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MARKETING & MEDIA

Covid-19 causes interest in Netflix to rise by 142%

Data gathered by Learnbonds.com indicates that global interest in streaming platform Netflix has risen by 142% over the last year due to the coronavirus pandemic...

14 hours ago

RETAIL

Covid-19 will bring about a retail apocalypse

No one can truly know what the outcome of this pandemic will be, nor when the virus will pass or if it will ever be defeated. We will forever mark this moment as one of seismic significance...

By Howard Saunders 1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Key learnings behind the winning work from the Warc Rankings

Warc has released Lessons from the World's Most Awarded Brands, a report based on an analysis of the recently released three Warc Rankings - Creative 100, Media 100, Effective 100...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

Warc Awards 2020 announces Effective Innovation shortlist

20 campaigns have been shortlisted in the Effective Innovation category, which recognises innovative thinking that has transformed a business to deliver tangible results...

1 day ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Applications open for Africa's Business Heroes prize

The Jack Ma Foundation has officially launched the second edition of the "Africa's Business Heroes" (ABH) prize competition...

1 day ago

MARKETING & MEDIA

One Club launches Online Student Portfolio Reviews for grads during pandemic

The One Club launched a new global Young Ones Online Student Portfolio Review platform to help the next generation of creatives currently graduating during the Covid-19 pandemic...

2 days ago

TOURISM

Covid-19 travel restrictions drop airline passenger demand

Global passenger traffic data for February 2020 shows that demand fell 14.1% compared to February 2019...

3 days ago

ENTREPRENEURSHIP

MEST Africa Challenge now open

The MEST Africa Challenge returns for its third year, offering up to $50,000 in equity investment for startups...

3 Apr 2020

CONSTRUCTION & ENGINEERING

New AIA task force offers insights for adapting buildings into healthcare facilities

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has launched a new task force to inform public officials, healthcare facility owners and architects on adapting buildings into temporary healthcare facilities...

3 Apr 2020

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Covid-19 likely to exact heavy toll in Africa

The young average age of the population in Africa is likely to be a positive factor, given that Covid-19 seems to be exacting a higher toll on older patients around the world. However...

3 Apr 2020

AGRICULTURE

Global food price index drops in March

Weakening demand and falling oil prices due to the global pandemic drive down international prices for major food commodities

2 Apr 2020

TOURISM

Why Nigeria's hotel sector is set for a good year, despite challenges

As one of Africa's largest economies, Nigeria has made significant strides in diversifying its oil-dependent economy, focusing on sectors such as technology, tourism, transport, and electricity, from gas to renewables...

2 Apr 2020

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

Shaping Africa's urban areas to withstand future pandemics

For all their virtues, cities have a major downside. They are a fertile ground for contagion, such as the rapid spread of Covid-19...

By Astrid R.N. Haas 2 Apr 2020

LOGISTICS & TRANSPORT

Covid-19 aviation standstill hampers Ghana's development efforts

The coronavirus is stressing the continent's aviation sector...

By Julia Selman Ayetey 2 Apr 2020

RETAIL

Study reveals 'hidden plastic pollution footprint' of Coca-Cola, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever

Coca-Cola, Nestlé, PepsiCo and Unilever are responsible for half a million tonnes of plastic pollution that is burnt or dumped per year in just six developing countries...

1 Apr 2020

AUTOMOTIVE

Ford, GE Healthcare partner to produce ventilators

Ford Motor Company, in collaboration with GE Healthcare, will begin producing third-party ventilators to help coronavirus patients...

1 Apr 2020

HEALTHCARE

Nigeria relies heavily on drug imports. Why this is worrying in the time of Covid-19

The spread of Covid-19 has been slow in Nigeria compared to other countries on the continent. Nevertheless, the federal government has a taken steps in readiness for a more rapid outbreak...

By Wuraola Akande-Sholabi 1 Apr 2020

FINANCE

Europe and African relations post Covid-19: time to add size, scale and speed

Since 2000, European and African leaders have been talking about giving the partnership between the two continents a "new strategic" dimension...

By Carlos Lopes 1 Apr 2020

CSI & SUSTAINABILITY

The cost of coronavirus in Africa: What measures can leaders take?

With the novel coronavirus Covid-19 having reached the African continent, countries are getting ready to manage the spread of the virus and ensure that their fragile health systems can cope...

By Dorothy Tembo 1 Apr 2020

AGRICULTURE

#Covid19: Mitigating the impact on global food trade

Millions of people around the world depend on international trade for their food security and livelihoods. As countries move to enact measures aiming to halt the accelerating Covid-19 pandemic, care must be taken to minimise potential impacts on the food supply or unintended consequences on global trade and food security...

1 Apr 2020

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