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Ardagh to buy SA glass manufacturer Consol for R10.1bn

Ardagh Group has agreed to buy major African glass bottle maker Consol for R10.1bn, marking an expansion into the continent from one of the world's top packaging companies...

By Emma Rumney 9 hours ago

Corazon Sefu Wandimi appointed as MD at Edelman Kenya
Corazon Sefu Wandimi appointed as MD at Edelman Kenya

Edelman Africa has appointed Corazon Sefu Wandimi as managing director at Edelman Kenya...

Evan-Lee CourieBy Evan-Lee Courie 13 hours ago

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South Africa's Rand recovers

South Africa's Rand stabilises once more after sinking on Omicron worries...

15 hours ago

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Market nosedive a short-term shift

Financial markets sink, but only temporarily say experts...

16 hours ago

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Louis Vuitton artistic director and Off-White founder Virgil Abloh dies age 41

The visionary designer lost his private battle with cancer and passed away on Sunday, 28 November at the age of 41...

19 hours ago

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Omicron explained: Why scientists are worried

Explainer-What we know about the new Covid-19 variant detected in South Africa...

By Alistair Smout, Alexander Winning, Tim Cocks, Olivia Kumwenda-Mtambo, Stephanie Nebehay 1 day ago

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Dutch in arms: Omicron detected on SA flight

Dutch: Some of the 61 Covid-19 cases from South African flights are new variant...

1 day ago

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CDC says no cases of Omicron identified in US so far

No cases of Omicron identified in the United States...

1 day ago

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UK's 'knee-jerk' Red List temporary ban throws South African travellers into a muddle

The UK's decision to implement a flight ban that was announced before the World Health Organization convened on Friday, has South African travellers on tenterhooks...

By Victoria O'Regan 3 days ago

Productive energy use powering socioeconomic transformation in Africa - reports
Productive energy use powering socioeconomic transformation in Africa - reports

Increasing the productive use of energy in Africa is an important way to unlock jobs, create incomes and deliver social impacts...

3 days ago

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Rand drops to lowest level over new Covid-10 strain concerns

The South African rand breached 16 against USD for the first time this year, touching its lowest since October 29th 2020...

3 days ago

Selam launches new initiative to promote artistic freedom in Africa
Selam launches new initiative to promote artistic freedom in Africa

Selam is launching the Pan-African Network for Artistic Freedom (Panaf), a new network building initiative funded by the Swedish Arts Council...

25 Nov 2021

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More shoppers panic buying ahead of festive season - report

New Oracle study finds 66% of consumers are worried that supply chain disruptions will ruin their holiday shopping plans...

25 Nov 2021

Burkina Faso restricts social media
Burkina Faso restricts social media

A study conducted by Surfshark shows that Burkina Faso became the 70th country that has restricted social media access over the last six years...

23 Nov 2021

The creative industry is a major tool for Africa's GDP growth
The creative industry is a major tool for Africa's GDP growth

Africa's creative industry represents a potent instrument that could grow the GDP of African countries and pull the continent's youth out of poverty...

23 Nov 2021

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Just 40% of shoppers trust retailers to fulfill orders as promised

Latest Zebra study shows long-term changes to shopper behaviour driving retailers to prioritise improvements in their labour and supply chain capabilities...

22 Nov 2021

Where are young people looking to travel in 2022?
Where are young people looking to travel in 2022?

Contiki shares key trends and insights that are shaping 2022 travel for 18-35-year-olds and how young people's travel objectives have changed two years into the pandemic...

22 Nov 2021

African nations mend and make do as China tightens Belt and Road
African nations mend and make do as China tightens Belt and Road

Deep in Kenya's Great Rift Valley, members of the National Youth Service tirelessly swing machetes to clear dense shrubs obscuring railway tracks...

By Duncan Miriri 22 Nov 2021

IWiM releases inaugural report detailing achievements, societal impact
IWiM releases inaugural report detailing achievements, societal impact

International Women in Mining (IWiM) has released its inaugural Impact Report which details the organisation's achievements and the wider...

22 Nov 2021

Dreamworks Trolls, UN launch campaign for healthier eating and sustainable living

As part of the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables, the Trolls encourage fans to become food heroes...

22 Nov 2021

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Technology: healthcare enabler or disrupter?

To solve the problems in healthcare in South Africa, while technology is an enabler, the key lies in recognising the needs of our market...

Danette BreitenbachBy Danette Breitenbach 19 Nov 2021

Namibia to host virtual 2021 Africa Water and Sanitation Week
Namibia to host virtual 2021 Africa Water and Sanitation Week

The Government of Namibia will virtually host the 8th Africa Water Week (AWW-8) and 6th AfricaSan Conference from 22-26 November...

19 Nov 2021

New FAO guidelines help countries limit the global spread of fall armyworm
New FAO guidelines help countries limit the global spread of fall armyworm

Fall armyworm is one of the most dangerous plant pests in the world, feeding on more than 80 crops, and affecting plant health in more than 70 countries with many others at high risk of introduction...

19 Nov 2021

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4th Absa Business Day Supplier Development Awards winners revealed

The winners of the fourth Absa Business Day Development Awards have been announced, with Tiger Brands claiming the coveted title of Overall Winner...

19 Nov 2021

2021 Accountability Music Awards: Online voting open
2021 Accountability Music Awards: Online voting open

Voting is now open for the 2021 Accountability Music Awards...

18 Nov 2021

2021 PwC Africa Energy Review: Will Africa realise a just transition?
2021 PwC Africa Energy Review: Will Africa realise a just transition?

PwC recently released its Africa Energy Review 2021 which looks at the trends and patterns in Africa across fossil fuels and renewables...

17 Nov 2021

Electric cars alone won't save the planet. We'll need to design cities so people can walk and cycle safely
Electric cars alone won't save the planet. We'll need to design cities so people can walk and cycle safely

Electric cars are hailed as the best way to cut transport emissions, but it's an illusion to think we can reduce our environmental impact without changing the way we design and move about in cities...

By Timothy Welch 17 Nov 2021

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PepsiCo expands partnerships to advance food security in sub-Saharan Africa

PepsiCo is expanding local partnerships and initiatives in sub-Saharan Africa as part of its goal to help 50 million people gain ready access to affordable, nutritious foods by 2030...

17 Nov 2021

'Inside intelligence' is the future of advertising
'Inside intelligence' is the future of advertising

The pandemic has accelerated some of the biggest brands 'in-housing' their creative teams, this trend continues but what does this mean for the future of advertising?

17 Nov 2021

Nicholas Mwendwa, President of the Football Kenya Federation (FKF), reacts as he displays his handcuffs at the dock after arriving at the Milimani Law Courts in Nairobi, Kenya 15 November 2021. Reuters/Thomas Mukoya
Kenya's top football official granted bail amid corruption investigation

A Kenyan court on Monday granted bail to Nick Mwendwa, president of the Football Kenya Federation (FKF), after police had sought his detention for 14 days to allow for an investigation into allegations of corruption.

By Ayenat Mersie 16 Nov 2021



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