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Coronavirus: Tasman travel bubble; toddlers as silent spreaders

Hindustan Times 06 Apr 2021
PUBLISHED ON APR 06, 2021 08.06 PM IST ... Everyone in the U.K ... New York’s vaccination program picked up speed last week, with the most populous U.S ... South Africa agreed to buy 20 million shots of the Pfizer Inc. vaccine, Business Day reported. Brazil expects to vaccinate 2 million people per day next month, according to its Senate president ... ....
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BusinessDay partners with Savvy Media Africa to empower 20 SMEs through the #20Under5SMEInitiative

Business Day Online 03 Apr 2021
Savvy Media Africa a full-service media company providing solutions for advertorials, content marketing, and digital strategy for business growth is set to empower 20 SMEs with an opportunity to win a grant, get featured on Business Day and More ... business story wins a grant.
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Unemployment drives law graduate to poultry farming

Independent online (SA) 31 Mar 2021
“I wanted to start a business that would function even if we were in level five of the lockdown ... She said she started her business with 70 chickens, and now she has 300 chickens ... Ndebele told Business Report she encountered some challenges when starting her business ... She said she hoped to expand her business one day ... BUSINESS REPORT ONLINE .
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Why we cannot give the government a whiff of power over the internet

Business Day 31 Mar 2021
A recent Bloomberg report in Business Day exposed the harrowing shutdown of the internet in Uganda earlier in 2021, and elsewhere in Africa previously, arguing that the promise of internet freedom is being stolen from Africans ... Yet ISPs, and businesses in other contexts, ...
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Suez Canal reopening triggers rush on ports around the world

Fresh Plaza 30 Mar 2021
It has already redirected 15 ships around the southern tip of South Africa, which adds about 10 days to their journeys. Maersk told Insider that it was "still too early to indicate the total business impact of the six days blockage" but that the company was "working around the clock to mitigate the delays.".
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Ghanaian businesses eager to do business with Rwandan counterparts

Ghana Web 29 Mar 2021
Break-out sessions on the virtual summit held for businesses with an interest in the manufacturing, agro-processing and services sector brought participating entities closer to one another on collaborating on other partnership opportunities amid the implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA).
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Local coys eager to do business with Rwandan counterparts

B & FT Online 29 Mar 2021
Break-out sessions on the virtual summit held for businesses with interest in the manufacturing, agro-processing and services sector brought participating entities closer to one another in collaborating on other partnership opportunities amid implementation of the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCFTA).
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The Suez Canal blockage may impact global goods supply chain for months, the world's largest ...

Business Insider 29 Mar 2021
It has already redirected 15 ships around the southern tip of South Africa, which adds about 10 days to their journeys. Maersk told Insider that it was "still too early to indicate the total business impact of the six days blockage," but that the company was "working around the clock to mitigate the delays.".
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Egypt closes Suez Canal, grounds megaships

The Manila Times 26 Mar 2021
However, salvage experts had warned earlier on Thursday the shut-down could last days or even weeks, potentially forcing businesses to reroute cargo ships around the southern tip of Africa in a blow to global supply networks. On the third day of the crisis, global shipping giant ...
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Suez Canal blockage reportedly costing $400 million an hour, could last 'weeks'

Yahoo Daily News 26 Mar 2021
Ultimately, economist John Glen told the Financial Times that "if goods have to be rerouted via Africa due to the blockage this could add as much as 10 days to delivery times for UK businesses," and "if this does happen it will inevitably lead to shortages of goods ...
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Suez Canal suspends navigation traffic

The Jordan Times 25 Mar 2021
Shipping analysts warned the suspension could last days or even weeks, forcing businesses to consider diverting their cargos to the much longer route round the tip of Africa in a blow to global supply networks ... "It is likely that the congestionwill take several days or weeks to sort out as it will have a knock-on effect on other convoys.".
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Suez Canal suspends traffic as bid to refloat grounded ship hits trouble

Urdu Point 25 Mar 2021
Shipping analysts warned the suspension could last days or even weeks, forcing businesses to consider diverting their cargos to the much longer route round the tip of Africa in a blow to global supply networks ... "It is likely that the congestion will take several days or weeks to sort out as it will have a knock-on effect on other convoys."
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‘It’s like a beached whale’: Efforts to dislodge ship stuck in Suez Canal may take weeks

The Irish Times 25 Mar 2021
Rescuers have warned that the Suez Canal could remain blocked by a grounded giant container ship for “weeks”, raising fears of significant disruption to global trade ... “It can take days to weeks ... “If goods have to be rerouted via Africa due to the blockage this could add as much as 10 days to delivery times for UK businesses,” Mr Glen said ... .
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Ron Derby appointed M&G editor-in-chief

Mail Guardian South Africa 24 Mar 2021
Derby, currently the editor of Fin24, has published with some of South Africa’s most prominent print publications, including Business Day, Business Times, Sunday Times, Moneyweb and Financial Mail. He has had a stint in radio when he hosted the Daily Business Show at PowerFM.
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Egypt’s Suez Canal blockage, Ghana’s gold leakage!

Graphic 24 Mar 2021
Ships sailing from Europe to Asia, therefore, had to sail by West Africa to the Cape of Good Hope at the southern tip of South Africa ... Gold mining started around the same time over a century ago in Johannesburg, South Africa, as Obuasi ... Cost to international business was estimated at $9.6 billion/day.
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