Africa

“Emerging markets: The next growth vector” – Moneyweb – September 13, 2017

The South African financial and investment news portal Moneyweb published on September 13, 2017 an interview with Dr. Mark Mobius, executive chairman of Templeton Emerging Markets Group, which “explores the rise of emerging markets, investment opportunities and South Africa’s competitive streak in the investment realm.” According to Dr. Mobius, “(t)aking a long-term view, the structural investment case for […]

“IKEA is releasing a version of its iconic shopping bag made from potato chip wrappers” – Quartz – June 13, 2017

On June 13, 2017 Quartz reported that IKEA will begin selling a new version of its Frakta shopping bag made from discarded plastic materials. According to the article, (t)his latest incarnation of the iconic IKEA workhorse bag is the work of Mariam Hazem and Hend Riad, founders of Reform Studio, a design practice that produces furniture and woven textiles […]