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Trouble brews as coffee faces extinction

Deforestation, climate change and disease threaten 60% of coffee species with extinction

Kenyan farmers toast growing European demand for avocados

Across Kenya's ochre fields, farmers are switching coffee and tea for avocados in a bid to profit from increasing European demand

Ugandan budget: Striking a balance between infrastructure and social sectors is key

In coming years, Uganda's GDP growth is set to accelerate as recent and ongoing public investments begin to yield returns

Emerging markets have seen a boom in coffee consumption, but has SA hit its peak?

The high-end coffee shop experience is a huge roastery drawcard as talk of market saturation begins.

Get roasted in a boere machine

At 238° in a stream of hot air the roastmeister of the Magaliesberg toasts the perfect coffee beans.

Starbucks to push up cost of coffee

Starbucks intends to keep prices in its SA shop in line with what it charges internationally, which could spark an increase in retail coffee prices.

Late rains in Vietnam alleviate coffee fears

A late start to the wet season has brought farmers the moisture their trees need to absorb fertiliser, which prevents the fruit from falling to waste.

Coffee delivers a kick to the hair follicles

German scientist Dr Adolf Klenk has developed a brand of shampoos and conditioners containing caffeine to combat hair loss.

Get revved up for a good cup of java in Umhlanga

Coffee Tree and Duke and Duchess Café are churning out some of the best coffee in interesting settings in Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal.

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Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

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Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

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