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Covid-19 and the agricultural sector: We dare not waste this crisis
Covid-19 and the agricultural sector: We dare not waste this crisisArticle

The agricultural sector - particularly in Africa - bears the historical paradox of having significant economic potential on the one hand and lacking the required agility and innovation to harness its resources for notable global competitiveness on the other...

Ishmael Sunga 1 day ago

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

Solar energy is an invaluable resource in rural areas like this facility in Gambia. Gavi/2018/Guido Dingemans
Solar technologies can speed up vaccine rollout in Africa. Here's howArticle

There's hope that some industrialised countries will achieve near-universal vaccination against Covid-19 in the coming months...

Cyrus Sinai & Rob Fetter 23 Mar 2021

Kenya’s health minister Mutahi Kagwe next to the country’s first batch of Covid-19 vaccines at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport. EPA-EFE/Daniel Irungu
The ins and outs of Kenya's Covid-19 vaccine rollout planArticle

With the arrival of vaccines in the country, Kenya is set to begin its Covid-19 vaccination roll-out...

Catherine Kyobutungi 8 Mar 2021

Inequitable distribution and vaccine hesitancy are key challenges for Africa
Inequitable distribution and vaccine hesitancy are key challenges for AfricaArticle

In a webinar hosted by the BroadReach Group, global and African health experts came together to share challenges and solutions around mass Covid-19 immunisation across Africa...

26 Feb 2021

Shoprite expands solar PV project and continues commitment to climate friendly operations
Shoprite expands solar PV project and continues commitment to climate friendly operationsArticle

The Shoprite Group now generates enough electricity to power over 1,100 households a year from solar energy, following the installation of rooftop photovoltaic panels at 19 sites...

18 Feb 2021

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Safeguard procurement, distribution and administration of vaccines against corruptionArticle

The rollout of Covid-19 vaccines in South Africa is viewed with more than a little scepticism...

2 Feb 2021

Pandemic 'jet fuel' for online retail
Pandemic 'jet fuel' for online retailArticle

While online shopping in South Africa was already seeing noteworthy gains before Covid-19 hit, the past 10 months has seen it go through the roof...

Issued by imagineNATION Alliance 29 Jan 2021

Connected, automated temperature monitoring - a proactive approach for an unbroken cold chain
Connected, automated temperature monitoring - a proactive approach for an unbroken cold chainArticle

Smart connected and automated temperature monitoring at every point of the cold chain will help logistics companies proactively ensure their cold chain is never broken and their goods arrive in prime condition for use and sale...

Eckart Zollner 21 Jan 2021

A healthcare worker fills a syringe with a dose of the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine. Nick Potts/PA Images via Getty Images
Some key questions answered on Covid-19 vaccines for African countriesArticle

Vaccines for Covid-19 are generating a lot of talk. To shed some light on which vaccines are available for countries in sub-Saharan Africa, and how the process will work...

Ina Skosana & Ozayr Patel 19 Jan 2021

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DHL Global Forwarding invests R126.5m in new SA facilityArticle

The new facility will boast 10,000 square meters of warehousing space, doubling the existing capacity to meet future demand...

13 Jan 2021

Vaccine delays reveal unexpected weak link in supply chains: A shortage of workers
Vaccine delays reveal unexpected weak link in supply chains: A shortage of workersArticle

The shipment of goods to suppliers has become technologically sophisticated. Delays in getting out the Covid-19 vaccine to people show that the breakdowns come down to something more basic...

Anna Nagurney 11 Jan 2021

Real tangible investments that can impact SA's economy
Real tangible investments that can impact SA's economyArticle

Renier de Wit of Gaia and Gaia Venture Capital Ltd discusses the ins and outs of the fund's investment approach, its underlying assets, and the importance of this tax-deductive dispensation...

21 Dec 2020

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Covid-19 vaccine trials in Africa: what's promising, and what's problematicArticle

Scientists are working around the clock to develop and test vaccines against SARS-CoV-2, the causative agent of Covid-19...

Benjamin Kagina 2 Dec 2020

Tackling the last mile of the Covid-19 vaccine journey
Tackling the last mile of the Covid-19 vaccine journeyArticle

Restarting the global economy for billions of people will depend on successfully overcoming logistical challenges in the 'last mile' of a Covid-19 vaccine's journey to immunisation stations, according to a new report...

