On-Site And Remote: The Best-Of-Both-Worlds Companies around the globe have had to adopt remote working in a short minute. Some have thrived and will clearly not revert to the office model, with the likes of Twitter, Quora, and Slack all indicating that they will either be fully remote or remote-first for the foreseeable future. Others, however, have struggled with…

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An ambitious township delivery service is booming – it delivers thousands of fresh food orders a day   Yebo Fresh, a tech-driven food delivery company catering exclusively to Cape Town townships, has expanded rapidly under lockdown. The two-year-old company that started in a Hout Bay garage now occupies a massive warehouse and is delivering thousands…

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Recognising the surprise PE investment potential in southern Africa By Martin Soderberg, partner at SPEAR Capital. An event of historic significance passed largely unnoticed in the world’s media recently, yet it’s significance is huge in terms of setting the tone for a new trend in Africa. This is a continent stereotyped by antiquated perceptions of a continent…

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African PR agency opens London office African PR and marketing agency Irvine Partners has expanded to the UK to serve growing client demand for a London presence. The independent agency, which has 50 staff at offices in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria, serves local and multinationals in industries including technology, real estate, tourism, cannabis and…

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Domestic tourism key to sector’s recovery – hotel chain Africa’s domestic travel market remains key in driving recovery of the sector post Covid-19, global hotel brand Minor Hotels has said. Minor Hotels Regional Director for Africa, Mark Havercroft, yesterday said domestic tourism is the first segment to support recovery before international tourists begin inter-continental travels.…

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