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Lego reveals first prototype brick made from recycled plastic bottles

The prototype uses PET plastic from discarded bottles and is the first brick made from a recycled material to meet the company's quality and safety requirements...

12 hours ago

Seedstars Africa Ventures announces initiatives to drive investments into Africa
Seedstars Africa Ventures announces initiatives to drive investments into Africa

Viva Technology, the Conseil Présidentiel pour l'Afrique, and Seedstars Africa Ventures has unveiled new African initiatives to drive additional investments in African innovation...

14 hours ago

The One Club announces jury for Young Guns 19
The One Club announces jury for Young Guns 19

The One Club for Creativity has announced the diverse jury of 88 top creatives from 38 countries for the global Young Guns 19...

15 hours ago

Billions in export revenue at risk if suppliers don't cut carbon emissions - study
Billions in export revenue at risk if suppliers don't cut carbon emissions - study

South African suppliers who fail to transition towards net-zero products and services alongside their multinational counterparts stand to lose billions of rands in export revenue...

16 hours ago

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How mining survived the pandemic

Mining is one of Africa's most important industries. It has contributed significantly to economic growth, has been instrumental in the development of infrastructure and is a major driver for improved socioeconomic indicators ...

By Yaa Agyare-Dwomoh 1 day ago

'SeeHer Lens' Award aims to honour work which amplifies gender equality
'SeeHer Lens' Award aims to honour work which amplifies gender equality

New York Festivals and The Female Quotient (FQ) has announced a partnership with ANA in the launch of the 2021 NYFA 'SeeHer Lens' Award....

1 day ago

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To ban or not to ban plastic shopping bags? Implications and proposed solutions

Dubbed the 'white flower' in South Africa, the negative effects of single-use plastic shopping bags include reducing the aesthetic value of landscapes, clogging waterways, depleting petroleum reserves...

By Asphat Muposhi, Mercy Mpinganjira, Marius Wait 1 day ago

Sound Connects Fund calls for applications
Sound Connects Fund calls for applications

The Music In Africa Foundation (MIAF), in partnership with the Goethe-Institut, has launched a €4m funding programme geared towards supporting creatives in Southern Africa.

2 days ago

SA Marketing Industry Alliance launches WFA DEI Census
SA Marketing Industry Alliance launches WFA DEI Census

Earlier this month, the World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) announced the launch of a global census of the marketing and advertising industry...

3 days ago

West African leaders and officials stand for a photo at the Ecowas extraordinary summit on terrorism in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. Reuters/Anne Mimault
West African regional bloc adopts new plan to launch single currency in 2027

A group of 15 West African countries have adopted a new road map to launch a single currency in 2027 after its previous plans were derailed by the coronavirus pandemic...

3 days ago

Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2021
Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2021

The world's most valuable brands have experienced record growth according to the Kantar BrandZ Most Valuable Global Brands 2021 ranking, with the total worth reaching $7,1trn...

Issued by Kantar 3 days ago

Segmenting for the future: 5 emerging consumer types
Segmenting for the future: 5 emerging consumer types

Accenture Africa's MD shares the new consumer types that have surfaced as a result of the pandemic, and how they differ according to changes in way of life, fears and concerns, hopes and desires...

By John Watling 3 days ago

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#CreativeWeek2021: Games in physical reality

Epic Games looks at how game studios and brands work together...

By Emily Stander 3 days ago

Golden Drum Festival opens entries for competition
Golden Drum Festival opens entries for competition

The Golden Drum International Festival of Creativity had opened registrations for its Young Drummers and The Golden Drum competitions...

18 Jun 2021

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