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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

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

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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

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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Kiwi Pay Group to roll out online marketplace in Africa, starting in Cameroon

Singapore-based fintech firm Kiwi Pay Group is set to launch what it claims will be the "biggest online marketplace in sub-Saharan Africa", with millions of product SKUs across various categories...

15 Nov 2021

To reach net zero, we must decarbonise shipping. But two big problems are getting in the way
To reach net zero, we must decarbonise shipping. But two big problems are getting in the way

Shipping requires vast amounts of fuel, and the questions of which country is responsible for emissions makes reaching agreements a mammoth and glacial task...

By Peter van Duyn 11 Nov 2021

Emirates calls on applicants to join cadet training programme
Emirates calls on applicants to join cadet training programme

The Emirates Flight Training Academy is inviting aspiring United Arab Emirates nationals and residents as well as international candidates seeking a career in aviation to join its cadet training programme...

10 Nov 2021

Reducing air travel by small amounts each year could level off the climate impact
Reducing air travel by small amounts each year could level off the climate impact

Reducing jet fuel consumption by 2.5% each year could halt aviation's growing influence on climate change...

By Milan Klöwer 8 Nov 2021

Air cargo volumes soar by 34.6% for African carriers against 9.1% rise globally
Air cargo volumes soar by 34.6% for African carriers against 9.1% rise globally

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its September 2021 data for global air cargo markets. The data shows that demand continues to be well above pre-crisis levels and that capacity constraints persist.

4 Nov 2021

Ethiopian textile industry at risk if US suspends trade deal over Tigray war
Ethiopian textile industry at risk if US suspends trade deal over Tigray war

Suspension of benefits under Agoa would threaten Ethiopia's aspirations to become a light manufacturing hub and dent hard-won economic gains in a nation once a byword for hunger and poverty...

By Dawit Endeshaw 3 Nov 2021

The supply chain crisis has a silver lining - container ships should be decarbonised faster
The supply chain crisis has a silver lining - container ships should be decarbonised faster

All the extra profits that shipping companies have made from high freight rates should be put to good use...

By Stavros Karamperidis 25 Oct 2021

New real estate report: Industrial assets best performing across Africa
New real estate report: Industrial assets best performing across Africa

According Knight Frank's Africa Logistics & Industrial Review - H2 2021 report, industrial assets across Africa are commanding attractive yields...

19 Oct 2021

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#EcomAfrica: How to build a successful e-commerce business

WATCH: What are the building blocks of a successful e-commerce business? A panel of industry experts sought to unpack this topic during the recent Ecom Africa 2021 virtual conference...

Lauren HartzenbergBy Lauren Hartzenberg 11 Oct 2021

Ten ways to cut shipping's contribution to climate change - from a researcher
Ten ways to cut shipping's contribution to climate change - from a researcher

The shipping sector's emissions are equivalent to some industrial countries: here's some innovative ways to help reduce them...

By Simon Bullock 11 Oct 2021

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