26 Nov 2020

Sustainable urbanisation the focus this World Cities Day
Sustainable urbanisation the focus this World Cities DayArticle

Coined by the United Nations General Assembly, World Cities Day is celebrated annually on 31 October...

30 Oct 2020

#2020AfricaBrandSummit: Taking emerging commercial farmers seriously - the battle royale of growing food value chains
#2020AfricaBrandSummit: Taking emerging commercial farmers seriously - the battle royale of growing food value chainsArticle

This year's Africa Brand Summit event, which took place between 5 and 8 October as a hybrid event, saw CEO of Green Terrace, Mbali Nwoko, share her thoughts around food value chains and what key challenges emerging commercial farmers are facing...

Robin Fredericks 15 Oct 2020

Cultivating agri development, economic growth in Africa
Cultivating agri development, economic growth in AfricaArticle

At a time when the rest of the world is re-thinking its approach to commercial agriculture, Africa has a clear opportunity to refresh its approach to the sector and become an emerging force.

13 Oct 2020

Drone tech helps boost healthcare supply chains
Drone tech helps boost healthcare supply chainsArticle

Health workers serving remote communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) must often undertake a six-day return journey to collect vaccines...

21 Sep 2020

Drone technology helps boost healthcare supply chains in Africa
Drone technology helps boost healthcare supply chains in AfricaArticle

Drone technology is offering a lifesaving solution to the challenges, including helping to ensure that cold chains are maintained, and vaccine quality is not compromised...

21 Sep 2020

Danfoss Cooling launches free-to-attend Refrigeration Academy
Danfoss Cooling launches free-to-attend Refrigeration AcademyArticle

In the interest of knowledge sharing, Danfoss South Africa's Cooling team has embarked on a virtual training curriculum geared to address a broad range of refrigeration content...

26 Aug 2020

Collaboration key to helping pharma supply chains weather Covid-19 storm
Collaboration key to helping pharma supply chains weather Covid-19 stormArticle

Stakeholders in the pharmaceutical supply chain are grappling with a growing gap between air cargo capacity and demand for lifesaving medical products, as flights are grounded and borders closed...

2 Jun 2020

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FoodForward SA delivers 86,500 food parcels in 10 daysArticle

FoodForward SA, through its partnership with the Solidarity Fund, successfully delivered 86,500 food parcels to vulnerable households experiencing severe food insecurity...

7 May 2020

Woolworths rolls out drive-through click and collect shopping service
Woolworths rolls out drive-through click and collect shopping serviceArticle

Following a successful pilot at the Durbanville Food Store last week, Woolworths is rolling out a new contactless, click and collect drive-through shopping service to an additional 14 stores across South Africa in the coming days...

16 Apr 2020

Woolworths expands paper shopping bags trial to KZN
Woolworths expands paper shopping bags trial to KZNArticle

Woolworths has rolled out the second phase of its trial of specially-designed recycled paper bags for fashion, beauty and homeware purchases, in line with its vision to phase out single-use plastic shopping bags by 2020.

11 Dec 2019

Pushing for a green economy and clean energy in Africa
Pushing for a green economy and clean energy in AfricaArticle

Africa is grappling with myriad environmental and climate challenges, from drought to loss of biodiversity, cyclones and plastics pollution...

Zipporah Musau 18 Oct 2019

Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge announced
Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge announcedArticle

Johnson & Johnson announced the winners of the Champions of Science Africa Innovation Challenge 2.0...

5 Sep 2019

Woolworths to trial recycled paper shopping bags
Woolworths to trial recycled paper shopping bagsArticle

Woolworths is trialling bags made out of 100% recycled paper for fashion, beauty and homeware purchases at its Blue Route store in Cape Town...

3 Sep 2019

Commercialisation of small scale farmers is critical to Africa's transformation to a global breadbasket
Commercialisation of small scale farmers is critical to Africa's transformation to a global breadbasketArticle

Zhann Meyer, Africa Head of Global Commodity Finance for Nedbank CIB, delves into how commercialisation of small scale farmers is critical to Africa's transformation...

