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SADC focused on establishing Europlaw Group Fund
SADC focused on establishing Europlaw Group FundArticle

Europlaw Group, operating predominately from the Republic of South Africa and the United Kingdom, decided to establish the SADC-focused Europlaw Group Fund...

Issued by Europlaw 22 hours ago

Megan Rodgers, director, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
Petroleum Bill has lift off at lastArticle

South Africa's gas potential, and interest from investors, meant government was under pressure to forge ahead with its legislative reforms needed to address upstream issues - which, until yesterday have been in limbo...

1 day ago

Herman de Kock, executive head of sales, Nedbank Business Banking
Key growth opportunities in a struggling South African economyArticle

It is over a year since Covid-19 made its formal entrance into the global economy, and with second and third waves taking root across the world, business owners are rightfully asking where growth will come from in 2021...

Herman de Kock 10 May 2021

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FAO, partners' high-tech response to help win fight against desert locust swarmsArticle

In the past year, waves of the desert locusts have swept across East Africa, Yemen and southwest Asia in massive swarms which have contained up to 80 million in a single square kilometre...

7 May 2021

Nigeria extends naira incentive offer to boost diaspora inflow
Nigeria extends naira incentive offer to boost diaspora inflowArticle

ABUJA, Nigeria - Nigeria's central bank plans to extend a naira incentive offer to recipients of dollar remittance until further notice, it said, in a push to boost foreign currency supply...

Chijioke Ohuocha 7 May 2021

International food prices continue to rise in April
International food prices continue to rise in AprilArticle

FAO Food Price Index posts 11th consecutive monthly increase, new forecasts point to growth in world wheat and maize output...

6 May 2021

Investing in Nigeria: Discipline is key
Investing in Nigeria: Discipline is keyArticle

The end of quarter one 2021 marks one year since markets bottomed following the Covid-19 global outbreak...

Rami Hajjar 5 May 2021

A slight reprieve at the pump still positive for farmers
A slight reprieve at the pump still positive for farmersArticle

Fuel prices eased for the first time in 2021 on the back of a 2% decrease in international Brent crude oil prices and the rand strengthening by 3% in April relative to the previous month...

Paul Makube 5 May 2021

Kombo King turns up the heat
Kombo King turns up the heatArticle

The Vumela Fund announces an investment in innovative food technology...

Issued by Edge Growth 5 May 2021

Covid-19 crisis forces digital innovation
Covid-19 crisis forces digital innovationArticle

Through its Wyzetalk-developed Engage platform, Anglo American was able to share targeted information at the individual level, communicating with workers via their mobile phones...

Issued by Wyzetalk 4 May 2021

The geotechnical challenge of building on dolomite in Gauteng
The geotechnical challenge of building on dolomite in GautengArticle

A common concern in construction within Gauteng is the possibility of building on dolomite. While many structural engineers are aware of the potential hazards...

Kim Timm 4 May 2021

Last chance to enter 2021 Fabulous Woman Awards
Last chance to enter 2021 Fabulous Woman AwardsArticle

Brainchild of award-winning businesswoman and philanthropist Pontsho Manzi, the Fabulous Woman Awards are back...

30 Apr 2021

Climate-friendly farming strategies can improve the land and generate income for farmers
Climate-friendly farming strategies can improve the land and generate income for farmersArticle

Farmers can help slow climate change by mixing native grasses into croplands, restoring wetlands and raising perennial crops. These strategies also conserve soil and water and build new markets...

29 Apr 2021

Emerging hydrogen industry can help tackle climate change, but complex risks need managing
Emerging hydrogen industry can help tackle climate change, but complex risks need managingArticle

Hydrogen is predicted to play a leading role in the energy transition towards a low-carbon economy. As an alternative to fossil fuels like oil and coal, it could be key for tackling climate change in future...

29 Apr 2021

SA avocado sector expected to see uptick in exports
SA avocado sector expected to see uptick in exportsArticle

"Between 45 and 50% of South Africa's avocados are exported; 10 to 12% are processed into oil and guacamole, and the rest are sold locally. About 95% of South African avocado exports are to Europe, the United Kingdom, and Russia."

