Starbucks To Offer Reusable Cup-Share Program In All Europe, Middle East and Africa Stores By 2025

Starbucks has announced that it will introduce a unique reusable Cup-Share program in all of its 3,840 stores in Europe, Middle East, and Africa by 2025 as it looks to reduce the amount of its single use waste. An initial trial will begin over the coming months in the U.K., France and Germany expanding shortly thereafter based on local operations, regulations, and customer feedback. Introducing and scaling a reusable Cup-Share initiative in EMEA is a key part of Starbucks global commitment to reduce single use cup waste and goal to…

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Global Alliance opens two new offices in Africa and North America

Global Alliance for Public Relations and Communication Management (Global Alliance) announces in partnership with Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK) and Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) the opening of two new offices in Nairobi, Kenya and New York, USA to provide liaison and communication support for the various activities and programmes undertaken in the regions of Africa and North America, respectively. This brings to four the number of Global Alliance offices around the globe. Currently, Global Alliance has its head office in Lisbon, Portugal serving the world and an…

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Save the Children works with drama group to spread life-saving messages to halt spread of COVID-19

A fleet of vehicles equipped with loudspeakers and signboards have been on the move through North Darfur and Kordofan in Sudan, sharing messages about handwashing, social distancing and other ways to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Save the Children has recruited a local drama group to bring life and animation to the messages, which are also being played on local radios as well as fixed loudspeakers. In front of a hospital in Kordofan, the group demonstrated social distancing and distributed leaflets on COVID-19 prevention, while also broadcasting messages on loudspeakers.…

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Eco-Warriors™ – The first ever Ecological game to be launched under UNESCO’s patronage across Africa

A Mobile Game that holds the potential to building ecological awareness among the younger generation of the Indian Ocean – That’s exactly what Eco-Warriors™ proposes to do. This social initiative by Panda & Wolf Holding has recently received the patronage of UNESCO and was launched in September in Madagascar, Reunion Island, Mauritius and Rodrigues Island. In the era of Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Robotics, it is becoming increasingly clear that digital technologies can play a crucial role in establishing a lasting impact on intergenerational consciousness. Looking at how our flora…

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Private Sector Partners Step Up the Fight Against AIDS, TB and Malaria in Africa

Five private sector partners today announced new pledges for the Global Fund’s Sixth Replenishment during the World Economic Forum on Africa. Goodbye Malaria, which is supported by Nando’s, an international restaurant group founded in South Africa, as well as other corporate partners, has pledged R85 million (about US$5.5 million) to the Global Fund to expand a grant that aims to eliminate cross-border malaria transmission in Mozambique, South Africa and Eswatini. Project Last Mile, GBCHealth and Zenysis Technologies announced in-kind support and co-investments to increase the effectiveness of health programs through…

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