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    Fashionscapes: A Living Wage highlights plight of garment workers
    Fashionscapes: A Living Wage highlights plight of garment workers

    The documentary combines the voices of garment workers with legal professionals who are working together to argue for the first EU legislation to ensure garment workers receive a living wage...

    28 Apr 2021

    All the 2021 Oscar winners!
    All the 2021 Oscar winners!

    The 93rd Academy Awards were hosted at Los Angeles' Union Station and the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood on the 25 April 2021...

    26 Apr 2021

    Greening the global textile value chain
    Greening the global textile value chain

    Kutay Saritosun is a textile engineer and sustainability aficionado dedicated to educating companies on producing more environmentally responsible products...

    By Lauren Hartzenberg 23 Apr 2021

    Vans sets out global sustainability goals to achieve by 2030
    Vans sets out global sustainability goals to achieve by 2030

    Vans will move towards creating circular products and systems that use regenerative and recycled materials, designed to reduce waste and keep products in use and out of landfills...

    22 Apr 2021

    Euromonitor identifies 6 cannabis consumer archetypes
    Euromonitor identifies 6 cannabis consumer archetypes

    Legal cannabis is set to increase from $30bn in 2020 to over $90bn in 2025, as consumers increase their usage in diverse parts of their lives...

    21 Apr 2021

    Rotary Africa event to unpack sustainable development of fashion and textiles
    Rotary Africa event to unpack sustainable development of fashion and textiles

    The topic of sustainable textile development will be discussed by a panel at the upcoming Zone 22 Rotary Africa Centennial International Conference...

    14 Apr 2021

    Post-pandemic travel: The trends we'll see when the world opens up again
    Post-pandemic travel: The trends we'll see when the world opens up again

    After lockdowns and bans on flying, tourists will have high expectations and demands.

    By Katerina Antoniou 13 Apr 2021

    Music festivals will be very different in summer 2021 - here's what to expect
    Music festivals will be very different in summer 2021 - here's what to expect

    Live events are set to make a welcome return as the UK moves out of lockdown in the coming months. Parklife and Wireless are the latest events to confirm that they will go ahead this year, both for September, in Manchester and London respectively. Wireless has yet to announce artists, but Parklife's bill includes rappers Megan Thee Stallion and Dave, and electronic stars Disclosure.

    By Nick Davies & Daniel Baxter 7 Apr 2021

    Kenyan eco-friendly footwear brand wins sustainable design contest
    Kenyan eco-friendly footwear brand wins sustainable design contest

    Women-led Kenyan design house wins Fashionomics Africa sustainable design competition for turning fruit waste into eco-friendly footwear...

    30 Mar 2021

    RCL in joint venture to scale plant-based food market in Africa
    RCL in joint venture to scale plant-based food market in Africa

    RCL Foods and US plant-based food collective Livekindly Collective have established a local plant-based joint venture, Livekindly Collective Africa...

    18 Mar 2021

    World's first space hotel set to open in 2027
    World's first space hotel set to open in 2027

    Called Voyager Station, the project will be built by Orbital Assembly Corporation which describes itself as "the world's first large-scale space construction company"...

    17 Mar 2021

    All the 2021 Oscar nominations
    All the 2021 Oscar nominations

    The nominations for the 93rd Academy Awards were announced by Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Nick Jonas live from London...

    16 Mar 2021

    All the 2021 Grammy Award winners!
    All the 2021 Grammy Award winners!

    The 63rd Grammy Awards took place last night in Los Angeles, hosted by Trevor Noah the event saw live performances from Taylor Swift, BTS, Cardi B and more, as well as awards handed out in 83 categories, including Record of the Year, Song of the Year, Album of the Year and Best New Artist.

    15 Mar 2021

    Vaccine passports may be on the way - but are they a reason for hope or a cause for concern?
    Vaccine passports may be on the way - but are they a reason for hope or a cause for concern?

    The pandemic has exposed inequalities in society. There is concern that tying freedoms to vaccinations may further disadvantage vulnerable groups...

    By Yara M. Asi 15 Mar 2021

    3 ways to ensure 'wellness' tourism provides a post-pandemic opportunity for the travel industry
    3 ways to ensure 'wellness' tourism provides a post-pandemic opportunity for the travel industry

    With the right preparation, specialist destinations can benefit from an expected increase in demand...

