African Union calls for rescinding of travel bans
African Union calls for rescinding of travel bans

The African Union has condemned and called for the lifting of travel bans on Southern African countries, most notably South Africa, following the emergence of the Omicron variant of Covid-19...

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TikTok hits one billion users

TikTok is the second-fastest social media platform to one billion users, just behind Facebook, after reaching the milestone in just 5.1 years...

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Legacy energy infrastructure: The hidden threat to our climate
Legacy energy infrastructure: The hidden threat to our climate

It's easy to identify the biggest climate threats: coal and oil-fired power stations pouring emissions into the atmosphere, heavy industry smoking...

By Vladimir Milovanovic 4 hours ago

2021 AWIEF Awards winners announced
2021 AWIEF Awards winners announced

The Africa Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Forum (AWIEF) has announced the winners of the 2021 AWIEF Awards...

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TBWA named Adweek Global Agency of 2021

TBWA has been named Adweek's Global Agency of the Year for 2021...

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Optimism returns to markets

Today's market commentary...

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Kerry Group fuels growth in Africa with Afribon acquisition

Kerry Group, a business-to-business ingredient solutions provider for the food, beverage and pharmaceutical markets, has expanded its footprint in Africa following its acquisition of Rwanda-based Afribon.

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Travel bans by governments could threaten air travel recovery - Iata
Travel bans by governments could threaten air travel recovery - Iata

"October's traffic performance reinforces that people will travel when they are permitted to. Unfortunately, government responses to the emergence of the Omicron variant are putting at risk the global connectivity it has taken so long to rebuild."

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One Show's Green Pencil gets own jury

The One Show's Green Pencil has been reimagined as an official category with its own dedicated jury...

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Biovac gears up to manufacture Pfizer vaccine

This month marks the incorporation of South Africa's Biovac Institute into Pfizer's supply chain, kickstarting the firm as the first in Africa to produce the mRNA vaccine in early 2022...

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2 Twitter executives step down as restructuring starts

Since his appointment as new Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal has embarked on a major reorganisation of the company...

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Tiger Brands centenary: From family business to FMCG giant

As one of Africa's oldest ongoing FMCG businesses, Tiger Brands has housed and produced some of the continent's most well-known brands - including Jungle Oats, All Gold, Koo, and Black Cat - for up to 100 years...

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WPP acquires majority stake in Made Thought

WPP has announced its acquisition of a majority stake in Made Thought, a branding and design agency...

3 days ago

Pioneer Foods recalls batches of Safari nuts and raisin products
Pioneer Foods recalls batches of Safari nuts and raisin products

Pioneer Foods has announced a recall of specific batches of the peanuts & raisins and cashew nuts products, sold under its Safari brand in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia...

3 days ago

Tools of the water stewardship trade - a global perspective
Tools of the water stewardship trade - a global perspective

Led by NBI water and sustainable finance lead Alex McNamara, a panel of global experts shared their thoughts at the 7th Water Stewardship Conference

Sindy PetersBy Sindy Peters 3 Dec 2021

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PR companies' role in US climate change politics highlighted

The Role of Public Relations Firms in Climate Change Politics, a new peer-reviewed study published today in Climatic Change argues that public relations (PR) firms are a major force in US climate change obstruction, influencing public perception of...

3 Dec 2021

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The 2022 African banking trends unpacked

Financial industry experts joined the speaker panel at the free-to-attend 2021 Future of Banking webinar earlier this week where they discussed the key 'Megatrends Reshaping Banking in Africa'...

3 Dec 2021

DLA Piper releases Africa Energy Futures: Horizon 2030 report
DLA Piper releases Africa Energy Futures: Horizon 2030 report

The Africa Energy Futures: Horizon 2030 report, recently published by DLA Piper Africa, entails an in-depth look at where the continent stands in...

3 Dec 2021

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Record growth of $771bn in 2021 for global advertising market

The global ad market has largely weathered the impact of Covid-19 so far, with a meteoric 23.8% rise to a total of $771bn this year...

2 Dec 2021

Global demand for air cargo improves in October
Global demand for air cargo improves in October

Demand continued to be well above pre-crisis levels and capacity constraints have eased slightly...

2 Dec 2021



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