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G20 leaders called on to correct Covid-19 vaccine discrepencies

In the run-up to the G20 summit in Rome, Italy, on October 30-31, a G20 Manifesto that outlines seven actions G20 leaders must take before the meeting...

15 hours ago

More jobs to be gained by energy transition than lost - Irena, ILO
More jobs to be gained by energy transition than lost - Irena, ILO

According to the Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review 2021, renewable energy employment worldwide reached 12 million last year...

15 hours ago

Google, Unesco to support digital journalism training in Africa
Google, Unesco to support digital journalism training in Africa

Google has announced the launch of the Global Initiative for Excellence in Journalism Education to enhance journalists' training in Africa...

15 hours ago

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Sello Moloko appointed Absa Group Board chairperson-designate

Sello Moloko has been appointed to the Absa Group Limited Board as independent non-executive director and chairperson-designate...

20 hours ago

Lessons from Zimbabwe's tobacco farmers for the COP26 climate change talks
Lessons from Zimbabwe's tobacco farmers for the COP26 climate change talks

The focus of climate talks has been on how little time is left is for global action. But climate change has already made tobacco farming, potentially a route out of poverty, unviable for some...

By Andrew Newsham, Toendepi Shonhe and Tsitsi Bvute 21 hours ago

Africans call on global community to honour commitment to 'just, inclusive' energy transition
Africans call on global community to honour commitment to 'just, inclusive' energy transition

When nearly 200 government and business leaders from around the globe signed the Paris Agreement in December 2015, they did more than...

By NJ Ayuk 1 day ago

First 500 documents the achievements of Black women architects
First 500 documents the achievements of Black women architects

A new global initiative has been launched to document the achievements of Black women architects from around the world...

1 day ago

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 1 day ago

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How big companies are targeting middle-income countries to boost ultra-processed food sales

Ultra-processed foods might not be a familiar term to many people. But it is an emerging, and increasingly dominant type of food in the world...

By Edwin Kwong, Joanna Williams, Phillip Baker, Rob Moodie and Thiago M Santos 22 Oct 2021

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SSA: Low vaccination rates & complex policy environment impacts economy

Sub-Saharan Africa is on a different recovery path from much of the world...

22 Oct 2021

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Future-proofing the modern ATM

The modernisation of the ATM through a vendor agnostic approach is being driven by industry-wide initiatives...

By Danette Breitenbach 22 Oct 2021

Divergent trends in property values across Africa
Divergent trends in property values across Africa

The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic not only affected people and communities, but also impacted commercial property values across the world...

By Roger Long 22 Oct 2021

Eight African artists join #YouTubeBlack Voices Music Class of 2022
Eight African artists join #YouTubeBlack Voices Music Class of 2022

YouTube has announced a roster of 54 artists, songwriters and producers selected to join the #YouTubeBlack Voices Music Class of 2022. Among the acts from Australia, Brazil, Canada, USA and the UK are eight African artists based in Nigeria, South...

22 Oct 2021

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Global pension systems study highlights gender pension gap

The 13th annual Mercer CFA Institute Global Pension Index's (MCGPI) special chapter highlights the gender differences in pension outcome...

21 Oct 2021

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