talks 2021 Official Programme released
Cannes Trend Talks 2021 Official Programme released

The official programme for the Cannes Trend Talks 2021 has been announced...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 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

Young Kenyan makes a name for himself producing artisan chocolate
Young Kenyan makes a name for himself producing artisan chocolate

At the tender age of 30, Naheed Ahmed is the founder and MD of The Chocolate Bar, an artisan chocolate company based in Nairobi that manufactures a wide range of chocolate products...

7 Jul 2021

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Why a competitive local fashion industry needs the creativity of designers

The creativity of designers is a valuable resource that must be nurtured if African countries are to grow their fashion industries into competitive global players, says SA Fashion Week CEO Lucilla Booyzen...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 25 Jun 2021

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YouTube Music opens 2022 applications for #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund

YouTube Music is opening applications to the #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund Class of 2022...

10 Jun 2021

Cape Town microbrewery triumphs at 2021 African Beer Cup
Cape Town microbrewery triumphs at 2021 African Beer Cup

Afro Caribbean Brewing Company scooped the title of Best Beer in Africa for its Space Llama double IPA at the 2021 African Beer Cup held recently...

8 Jun 2021

The history of sneakers: From commodity to cultural icon
The history of sneakers: From commodity to cultural icon

From sportswear and street style to catwalk fashion, sneakers have made their mark as cultural commodities...

By Naomi Braithwaite 3 Jun 2021

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The power of inclusive portrayal in advertising

On 27 May 2021, Kantar, in partnership with Affectiva, presented a webinar on how inclusive portrayal in advertising is important for the progression of media...

Emily StanderBy Emily Stander 28 May 2021

New beverage brand Bissap inspired by flavours of West Africa
New beverage brand Bissap inspired by flavours of West Africa

The goal was to create a commercial iteration of the beverage to be bottled and made available in Southern Africa, where it's previously only been consumed at family gatherings of Africa's diaspora...

21 May 2021

YouTube Music to celebrate #AfricaMonth with panel discussions, live performances and Africa Day Concert
YouTube Music to celebrate #AfricaMonth with panel discussions, live performances and Africa Day Concert

Sho Majozi, Sauti Sol and Fireboy DML kick off a roster of African music celebrations with live performances via Youtube Music for Africa Month.

12 May 2021

Pierre Van Tonder
RIP to former Spur chief Pierre Van Tonder

Pierre Van Tonder, Spur Corporation's former CEO, died in a Cape Town hospital at the age of 62 on Sunday evening...

10 May 2021

Fashionscapes: A Living Wage highlights plight of garment workers
Fashionscapes: A Living Wage highlights plight of garment workers

The documentary combines the voices of garment workers with legal professionals who are working together to argue for the first EU legislation to ensure garment workers receive a living wage...

28 Apr 2021

All the 2021 Oscar winners!
All the 2021 Oscar winners!

The 93rd Academy Awards were hosted at Los Angeles' Union Station and the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on the 25 April 2021...

26 Apr 2021

Greening the global textile value chain
Greening the global textile value chain

Kutay Saritosun is a textile engineer and sustainability aficionado dedicated to educating companies on producing more environmentally responsible products...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Apr 2021

Vans sets out global sustainability goals to achieve by 2030
Vans sets out global sustainability goals to achieve by 2030

Vans will move towards creating circular products and systems that use regenerative and recycled materials, designed to reduce waste and keep products in use and out of landfills...

22 Apr 2021



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