Zhann Meyer 10 Apr 2019

Turning information highways into intelligent information superhighways
Turning information highways into intelligent information superhighwaysArticle

Wow, is it 1991 already? Yes, on this 28th anniversary of Al Gore popularising the phrase "information superhighway", Internet Solutions (IS) brings you an even better phrase: "the intelligent information superhighway" for a fully connected supply chain. How about that?

Roger Hislop 13 Mar 2019

#BizTrends2019: Traceability at item level across entire supply chains
#BizTrends2019: Traceability at item level across entire supply chainsArticle

A recent development has been implemented as a value chain solution stretching across five consecutive roles in the cotton and cotton products value chain, aiming to still link up the remaining three to four roles to complete the journey from cotton farmers to consumers of cotton-based garments and fashion...

Dr Hennie Ras 21 Dec 2018

SA's top retailers on improving access to fresh and healthy food
SA's top retailers on improving access to fresh and healthy foodArticle

In an environment where many households are food insecure and some face malnutrition, rural food hubs are a sustainable business model that can deliver affordable, nutritious food...

20 Nov 2018

Could Zambia stimulate fresh produce trade in Africa?
Could Zambia stimulate fresh produce trade in Africa?Article

The fresh produce industry in Zambia brims with opportunities for the development of modern fresh produce markets that can also stimulate cross-border trade-flow in the entire region...

17 Sep 2018

Developing new malaria drugs before its too late
Developing new malaria drugs before its too lateArticle

It has been more than a century since Ronald Ross discovered that the female Anopheles mosquitoes transmit malaria...

Richard Kamwi and Havana Chikoto 20 Aug 2018

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Cracking the cold chain challenge is key to making vaccines ubiquitousArticle

Over the years vaccines have prevented countless cases of disease and saved millions of lives...

16 Jul 2018

Beninese, Nigerian startups selected for Food Connection Challenge
Beninese, Nigerian startups selected for Food Connection ChallengeArticle

In all, the Food Connection Challenge received 88 applications from Benin and 228 from Nigeria, with an independent jury selecting those SMEs they considered the most promising and the best fit for the programme.

Tom Jackson 2 Jul 2018

African innovation must be nurtured
African innovation must be nurturedArticle

African Innovators' closing call to action from Africa Innovation Summit 2018: "Africans must throw out the boxes that have caged them..."

11 Jun 2018

Pick n Pay intensifies focus on fresh with new three-tiered offering
Pick n Pay intensifies focus on fresh with new three-tiered offeringArticle

Pick n Pay has relaunched its fresh offering, introducing new product lines and packaging, and a three-tiered model promising something for all tastes and budgets...

22 May 2018

Sahmeer Alli
#AfricaMonth: The need for value chain transparencyArticle

Sahmeer Alli is SAP Africa's industry advisor and value engineer for travel and logistics in Africa. He has over 15 years' experience in the software and management consulting industry. We chat to Alli in light of #AfricaMonth...

Ilse van den Berg 21 May 2018

#BizTrends2018: What is shaping grocery retail in South Africa - Part 2
#BizTrends2018: What is shaping grocery retail in South Africa - Part 2Article

In Part 1 of the Trade Intelligence Retail Trends 2018 report, we described how globally and locally, we are in the beginning stages of a game-changing revolution in how products are made and sold...

Maryla Masojada 25 Jan 2018

Kamogelo Mmutlana
#BizTrends2018: From the high street to the dusty street - when formal and informal meetArticle

Opportunities for economic growth abound within the exchanges between the formal and informal economies...

Kamogelo Mmutlana 11 Dec 2017

#FreshConnections: Maryla Masojada on the state of fresh produce retail in SA
#FreshConnections: Maryla Masojada on the state of fresh produce retail in SAArticle

Maryla Masojada from Trade Intelligence discusses the trends affecting the produce supply chain and their impacts on the way companies do business...

Lauren Hartzenberg 12 Sep 2017

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FedEx introduces new cold shipping solution for healthcare industry in SAArticle

FedEx Express has introduced a new temperature-controlled solution, FedEx Cold Shipping, in South Africa. This cold-shipping packaging is easy to use, reliable, cost effective and environmentally friendly...

23 Aug 2017

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