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Diabetes is a leading cause of death in the country. PixelCatchers via GettyImages
Our research shows gaps in South Africa's diabetes management programmeArticle

Diabetes is currently the ninth most common cause of death in the world...

Patrick Ngassa Piotie, Elizabeth M Webb & Paul Rheeder 5 hours ago

Zimbabwe's horticultural sector blooms
Zimbabwe's horticultural sector bloomsArticle

There is an overall increase in area and production under horticultural crops this season, with the area under emerging crops such as blueberries increasing across the provinces...

Elita Chikwati 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

Why Ghana doesn't get the full value of its cocoa beans - and how this could change
Why Ghana doesn't get the full value of its cocoa beans - and how this could changeArticle

The importance of raw cocoa beans to Ghana's foreign exchange earnings is derailing the development of a viable chocolate industry...

Sophie Van Huellen 3 May 2021

Will innovation bring the fizz back to SA's carbonated soft drinks industry?
Will innovation bring the fizz back to SA's carbonated soft drinks industry?Article

Insight Survey's latest South African Carbonated Soft Drinks Industry Landscape Report 2021 carefully uncovers the global and local carbonated soft drinks market (including the impact of Covid-19)...

Issued by Insight Survey 3 May 2021

An Oscar for My Octopus Teacher is a boost for South African film. But ...
An Oscar for My Octopus Teacher is a boost for South African film. But ...Article

The Best Documentary Feature gong for My Octopus Teacher at this year's Academy Awards has been seen by many critics as the type of underdog story Oscar loves. The film, directed by Pippa Erlich and James Reed, was - like the other South African-themed documentary to wow the Oscars, Searching for Sugarman - the feel-good choice.

Liani Maasdorp and Ian-Malcolm Rijsdijk 30 Apr 2021

All the 2021 Safta nominees
All the 2021 Safta nomineesArticle

The nominees for the 15th South African Film and Television Awards (Saftas) have just been announced.

29 Apr 2021

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Zambia must find a way to balance the economy and public health in tax policyArticle

The burden of noncommunicable diseases is growing rapidly across sub-Saharan Africa. The conditions, which include obesity and diabetes, are now leading causes of premature deaths...

Mulenga Mary Mukanu 23 Apr 2021

Flagship four-star Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City now open!
Flagship four-star Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City now open!Article

The four-star 168-room Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City in Midrand opened on 1 March 2021, headed up by opening general manager Brendan Luttig...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 20 Apr 2021

Molecular-level detail of the interaction of trehalose bound to the mycobacterial LpqY transporter.
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Starving TB of sugar could help fight the diseaseArticle

Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) is a unique pathogen in that it is able to survive in the human body for decades...

19 Apr 2021

Emergency relief efforts for Rhodes Memorial, UCT fire under way - here's how to help
Emergency relief efforts for Rhodes Memorial, UCT fire under way - here's how to helpArticle

Emergency relief efforts are under way in Cape Town after a runaway fire destroyed parts of the Rhodes Memorial restaurant and caused unknown damage to...

Sindy Peters 19 Apr 2021

FAO, AUC launch guide to help countries enter Africa's new single market
FAO, AUC launch guide to help countries enter Africa's new single marketArticle

Increased agricultural trade between African countries can drive sustainable development and play a pivotal role in the transformation of our food systems...

16 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

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New research shows South Africa's levy on sugar-sweetened drinks is having an impactArticle

Three years ago South Africa introduced Africa's first major tax on sugar-sweetened beverages based on grams of sugar. The tax now stands at about 11% of the price per litre...

Karen Hofman 12 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

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

How Coca-Cola Africa leveraged Borderless Access's bot-enabled research solution to unpack healthy consumption habits
How Coca-Cola Africa leveraged Borderless Access's bot-enabled research solution to unpack healthy consumption habitsArticle

Why tech-enabled research is the right solution for Africa: Exploring a Coca-Cola Africa case study on healthy consumption habits...

Bev Tigar-Basset, Issued by Borderless Access 25 Mar 2021

Truth Coffee's David Donde is taking on the world of chocolate
Truth Coffee's David Donde is taking on the world of chocolateArticle

David Donde, the visionary behind Truth Coffee, has broadened his horizons and launched a chocolate company with long-standing Truth COO Ken Walton...

