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Combined Covid-19 and flu booster could be available within two years

Within two years, the world could have a combined Covid-19 and flu booster...

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Africa faces an uphill battle against western emissions to combat climate change
Africa faces an uphill battle against western emissions to combat climate change

COP26 concluded with 197 countries agreeing to the Glasgow climate pact, but opinions on the summit's success are polarised...

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Top 10 global consumer trends revealed for 2022 - Euromonitor

Radical lifestyle shifts motivated consumers to make intentional, mindful and ambitious decisions in 2021. Now, consumers are putting their plans into motion...

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Global e-commerce payment transactions to surpass $7.5tn by 2026

As omnichannel retail momentum accelerates, the value of global e-commerce payment transactions will exceed $7.5tn by 2026, from $4.9tn in 2021...

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MultiChoice launches two new TV channels in Mozambique and Angola
MultiChoice launches two new TV channels in Mozambique and Angola

Pan-African entertainment company MultiChoice has further expanded its hyperlocal offering with the launch of two new TV channels - Maningue Magic and Kwenda Magic...

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Man receives a genetically-modified pig heart in the world's first transplant of its kind

In the world's first transplant of its kind, man in the US receives a genetically-modified pig heart

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GlaxoSmithKline rejects Unilever's £50bn bid for consumer health unit

GlaxoSmithKline, the owner of Aquafresh, Voltaren and Eno, has rejected a proposal from Unilever to acquire GSK's Consumer Healthcare business...

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The big challenges for supply chains in 2022
The big challenges for supply chains in 2022

Supply chains are facing a complex and unpredictable world in the year ahead...

By Edward Sweeney 14 Jan 2022

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Twitter buys minority stake in Aleph

Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) has picked up a minority stake in Aleph Group Inc...

13 Jan 2022

Shoppers spent $1.14tn online globally over 2021 holiday season - Salesforce
Shoppers spent $1.14tn online globally over 2021 holiday season - Salesforce

Holiday demand pulled early with 30% of global sales recorded in the first three weeks of November...

13 Jan 2022

Technology has made buildings less climate-friendly: but we can look back in time for solutions
Technology has made buildings less climate-friendly: but we can look back in time for solutions

Lessons from ancient architecture can help us design buildings that provide comfort and convenience without costing the earth...

By Bashar Al Shawa 12 Jan 2022

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Cerrejón joint venture sale completed

The sale of Anglo American plc's 33.3% shareholding in the Cerrejón joint venture to Glencore plc has been completed...

12 Jan 2022

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Outlook for global economy bleak, World Economic Forum warns

The global economy is expected to be 2.3 per cent smaller by 2024, than it would have been without the pandemic, the World Economic Forum, 17th Global Risk Report 2022, states...

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Smollan buys Argility Technology Group from Capital Eye Investments

South Africa's Argility Technology Group has been snapped up by the Smollan Group, a global intelligent commerce solutions business that works to deliver growth for retailers and brand owners...

12 Jan 2022

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