26 Apr 2021

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Research exposes negative economic impact of offshore drillingArticle

A study shows that the socioeconomic impact of offshore oil and gas activities on South Africa are "unlikely to have positive benefits, either nationally or locally".

26 Apr 2021

Competition authority denies RussellStone Protein acquisition
Competition authority denies RussellStone Protein acquisitionArticle

The proposed acquisition of RussellStone Protein by DH Brothers and Seaboard has not been given the go-ahead by the Competition Commission...

23 Apr 2021

Colgate's first recyclable toothpaste tube introduced in SA
Colgate's first recyclable toothpaste tube introduced in SAArticle

Colgate is sharing its packaging technology with competitors as part of its commitment to transform one of the most widely-used forms of plastic packaging...

23 Apr 2021

10 things to do at City Lodge Hotels this Mother's Day
10 things to do at City Lodge Hotels this Mother's DayArticle

We've rounded up ten of the best things to do with your mother - or mothers-in-law, grannies, aunties, mentors, "fur moms" - at any City Lodge Hotel Group property...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 23 Apr 2021

Improving South Africa's food security
Improving South Africa's food securityArticle

Unathi Mhlatyana, MD at McCain Foods South Africa, unpacks the results of the 2020 Global Food Security Index report...

Unathi Mhlatyana 21 Apr 2021

NJ Ayuk, executive chairman, African Energy Chamber
Greenpeace and Western anti-Africa energy groups take the wrong approachArticle

If someone were to put me on the spot and ask me to name an environmentalist group, I'd probably blurt out the first thing that comes to mind, Greenpeace...

NJ Ayuk 19 Apr 2021

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Coming out of the Covid crisis a stronger franchiseArticle

Where there is a crisis, there are opportunities, and the franchise industry is implementing the hard lessons gained from the pandemic to chart a prosperous future...

16 Apr 2021

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Total ditches offshore exploration in SAArticle

French oil major, Total, has put the brakes on its South African offshore oil and gas exploration plans, in favour of developing its two significant gas finds near Mossel Bay.

15 Apr 2021

#BehindtheBrandManager: Dr Andrew Golding of the Pam Golding Property group
#BehindtheBrandManager: Dr Andrew Golding of the Pam Golding Property groupArticle

Established in 1976 by the late property and real estate icon Pam Golding, the Pam Golding Property group has since achieved world-class status...

Sindy Peters 15 Apr 2021

SA-made Kombo King set for retail rollout following Vumela investment
SA-made Kombo King set for retail rollout following Vumela investmentArticle

Zitulele KK Combi and Ari Jacobson have launched their patented deep-fryer technology, Kombo King, to retailers, after securing investment from the Vumela Fund...

15 Apr 2021

Uganda, Tanzania sign $3.5bn oil pipeline deal
Uganda, Tanzania sign $3.5bn oil pipeline dealArticle

Uganda, Tanzania and oil firms Total and China National Offshore Oil Corporation have signed agreements to kickstart the construction of a $3.5bn 1,440 Kilometers long crude oil pipeline...

14 Apr 2021

#StartupFunding101: Capital funding and the fund raising basics
#StartupFunding101: Capital funding and the fund raising basicsArticle

Antonia Bothner, Endeavor South Africa Capital Markets Lead and Fundraising Lead at Endeavor Harvest Fund, uncovers the basics of capital funding and how to access it...

Evan-Lee Courie 12 Apr 2021

Information sessions to reflect on wine industry status, vineyard trends
Information sessions to reflect on wine industry status, vineyard trendsArticle

How is the wine industry doing one year after the launch of Covid-19, and what's new in the field of wine grape growing?

12 Apr 2021

Operation Phakisa - accelerating the implementation of solutions critical to development
Operation Phakisa - accelerating the implementation of solutions critical to developmentArticle

With almost 4000kms of coastline, South Africa is uniquely placed to harness the potential of marine economy. As a focus from driving economic growth, the government's Operation Phakisa Programme looks to build focus sectors while securing valuable marine resources...

