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  • Radisson signs third hotel in Zambia
    Radisson Hotel Group has announced its first resort and third hotel in Zambia, with the signing of Radisson Blu Resort Mosi-oa-Tunya, Livingstone, Zambia. Due to open by the end of 2022, this new addition places the group firmly on track to achieving its objective of reaching 150 hotels in operation and under development in Africa by 2025.
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    Coca-Cola women empowerment programme benefits millions in Africa

    Coca-Cola system's 5by20 women empowerment programme has equipped 2 million women entrepreneurs in Africa...

    15 Apr 2021

    Target to spend more than $2bn with Black-owned businesses by 2025

    Target will add products from more than 500 Black-owned businesses across its multi-category assortment and increase its spend with more Black-owned companies...

    8 Apr 2021

    Is that a good egg? How chocolate makers rate on social and environmental measures

    Easter is the biggest chocolate-buying time of the year. But who's really paying for the cost of that chocolate?

    By John Dumay and James Guthrie 6 Apr 2021

    Boosting brand purpose by solving value-action gaps in Africa

    How do corporations best articulate and act upon their brand purpose, as the interface between corporations and society? By solving the value-action gap, writes Kantar's Adeola Tejumola...

    By Adeola Tejumola, Issued by Kantar 25 Mar 2021

    Diversity matters because diversity wins

    Africa, like everywhere in the world, has been coping with Covid-19, which has disproportionately impacted women. The pandemic is a watershed moment for gender equality...

    By Ann Cairns 11 Mar 2021

    Women inch towards equal legal rights despite Covid-19 risks, World Bank says

    Women gained legal rights in nearly 30 countries last year despite disruption due to Covid-19, but governments must do more to ease the disproportionate burden...

    By Sonia Elks 25 Feb 2021

    Concern over rich-poor divide seen on the increase during pandemic

    People have become more concerned about the gap between rich and poor during the coronavirus pandemic, especially the young...

    By Matthew Lavietes 23 Feb 2021

    P&G reaffirms commitment to drive gender equality in Africa

    P&G announced new declarations aimed to propel gender equality across Africa, Asia Pacific and the Middle East at its third #WeSeeEqual summit for the region...

    22 Feb 2021

    AU Commission has made a good start on gender equality. But a lot remains to be done

    Four of the commissioners are now women. They will work with the AU Commission chairperson Moussa Faki Mahamat from Chad (re-elected)...

    By Ashwanee Budoo-Scholtz 18 Feb 2021

    Biden administration moves to rejoin UN Human Rights Council

    US President Joe Biden's administration will reengage with the United Nations Human Rights Council, three years after former...

    8 Feb 2021

    Want a stronger world after Covid-19? Choose more women leaders

    Countries must put more women into leadership roles to build a stronger post-pandemic world, a top UN official said...

    By Emma Batha 2 Feb 2021

    Product design to racial justice: Global plan to promote ethical AI

    From reducing bias in product design to tackling racial injustice, more than 100 businesses, governments and non-profits launched a global initiative...

    By Zachary Fagenson 29 Jan 2021

    Covid-19 is stifling NGO efforts to promote gender equality when it's most needed

    Covid-19 has presented an opportunity to increase gender equality both in Canada and worldwide. Rebuilding with women at the forefront will help communities succeed post-pandemic.

    By Andrea Paras 11 Dec 2020

    Continental report ranks how friendly African governments are towards girls

    While the African Union's legal and policy framework does refer - patchily - to the rights, interests and plight of girls; continental bodies and national governments can and should do more...

    By Rongedzayi Fambasayi 25 Nov 2020



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