    By Jaeyeon Choe and Michael Di Giovine 8 Mar 2021

    2021 Golden Globes: All the winners
    2021 Golden Globes: All the winners

    Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosted the 2021 Golden Globes from separate locations - the Rainbow Room in the Rockerfeller Centre in New York and the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles respectively - on 1 March...

    1 Mar 2021

    2021 MTN Bushfire goes hybrid with digital, live experiences
    2021 MTN Bushfire goes hybrid with digital, live experiences

    MTN Bushfire has announced that its 2021 instalment, MTN Bushfire 2021 Hybrid Festival Series, will include digital and live experiences throughout the year.

    17 Feb 2021

    CD Baby expands international artist services team to Africa, appoints Sakhele Mzalazala
    CD Baby expands international artist services team to Africa, appoints Sakhele Mzalazala

    CD Baby has appointed music business manager and independent music advocate Sakhele Mzalazala to lead its expansion into southern Africa.

    16 Feb 2021

    All the 2021 Golden Globe nominations
    All the 2021 Golden Globe nominations

    Sarah Jessica Parker and Taraji P Henson announced the nominations for the 2021 Golden Globes - as selected by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association...

    4 Feb 2021

    Ethan Brown, Beyond Meat founder. Credit: Beyond Meat
    PepsiCo and Beyond Meat partner to develop plant-based snacks

    PepsiCo and Beyond Meat have teamed up to form The PLANeT Partnership, a joint venture to develop, produce and market snack and beverage products made from plant-based protein...

    27 Jan 2021

    African entrepreneurs called to enter sustainable fashion competition
    African entrepreneurs called to enter sustainable fashion competition

    The African Development Bank's Fashionomics Africa initiative has launched an online competition to support designers of sustainable and circular fashion...

    15 Dec 2020

    All the 2021 MTV Africa Music Awards nominees
    All the 2021 MTV Africa Music Awards nominees

    The nominees have been revealed for the MTV Africa Music Awards Kampala 2021 (MAMA).

    10 Dec 2020

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    Health digitises Covid-19 screening at ports

    The Health Department will launch the Covid SA travel system, a digital screening platform that allows travellers to complete the required travel health questionnaire on their personal devices ahead of their arrival at ports of entry...

    10 Dec 2020

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    Singapore approves cell-cultured chicken bites - who will be the first to try them?

    Cultured meat made from animal cells without animal slaughter has been approved for sale for the first time...

    By Chris Bryant 7 Dec 2020

    Planning a road trip in a pandemic? 11 tips for before you leave, on the road and when you arrive
    Planning a road trip in a pandemic? 11 tips for before you leave, on the road and when you arrive

    Following these simple steps can help to keep your holiday memorable in the best possible way...

    By Thea van de Mortel 1 Dec 2020

    MTV Africa Music Awards returns with virtual format in 2021
    MTV Africa Music Awards returns with virtual format in 2021

    The MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) is set to make a comeback in 2021, when it will be held virtually, in partnership with Uganda, on 20 February 2021...

    26 Nov 2020

    Women in Music SA to host its first webinar, titled Building Bridges
    Women in Music SA to host its first webinar, titled Building Bridges

    The South African chapter of Women in Music (WiM) will be hosting its first webinar, alongside co-host Africa Rising Music Conference (ARMC), on 19 November 2020...

    17 Nov 2020

    Siya Kolisi named African Trailblazer of the Year at 2020 E! People's Choice Awards
    Siya Kolisi named African Trailblazer of the Year at 2020 E! People's Choice Awards

    World Cup-winning Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has been named the African Trailblazer of the Year at the 2020 E! People's Choice Awards...

    13 Nov 2020

    Kenyan comedian Elsa Majimbo named African Social Star of 2020 at the E! People's Choice Awards
    Kenyan comedian Elsa Majimbo named African Social Star of 2020 at the E! People's Choice Awards

    Kenyan comedian and internet star Elsa Majimbo has been named the African Social Star of 2020 at the E! People's Choice Awards. Nigeria's Dimma Umeh and South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi placed second and third, respectively...

    9 Nov 2020



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