Lauren Hartzenberg 24 Mar 2021

South African government should focus on expansion of agricultural export markets
South African government should focus on expansion of agricultural export marketsArticle

The increase in domestic agricultural output in the recent past and planned expansion in various subsectors in the coming years means that South African policymakers should focus on creating new opportunities in the export market...

Wandile Sihlobo 19 Mar 2021

Innovations on the Nile over millennia offer lessons in engineering sustainable futures
Innovations on the Nile over millennia offer lessons in engineering sustainable futuresArticle

Africa is the continent most vulnerable to the impact of climate change. That's largely because many of its people and governments are too poor to do what's needed...

Mike Muller 19 Mar 2021

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

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

New campaign promotes recycling of food and beverage cartons
New campaign promotes recycling of food and beverage cartonsArticle

Fibre Circle is calling on South African food producers to help drive awareness that food and beverage cartons are recyclable...

15 Mar 2021

Over 180,000 spaces available for first time students
Over 180,000 spaces available for first time studentsArticle

Higher Education and Training Minister Blade Nzimande says 184,315 spaces are available for first time entering students for 2021 in the public university system, as per the enrolment plan for the system as a whole...

12 Mar 2021

African countries' agricultural reforms will ensure free trade deal benefits SA too
African countries' agricultural reforms will ensure free trade deal benefits SA tooArticle

In 2020 alone, amidst a pandemic, South Africa exported US$10,2bn worth of agricultural products, the second largest on record. One market that has consistently been important to South Africa is the African continent, which on average, accounts for 40% of South Africa's agricultural exports...

Wandile Sihlobo 12 Mar 2021

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Three SA researchers shortlisted in international forestry research awardArticle

Three South African researchers have made it to the global shortlist of the Blue Sky Young Researchers and Innovation Awards. They were selected from 14 candidates in the South African round...

11 Mar 2021

How Cabo Verde indigenous beans could boost food security
How Cabo Verde indigenous beans could boost food securityArticle

Indigenous beans could enhance food security in Cabo Verde which depends on food imports...

Anyse Sofia Fernandes Pereira Essoh 11 Mar 2021

Flying Fish challenges convention again! FFS!
Flying Fish challenges convention again! FFS!Article

Flying Fish is officially launching hard seltzer in the country; Flying Fish Seltzer is set to hit shelves by April 2021...

Issued by M-Sports Marketing 11 Mar 2021

Global food price index rises for 9th consecutive month
Global food price index rises for 9th consecutive monthArticle

The early estimate for 2021's wheat output is positive but 45 countries are in need of external assistance for food...

4 Mar 2021

A common soil pesticide cut wild bee reproduction by 89% - here's why scientists are worried
A common soil pesticide cut wild bee reproduction by 89% - here's why scientists are worriedArticle

EU-banned pesticides could not only threaten wild bees where they eat, but where they sleep too...

Philip Donkersley 3 Mar 2021

Pura Soda eyes international growth with Amazon listing
Pura Soda eyes international growth with Amazon listingArticle

South African soft drink brand, Pura Soda, recently listed its product range on the Amazon platform...

2 Mar 2021

Revamped Checkers Hyper Brackenfell features a food truck and pet shop
Revamped Checkers Hyper Brackenfell features a food truck and pet shopArticle

Checkers opened the doors to its new state-of-the-art supermarket at the Fairbridge Mall in Brackenfell on Thursday...

25 Feb 2021

Renier de Wit, managing director, Gaia Fund Managers and Gaia Venture Capital Ltd.
SA's backbone industries and 12J investmentArticle

The country's economy contracted 6.1% in real terms in the third quarter of 2020 compared with the same period a year earlier, according to data from Statistics SA...

Renier de Wit 19 Feb 2021

Mixed responses from agri industry following Sona
Mixed responses from agri industry following SonaArticle

For the agricultural industry, there were mixed responses to the State of the Nation Address (Sona). Organised agriculture responded with both positive and negative remarks following the speech on 11 February. Many organisations lauded President Cyril Ramaphosa for highlighting the importance of agriculture in driving economic growth and job creation.

Ursula Human 19 Feb 2021

You bought what for dinner?!?
You bought what for dinner?!?Article

Mo's already read, from research carried out by KLA, that participants in a recent blind tasting survey couldn't tell the difference between boxed and bottled wine...

Kangwe Monkoane, Issued by KLA 18 Feb 2021

New to motherhood in Covid-19 times
New to motherhood in Covid-19 timesArticle

As with pregnancy, nutrition is a particular focus of postpartum care. New mothers need the support to recover from the rigours of pregnancy and childbirth so that they can cope well with the different challenges presented by infant care...

