Thursday, January 21, 2021

News

  • Fire at India plant of world’s biggest vaccine maker 21 January 2021 11:12 News (South Africa) DEVELOPING STORY Fire breaks out at Serum Institute of India, local media say, adding that production of coronavirus vaccine was not affected. A big fire has broken out at a plant being built for the Serum Institute of India (SII), the world’s biggest …
  • Stellantis is building a world leader in sustainable mobility 21 January 2021 10:24 Trade Arabia As Stellantis, a world leader for a new era of sustainable mobility, marks its launch, it pledged to dedicate to providing freedom of movement with distinctive, affordable and efficient transportation solutions.    The company is uniquely positioned to …
  • Hit TV series: Rise of the French New Wave 21 January 2021 11:13 Times of Malta Netflix's Lupin is the latest in a string of high-end French series to become runaway international hits. Once rubbished for its lack of original drama, French series have transplanted Nordic Noir as the new streaming favourites, outshining top US and …
  • Book World: There's big sky outside, but it gets a little foggy 21 January 2021 09:38 SF Gate - California Counterpoint. 304 pp. $26 - - - "When Polly was a child, and thought like a child, the world was a fluid place," Jamie Harrison's new novel begins. Lately, though, "Polly thought her mind was a river, constantly scouring and pooling, …
  • How much managers are getting paid in South Africa 21 January 2021 11:12 News (South Africa) The latest CareerJunction Index (CJI) reports reveal that managers earn anywhere between R43,000 and R108,000 per month in South Africa, depending on their seniority and location. The CJI reports are based on data gathered from the CareerJunction website …
  • More countries block flights and travel to and from South Africa 21 January 2021 11:12 News (South Africa) KLM Royal Dutch airlines has announced the discontinuation of flights to and from South Africa after the Dutch government placed a travel ban on the country. The ban, which is effect from 23 January 2021, includes all flights with passengers from South …
  • Who Should Be Getting VC in Africa? 21 January 2021 10:45 Africa.com East African venture advisory firm Kinyungu Ventures has published a white paper detailing what it says is a “misalignment” between traditional venture capital models and the African market. The white paper, entitled “Chasing Outliers: Why Context Matters …