Jessie Taylor, Issued by Topco Media 12 Apr 2021

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Why you should expect more Suez-like supply chain disruptions and shortages at your local grocery storeArticle

When the Ever Given container ship choked off traffic in the Suez Canal for almost a week in late March 2021, it made headlines around the world...

Nada R. Sanders 12 Apr 2021

'Sacred forests' in West Africa capture carbon and keep soil healthy
'Sacred forests' in West Africa capture carbon and keep soil healthyArticle

A stable ecosystem of organic matter is the key to improving agricultural yields in the surrounding farmland and fighting climate change...

Michele Francis 9 Apr 2021

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Powerships: A solution for Africa's energy short-term supply?Article

Africa and its people cannot wait for governments and companies to agree on the design, pricing, and financing of energy projects with a long development time. African countries need energy now...

Andres Vega 9 Apr 2021

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Eni makes light oil find in Angola's Cuica prospectArticle

A new light oil resource with a size estimated between 200- and 250-million barrels of oil has been discovered in Block 15/06 offshore of Angola...

8 Apr 2021

Agriculture input cost pressures mount as fuel price increases further
Agriculture input cost pressures mount as fuel price increases furtherArticle

The recent developments from a fuel perspective indicate that the determinants of fuel prices have all trended on the upside with Brent crude oil prices rising by 6.7% m/m in April 2021 to average US$64/ barrel...

Paul Makube 8 Apr 2021

Global food prices rise for 10th consecutive month
Global food prices rise for 10th consecutive monthArticle

Vegetable oils drive FAO's Food Price Index higher in March while cereal quotations dip...

8 Apr 2021

South Africa's higher education funding system can be more realistic without betraying ideals
South Africa's higher education funding system can be more realistic without betraying idealsArticle

Ongoing student protests in South Africa have once again highlighted various problems with higher education funding. They boil down to challenges of affordability and sustainability...

Gerald Wangenge-Ouma 7 Apr 2021

KZN couple continues family tradition supplying first-grade fresh produce
KZN couple continues family tradition supplying first-grade fresh produceArticle

Two pensioners from KwaZulu-Natal have continued their family tradition of farming in the La Mercy region...

7 Apr 2021

The BMW M twins land in Mzansi. More M Power to the M people
The BMW M twins land in Mzansi. More M Power to the M peopleArticle

The BMW M3 Competition Sedan and BMW M4 Competition Coupe have been launched in South Africa. Here are the pricing and specs...

Naresh Maharaj 6 Apr 2021

Marching to an African beat
Marching to an African beatArticle

The strong and bold rhythm of Africa is the emotive marching drum that has followed humanity from its cradle at the southern end of the continent to its rise in dominance over this world...

Edward Herridge 1 Apr 2021

Maker spaces give engineers and designers the tools to build low-cost medical equipment using locally available materials.
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'Frugal design' brings medical innovations to communities that lack resources during the pandemicArticle

Dr Msandeni Chiume Kayuni found herself in the middle of a supply crisis as Covid-19 spread to Africa in April 2020...

Rebecca Richards-Kortum & Theresa Mkandawire 31 Mar 2021

How Africa can participate in the global conversation on AI ethics
How Africa can participate in the global conversation on AI ethicsArticle

Without sufficient skin in the game, Africa may end up being technologically colonised by big tech. Here's why Africa needs to get in on the conversation...

Musa Kalenga & Samuel Segun 31 Mar 2021

Checkers launches premium food range Forage & Feast
Checkers launches premium food range Forage & FeastArticle

Checkers has introduced a new premium food range, called Forage & Feast, tailored specifically to customers' desire for "an upmarket and sophisticated product selection"...

30 Mar 2021

Can CBD help treat symptoms of anxiety?
Can CBD help treat symptoms of anxiety?Article

Did you know that anxiety affects more than 300 million people worldwide1, with as many as one in six South Africans suffering from this mental health disorder?...

Issued by Adco CBD 30 Mar 2021

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