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Nespresso Launches New Organic Coffee To Help Revive Fragile Coffee Farming In The Democratic Republic Of Congo

Reviving Origins KAHAWA ya CONGO captures the sweet, fruity flavours of coffee from Lake Kivu’s volcanic shores  Coffee lovers in South Africa can now enjoy a new organic coffee, while helping revitalise one of the world’s most fragile farming regions. The Reviving Origins KAHAWA ya CONGO coffee (“Hope of Congo”) from Nespresso is a smooth

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Berkeley College Names Global Strategist And Entrepreneur Busie Matsiko-Andan To Board Of Trustees

Busie Matsiko-Andan, an award-winning global strategist and entrepreneur, and a Berkeley College alumna, will join the Berkeley College Board of Trustees for a term that extends through 2023. Matsiko-Andan holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Management from Berkeley. “We are pleased to welcome Busie to the Berkeley College Board of Trustees,” said Kevin

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How Business Continuity Management Can Help Mitigate The Effects Of Civil Unrest

The destructive riots in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng have highlighted the importance of putting measures in place to ensure business operations can be maintained as far as possible Looting and destruction in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng cost South Africa an estimated R50-billion, according to the Presidency.  The week-long deadly violence came at a time when the country

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Apple Music Announces Oscar Mbo As The Latest Isgubhu Cover Star

Apple Music today announced deep house DJ, Oscar Mdo (real name Oscar Mbongeni Ndlovu), as the latest Isgubhu cover star to mark the release of his new 4-track EP, Defenders of House,. “It’s an unexplainable feeling to be honoured with such an auspicious cosign. Being a deep house DJ in an era where there isn’t much of it being

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Investors Are Flocking To Mauritius; Here’s Why

Best known for its exquisite white beaches and get-away-from-it-all lifestyle, Mauritius is about so much more these days. In fact, the island paradise is currently the highest ranked economy in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Index.  And that’s in no small part because of key factors such as its sophisticated

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Saad Toma Named General Manager, IBM Middle East And Africa

IBM announced today that Saad Toma has been named General Manager of IBM Middle East and Africa (MEA). Mr. Toma succeeds Takreem El-Tohamy, who has been appointed General Manager, Global Strategic Sales at IBM.   Mr. Toma brings deep industry, services and technology expertise and over 30 years of experience at IBM working across multiple geographies. He

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General Assembly creates new Permanent Forum of People of African Descent

Capping years of deliberations, the UN General Assembly on Monday established a new platform to improve the lives of Afro-descendants, who have for centuries suffered the ills of racism, racial discrimination and the legacy of enslavement around the globe. NEW YORK, USA, 03 August 2021-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-The 193-member body unanimously adopted a resolution establishing the United

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SAP Africa appoints Tracy Bolton as COO

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, August 02, 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- SAP Africa has announced the appointment of Tracy Bolton as its new Chief Operating Officer for the Africa region.  Cathy Smith, Managing Director at SAP Africa, says Bolton has played a crucial role in helping SAP expand its offering to new customers and drive cloud adoption among

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Mercenaries ‘impede’ peace, must leave Libya to allow elections

The continued recruitment and presence of mercenaries in Libya is impeding “progress in the peace process” and an obstacle to upcoming elections, independent UN human rights experts said on Friday, calling for their “long overdue” departure. NEW YORK, USA, 02 August 2021-/African Media Agency (AMA)/-“Nine months after the ceasefire agreement calling for withdrawal of foreign

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Crypto Derivatives Leader Bybit Enters Spot Trading

SINGAPORE, 15 July 2021 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Bybit, hitherto the world’s largest derivatives-only cryptocurrency exchange, has announced its expansion into the crypto spot trading market.  Bybit Makes Audacious Stride Into Spotlight Bybit’s new spot trading platform opens to all on July 15 at 6AM UTC, and comes with zero maker fees. Upon launch, BTCUSDT, ETHUSDT, XRPUSDT and EOSUSDT will

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Sharp rise in Africa COVID-19 deaths, WHO reports

COVID-19 deaths in Africa have risen sharply in recent weeks, amid the fastest surge in cases the continent has seen so far in the pandemic, the regional office for the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday.  NEW YORK, USA, 15 July 2021-/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Fatalities are rising as hospital admissions increase rapidly as

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