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Africa’s Big Seven sets New Records in 2015

29 July 2015

International Supermarket News

As food and beverage industry trade events go, there is no question that Africa’s Big Seven (AB7) is establishing an international standard for the continent. In June this year buyers from 72 countries, 27 of which were African, attended the three-day event at Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, South Africa.

This record number, a 39% increase on 2014 figures, was matched by a 20% increase in exhibitors to…


Buyers from 72 countries, 39% rise than last year - AB7 sets new records
28 July 2015

This year’s Africa’s Big Seven (AB7), held last month,registered a record 39% rise in buyers compared to 2014.To be precise, buyers from 72 countries, 27 of which were African, attended the event at Gallagher Convention Centre, Midrand, South Africa.

Exhibitor participation too jumped by 20% as 267 companies exhibited at the event. New international exhibitors attracted by the expo’s reputation to d…


14 July 2015
Govan Whittles

The congress kicks off after two years of infighting between affiliates at Cosatu’s highest structures.

Cosatu members at the union’s special national congress held at Gallagher Convention Center on 13 July 2015. Picture: Govan Whittles/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - As the Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) Special National Congress prepares to get underway, there have been claims that the delegations sent by unions don’t…


GALLERY: World of dogs & cats

9 July 2015

Take a look at this awesome gallery of these absolutely adorbs animals from the launch of the World of Dogs & Cats show. You have to AT LEAST want a puppy after scrolling through it.

Nefertiti Caesar of My Kiska, a Donskoy Sphinx looks out of his warm bed during the launch of the 20th annual World of Dogs and Cats and Pet exhibition, WODAC at Marks Park in Johannesburg, 7 July 2015. The exhibition will run from the 17th until the 19th…


Via Afrika’s VADEC to Show How eLearning is Transforming Education at African EduWeek

1 July 2015


Johannesburg, South Africa, June 25, 2015 --(PR.com)-- “The key to Via Afrika’s content development is that material – be it print or digital – must meet the needs of users while changing the way they learn. Our eLearning material aims at moving beyond only augmenting what happens in the classroom, to transforming the way education is practised,” – so says Christina Watson, CEO of Via Afrika,…


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