Issued by Association for Dietetics in South Africa 11 Feb 2021

#StartupStory: Small-batch plant milk made in the Cape
#StartupStory: Small-batch plant milk made in the CapeArticle

From the bright minds behind Mielie Mailer comes Oh Oat, a locally-produced oat milk brand with a sustainable approach to packaging...

Lauren Hartzenberg 10 Feb 2021

5 hacks to winning advertising pitches
5 hacks to winning advertising pitchesArticle

Let's be honest - no one in advertising likes pitching. Yes, the thrill of winning a new business is incredible, but the process of winning that business is anything but...

David Edworthy 9 Feb 2021

CCBSA expands B-BBEE employee share ownership scheme
CCBSA expands B-BBEE employee share ownership schemeArticle

Coca-Cola Beverages South Africa has increased its B-BBEE ownership to a revised 20% target, with a significant worker ownership component...

8 Feb 2021

Sowing the seeds of industrial farming in Mozambique
Sowing the seeds of industrial farming in MozambiqueArticle

Commercial farming is one of the highest-growth sectors in Mozambique, yet only 16% of land suitable for agriculture is being cultivated...

Grace Goodrich 3 Feb 2021

Cape-based non-alcoholic spirits maker garners global praise
Cape-based non-alcoholic spirits maker garners global praiseArticle

Abstinence, a local non-alcoholic spirits brand inspired by the biodiversity of the Cape Floral Kingdom, attracted global recognition at the international Low- and No-Alcohol Masters Competition...

Lauren Hartzenberg 2 Feb 2021

How one South African employer helped its staff get healthier and why it's worth doing
How one South African employer helped its staff get healthier and why it's worth doingArticle

The workplace can make a big contribution to reducing their employees' risk of non-communicable diseases through relatively inexpensive adjustments to the work environment...

Darcelle Schouw and Bob Mash 29 Jan 2021

CLHG staff movements
CLHG staff movementsArticle

The latest staff movements at the City Lodge Hotel Group...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 29 Jan 2021

What you need to know about dementia and diabetes
What you need to know about dementia and diabetesArticle

While there is no proven direct link between diabetes being a direct causal factor of dementia, the number of type 2 diabetes and dementia is rising...

Issued by Livewell 29 Jan 2021

Why healthy food and its local production should be part of the Covid-19 response
Why healthy food and its local production should be part of the Covid-19 responseArticle

Covid-19 is deepening global food insecurity, as the pandemic's economic impact adds to existing challenges...

Jules Siedenburg and John Paul Cauchi 26 Jan 2021

New Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City is green and keen to welcome guests!
New Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City is green and keen to welcome guests!Article

The new Courtyard Hotel Waterfall City is set to open in a few weeks, adding 164 rooms and four suites plus conference and event space for up to 120 people and two restaurants to the growing Waterfall City hub in Midrand...

Issued by City Lodge Hotel 21 Jan 2021

Ethnic conflict could unravel Ethiopia's valuable garment industry
Ethnic conflict could unravel Ethiopia's valuable garment industryArticle

Ethiopia has long been considered one of Africa's economic wunderkinds. But for the past two months, violent conflict in Ethiopia's northern Tigray region fuelled by ethnic power politics has threatened the country's stability...

Dorothee Baumann-Pauly 21 Jan 2021

Willowton and Gift of The Givers unite to fight Covid-19 pandemic in South Africa
Willowton and Gift of The Givers unite to fight Covid-19 pandemic in South AfricaArticle

Willowton Group presented international charity organisation, Gift of the Givers, with a R1.5m donation to assist in the fight against the second wave of Covid-19 in South Africa...

Issued by Willowton Group 21 Jan 2021

Compound which protects seaweed shields humans from disease too -- studies
Compound which protects seaweed shields humans from disease too -- studiesArticle

An extract of seaweed which protects marine plants from disease has been shown in clinical studies to also help block viruses, prevent infections and inhibit the flu...

Issued by Leap Communications 19 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: A bold year for beverages
#BizTrends2021: A bold year for beveragesArticle

From fermenting pineapples for a home brew, to whipping up non-alcoholic versions of their favourite cocktails, consumers have opened themselves up to new taste experiences...

Alex Glenday 18 Jan 2021

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