South Africa: Tshwane to become the car-manufacturing capital of Africa

South Africa's capital, City of Tshwane, is set to become the automotive capital of Africa with the development of Rosslyn Hub, a R50 billion Auto City project. The Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC) has launched the first phase of a R50 billion mega-development which will see Rosslyn, north east of Pretoria, become the new automotive manufacturing capital…

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Dao Fitness, a female athleisure brand bringing African prints to fitness

Just an idea in the summer of 2016 and a year later, Dao Fitness is officially launched. Founder of this female athleisure brand that sells both active wear and lounge wear, with the aim of bringing African prints to fitness, Dominique Dao answered some of our questions. Tell us about Dao Fitness and how it all…

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Africa’s first airport brewery in Johannesburg

O.R. Tambo International Airport near Johannesburg, has the continent’s first airport-based brewery: Airport Craft Brewers, owned by Phumelelo Marali. Phumelelo Marali is one of South Africa’s few black beer brewers, and is at the forefront of the country’s craft beer revolution. He learned to make beer in 2010, from one of South Africa’s master brewers, Lex Mitchell.…

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Africa Global Recycling, the Togolese company that transforms waste into reusable products

In Lomé, as in many West African cities, the sorting of garbage almost does not exist. Africa Global Recycling, is a Togolese company that has decided to transform waste into reusable products. For the time being, the only answer to the question of waste management is landfill or landfills. Launched by Edem d'Almeida in 2013,…

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