The elegant, well-mannered and impeccably dressed African man is not a new phenomenon. But he is getting global exposure in the internet age. From the sapeurs of Congo to small town Namibia, these sartorial leaders are doing interesting things. But it is more than just the clothes; it is about meaning, manners and respect.
Africa is bursting with opportunity as its markets expand and its citizens become more sophisticated. The World Retail Congress Africa will look at how businesses can be flexible and adapt to changes and needs to ride the wave of success.
• African integration on Brics agenda
Woolworths has begun trials to test nitrogen refrigeration technology on its truck fleet, in an effort to further reduce its carbon footprint and improve the transport of temperature-sensitive products.