Global air cargo demand up 6.9%, capacity remains constrained
Global air cargo demand up 6.9%, capacity remains constrained

The International Air Transport Association (Iata) has released its data for global air freight markets showing that full-year demand for global air cargo increased by 6.9% in 2021, compared to 2019 (pre-covid levels) and 18.7% compared to 2020...

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Unilever to cull 1,500 jobs in major restructuring

Global consumer packaged goods giant Unilever is set to cut 1,500 across the globe, and move away from its current matrix structure to reorganise its business around five distinct groups: beauty & wellbeing, personal care, home care, nutrition and...

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FIRST: Johns Hopkins receives grant for psilocybin research

Johns Hopkins was recently awarded the first federal grant for psychedelic treatment research in more than 50 years.

3 days ago

Diageo to sell Ethiopian brewery Meta Abo to BGI
Diageo to sell Ethiopian brewery Meta Abo to BGI

Multinational drinks company Diageo has agreed to sell Meta Abo Brewery, its brewery based in Sebeta, Ethiopia, to BGI.

3 days ago

No African brands in Brand Finance Global 500 2022 Report
No African brands in Brand Finance Global 500 2022 Report

Brand Finance Global 500 2022, the most anticipated brand ranking of the year, have revealed the findings of the 16th annual study into the world's 500 most valuable and strongest brands across all sectors and countries.

3 days ago

Here are the world's top 5 smart cities for 2022 - Juniper Research study
Here are the world's top 5 smart cities for 2022 - Juniper Research study

Shanghai has been ranked the world's top smart city for 2022 following an extensive study carried out by Juniper Research. The results were published in the organisation's latest research,...

25 Jan 2022

KFC names Nolo Thobejane as new head for rest of sub-Saharan Africa
KFC names Nolo Thobejane as new head for rest of sub-Saharan Africa

KFC Africa has appointed Nolo Thobejane as head of rest of sub-Saharan Africa (RoSSA), which is made up of 22 growth markets. This appointment became effective on 1 January 2022.

25 Jan 2022

The wiring in your plane could soon be made from recycled plastic - new research
The wiring in your plane could soon be made from recycled plastic - new research

Every aeroplane contains a complex network of electrical cabling that keeps it flying smoothly. For every four passengers in a modern aircraft, you can expect about one mile of cable. That means an average passenger plane has 100 to 200 miles of...

By Alvin Orbaek White 24 Jan 2022

Iconic fashion designer Thierry Mugler dies
Iconic fashion designer Thierry Mugler dies

Celebrated French couturier and designer Thierry Mugler died at aged 73 on Sunday, 23 January of natural causes.

24 Jan 2022

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