New Barbie collection made using recycled ocean-bound plastic
New Barbie collection made using recycled ocean-bound plastic

Toymaker Mattel has revealed a new line of fashion dolls, called Barbie Loves the Ocean, made using recycled ocean-bound* plastic. The launch forms part of Mattel's goal to achieve 100% recycled, recyclable or bio-based plastic materials across all its products and packaging by 2030.

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Luxury fashion label Chanel invests $25m in new climate adaptation fund
Luxury fashion label Chanel invests $25m in new climate adaptation fund

French fashion house Chanel is backing a new climate adaptation fund that aims to raise $100m by 2025 to invest in projects to promote sustainable agriculture, protect forests and support small-scale farmers in developing countries.

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SA, Nigeria and Kenya driving e-commerce volumes in Sub-Saharan Africa

The top market contributors to e-commerce in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) over the last three years were South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya, with Ghana also showing growth, having replaced Kenya in the top three contributors in 2020. This is according to a recent white paper released by Visa titled 'eCommerce developments across Sub Saharan Africa (SSA)'.

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Cape Town microbrewery triumphs at 2021 African Beer Cup
Cape Town microbrewery triumphs at 2021 African Beer Cup

Afro Caribbean Brewing Company, a microbrewery based in Cape Town, scooped the title of Best Beer in Africa for its Space Llama double IPA at the 2021 African Beer Cup held recently.

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